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Senior Social Media Manager


Job Description

We're Sky, Europe's biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you'll need to make an impact - pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you'll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you'll only find at Sky.

Apply fast, check the full description by scrolling below to find out the full requirements for this role.

This role is an exciting opportunity to join us and work within our Social Media Team

What you'll do:
  • Leading social media campaigns that encompass our range of innovative TV products, both current and future - with a particular focus on getting people passionate about key product benefits, and driving advocacy with online communities.
  • Working alongside the Head of Social and Social Mead Lead to prioritise briefs and allocate resource ruthlessly. Able to lead large multi-disciplinary teams in a matrix organisation to bring creative campaigns to life.
  • Alongside the Social Media Lead and Head of Social, delivering always-on content for Sky, inputting into our always-on approach which is executed in-house and at agencies.
  • Working with agency partners on custom creative executions for Sky product focused campaigns.
  • Working with Mediacom and our internal performance team to challenge our paid plans and performance and iterate based on performance.
  • Work closely with all of our social media platforms to continuously push for new & exciting ways to disrupt the social media landscape when landing both always-on and specific campaign executions.
  • Creating a circular learning environment for the Social Media Team, where individual campaign findings are shared and always factored into future campaigns, and KPIs and success metrics are developed and changed as the business goals develop.
  • Shared responsibility for delivering consistency in our editorial output (tone of voice and look and feel) across all social activity, in order to better articulate the Sky personality on our social feeds.
  • Giving strategic input into integrated marketing plans, giving insight on how best to use social to achieve business objectives.
What you'll bring:
  • Extensive background within digital social media marketing.
  • Outstanding communication skills and having the ability to communicate effectively to senior stakeholders.
  • Experience working with and leading agencies
  • Management experience in the UK required, with EU experience desired but not mandatory
  • Experience developing and delivering always-on content as well as excellent social campaigns
  • Ability to form positive relationships with multiple internal and external partners
  • Someone with project management experience, that is happy leading large projects spanning multiple agencies and workstreams
  • Experience driving social media strategy, and interrogating media plans
Sky Media

Sky Media is the advertising sales arm of Sky, offering businesses of all shapes and sizes an exciting array of opportunities on TV, online and on the go. Reaching over 95% of the UK population, Sky Media represents all of Sky's channels and sites including Sky Sports, Sky News, Sky One, Sky Cinema, Sky Arts, Sky Atlantic and Sky Witness. Sky Media also sells on behalf of a range of renowned broadcasters and channels including Channel 5, Discovery, National Geographic, MTV, FOX, Nickelodeon and Comedy Central.

The Rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about . Our phenomenal range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences
How you'll work:

We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our outstanding office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We've adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You'll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.

Your office base: Osterley:

Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set bold targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

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