Social & PR Marketing Coordinator

Organisation
Frugi
Reference
VAC-4644
Sector
Creative Arts, Design, Culture & Humanities, Marketing, PR, Media & Communications
Location
Helston
Salary Details
£20,000 - £24,000
Hours of work
37.5
Job Type
Permanent
Closing Date
13/12/2019
Frugi, the UK’s bestselling organic childrenswear brand, is looking for a Social & PR Marketing Coordinator to join our brilliant team in Helston, Cornwall.

Job Description

About You

With a working knowledge of social media and PR, you’ll have minimum 2 years’ experience in the strategic creation and delivery of engaging digital communications. You’ll have a proven track record in using social media strategies to entertain and engage across a variety of platforms. You will be comfortable using a mix of targeted paid and organic tactics with excellent planning and super organisational skills.  We have a broad and highly engaged audience so an understanding of B2B and B2C social media, community management and campaign marketing is key.  Experience of identifying and collaborating with influencers is a must.

You’ll be able to demonstrate that you can use customer insights to create ingenious PR messages, which are relevant and talkable to drive positive mentions of the brand.  

You will enjoy working effectively as part of a team with internal stakeholders and external agencies so that we deliver a consistent brand tone of voice and message across all our key channels. You’ll be computer and mobile literate, possess excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. Copywriting is a key part of this role so excellent English language skills (both written and verbal) is key.  If that wasn’t enough, a basic knowledge of Google Analytics and/or photo editing skills would terrific, but not essential.

Your Role in a Nutshell

This role will be responsible for delivering the brands communications through social media on multiple platforms and assistant the PR manager. Achieving growth, tip-top engagement and meaningful connections, measured by engagement stats, website traffic and revenue. It will also involve the tracking and evaluation of all activities to learn lessons and improve continuously.

Your Key Responsibilities

Social Media

  • Help Frugi grow and engage our social media community across all channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest – and any other networks that might crop up along the way!).
  • Develop and execute an inspiring and engaging social media calendar using both paid & organic activity, considering the role of each channel to drive social media KPIs (engagement, site traffic, shareability).
  • Help develop compelling storytelling content, which brings to life our seasonal collection themes to drive awareness with new customers.
  • Ensure we communicate our organic and ethical Frugi proposition with target consumers to help us build a differentiated brand from our competitive set.
  • Work with our social media, PR, email and graphics team to amplify key brand initiatives and promotions as well as deliver day-to-day content, management, copywriting and upload/scheduling.
  • Keep on top of trends, best practice and developments to ensure Frugi are ahead of the curve as well as complying with data legislation.
  • Execute fun and engaging social media promotions and identify potential partners where relevant.
  • Ensure a current understanding of how each social channel operates, how to optimize content for maximum impact.
  • Act as a guardian for the Frugi brand.
  • Attention to detail – ensuring that all copy, images and graphics are professionally executed and presented in a highly creative manner within the Frugi brand guidelines.
  • Self-manage to tight deadlines, knowing when and what to prioritise.
  • Work on ad hoc projects as required.

Reporting

  • Track, measure and report on social analytics data to continuously improve engagement using this information to inform daily decisions and strategic direction.
  • Contribute to the monthly Board reports with social statistics and measures versus targets set.
  • Track competitor social media activity and share with the marketing team.

 

Essential skills

  • Our ideal candidate will have experience creating and delivering brand engagement through PR, email, social media and/or other communication channels.  A marketing qualification would be beneficial.
  • You’ll have a strong background in social media strategy across a variety of platforms and through paid and organic channels.
  • You’ll be highly capable in B2B and B2C social media, community management, digital communications and campaign marketing.
  • You’ll possess strong analytical skills and proven experience in using consumer insight to shape PR messaging and drive positive conversation.
  • We’d like you to have experience of working with influencers to reach new audiences through collaborations and UGC campaigns.  
  • You’ll be a creative and innovative thinker and ‘out of the box’ problem solver.
  • You’ll be an excellent communicator in the spoken and written word, with accuracy and great attention to detail.
  • You’ll be able to demonstrate a brilliant command of the English language and be able to deliver creative content which is consistent with our brand and tone of voice.
  • You’ll be super organised with excellent time management skills. You’ll be able to handle multiple projects concurrently and meet some tight deadlines – you’ll thrive in a dynamic working environment.
  • You’ll enjoy working both as part of a close-knit team and independently on projects.
  • You’ll be very capable with MS Office, especially in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • If you also have a knowledge of Google Analytics and/or photo editing skills that would be advantageous.

Company Description

About Frugi

Frugi is the UK’s bestselling organic childrenswear brand, proving that ethical and organic clothing can be bright, beautiful and successful! The company was born in 2004 and continues to grow at 25% every year, selling through a rapidly expanding network of over 500 stockists in more than 25 countries worldwide.

We strive to be ethical in everything we do, each year donating 1% of our turnover to our Little Clothes BIG Change charity project which includes a children’s charity, the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and an orphanage in India.

We have been earmarked by The Sunday Times Fast Track Ones to Watch list, received GOLD in the Healthy Workplace Awards, expanded to more than 100 permanent team members with even more joining us for our busy seasons, accelerated our turnover year after year, donated over £500k to charity, and eaten a lot of pasties (and cake!).

We strive to be the most fun, desirable and trusted clothing brand on the planet, but this is only the start of it…

Other Application Details

What’s in it for you?

  • We’re offering a full time, permanent contract.
  • We’ll invest in you with a competitive salary, circa £20,000-£24000 depending on your skills and experience.
  • To help save for your future you can join our company pension scheme.
  • A share of the profits - if we have a good year we’ll share it.
  • You’ll get a great discount across our fantastic range.
  • We’ll invite you to take part in our healthy workplace activities such as lunchtime walks, yoga, etc.
  • We hold regular company events organised by our very own Frugi Fun Committee.
  • We offer fabulous career progression and development opportunities. As we grow, you’ll grow too!
  • We provide a slightly bonkers but very fun and exciting environment to work in.

 

How to Apply

Send your CV and a covering letter stating why you are exactly the right person to join our team to jobs@welovefrugi.com 

Closing date: 13th December 2019. We’ll be interviewing as we go along, so the role may close earlier than advertised. The early bird catches the worm!

Important: All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK at the time of submitting your application; unfortunately, Frugi are not licenced to sponsor overseas workers.

 

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