JOIN THE TEAM – Junior Content Executive

Job title: Junior Content Executive
Department: Commercial
Manager: Content Executive (Media & Content Manager)
Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week including all Women’s fixtures
Salary: £DOE

Please email CV’s to sam.diamond@salesharks.com

Born in Manchester and proud of our roots, Sale Sharks is the only Premiership Rugby Union team in the North-West, playing top-flight rugby in the Gallagher Premiership and European Champions Cup, with an emerging Women’s team competing in Premiership Women’s Rugby.  Our club philosophy is to be a better person, our Shark blood of Togetherness, Fearlessness, Pride, Passion and Humility running through the club make us who we are.  A family woven together by the Fabric of the North.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

Sale Sharks (60%):

  • Responsibility for Sale Sharks Women’s social media channels
  • Content planning for Women’s comms, working with the marketing team to create a rolling 1-month schedule covering Social Media, CRM, Website, Campaigns, Tickets, Sponsorships
  • Content scheduling of all Women’s social media content
  • Tracking and analysis of Women’s content performance to present in marketing and social media meetings, taking learnings forward to improve performance
  • Responsibility for responding to social media comments and DMs, and re-acting to topical/relevant themes to ensure Sharks Women is part of the conversation
  • Support the Media and Content Exec with Women’s content creation from planning stage, pitching ideas, editing through to final output ensuring brand consistency across all production
  • Create Women’s match day social media content including live match action updates for Women’s home and away games, in line with commercial regulations
  • Social media and content trends research to help create and develop new ways to engage with our fanbase

Sale Sharks Foundation (40%):

  • Content planning for Sale Sharks Foundation, working across the foundation to create a high level yearly communications plan and rolling 1-month schedule covering Social Media, Website, Collateral Design, Campaigns
  • Lead on storytelling and the creation for of high-quality content for Sale Sharks Foundation to engage and grow our audience
  • Content scheduling of Sale Sharks Foundation social media content, tailoring content for the different needs across the different platforms
  • Tracking and analysis of Sale Sharks Foundation content performance to present to leadership group and monthly updates, taking learnings forward to improve performance
  • Responsibility for responding to social media comments and DMs, and re-acting to topical/relevant themes to ensure Sale Sharks Foundation is part of the conversation
  • Support the Foundation departments (Community Inclusion, Education & Grassroots) with content creation from planning stage, ideas, editing through to final output ensuring brand consistency across all production
  • Create awareness of Sale Sharks Foundation activities through social media content including linking with recognised national days, campaigns, launch events and commercial activity.
  • Create engaging collateral such as flyers and brochures, where needed to support the communication of programmes and offers
  • Social media and content trends research to help create and develop new ways to engage with our various Charitable audience including, schools, Rugby Clubs, Parents and Partners

Qualifications & Experience:

Essential

  • Marketing/Media/Sports Graduate – 2 years’ experience either within an agency team, an elite sports club or within a brand environment
  • Organic social media management experience
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Adobe Creative Suite skills

Desirable

  • Experience with social media planning/scheduling platforms

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