Social Media Strategist

A great opportunity for a social specialist to develop our clients social strategies alongside our growing digital marketing, PR, content and creative teams.

Job description

Join an award-winning, Drum top ten UK agency, based on the waterside in Southampton.

You will be collaborating with our agency teams across a range of disciplines to create dynamic social campaigns that engage audiences and deliver the right commercial results.

You will be able to demonstrate an enthusiastic and creative approach to using social and will be able to show us recent client/in-house social campaign successes.

The MTM Agency has become a brand recognised in the Marine, Sports, Energy, Construction and Renewables markets, not only for fully integrated marketing campaigns but also as a specialist in delivering large scale digital projects.

About the role

A great opportunity for a social specialist to develop our clients social strategies alongside our growing digital marketing, PR, content and creative teams. You will work with our planners and designers and liaise with clients, to report on outstanding social campaigns.

Essential Skills

  • 2+ years’ experience working in an agency environment or within a client brand’s social team, with a strong understanding of current social channels
  • A true passion for social media
  • Creative and ideas driven, with a desire to find new ways to deliver on our client’s objectives using social channels
  • Great organisational skills and a very keen eye for detail
  • Confident and comfortable speaking and presenting your ideas to the team and clients
  • Able to build strong personable relationships
  • Excellent command of English language and grammar
  • Enjoy collaborating with the rest of the social team and within the wider agency
  • Experience in social campaign management

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with our content teams on the development of social media strategies, content planning and delivery to reach agreed audiences
  • Taking the time to understand clients tone of voice and personality, guaranteeing all content is delivered in line with the brand and its values.
  • Working to the highest levels of accuracy and building trust with the client, ensuring that all activities are aligned with the client’s strategy and preferences
  • Supporting the social team with community management and monitoring of client’s social channels
  • Developing engaging and creative social content that deliver real engagement, adds value, and positions the brand
  • Working with the digital performance team to deliver paid social campaigns.


We give everyone who works at MTM the opportunity to make their own decisions and grow with us, carving their own path.

We want you to challenge, question and grow within the agency.

We offer flexible working, and, most importantly, we believe in trusting our team, supporting each other and all our endeavors.

We’re an agile bunch so it’s a fast-moving, exciting environment that isn’t for everyone but if you can keep up, you’ll see the rewards and be motivated to new levels.

Flexible working means working in the office in our waterside studio in Southampton with some home working mixed in. If we can make your life a bit easier...if it works for the business, it’s generally fine with us.

We give all our clients, large and small, the same level of care and attention and it’s why we keep our clients for 3x industry averages. Check out to see what we mean.

Our Investment in You:

You're serious about producing the very best, so we make sure you're equipped to do it. You'll be provided with what you need to maximise your potential. Just tell us what you need.

You're trusting us with the next phase in your career - so we're trusting you to work in the manner that works best for you. In the office and the flexibility for some home working - we'll work with you to find a routine that works.

We do things properly. We have an excellent agency reputation and are trusted by some of the largest and most respected organisations in the world. We expect you to be at the top of your game and represent us to the best of your ability when working directly with clients.

We have a growing team with very low staff turnover. Testament perhaps to our investment in and care for our team, it means that our team grows together. You'll work alongside some amazingly talented colleagues who will help you progress, and you will enjoy sharing your experience to help others. We also provide an annual budget to help you up-skill.

We care, we're an ethically minded agency and operate in a way that not only helps our business, but helps others do good; whether that's other businesses, charities, or organisations. We hope you think in a similar way.

Your next step

email your CV with a covering letter to Gordon Hawes - [email protected]

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