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The Role / Position Overview

As the Performance Marketing Specialist - Social Media (B2B), you’ll support the Digital and Performance Marketing team in the day-to-day planning, execution and management of B2B social media campaigns across a portfolio of events (luxury, retail, energy, education, commodities, climate)  and channels (LinkedIn, Twitter, Meta, Youtube, Tiktok). You’ll be accountable for copywriting and bespoke content creation, as well as analysis and reporting. You’ll be accountable for keeping current with FT Live social media management standards and guidelines, trends, policies, and best practices; sharing with the greater other teams as appropriate. You will support the Senior Performance Marketing Strategist in A/B testing initiatives and embrace new technologies to advance digital transformation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day planning, execution and management of B2B social media campaigns across a portfolio of events and channels (LinkedIn, Twitter, Meta, Youtube, Tiktok).

  • Report directly into the Head of Digital and Performance Marketing Manager.

  • Support the Senior Performance Marketing Strategist (Social Media) in the planning and analysis of Social Media campaigns across multiple events and channels.

  • Accountable for copywriting and bespoke content creation, leveraging tools such as Frontify, Figma, Photoshop Illustrator.

  • Ability to perform regular analysis and reporting on campaign performance, utilising Sprout Social management and listening tool. 

  • Responsible for keeping current with FT Live social media management standards and guidelines, trends, policies, and best practices; sharing with key stakeholders. 

  • Stakeholder management – internal and external – informing on current campaign performance as well as future opportunities.

  • Liaise with other team members to ensure plans are achievable and on track.

  • Support the Senior Performance Marketing Strategist (Social Media) in A/B testing initiatives. 

Required Skills / Experience 

  • A passion for news and media and an affinity for the FT’s values of: integrity, ambition, curiosity, trust, inclusion and subscriber focus.

  • 1-2 years B2B social media experience (either client or agency experience) in the planning, execution and management of campaigns across LinkedIn, Twitter, Meta, Youtube, Tiktok.

  • Strong project management or organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously ensuring that deadlines on each are met.

  • Proficient in copywriting and demonstrates innovative creative skills to produce and deliver content against our KPIs.

  • Analytical capability with experience of using a range of analytics tools, including social listening tools.

  • A ‘test and learn’ approach, comfortable with initiative and the ability to propose new ideas and solutions.

  • Proactive attitude and thrives off working in a fast-paced collaborative environment.

  • A confident communicator and natural collaborator, with experience working in cross-functional teams.

What’s in it for you? Our Benefits

Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

Further Information

The FT is committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help. 


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