Social Media Content Assistant

places for people

Our work impacts on the lives of many people across the UK, with 12,000 colleagues across 20 Group businesses providing homes to live in,...

Preston PR2


£19,000 a year

We are the Places for People Group; we are placemakers; our work impacts on the lives of people across the U.K. – providing homes to live in, communities to retire to, spaces to stay active, supported homes for independent living, and student accommodation. Our places work when they work for everyone.

How do we do all this? By surrounding ourselves with involved people, proactive people and customer focused people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.

So, we want you to join us and the 12,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped us create places, maintain 195,000 homes, manage £4 billion of assets and teach 75,000 children to swim each week.

More about your role

As our Social Media Content Assistant, you will assist the marketing team in their goal of increasing engagement with the Group’s social media channels. You will carry out proactive monitoring of online activity to help shape and protect the Group’s online reputation. You will also help to support digital communications campaigns, utilising your knowledge of social media networks to deliver excellent experiences for our customers.

You will work closely with the Digital Marketing Executive and the wider content team to continually improve our digital channels by responding to customers’ needs, engaging with brand experts, generating and developing creative content, and driving targeted traffic.

For more information please download our job profile available on our website

More about you

This role is ideal for someone at the start of their marketing career, perhaps you will have studied marketing/social media at college and university, or you have some experience of managing social channels as part of your job. Above all you will be social media savvy, understand how best to engage people on different digital platforms and be looking for an opportunity to build on your social marketing knowledge within a commercial environment.

A great communicator, you will be familiar with writing, editing and managing online content. You will understand how tailoring your content to different audiences and using various “tones of voice” can help with engagement. You’ll be an assured writer, able to spot the tiniest of typos and eager to put your creative flair to work.

The benefits

Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that’s why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse and pioneering business.

Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.

We know that there’s always more we can do to make you smile, that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier; from a pension, generous holiday pay, training, sick pay, and free or discounted gym membership – to a wealth of extra perks including interest-free loans for colleagues, discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.

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