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Social Media Executive

Rotterdam House, Gateshead

Basic salary up to 27,000 depending on experience and plus benefits
Basic salary up to 27,000 depending on experience and plus benefits
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Job description

Are you passionate about social media and also happen to like cars? If so, we have the perfect job for you. We now have a new and exciting opening for a Social Media Executive to join our award-winning marketing team in Gateshead.

This is an amazing opportunity for the right person, contributing and helping to shape the Vertu Motors group's social media strategy. As one of the largest automotive retail groups in the UK, Vertu Motors plc is proud to represent 32 of the world's most popular vehicle manufacturers from 156 sites nationwide. Our three main retail brands include Bristol Street Motors, Macklin Motors and Vertu Motors.

Our Social Media Executive will play a key role in developing and sustaining our brands and wider Group's image and reputation, by sharing stories, driving inquiries, and forging long term connections with our local audiences and communities. They will work alongside our wider marketing team, aligning closely with our PR, Content and Studio departments on a vast range of incredible projects.

Our Group's Mission Statement is "To deliver an outstanding customer motoring experience through honesty and trust", and as a custodian of the online voice of Vertu Motors, your position will be integral to this.

Key Duties will include:

• Delivering against a social media marketing strategy for our brands and their platforms, working strongly towards short- and long-term targets.

• Assisting the Social Media Manager in managing all aspects of our social media platforms and implementing the set social media strategy.

• Curating and developing a diverse schedule of content across social media platforms, using customer personas to attract, convert and retain customers.

• Generate compelling, imaginative and original ideas and bring them to life with relevant objectives, conversion, sales or brand - tracked and measured.

• Ensure all content is aligned to the brand look, feel and tone ensuring consistent experience.

• Ensure all content is edited, proof-read and fact checked before being published.

• Track and understand the performance and role social activity plays in successful customer journeys.

• Hands on use of our Social Management tool Orlo, plus Google Analytics, to identify strengths and weaknesses in customer journeys and where content can improve audience engagement. Measure performance and be measured against KPIs.

• Build relationships with 3rd parties, media outlets, journalists, influencers, manufacturers to generate bespoke campaigns.

• Continuously review competition (direct/indirect) to generate new ideas to draw audience's attention.

• Liaise with key stakeholders across the wider teams. Collaborate with other teams and contributors such as content, email, retail marketing, performance marketing, CRO, development and data.

About You For this role we are looking for you have:

• 2+ years' experience in a social media orientated role.

• Confident across a broad range of social media platforms.

• A passion for all things automotive.

• A good standard of written English to produce short and long copy.

• Experience of using a social media management tool, such as Orlo or Hootsuite.

• Experience using social listening tools and reporting tools, such as Mention, would be advantageous.

• Experience of using project management tools, such as Asana, would be advantageous.

If you're passionate about social media, a creative communicator and a good team player, then we want to hear from you!

If you are successful, you can look forward to a role filled with incredible opportunities. Through the vast and varied range of exciting brand partnerships, campaigns and events that our Group facilitates, no week is the same. Our new Social Media Executive will work and thrive at the heart of the creative action across our business.

You can also expect a competitive salary, on-going training opportunities, career progression and a range of benefits you would expect from an employer of choice, including colleague car purchase scheme, preferential service rates, share incentive plan, Vertu rewards and pension scheme.


  • Vertu Reward Scheme
  • Preferential Service Rates
  • Colleague Purchase Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Pension
  • Enhanced Maternity
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