Social Media Assistant - FTC- Dec 21 - Apr 22

Comic Relief

  • Team: Fundraising and Creative
  • Grade: Assistant
  • Salary: £20,000
  • Location: London and Currently Remote
  • Closing: 12:00pm, 29th Nov 2021 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Sabbatical Opportunities
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days
Payroll giving
Team social events
Extracurricular clubs
Cycle to work scheme

Candidate happiness

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Job Description

Are you passionate about all things social media and want to make a difference with your skills? Come and join our creative and high-performing digital team, and help us make Red Nose Day bigger than ever!

Roles and responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Social Media and Content Manager to develop an audience-first and always-on approach to Red Nose Day 2022

  • Scheduling and posting, as well as writing engaging and entertaining copy for different platforms. Being able to communicate a strong message in less than 280 characters is essential.

  • Assisting with creative brainstorming and idea generation.

  • Assisting the Social Media and Content Manager with populating Comic Relief social media pages with vibrant, funny and engaging content

Essential skills and experience

  • Fun and full of energy! Great sense of humour and a team player.

  • Oodles of digital confidence. The nuances of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok, LinkedIn and YouTube come to you like a second language.

  • Experience in social media marketing

  • Know your way around social media analytical tools such as Facebook Business Manager, Twitter Analytics and Sprout Social.

  • Able to analyse and glean actionable insights from data

  • Understand the importance of brand alignment across all social media platforms.

  • Great research skills – know how to spot a good shareable article, or a funny relatable meme, or even an emerging hashtag trend.

  • Good knowledge of social media trends and how different audiences and demographics interact with social media on a daily basis.

  • Excellent community management skills – a warm, fun and engaging and writing manner

  • Audience-focussed and a good understanding of what people do and don’t engage with.

  • A challenger! Break down boundaries, try new things, and bring your creativity to the table.

  • Someone with knowledge of comedy, sport and online talent and influencers.

  • An understanding of escalation procedures where appropriate.   

Desirable criteria

  • Knowledge of Facebook and Twitter ads

Inclusivity at Comic Relief

We recognise diversity and inclusion are a source of strength in achieving our mission. We therefore welcome everyone, trusting what makes us different brings creativity, styles and experiences to help us collectively do our best work. That’s regardless of your gender, age, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation, and cultural identity. We especially welcome those from under-represented groups in modern grant-making and fundraising. We are on a journey, but if you join our team you will be part of a community that is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where we want you to:

  • Be valued for being yourself

  • Do your best work, and be supported to break down barriers so you can succeed

  • Be heard, respected, and treated as an equal, whatever your level, experience or background

  • Be part of a team that is committed to making this happen – with our colleagues, partners, and contributors.

Comic Relief is committed to preventing and protecting all people from harm in their interactions with us. We expect all those that act in our name to uphold our approach to doing no harm.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Applications closed Mon 29th Nov 2021

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application