Vacancy : Social Media Manager - European Movement
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Vacancy : Social Media Manager

Vacancy : Social Media Manager


Role profile – Social Media Manager

Title: Social Media Manager  

Reports to: Director of Strategic Communications

Contract type: 35 hours per week, permanent

Salary: £28-30,000

Location: Office or home-based, with regular attendance at the office in Central London (Chancery Lane) for team activity.

Flexibility: This role is full time, 35 hours per week, flexible with core hours between 10am and 4pm

Out of hours working: The post-holder will be responsible for some out of hours social media operation. Responsibility will be shared with others in the team and we operate a TOIL policy.


Role purpose

To contribute to the European Movement’s twin objectives of campaigning for a closer relationship with the European Union, and growing the European Movement as a mass membership organisation, through:

  • delivering the European Movement’s organic and paid for social media operation;
  • Leading the development of compelling creative content for social media and other online channels and for use in campaigns both on- and off-line


Key contacts

  • All staff, the Chief Executive and the Executive Committee
  • European Movement message carriers and spokespeople
  • European Movement campaigners and members
  • Storytellers and campaign partners
  • Digital agencies, freelancers, contractors etc


Key responsibilities

  • An expert in-depth understanding of advertising and targeting across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube
  • Contribute to the development of a broader strategic communications strategy, and develop a forward-looking content and social media calendar
  • Managing a budget to be spent on promoting social media posts and keeping track of data and analysing the performance of social media campaigns
  • Keeping on top of new and upcoming platforms, social media trends and channels
  • Ensure our social media activity is ‘always on’ - proactively and reactively identify opportunities for engagement with our followers on social media channels, in line with comms and campaigns objectives
  • Create organic content for European Movement UK channels, including social media content, graphics and videos, blogs etc.
  • Deliver paid-for campaign strategies, developing and targeting Facebook ads, monitoring and responding to their performance and reporting on results
  • Manage the social media platforms and contribute to the management of other EM channels.
  • Evaluate European Movement’s day to day social media activity with a focus on growth in reach and engagement, providing regular reports to the senior team
  • Contribute to the development of campaigns, in line with agreed political objectives and audience insight
  • Identify opportunities, issues and risks relating to our external communications or the external environment and share them with the senior team in a timely fashion
  • Handle social media and other communications enquiries outside of normal office hours


How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit the following to [email protected] with a covering email no later than 23:59 on 10th December 2021:

  • a personal statement, which tells us how your skills and experience make you right for this role (up to 400 words)
  • a copy of your CV.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in interviews on 15th, 16th & 17th December 2021.


Any questions?

If you would like to talk to a member of the team before you apply, we would be very happy to share more details about the role and our recruitment methods. Please contact the office to arrange this on [email protected] or 020 8126 0247.



The European Movement UK is committed to improving the diversity of our team. We welcome applications from all candidates, but would welcome applications in particular from women, working parents, people of colour, and disabled candidates, to improve representation in these areas.

We are taking steps to help us attract a wider range of candidates, including adopting a more inclusive recruitment process, offering the role on a flexible basis, and being flexible on the location of the role. We are open to job share applications and will consider part time requests on application.

Please let us know if you require any other adjustments in order to apply for this role.


Deadline: 23:59 10th December 2021
Interviews: 15th, 16th & 17th December 2021

Prospective enquiries from agencies, and applications made through agencies, will not be considered