Social Media Manager - Sport

Manchester, Salary:Negotiable

About Social Chain

This is Social Chain. A global social media agency. We deliver tangible results that have a long term transformational impact on progressive brands. We use the latest technology to drive strategy, the right minds to inspire creativity, and over 386 million people to maximise distribution. We currently have offices in Manchester, London, New York and Berlin. Interested in joining us? We’re always looking out for the next generation of talent to join our expansive team of creatives. We’re not looking for generic CVs, we’re looking for originality and a proven passion that grabs our attention.

Job Description

Calling all sport loving social media managers! We’re hiring for our award-winning team at Social Chain Manchester.

Are you a savvy social media enthusiast with a desire to develop and deliver first in class content for globally recognised brands?

We’re looking for someone with a deep understanding of the ever-evolving social landscape and an agile creative approach to briefs.

Main Responsibilities

  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Owning monthly content output for key sports clients
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Measurement and evaluation of content successes
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Management of a small sub team and coordination of interdepartmental collaboration
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Working with the accounts team to maintain a strong relationship with the client
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Keeping abreast of developments in the social industry and that of the client, applying these learnings to our work
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Management of social communities

Candidate Requirements

Must Haves

  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Strong understanding the ever-changing landscape of social media
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†A keen interest in sport, particularly football
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Proven experience delivering content against strategic objectives and KPIs
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Creative eye for what makes quality content
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Impeccable grammar and flair for writing captivating copy, including sport terminology
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Experience using social media management platforms such as Social Bakers
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Confidence building client relationships


  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Adobe Suite
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Paid Social Knowledge