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Social Media Specialist

Job Introduction

** Remote/home working allowed ** 

With market-leading, innovative insurance, and financial products and brand new, luxury cruise ships the transformation of our business makes the Saga Group an extremely exciting place to be as we move toward the Saga 70th anniversary in 2021.  

…And right now, we are looking for a Social Media Specialist to join us. Internal communication at Saga has never been more important and to take it to the next level, we are looking for a savvy Social Media Specialist to create impactful communications on our internal comms platform (Workplace) and our social external media channels. 

You will need to be constantly curious, keen to always learn more, an initiative taker and have the skills to create content to engage and interest our colleagues. You will be able to write for a diverse audience in social media and generate posts from you, and on behalf of our senior leadership team. Lastly, you will be a self-starter, able to work with pace and precision, set high standards for yourself and consistently agitate to bring new ideas and innovations to the platform. 

And in return, you can look forward to all the responsibility and involvement of an integral role, providing you with a rewarding and fast-paced career with an excellent benefits package.  

If you are tech-savvy and can create engaging content on social media, then we want to hear from you! 

Role Responsibility

  • Writing and creating engaging, compelling, and impactful content, which is right for the medium and aligned to our brand values 
  • Developing and executing creative ways to translate information into compelling storylines using video, images, and graphics 
  • Great at networking and collaborating, to seek out the most engaging and powerful content teams to source and surface relevant content to share with colleagues 
  • Owning the content on our Workplace channel 
  • Monitoring results, evaluating success, and adapting strategies to grow and improve colleague engagement 
  • Supporting the internal comms team in the planning and delivery of major corporate announcements, campaigns, launches, events, and change programmes, to maximise colleague reach and effectiveness 
  • Informing, educating, and coaching other teams at Saga on Workplace, offering training and best practice, and acting as advisor 
  • Responding to Workplace comments from colleagues, quickly and in a suitable way that is aligned to our brand values, and in a prompt fashion  
  • Creating and delivering Workplace live events 
  • Accountable for the relationship with Workplace, checking best practice amongst other Workplace using organisations and other comms teams 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience of creating content and controlling a corporate social media channel ideally Facebook, Workplace, or a similar platform 
  • An ability to create and generate your own content from design assets, with the necessary technical and software skills 
  • Great writing and content generation skills 
  • Demonstrable experience in a suitable business environment 
  • Experience of reporting channel performance, metrics, and analytics 

Package Description

The standard benefits when you join Saga include: 

  • Remote working available where possible

  • The choice to buy a further 5 days annual leave per year 

  • Free private medical insurance after 1 years' service 

  • Workplace Pension 

  • AXA Be Supported 

  • Apples Nursery (Folkestone only and on a waiting list basis) 

  • Give as you earn 

  • Free eye tests 

  • Honeymoon benefit 

  • Share buy 

  • Salary finance 

  • Discounts on Saga holidays and insurance products 

  • A range of reductions and offers from leading retailers, travel groups and entertainment companies 

  • Long service awards 

About the Company

We want all our candidates to have the best possible chance of doing well during our recruitment process so we have created some videos which will help with your CV: 

And some helpful tips should you be invited to interview: 

 

When you join Saga you will see that we are committed to treating all employees fairly and to offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement. 

We value diversity not just because it is the right thing to do, but because diverse teams perform better. Creating a culture in which everyone feels welcome and offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement is incredibly important to us. Fair consideration is given to applications from all applicants, including those with disabilities. 

We are an official Disability Confident Committed employer and ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible and we will make reasonable adjustments as required.

We are a member of the 30% Club and partner with Women Ahead which offers us a fantastic opportunity to take part in a leading, global, cross-company, leadership mentoring scheme to champion female talent.

We are a signatory of the Armed Services Covenant and have received a Silver Award from the Employer Recognition Scheme. 

 

 

To all recruitment agencies: Saga does not accept agency CVs unless specifically engaged on the role by the HR Recruitment Team. Please do not forward CVs to our recruiters, employees or any other company location. Saga is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.

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