Digital Community Manager (Paid Part-Time Internship)
Player4Player is a unique initiative co-founded by former footballers to provide current and former players with unrivalled expertise and trusted services to promote and protect their careers. Our priority is always to maximise players’ interests and wellbeing.
Player4Player is looking for a Digital Community Manager to increase and engage our target audience across all operated social media platforms.
This will principally be achieved through online conversations and interactions.
They will also provide support to our external social media agency with the implementation of our social and audience strategy from content ideation and creation through to platform publishing.
The aim is to increase awareness and adoption of the support and services we offer to players whilst promoting our brand values of integrity, transparency and passion.
Communication skills and a strong interest in football and social media are fundamental.
Paid part-time internship working remotely for a minimum of 3 months.
Based within the UK, so there is availability to attend events if required.
Roles & Responsibilities
> Lead online community management by managing the day-to-day social activity including communicating with the Player4Player audience and responding to any queries or comments promptly.
> Monitor social media platforms at regular intervals each day to identify opportunities to engage in meaningful conversations with players or relevant organisations in the industry to build valuable relationships.
> Maximise players’ awareness and adoption of the support and services we offer through your work.
> Ensure your work is consistent with organisation’s values, business priorities and brand objectives including through using a consistent and appropriate tone of voice in all communications.
> Align with and support the execution of Player4Player's social and audience strategy, led by our external social media agency, including offering suggestions.
> Have the opportunity to propose ideas for audience led, image and video social assets, optimised and tailored by platform, providing informed opinions on both created and curated content.
> Review key audience metrics, qualitative and quantitative, to make suggestions for enhancing social media output.
> Keep up to date on current and emerging social and digital trends and platforms.
> Stay informed of the latest news and updates on issues relevant to both current and former players in both the men’s and women’s games.
> Offer a social media perspective on overall organisation strategy and operations.
> Attend occasional events if required to capture content that can be utilised on digital and social media platforms.
> Report to the CEO and General Manager, delivering weekly community update and review.
> Possess excellent communication skills.
> Highly self-motivated individual that can work independently.
> Ability take initiative, assume responsibility and proactively problem solve.
> Passion for football and social media.
> Broad understanding of football and player community.
> In-depth knowledge and familiarity of social media platforms and audiences.
> Possess a drive and ambition to contribute to the growth of Player4Player and fulfil its mission through its social media presence.
> Commitment to personal development and learning.
> Desirable to possess experience of working within both digital and sports sectors, building engaged communities online and being employed in a client facing capacity but not essential.
> Work remotely with access to own computer and internet connection but based in UK.
> Role is part-time with the number of hours negotiable dependent on candidate’s circumstances. They will be required to be spread their hours of work across both weekdays and weekends.
> Willing to start immediately and must be available for a minimum of 3 months.
> This internship would be suitable for a current or recent student that is looking to gain experience and is interested in pursuing a future career in the sports industry.
> Be part of a growing organisation with a valuable mission.
> Opportunity to engage with stakeholders across the football industry, both in the men’s and women’s game.
> Gain experience of building an online community for a recently launched start-up.
> Flexible hours and work remotely.
How To Apply
Email your CV (max 2 pages) and why you are the ideal candidate for this role in no more than 500 words to email@example.com by Monday19th April 2021.