Content Director - Social Media Agency

London
£65000 per annum + top benefits package
07 Dec 2012
04 Jan 2013
JBR/23056
Jack Brawn
B2B, B2C, Digital, FMCG
Full Time
Permanent
My client, a leading Central London based Social Media agency are seeking a talented Content Director to lead their newly formed engagement team.

This is a new role working across the whole agency portfolio and this hire is ultra special to them as the successful candidate will be instrumental in the creation and delivery of a real time content studio that marries editorial production, social analytics and community management.

What are the main responsibilities?

*Recruit & manage a new content team, comprising of: content strategist, content producer, content editor(s) and designer
*Liaise with key stakeholders within the agency to deliver 'always on' client content strategies
*Present and demonstrate content strategy business cases to clients
*Set the editorial vision/strategy for each client account
*Editorial ideation and creative direction
*Oversee the production of editorial ideas into client content strategies
*Commission and manage freelancers, inc: writers, photographers, illustrators and animators
*Define best practice for the planning, production and creation of digital content
*Manage the editorial work flow between content and community management teams
*Establish the right tools and technology to support an efficient publishing work flow
*Lead a daily editorial meeting and oversee client content calendars
*Manage client content production to budget and deadlines
*Conduct content audits, critiques and competitor analysis
*Commission, attend and manage (where necessary) photo-shoots
*Writing, editing, proofreading and sub-editing
*Provide editorial training sessions internally and to client stakeholders
*Contribute to new business pitches and consult on campaign briefs
*Attend regular client review meetings with account management teams
*Regularly monitor trends in content strategy, curation and creation
*Raising the agency profile

The successful candidate could come from a variety of backgrounds; digital content strategy, online journalism, online editorial or social media content planning. Whatever that may be, you will be someone who LOVES the social web and visual journalism and you will be hungry for this incredible challenge at this amazing agency.

For a confident informal discussion please get in touch with Jack at Propel on 0207 004 0566 or jack.brawn@propellondon.com