An ideal job title for those who love to fight the social media fight. If you’re an expert in social media (not a ‘Social Media Expert’) (two completely different things), then you may want to apply to the below current job vacancies (UK):
The London Paper
Based: London, Tower Hill
Wonga: UNPAID – Interns only
Job: Social Media and or Web Marketing Intern
Students only: I saw this advert advertised on Twitter so that must say something positive about their existing social media strategy.
• Evaluate and enhance thelondonpaper’s presence on all major social media platforms
• Engage with the communities as appropriate.
• Help us better understand our audience – what are we looking for?
• An active social media life
• Able to communicate effectively, with good numeracy skills
• Able to put together a simple (and we mean simple) html page
• But most importantly, you’ll be a quick learner and can reason well.
Bonus points for
• Some idea of SEO
• Interest in the media
• Some idea of Web Analytics
Based: London, Soho
Wonga: Not specified – Probably a nice wedge
Job: Community Marketing Manager
Sony are looking for a Community Marketing Manager to head up their EMEA division. Also looks like a Communtiy Marketing Executive position will be available shortly.
We are looking for a Community Marketing Manager to take responsibility for community and social media strategy and policy within SCEE, along with defining the direction, development and consumer experience across web, mobile and in-game social and community channels. Social Media, social bookmarking, micro-blogging understanding, management and experience will be an essential part of this role as our channels of communication with our community evolve. The role may also include responsibility for a Community Marketing Executive within Online Marketing.
In addition to the above, the Community Marketing Manager will also be responsible for the daily running and long-term strategic success of the forthcoming PlayStation Blog for Europe, which is due to launch summer 2009 in 5 languages.
Job: Web Marketing Manager
The Met Office is the UK’s meteological service. Ok so this isn;t a social media specific job but thay want to create great content and get it out to as many relevant people as possible so social media would surely be at the heart of this?
The Web Delivery team has a huge role to play in increasing overall reach and revenue for the Met Office. You will be accountable for devising and delivering strategies that maximise visit traffic and associated conversion criteria. You will work with a small internal team and external agency support to segment our online offer such that we can deliver timely, relevant, and compelling content to customers and the general public.
EA Games UK
Wonga: Not specified
Job: Temporary Online Community Manager
EA Games makes games such as The Sims, FIFA, Need For Speed and Battlefield. This is a brilliant opportunity for someone to make an impact and a name for themselves at one of the largest games developers in the world.
Define strategy, content and experience of EA Europe’s Community Marketing.
•Manage the Community team, to ensure the delivery on time and in budget of the franchise community and content programs.
•Manage the team to ensure their performance, motivation, growth and job satisfaction.
•Drive constant technical and creative innovation to support our communities on web and in-game.
•Maintain a close relationship with studios to deliver on the objective of communities that are true extensions of the game and that work both as marketing tools and retention ones.
•Set up and maintain processes for the distribution and availability of web specific assets and content for the maintenance of Community sites post-launch
•Define strategy and a series of programs to establish EA Europe’s community experience.
•Work with North America to establish a model for global community management.
•Support territories with tools, content and programs aimed at maintaining a steady and engaging relationship with player communities.
•Be an evangelist for the Community in front of studios, marketing and territories.
Be interesting to see who eventually gets these jobs