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We Are Hiring: Social Media Content Creator

22 February 2021

Gather Social Nottingham - Social Media Content Creator

We are Gather Social and we were born disruptive, and we are looking for you to come and be disruptive too.

The creative team at Gather Social are looking for a passionate and social-obsessed creative who has experience ideating and producing assets for all major social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Tiktok and beyond.) You will be working with an ambitious and fast-paced team of social media experts and will work with a wide range of clients on a daily basis. Our clients range from, billion-pound nationwide businesses to local restaurants and everything in between. 

You should have some experience creating marketing content, whilst also exhibiting a love for social, you will need some experience in Websites, SEO, Design and Video. You are a hard-working individual, who takes initiative and demonstrates an enthusiasm to lead on creative projects and interpreting briefs from the creative team. You should have a creative mindset and be curious and inquisitive with a thirst to learn. You will want to be stimulated on a daily basis and desire responsibility straight from day one.

We’ll be leaning on your expertise to create content which is:

Bold: Stand out content is key in the social world. We believe that content for our clients should always provide value, whilst also being fresh and innovative. 

Relevant: Social Media changes every day. Can you keep up and keep your content relevant to what is happening in the world. 

Platform first: Not only is social media a constantly changing landscape, it is also spread across various platforms. Understanding each social platform and how content should be optimised to achieve the highest results possible.

What You Will Be Working On:

  • Handling inbound content requests and pulling together ideas for social media campaigns, digital strategies, website builds, and more.
  • Producing creative assets, including graphics, illustrations, videos, GIFs, and social first ads for delivery across a variety of mediums and formats, including all major social platforms.
  • Working with a wide range and quality of video and static imagery - from a collection of photography to short video clips - and turning them into content assets built for individual platforms and audiences.
  • Assisting on product photoshoots and client video sessions to create eyecatching content that is then formatted and distributed across all social media. 
  • Participating in brainstorming, development, and post-production of design or video concepts from the drawing board through to completion.
  • Staying on top of social media content trends and injecting your research into your content. 
  • Aligning with the creative team on social-first copy and blogs that speak to different audiences and elevates the clients ‘Tone of Voice’.
  • Using our bespoke social platform to distribute and handover content to clients on a daily basis. 
  • Building website concepts for clients using Wix, WordPress, Joomla and more. 

Who We Are Looking For:

Proficiency and experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) and video editing software. Mobile creator apps and in-app editing (Canva, Instagram story creation, TikTok editing etc.) After Effects and motion design a plus.

Someone who shows a demonstrable passion, curiosity and experience in making creative content on social media platforms.

The ability to digest and interpret topline briefs, adding your own creative spin and pushing the boundaries creatively, whilst remaining conscious of brand guidelines and visual identities.

You are an efficient communicator who can articulate their ideas clearly and explain the ‘why’ behind their creative decisions.

Experience in photography and video production and editing, as this is a fast-growing area of the business. 

Experience building simple websites such as Wix or WordPress. 

A Creative, Marketing or Business related degree is preferred. Graduates are encouraged to apply. 

Why Join Gather Social

Office Dogs 

Competitive Salary £18,000 PA with fast progression 

20 Days Holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays

Generous Christmas period and Birthdays off for FREE

Training opportunities 

Post/Newly qualified Graduate or Direct Social Media Agency experience

Our workday is 9.00 - 5.30 give or take, with flexible working available.

We are based in Nottingham.

Permanent role subject to 3 months probationary period 

To apply:

Due to Covid-19, we have adapted our hiring process to help you showcase your creative ability from the very beginning of the process. To apply for this role, please complete the following tasks and send them via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  1. Send us a creative version of your CV and cover letter
  2. Write a blog on any topic of your choice 
  3. Head to our website and create at least 3 social media posts to promote Gather Social. You should create these from scratch to show off your creative ability. Be as brave as you want to!
  4. Film and edit a 60-second video about why you should get the job. You can be as creative as you like with this! 
  5. Send us some examples of previous work or your portfolio (if you don’t have this, don’t worry)

You can present these in any way that you wish! You can send them on your website, PDF, Powerpoint or whatever else works for you!

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 9th March 5 pm

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 16th and the role is for an immediate start 

Good luck. 

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