Philips Social Media Executive in Guildford, United Kingdom

Your challenge Philips is focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation. Our aim is to improve the lives of 3 billion people a year by 2025. We are undergoing an exciting transformation globally from a consumer and healthcare business into a leader in the Health & Technology space. We now have an exciting opportunity for a Social Media Executive to join our business.

The Social Media Executive will be responsible for supporting the planning, execution and analysis of Philips UK&I’s social media activities for Brand and Personal Health, aligned with company communications and marketing strategies – including: editorial planning; managing tools for publishing, moderation and measurement; community management; and compiling social analytics reports – to help achieve the company’s objectives.

This role is based from our UKI headquarters in Guildford and is a fixed term position until the end of the year.

Your Responsibilities

Editorial planning and content development

  • Work with social media managers and agency to plan and deliver social content – “always on” and campaign-specific - according to the company's strategic direction

  • Maintain editorial calendar

  • Align content plans with internal KPIs for format, subject matter, objectives and target audiences

  • Manage generation of creative assets

  • Work closely with all internal functions to ensure effective marketing communications in social and as part of the wider communications mix

  • Ensure the compliance of social channels with corporate policies, procedures and data privacy

Managing tools for publishing, moderation and measurement

Through our social publishing and analytics tools:

  • Upload, tag, schedule and publish content to UKI social channels

  • Monitor and moderate our community engagement

  • Assist in management of paid social activation for always-on content

  • Export and compile performance data

Monitoring, moderation and engagement

  • Ensure that communities are active and engaged

  • Monitor and moderate community engagement

  • Look for opportunities to interact with our followers and influencers, widening and deepening the conversation

  • Occasionally coordinate customer queries with our offline and social customer care teams

Compiling social analytics reports

  • Assist with preparation of periodic and ad hoc social analytics reports

  • Work with social media managers, digital analyst and agency to deliver quantitative and qualitative insights to internal stakeholders

We are looking for

  • Experience in social media community management.

  • Experienced in managing social media platforms including Facebook Twitter. Some experience with LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and YouTube is an advantage

  • Must have demonstrable experience executing content for social media, either within an agency environment or working for a brand with a strong social presence

  • Proven experience in managing and executing campaigns via Social Media is an advantage

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to translate data into actionable consumer insights

  • Pro-active and results-oriented team player

  • Specific importance on attention to detail, organisation & communication.

  • Fluent in English, verbal and written

  • Ability to manage stakeholders in a large organisation

Your team

Working at Philips means driving your career in an organisation with an incredible diversity of nationalities, skills, backgrounds, functions and challenges. We have opportunities for graduates as well as experienced professionals in everything from applied research to marketing and sales in over 100 countries. We’re a fascinating company to be part of, with a strong emphasis on cultural awareness, mutual understanding and out-of-the-box thinking.

Our Head Office is based in Guildford where we operate an agile working environment.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A competitive base salary plus a high performance related bonus.

  • Access to private healthcare insurance

  • Holiday allowance of 25 days a year from the start (plus bank holidays)

  • Learning and Development opportunities through our Philips University

  • Family friendly policies which offer enhanced maternity and paternity schemes

  • The Philips Employee Shop allows employees to buy Philips products at discounted prices

  • Subsidised Café promoting healthy eating and wellbeing at the Guildford site

  • Social Events - a dedicated Sports & Social committee with members in Guildford and Cambridge, promoting a host of social events throughout the year including the famous Family Sports Day at Surrey Sports Park.

Please apply on-line – Good Luck!

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