Published on
July 20, 2022

Social Media Assistant

Job ID:
32306
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Job Description

WeShape - Social Media Assistant 

WeShape is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We strongly encourage people of colour, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, parents, and individuals with disabilities to apply. 

If you need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know. WeShape makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, relevant experience, and business needs at the time. 

Who we are. 

We Are WeShape. Our mission is to provide expertise on demand, at scale, to solve the hardest technical and organisational challenges to deliver continuous and lasting value and have a positive impact on all stakeholders. WeShape are one of just over 700 B-Corp organisations in the UK, find out more here. 

Utilising our expertise within the DevOps, Digital, Data and Cloud market, we engage our network of Associates, some of the brightest minds within industry. We consult, guide and deliver solutions for some of the world’s leading brands within the market. 

Furthermore, we run the widely expanding WeShape event network. This consists of events such as London Tech Leaders - a leading peer-to-peer C-suite event network with quarterly events and weekly digital content. London DevOps is an event network for technology associates with over 8000 members on MeetUp. We also run Oops - a quarterly event for IT incident response, and WeShape Tech Talks. 

The problem you’ll be solving. 

WeShape is building a gig economy of the top 5% of DevOps, Digital, Data and Cloud native specialists within the market, and as the second hire within this function, you’ll be responsible for sharing our message across the UK primarily via social media. 

Our aim is that when industry leading companies need to accelerate their technology projects, need specialist expertise, or even think of DevOps, they think of WeShape. We want this to become THE hub for technology leaders, and add value to as many people as possible and reach the widest possible audience. 

What you’ll be doing. 

You will be given hands-on marketing experience in a fast-paced start-up environment, with a focus on learning and development. WeShape operates in an exciting, but mostly unrevealed

industry that is in the building blocks of all the biggest, best, and most exciting technologies and industries today: including Crypto, Cloud Infrastructure, Diamond Mining, Electric Vehicles, and Sustainable Energy to name a few of our projects. We operate at the forefront of evolving technologies and developments in IT. And, simply put, your job will be to get more eyes looking at our business via digital platforms. 

You will be working under our Marketing Team Lead Alex, who has been in your shoes as a junior marketer and understands the sorts of questions you will have. You will have a genuine say in real marketing decisions, we are a company that values feedback from all levels. Our priorities for this role: 

  • Managing social media and planning out your week of posting across multiple platforms for WeShape and our event network with the aim of increasing engagement and followers 
  • Creating engagement content and managing distribution across our newsletters, blog and social media platforms 
  • Focus on Learning and Development, skill up on our tools (Content Cal, Photoshop, Premiere Pro) and integrate your learnings into our marketing activities 
  • Assisting the Marketing Team Lead with day-to-day marketing activities 

A typical week could include: 

  • Working with multiple stakeholders across the business to develop best in class innovative content 
  • Assisting with the running of and attending various networking events, ranging from C-suite to engineer level 
  • Researching ideas and creating engaging strategies and content for our various platforms 
  • Posting tech blogs on our website and optimising to suit SEO standards, as well as searching the web for new authors and expanding your own network 
  • Building tech newsletters for an expanding audience of 1000+ subscribers 

This role is for you if: 

  • You are highly organised, keen to take on responsibility and up for tackling business challenges 
  • You’re not receiving the training, investment, and tools you need to make the most of your skills 
  • You have a passion for social media and driving engagement, with a continuous improvement mentality 
  • You have an interest in producing engaging video and graphic content 
  • You like working in a dynamic team environment

Ideally you’ll have: 

  • 12-months marketing experience 
  • Experience in graphic design and video editing that you are keen to develop more 
  • An interest in technology and have worked in the B2B space before 
  • Copywriting, photography and videography skills that you are keen to develop more

What the future looks like. 

WeShape have grown 50% in 2022 so far, and this growth is expected to continue going forward, including expansion into Europe and the USA. As the key second hire in the marketing division, you will play a key role in expanding our reach and moving us closer to our business objectives. If you impress there will be real opportunities to build your career with WeShape, with multiple promotion paths to go down, whether that is becoming a specialist in your field or managing your own team. Along the way you will be given more autonomy to implement your own ideas and decisions as well as given further investment. 

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