Social Strategist

Up To £55k/yr

About this role

Do you live and breathe social media? Do you have a curiosity for the world around you, obsessed in finding out what makes consumers tick? If you answered yes, then this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Key information

Agency type

Content & Social

Employment type




Seniority level



Up To £55k/yr

Job Reference


The agency

We are partnering with an independent digital agency to find them their next Social Strategist. They work with some impressive brands across automotive, luxury and leisure and deliver creative solutions across digital, content & social activations. B-corp status pending, they’ve recently opened an office in the US so this is an exciting time to join.

The day-to-day

Reporting into the Head of Strategy, you’ll -

  • Development of thought-leadership and insightful trends reports  
  • share the latest social trends with the team and clients.
  • Work end-to-end on campaigns and projects  
  • Conduct research and gather key insights
  • Develop data-driven  social & content strategies  
  • Write succinct and insightful creative briefs
  • Plan & activate global campaigns
  • Develop influencer marketing & platform partnership strategies

Who you are and what you need

You'll be a curious, analytical, yet a creative Strategist with -

  • At least 5 years of experience in a planning or strategy role.  
  • You’ll have worked in a creative agency environment.
  • You’ll be a passionate self-starter who truly cares about the work you do  
  • Experience working with global brands
  • Experienced inTikTok, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Snapchat
  • Solid reporting – skilled using the output of social / digital analytics  
  • Deep knowledge of insight tools (Quantcast, GWI etc.)  

What’s in it for you

A salary of up to £55k is on offer along with flexible working - they appreciate that everyone works differently and so offer 100% flexible working (work from home, the office, or a bit of both). If you're a strategist that gets great satisfaction in seeing their idea have real impact in the marketplace then this job is for you.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must be eligible to work and live in the UK. We try to respond to every application; however, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we’re unable to give individual feedback.

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"I cannot say enough nice things about Lisa at Wild Squirrel Recruitment. She provided a level of service I've rarely come across in the industry, it felt as if she was available at my beckoning call at any time of the day to provide assistance, new opportunities and advice as we navigated the market for the next chapter in my career."

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"As a Postgraduate student I was seeking a role where the employer was open to flexible working and had an inclusive culture. Lisa helped me find the ideal agency role which not only provided the flexibility I needed but was also a good fit culturally".

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"Lisa helped me land my dream job! The process was so smooth, so reassuring, and she was always available and keeping me updated at every stage of the process. Even the way she delivered the news that I was getting an offer just made it all more enjoyable".

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