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Job Description

Who we are

VoteHere is a fast growing startup with significant seed funding. Our social polling & survey platform helps brands, bloggers or individuals understand their audiences, as well as being a social network for sharp engaging questions. We are looking to scale our operations rapidly and aggressively over the next 12 months and add to our great team. If successful youll be working alongside passionate developers, as well as a highly skilled and motivated team.

At VoteHere, were looking for the best.

If you are entrepreneurial and driven to undertake the challenge of building a start-up with relentless determination to achieve unprecedented heights of success, we want you on our management team!

The Role

We are looking for an experienced PR & SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER to take charge of planning and implementing publicity strategies through live marketing events & targeted effective social media campaigns.

The ideal candidate should have a proven track record of managing successful PR campaigns and should have an enviable wealth of contacts to call upon. Networking, attending events, leveraging and building new contacts will be part of your everyday activities, along with utilising your own influential contacts. Excellent communications skills are essential.

PR & Social Media roles & Responsibilities

• Developing online and guerrilla campaign to engage our target audience as well as planning and implementing effective social media campaigns

• Evaluating the success of marketing campaigns and analysing media coverage

• Managing customer relationship, maintaining and updating customer databases

• Designing and producing presentations, press releases, articles, leaflets, blog posts, newsletters, publicity materials and website content

• Arranging for the effective distribution of marketing materials

• Developing, executing and maintaining a long term social media program to stimulate traffic, brand awareness & create buzz through an expertise in Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus and other social media platforms.

• Focus on campaigns that generate inbound traffic

• Engagement in conversations that surround the VoteHere brand & content, stimulating dialogue across Facebook, Twitter, and VoteHere blog and answer comments.

• Identifies and participates in blogs, communities, conference and other events both offline and online where our target audience is present to increase brand awareness.

• Generating metrics and benchmarks to effectively measure user behaviour and satisfaction & keeping abreast of the latest developments in Social Media best practices


2+ years of social media marketing experience including Blogging, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn.
• Knowledge of Search Engines and Search Engine Optimization and acquiring back links via Social Media
• Strong working knowledge of Social Media tools such as, Sprout Social, HootSuite, Tweetdeck, etc;
• Experience in blogging
• Experience developing a plan from start to finish with minimal supervision with respect to budgeting out the deliverables
• Ability to make decisions relating to implementation, strategy, procedures, priorities and scheduling with minimal direction
• Working understanding of SEM, SEO and other online marketing techniques
• Proficient in Power Point, Excel and other related applications
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Proven skills in marketing strategy and execution.
• Proven experience in conceiving and implementing social media programs including: Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, blogs, and other online communities

If you are looking for a challenging PR/ Social media role at a progressive funded start-up, in an environment that will allow you to flex your entrepreneurial initiative to design, create and promote the strongest social media strategies you can come up with, then look no further. Drop us an email or apply online, demonstrating your passion and what you could do differently from everyone else.

About Us: Were based in the Midlands but have a London focus. We're an enthusiastic team who are committed to working & playing hard in a fun environment where creativity can thrive.

Immediate Start. Birmingham Based. Competitive salary and potential equity ownership offered.
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