Social Media Officer
About the Role
Here at St John Ambulance we recognise the value of social media as a tool for good. We want to engage with our supporters effectively in a way that is accessible to them and continue to grow the impact of our social channels. We’re looking for a passionate Social Media Officer with a real skill for community management, excellent written skills and an eye for engaging, high-quality content. You’ll be responsible for implementing the organisation’s social media strategy across all social platforms. Reporting into the Social Media Manager, and sitting within the External Communications and Engagement team, you’ll work collaboratively with departments across the organisation to co-create and populate national social media feeds with a steady stream of highly engaging, platform-optimised content.
You’ve had exposure to customer service and are an avid user of social media - You’re passionate about the potential of using social media for good and achieving meaningful impact through digital channels - You are confident using social media scheduling and analytics tools including Hootsuite
St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls. Much of our front-line delivery is provided by our dedicated and highly-trained volunteers.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people, many of them under 18, also learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.
Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat, the communities we serve, and our own people.
We are a team of over 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid, training and campaigning. The External Communications and Engagement team is a central part of the organisation and has a vital job in telling these stories and making communities safer. We're looking ahead to the next chapter for St John Ambulance, so you’ll be joining the charity at an exciting time.
Your wellbeing is very important to us, we, therefore, provide a variety of confidential services to help manage your money, health and mental wellbeing which you can start using from the moment you join.
You will receive; Competitive salary, fantastic pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, health and wellbeing portal, access to discounts portal including gym discounts, high street stores and restaurants and access to our confidential assistance programme.
Interview Date: 25/02/2019
Application Review Date: 07/02/2019
We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role
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