Social Media Officer, Gateshead

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Gateshead CollegeGateshead
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,911 – £29,752 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Overview of post

You are social media savvy with a flair for creating compelling, persuasive and engaging content and managing envy-worthy social media channels. And best of all you do it with a smile on your face and a positive attitude.

Gateshead College, the home of education with employment edge and the No.1 college in the North East, is looking for a social media professional like you to join their award-winning Marketing and Communications team.

You’ll produce on brand content that tells our story and shows personality and speaks to a range of different audiences.

You’ll manage the college’s social media platforms and campaigns to maximise impact, reach and return, champion the use of social media across the organisation and drive forward a plan of improvement.

You’ll also get to help shape brand and recruitment campaigns working with a group of highly-skilled, creative folk.

You are…

- An experienced digital or social media professional 

- Able to create brilliant content

- Experienced at managing social media channels and campaigns

- Open, honest, hard-working and fun to work with

- Interested in education and the power it has to transform lives

- Able to spot mistakes at 20 paces with a keen eye for detail

- A team player who enjoys collaboration

- Able to explain ideas and get people on board

About the College

As an outstanding organisation and business (Ofsted 2015) we pride ourselves on the very highest standards and look to recruit people to join our team who share our passion for ensuring that our students have the best possible opportunity to secure a prosperous future. We provide education with employment edge; it is one of the things that sets us apart from other colleges and has made us so successful. 

Our Benefits

We also have excellent benefits to offer with this role; 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time), a career average pension with Local Government Pension Scheme, free gym membership, on-site parking, company sick pay, discount on public transport, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, childcare vouchers, hair and beauty salon discounts, and many more!

Gateshead College is committed to Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding the Welfare of Children, Young People and Adults at Risk.


Job location

More about Gateshead College
Address: Baltic Campus, Quarryfield Road, Baltic Business Quarter, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 3BE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 4900300