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Social Media Manager

  • Are you skilled in social media, both content creation/ story telling/measurement?

  • Do you have experience in a charitable, third party, not for profit environment?

  • Would you like to work for a rapidly growing international humanitarian organisation?

  • Are you able to travel internationally? 

A leading global NGO is seeking a Social Media Manager to manage and enhance their social media presence. It’s a fabulous opportunity to join them at a time of growth and activity.

Reporting to the Head of Brand, Content and Partnership Communications, and working closely with colleagues in the Press Office, Digital Communications and Marketing, your role will be to deliver and measure successful social media strategies and campaigns. This is a hands-on role for someone who has the experience to define social media strategy, as well as the creative and technical skills to produce and measure campaigns.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic planning: develop and implement a social media strategy that makes effective use of all their social channels to communicate news and share engaging stories from our programmes around the world

  • Paid campaigns: plan and manage paid social campaigns, ensuring robust measurement and timely reporting for donors

  • Content Creation: work with colleagues in the Communications Team and around the world to write/produce engaging content in a range of formats

  • Content management: share responsibility for uploading content to their website

  • Breaking news: be prepared to flex content plans in response to breaking news; use initiative to follow/build lists of influencers, partners, and journalists

  • Analytics: use and measure engagement metrics

Key skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Graphic design and/or video editing skills, ideally with experience across the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of programmes and platforms such as Canva or Pikto Chart

  • Robust working knowledge of monitoring and measurement tools

  • Sound editorial skills/judgement

  • Track record of SEO and experience optimizing content for web and social channels


VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.