Barques | Social Media & Content Manager | Digital Marketing in UK

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Barques is a full service graphic and digital design agency based in Birmingham, UK that uses the latest innovations in web development, SEO, HTML e-mail design and social media, making it easy for your prospects to find you when they’re ready to buy.Established in 1989, Barques have been steadily and successfully building a reputation for delivering excellence locally, nationally and internationally for nearly two decades.With extensive experience in a variety of sectors and has worked for some impressive names along the way, Barques have the respect and experience you would expect from an agency known for getting results.Barques is an established team of creative types, delivering the very best in marketing and communications. Their full-service agency builds brands in innovative ways, crafting content that delivers results.Whether Barques is designing websites or delivering digital campaigns, rebranding companies or shaping stories for PR and social media, Barques turn strategy and design into campaigns that people notice.

Barques Scope of Services:

  • Design Services:
    • Brand identity
    • Print design
    • Web and UX design
    • Digital design
    • Direct mail
    • Packaging Design
    • POS
    • Signage and advertising, from concept to realization and implementation
    • Marketing strategy
    • Logo and identity creation
    • Brand management tools and application
    • Business stationery
    • Video production
    • Photography
  • Digital Services:
    • WordPress and Magento content management systems (CMS)
    • HTML5, CSS3, and PHP
    • eCommerce Development
    • Search engine optimization (SEO)
    • Social media community management
    • Crisis communications management
    • Email Marketing
    • Paid search advertising (PPC)
    • Keyword research
    • Reports
    • GDPR
  • PR, Social Media & Communications Services:
    • Award entry writing
    • Blog writing and copywriting
    • Editing and proofreading
    • Media relations
    • PR strategy & consultancy
    • Social media community management
    • Professional photography
    • Video production
    • Crisis communications management
    • Monitoring and evaluation services
    • Media training
    • Event management

Barques Top Clients:

  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens
  • Visican
  • Stoford
  • Verdion
  • Apsley House Capital PLC
  • The University of Birmingham


Expires on 2019-11-10

Job Type Full Time Experience Needed +2 Years Career Level BEGINNER LEVEL

Social Media & Content Manager

Barques is looking for a Social Media & Content Manager in Birmingham, UK. If you meet the requirements below, you will be eligible to apply via Digital Marketing Community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Improve, implement and manage social media strategies for our clients.
  • Promote activity to support campaigns across multiple social media platforms to drive awareness, engagements and sales including; paid social, event activation, organic, & integrated campaigns.
  • Deliver content calendars with exceptional, well written, visual and strategically targeted content.
  • Determine the most important social media KPIs and provide regular client reports on the performance of social media activity to track, analyze and report progress.
  • Utilize social media management tools such as Sprout Social to ensure all content is planned and scheduled efficiently.
  • Respond to comments and customer queries in a timely manner.
  • Create relationships with customers, potential customers, industry professionals and journalists.
  • Keep up to date with social media best practices and technologies.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a social media manager or similar role.
  • Expert knowledge of paid social media advertising and can confidently advise clients/team members.
  • Demonstarted understanding of social media KPIs.
  • Effective experience using WordPress and Campaign Monitor – or similar.
  • Proficient experience in managing multiple projects.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
  • Great time management skills.
  • A full, clean driving license would be advantageous.
  • Great writing skills and can produce well-written content.
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