Job Description

Role: Social Managing Editor / Senior Manager

Location: London, UK

Salary: £75,000 to £85,000 Depending on Experience


Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all of our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.
To develop the Social Content plan, which will be aligned to the overarching social strategy and business objectives. To work with Creative and Experience, Moments, People and Talent Brand leads, to ensure the plan reflects and is built around these four pillars.
Working with the Global Social Strategy and Social Creative and Experience leads, to develop the new Social Style Guide, providing clear direction over social platform guidelines, etc. To pro-vide training and support on the guide with geo, business, and OG/industry social leads, and other M&C colleagues as appropriate. To drive adoption of the guidelines, ensuring we achieve defined brand standards for storytelling and craftmanship.
To set up and chair a new social editorial review board (SERB), comprising Creative and
Experience, Moments, People and Talent Brand leads, together with representation from our geo, business, and OG/industry social leads. The SERB will support the on-going development of the social content strategy and plan, identify opportunities and generate content ideas, and review and approve planned social content and activity.
  • Develop qualitative/quantitative KPIs around social content, and provide reports to leadership on performance.
  • To manage the social content library, reviewing content and other materials together with
  • associated posts and tiles. To make pro-active recommendations and work with content/social leads to optimize and improve materials and assets.
  • To build effective relationships with geo, business, and OG/industry social leads, coach them on best practice in content, and support them with local planning activity (including the
  • development of annual geo, business and OG/industry channel social plans).
  • Monitor social content and posts of competitors and best-in-class consumer and B2B
  • companies, to inform our on-going strategy and planning. To share insights with global social leads and other M&C colleagues as appropriate.
  • To support and coach a virtual (matrix) network of content creators (including colleagues and external partners). To collaborate with social leads to define scalable resources and processes for content creation.
  • Act as the ‘go-to’ expert on social content, sharing knowledge and insights with global, geo, business and OG/industry social leads, and other M&C colleagues as appropriate.

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What Qualifications are we looking for?
Bachelors Degree
What skills & experience are we looking for?
Here’s what you need:
  • Significant experience social marketing/social content marketing experience, ideally gained in both in-house and agency roles.
  • Deep expertise and working knowledge of the main social platforms (Facebook/Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Twitter, and YouTube) and blogging/content platforms.
  • Experience of working across and developing different types of social content (written blogs and articles, infographics, video, podcasts, listicles, live broadcasts, etc).
  • Ability to work in and navigate complex matrix organizations.
  • Credibility: ability to build relationships with and influence senior stakeholders.
  • Strong communications skills coupled with the ability to build strong relationships and coach other team member
What’s in it for you?
All of our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
If relocation is required in applying to this position, the appointment to the role would be considered an employee driven transfer meaning that the employee will be personally responsible for covering all relocation costs and any costs associated with dependents.
About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2019
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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