Digital & Social Media Officer

The Football Foundation
25000.00 GBP Annual
14 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
GBP25,000 - GBP30,000 dependent on experience * Football Foundation offices - London About the Football Foundation Established in 2000, the Football Foundation is one of the largest sports charities in the World. It is a partnership between the Premier League, The FA and the Government, who between them contribute more than GBP60 million per year towards the development of football facilities across the country. The role The Digital & Social Media Officer will be responsible for delivering an ambitious social media strategy on behalf of the Foundation and its key partners. They will create regular, engaging multimedia content such as infographics and videos. They will also monitor, respond to or capitalise on posts about Foundation-related issues. The Digital & Social Media Officer will establish online partners to leverage further reach and increase our followers. They will produce the Foundation's digital publications, manage the distribution lists, and police the Foundation's social media policy. The role will also involve other key activities beyond digital and social, such as overseeing the monitoring and evaluation of all the Foundation's media coverage and helping with or political engagement. What are we looking for? The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally in a relevant subject. They will have at least two years' similar experience with a strong applied understanding of new media, including social media and e-newsletters. They will have a familiarity with video editing software and graphic design packages (such as Photoshop and Canva). We are looking for someone who can identify and harness the Foundation's rich resources of statistics & case studies and package them in a way that results in viral pick-up across social media. They will be a creative, driven individual that can work with a range of partners and colleagues to arrange, collect and deliver engaging material (such time-lapse and drone footage). They will have exceptional written skills, and the ability to cope in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment whilst managing multiple projects. Interested? If you are inspired by the work of the Foundation and attracted by this opportunity, please visit the Foundation website for full details about the role, the qualities and expertise we are looking for, as well as details of how to apply. Please go to the following address: We encourage all applicants to complete the automated equality and diversity monitoring form - accessed through the link. This confidential form helps the Football Foundation build up a picture of who is applying to join the organisation. The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 8 April 2018. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 16th April 2018 * Appointments are generally at the stated minimum but will depend on experience specific to the role requirements The Football Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or those who are pregnant or on maternity leave.