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Junior Social Media Executive - Kickstart

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🇬🇧 Manchester

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be aged 16-24, on Universal Credits, and currently not in work. This is a 6 month fixed term contract, with a view to possibly becoming full time post completion.

A little bit about us...

GGRecon is an esports media company with a mission to become the leading destination for gamers and die-hard esports enthusiasts through useful, credible, and entertaining content that inspires and educates fans about the world of esports.

We are a fun, young team looking for a passionate, enthusiastic, and innovative individual to accelerate our rapid growth.

A little bit about the role...

We are looking for a Junior Social Executive, with a passion for gaming and esports, to contribute within our social team, in order to drive our social platforms to the next level. The role is based out of our HQ in the heart of the Manchester City Centre, with the option to work from home occasionally.

The successful candidate’s routine will consist of creating a schedule of content for our various social pages, from engaging memes to swipe up Stories, short-form viral content and, on the pulse Tweets, and more. No day will be the same when it comes to content, so the ideal candidate will enjoy a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

What you’ll be doing…

  • Spotting stories and news that the audience will love to watch, share with their inner network, or hear about.
  • Pro-actively research and acquire the latest gaming content, such as: videos, news, trends.
  • Collaborate on ideas, working as a team to develop new concepts, using your initiative and creativity
  • Scheduling and posting content via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.
  • Creating trending and daily reactive content.
  • Plan and execute gaming and esports event coverage (this may include evening and weekend work)
  • Targeting wider audiences to help aid growth of the platforms.
  • Understand the audience and provide them content that follows standard media law.

Must haves…

  • No previous experience required, however a keen interest in social media platforms and a proven record of building personal brand on these is essential (a huge following is not necessary, but passion for social is).
  • Good English skills and grammar.
  • A keen interest in gaming and/or esports is essential for this role. People skills and a good sense of humour are preferred due to interacting with fans of the page.
  • Ability to research a subject/topic and present findings in a constructive manner.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work.
  • Ability to use your own initiative and make effective decisions.
  • Creative planning and an excitement to test out new social mediums and ideas.
  • Analytical – being able to recognise and analyse data-driven insights.
  • A die-hard passion for gaming is essential, esports knowledge is encouraged but not required.

GGRecon is an equal opportunities' employer. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company, and we welcome all members of the community to apply for openings with us.

Are you interested?

Please send an email including an introduction, CV, and why you’ll be a great candidate by clicking the ‘apply for this position’ button.

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