Social Media Assistant

04 Jan 2017
01 Feb 2017
Marketing, PR
Job Type

Matalan are looking for a creative and ambitious individual to join the business as a Social Media Assistant, working under the direction of the Senior Social Media Manager to create and maintain a strong online presence for Matalan, implementing online marketing strategies through social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


As a Social Media Assistant, you’ll develop innovative and creative media content across all social media platforms, designing posts to sustain readers’ curiosity and create buzz around new products. By developing an optimal posting schedule, you’ll measure web traffic and monitor SEO, considering customer engagement metrics and suggesting new ways to attract prospective customers, like promotions and competitions.


You’ll keep up-to-date with changes in all social platforms to ensure maximum effectiveness and will regularly research audience preferences to discover current trends, to stay ahead of the competition. Working closely with the internal teams, you’ll ensure a cohesive social media identity, reporting on online reviews and feedback from customers and facilitating online conversations, responding to queries when required.


The successful candidate will have proven work experience in a similar role with an in-depth knowledge of SEO, keyword research, Google Analytics and multiple social media platforms. You’ll be educated to degree level, have an understanding of online marketing strategies and channels alongside excellent communication, organisation and analytical skills.


We're looking for an individual who will thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment in a business that is hungry for success. If you are operating at a similar level and looking for a new challenge then we would love to hear from you.


In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.