Social Media Manager - Maternity Cover, The British Library


Full Time, Fixed term Maternity Cover for 14 Months


We’re looking for a strategic thinking Social Media manager to help us tell the British Library story across our social media channels to a global audience in the millions. We need someone who loves to engage, excite and plan social media content and campaigns. Someone who understands different audience needs and who loves to come up with creative ideas that work within social media culture. We need someone who knows their Tik Tok from their Insta Stories, their threads from their GIFs and can craft socially engaging, smart and relevant posts across our social media channels.

Working within the Digital Engagement team, this role will cement new processes, devise creative and execute social media content every day.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of all social media platforms and trends but especially know how Twitter, Facebook and Instagram work both to publish and the cultures on each of these platforms. 

This is a great opportunity to help deliver against our social media strategy using incredible collection items and exhibitions. We need someone who can hit the ground running and keep momentum going during a busy campaign period.

This is a 14 month fixed term contract as a maternity cover.

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Closing date: 26 May 2020

Interview date: 4 June 2020

Disability Confident

We are a Disability Confident employer, and make a commitment to recruit and support disabled people. We guarantee an interview for disabled candidates who meet the minimum (essential) requirements for a vacancy.