Social Media Manager - 3 month contract







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Our client is a NZ political party with an office based in central Auckland. They are gearing up for the general election in October and are searching for a Social Media Manager to join their campaign team. This position will play a crucial role in managing their online presence, crafting compelling content, and leveraging social media platforms to build a strong digital community and drive meaningful conversations around their campaign.

Responsibilities of the role include:

-       Implementing a strategic social media plan in line with the campaign’s objectives, target audience and key messaging.

-       Creating compelling and engaging content across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

-       Developing and implementing innovative tactics to grow the campaign’s social media following, increase reach and drive interactions.

-       Identifying and engaging with key influencers, community leaders and local organisations to expand reach and build strategic partnerships.

-       Monitor and analyse social media analytics to measure effectiveness, track performance and provide data-driven insights for optimization.

Candidates for this role will need:

-       Proven experience as a Social Media Manager.

-       Strong knowledge of social media platforms, tools and best practices.

-       Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to craft compelling and persuasive content.

-       Skills in data analysis and reporting, with the ability to use insights to inform strategy and decision-making.

-       The ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while maintaining strong attention to detail.

-       Some familiarity with local politics, issues and key stakeholders is a plus.

Candidates will ideally be available to start ASAP, and the contract will run until mid-October.