Location: Shepherd’s Bush, London, W12
Start date: Early to mid March 2014
Contract Duration: 12 months (subject to probation period)
The Connected Set is looking to recruit a Community Manager for our YouTube channel youtube.com/mashed, which we run for Channel 4 Television. The role will be based in our busy office in Wood Lane, London.
We are looking for someone who loves getting their hands dirty, is pro-active and creative. The role spans community management, marketing support and some administration duties – the perfect candidate will have some experience in all these areas.
#Mashed is an exciting, trail blazing new YouTube channel run by The Connected Set for Channel 4. We create short, simple and punchy video content around news, films, television, games, pop culture and the Internet. We work with top YouTube talent to create these clips, as well as providing a platform for brand new talent to showcase their skills.
The position is a fantastic and rare opportunity to be involved in a cutting edge project that spans online, video on demand & broadcast. We are looking for someone who loves #mashed and will help us tell the world about our awesomeness! You’ll be able to combine this love with a meticulous attention to detail & innovative, fun approaches to engagement. Don’t really love or watch short-form content? Then turn back now adventurer…
This is a job for a focused and driven individual who dreams of building a career in community management. This will be an exciting, but demanding and fast paced job – and we need the type of person who gets things done, and keeps smiling while they do it!
- Developing imaginative strategies to increase engagement and interaction
- The confidence to participate in dozens of awesome conversations around #mashed every day
- Interacting with our contributors and fans
- Experience of running marketing campaigns including demonstrable social media experience.
- Knowledge of and passion for #mashed – as well other exciting short form & online content.
- An excellent communicator in both written and verbal communication.
- High attention to detail.
- Avid consumer of online media (eg. Buzzfeed, UsVsTh3m, Reddit, Huff Post & others)
- A love (or even addiction) for social media
- A passion for TV, movies, games & pop culture.
- Knowledge of YouTube analytics, Photoshop, FCPX and After Effects great but not essential.
Some paid experience in a marketing or community management role for an established advertising/marketing agency, games company or online content producer (this time can be made up of several jobs).
You’re the kind of person who is already known by your friends as the YouTube Jedi, with a detective’s attention to detail and a real pride in the things you do. You already gorge yourself on short, sharp and funny online content, instantly understand when someone says “such wow” & possess a huge passion for games, films, TV & other mainstream pop culture. You use sites like Reddit, Buzzfeed & Boing Boing and are constantly thinking about ideas around the content they cover. You are articulate, energetic, intelligent and passionate about everything you do.
You’ll be able to combine that organisational excellence with a creative mind and ability to develop innovative approaches to engagement and exposure for the channel.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, email a CV and cover letter that explains why you would be perfect for this role in up to 100 words, to email@example.com. The closing date for applications is the 28th February 2014.
The Connected Set is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of society. Please do not call the office – we will reply to all applicants within 3 weeks of submitting an application. Due to the volume of applications we receive candidates who call the office may be blacklisted. We are not recruiting for any other roles at this time.