Full time

Social Media Officer – Sheffield (Hybrid)

Location: Wilson Carlile Centre Hybrid

Closing date: 29th July 2024

Social Media Officer

Location: Wilson Carlile Centre, Sheffield (Hybrid)

Salary:£20,245.60 per annum (£25,307 FTE)

Hours: 30 hours per week (part-time)

Contract: Part Time, Open Ended

Church Army & The Role 

For over 140 years Church Army has equipped and empowered people to share the good news of the gospel in accessible ways across the UK & Ireland. 

 We go to places where hope is hard to find; journeying with people, giving them the opportunity to meet and connect with the God who restores and brings life in all its fullness. And this is what compels us: our vision for everyone to encounter God’s love and be empowered to transform their communities.  

We are an army of hope with good news to share. Igniting faith in Jesus; restoring life: physically, emotionally, spiritually. 

As the role of Social Media Officer, you will create, curate and commission engaging content. Using a data-led approach you will help build a supportive and vibrant online community. 

You will need to effectively communicate our key messages and the heart behind what we do, helping to grow new audiences and deliver content to them that is inspiring and informative. 

Main Responsibilities   

  • Creating, curating, commissioning and scheduling engaging posts that help to grow new audiences for Church Army  
  • Developing and managing a content calendar for Church Army’s social media content
  • Monitoring and engaging on social media channels with audience comments, questions and interactions
  • Build and maintain a strong online community that supports Church Army’s values and enhances audience engagement and retention
  • Working with the digital analyst to regularly analyse engagement data and metrics to assess performance of social media activities
  • Participate in regular team meetings and strategy sessions, providing updates and insights on social media trends 

 Knowledge, Skills & Experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • In-depth knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok and X.
  • Understanding of digital marketing principles and how social media fits into broader marketing strategies.
  • Awareness of social media trends and their implications for engagement and content strategy.
  • Experience in managing social media accounts for an organisation or brand and experience in creating and executing a content calendar.
  • Monitor social media channels for audience comments, questions, and interactions (including during crisis communications events); engage with the community to foster a positive atmosphere and provide timely responses.
  • Build and maintain a strong online community that supports Church Army’s values and enhances audience engagement and retention.
  • Work with the Digital Analyst to regularly analyse engagement data and metrics to assess the performance of social media activities
  • Utilise insights from data to refine and optimise social media strategies, ensuring alignment with Church Army’s overall digital objectives.
  • Collaborate with the Digital Team to align social media strategies with broader digital and communication goals. 
  • Contribute to the development of social media strategies using insights and data to support decision-making and creative processes. 
  • Participate in regular team meetings and strategy sessions, providing updates and insights on social media trends and audience preferences. 

Benefits

Church Army employees get access to a variety of different benefits, to see what benefits you would be eligible for please check the job pack linked below.

WeCare – Provides access to a 24/7 online GP, mental health support service, get fit programmes, counselling and wellbeing support.

LifeWorks – LifeWorks allows employees to access ‘employee perks’ which supplies exclusive discounts, cashback, gift cards and cinema deals.

Cycle to Work Scheme – CycleScheme allows you to purchase a new bike and accessories through Church Army. With no upfront payment it can save you 25% – 39% with tax-effective monthly repayments.

Specsavers Eye Tests – Employees who habitually use display screen equipment for their job, will be eligible for an eye test voucher with Specsavers.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete a Church Army Faith-based Application Form and send this to our email: recruitment@churcharmy.org

For more information on this role please refer to the job pack.

Closing Date: 29/07/24

Interviews: w/c 19/08/24

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