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Social Media Executive

  • Social Media Executive
  • Auckland
  • $65k – $70k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
  • Closed
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Role is with:

Leighton Howl Talent Director - Creative & Design

Clued up in things Social Media? Do you have a passion for new technology and Community engagement?

Our client, a leading Brand and Experience Design Agency, is looking for a Social Media Executive. You will join an established Marketing and Sales team, to assist in seeking new business opportunities and grow their business presence in social media.

You'll be skilled in content creation, through creating strategy for their inbound sales and marketing processes. Your experience will demonstrate extensive social media skills, and your background will be in a comparable work environment. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing our client's extensive social media program, and pushing it through a variety of channels such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. 

Join a great, dynamic executive team, and have the opportunity to grow with them into 2018!


Required Experience

  • 3 + years experience in social media management
  • Training in marketing automation software

Required Skills

  • Content creation, planning, and delivery
  • Weekly management of social media channels
  • Managing automated marketing systems
  • Tracking and reporting monthly engagement results (analytics)
  • Managing all the agency's social media marketing channels (paid and organic)
  • Creating and managing eDM marketing campaigns
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders to identify key social media moments and amplify messages.
  • Knowledge with marketing, design, advertising, and digital
  • Ensure all social media monitoring is being fed back through to internal stakeholders.
  • Drive the creation of strong internal working relationships

Desired Skills

  • Strategy for inbound sales
  • Oversee + optimise social media calendar
  • A passion for new technology
  • Excellent working knowledge of SEO, SEM (adwords), digital display and Facebook advertising
  • Google & website analytics experience - measure, report and interpret data
  • High level understanding of creativity and the creative process
  • Excellent and intelligent communicator
  • Ability to work across a matrix of teams
  • A track record of social media success
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and influencing skills; and the ability to demonstrate how these have been used effectively for marketing and business development success


Required Qualifications

Relevant tertiary qualification (marketing, communications preferred)


Personality & Culture Fit

  • Hands on, strong in execution
  • A “get it done” attitude
  • Creative flair
  • Sociable – great relationship management skills
  • Eager to learn
  • Handles constructive feedback well
  • Highly organized
  • Own the space in social and innovative content, taking new ground


Salary Range
$65 – $70k

Commencement & Ideal start date?
ASAP or 4 weeks notice

Let Leighton and The Pond agents help you realise your market value and future career potential. Apply today, or get in touch for more information.

Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa.

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