Virgin Sport Engaging Content Manager

Company | Virgin Sport

Company description | Active lifestyle company that aims to revolutionise health and wellness through participatory fitness events and programs.

Job location | London (UK)

Job description | Collaborate with the wider events team to create effective content plans and implement the digital strategy: produce engaging content for a variety of digital platforms including email, social media and event websites and apps; research, write and edit high quality, lively, topical, search-optimised content pieces for websites. This includes sourcing multimedia content and writing/editing copy; create and compile editorial content for newsletter; create social media campaigns to engage online communities, and monitor social networks across all events responding to customer/community member queries; ensure all content across all platforms is accurate, relevant, adheres to the event tone of voice and reflects the aims and values of the Virgin Sport brand; work with the Head of Marketing and Marketing Executive to create, develop and implement strategies for platform growth, audience development and content; identify trends in social media and digital content, discovering new growth and audience development opportunities; weekly content overview/analytics reports to be sent to Head of Marketing and relevant Virgin Sport event stakeholders; work on-site at events to provide social content and important information via social networks, and assist with photography and film crew briefing as required.

Compensation package | To be determined during the interview.

Application period | From February, 14 to February, 28 2019.

Number open positions | 1

Candidate qualifications | Strong online journalistic/editorial experience; a passion for social media and extensive knowledge of social media channels; good understanding of multimedia and production of videos/animated artwork pieces; ability to manage a number of projects at one time; approachable and conversational. Strong interpersonal communication including the ability to relate to different audiences; excellent attention to detail and organisation skills, with strong planning capabilities and project coordination; willingness to work event weekends; experience working in a start-up and ability to adapt within a fast-paced event environment, stay calm under pressure and respond to changing priorities; experience with digital marketing tools, project management, and content management systems. Proficiency in Google Analytics and Microsoft Excel. Good understanding of web analytics and customer database; at least one year of relevant experience; fluent in English, with an excellent command of grammar / spelling; knowledge and enthusiasm for UK and European sporting events and festivals; a passion for health and fitness is a plus!