Social Media Community Engagement Marketing Executive

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P4652
  • Date Posted: 6 February 2019
  • Recruiter: Guide Dogs
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £21,042 to £22,281
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: Marketing, Not For Profit, Charity, Third Sector
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Social Media Community Engagement Marketing Executive that enjoys building digital communities and online engagement with followers is required by the Guide Dogs.


SALARY: £21,042 to £22,281 per annum

BENEFITS: 26 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years’ service), Contributory Pension Plan, Flexible Benefits (includes: Gym Membership, Travel Insurance, Healthcare and Hospital Treatment Plan, Dental Insurance, Additional Life Assurance, Health Screening, Buying and Selling Annual Leave (up to 3 days), Cashback on Salary (up to 2% of salary equivalent)), Retail Discount and Cashback Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Enhanced Occupational Sick, Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay above statutory minimum, Childcare Vouchers and Eye Care Vouchers


LOCATION: Reading, Berkshire

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 35 Hours per Week, 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday


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We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Social Media Community Engagement Marketing Executive that enjoys building digital communities and online engagement with followers.

We’re looking for a candidate who is ready to take the next step in their career in digital and social media marketing.

As the Social Media Community Engagement Marketing Executive (known within the organisation as a Community Manager), you will be passionate and about social media, online engagement and building digital communities to help bring our brand to life online.

Working as the Social Media Community Engagement Marketing Executive you’ll understand that brand social media marketing is more than firing off a few tweets and posts and you will be responsible for the smooth running and the success of the social accounts on our team.

As the ‘human face’ of our social and digital media presence, you’ll be joining a hardworking, passionate and fun digital marketing team - directly communicating and engaging with our audience. Key to the role is working with this team, our agency partners and the wider charity on integrated digital campaigns and as the brand ambassador for social media.

As a successful candidate, you will have an exciting opportunity to work in a growing and fulfilling environment where your efforts will be greatly appreciated by Guide Dogs and the thousands of people they help.



Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

As a member of staff, we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years' service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan.



As the Social Media Community Engagement Marketing Executive, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience / understanding of analytics in social media reporting
  • Experience of using listening tools such as Hootsuite, Buffer, Sprout, Social
  • Understanding of objective and data driven digital marketing activity
  • Comfortable and confident communicating with and across a broad range of people both internal and external, online and in person
  • Passion for helping and connecting people, able to emphasise with our sight loss and Guide Dogs service users
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

As this role requires an Enhanced Disclosure check the start date for the successful candidate will only be confirmed upon receipt of the check.

The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults with whom they work. They expect all of their employees and volunteers to fully share this commitment.

Please note: we reserve the right to close any of our vacancies early.



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details.

PLEASE NOTE: CVs MUST be attached to your email job application in Microsoft Word or PDF format for our systems to process your application correctly, rather than your CV copied and pasted into the body of the email.


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