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We Are Hiring: Social Media Content Creator

01 September 2023
Gather Social Nottingham - Social Media Content Creator

Based in Nottingham, UK, Gather Social is a hybrid social media marketing agency, with a team of young creative staff and a bespoke social platform. Founded eight years ago, our Managing Director, Samuel Evans aimed to disrupt the marketing industry by putting social media at the forefront of everything we do.

We’re looking for a passionate and social-obsessed creative to join the content team at Gather Social. This role is an entry-level position and would be perfect for someone with a creative degree with experience in creating content for all major social media platforms (Instagram, Twitter/X, Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok, Youtube and beyond.) If you consider yourself a hard-working individual, who takes initiative and demonstrates a love for social media, then we want you! 

You’ll have the pleasure of joining an ambitious and fast-paced team of social media experts and the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients daily. At Gather Social, every working day is different and from day one you’ll be given the responsibility to work on numerous client accounts. Our customers range from, billion-pound nationwide businesses to local restaurants and everything in between. 

💻🎥📱What you'll be doing:
  • Content Ideation: Handling inbound content requests and coming up with creative ideas for client social media campaigns, digital strategies, website builds, and more.
  • Content Creation: Producing creative assets, including graphics, illustrations, and videos for delivery across various mediums and formats, including all the major social media platforms.
  • Creative Shoots: Assisting the current creative team on client shoots, either in-house or on location, taking imagery and video content that is then formatted and distributed across all social media. 
  • Social Media Management: Managing clients' social accounts, including posting daily stories and engaging with audiences. 
  • Being an Expert: Staying on top of social media content trends and injecting your research into your content. 
  • Copywriting: Aligning with the creative team on social-first copy and blogs that speak to different audiences but elevate the client's ‘Tone of Voice’.
  • Editing: Confidently using the Adobe editing suite to enhance imagery in Lightroom, produce marketing assets in Photoshop and edit video content in Premiere Pro. 
  • Client Communication: Liaising with clients and external visitors comfortably, representing the business in a professional manner. 
  • Website Management: Maintaining, updating and building website concepts for clients using Wix, WordPress and Joomla. 
  • Social Media Scheduling: Using our bespoke scheduling software to publish regular and consistent social media content across client channels.
👀 Who we’re looking for:
  • Someone who shows a demonstrable passion, curiosity and experience in making creative content on social media platforms.
  • An efficient and confident communicator who can articulate their ideas clearly and explain the ‘why’ behind their creative decisions.
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects etc.) Mobile creator apps and in-app editing (Canva, Capcut, Instagram story creation, TikTok editing etc) - Feel free to send us some examples! 
  • Someone with drive and ambition! You'll need a particular attitude to work in this industry. A growth mindset will help when having to constantly adapt to the ever-changing world of social media. 
  • Someone who is naturally curious about the developments of the digital world and excited by its potential for brands and their marketing.
  • Some experience in photography, video production and editing.
  • Some experience with SEO and building simple websites such as Wix or WordPress. (Desirable not essential)
  • A Creative or Marketing-related degree is preferred.
Why join Gather Social? 
  • Competitive Salary with opportunities for pay increases and fast progression within the business.
  • Dog-friendly modern city centre office.
  • 20 Days Holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays.
  • Generous Christmas holiday period and Birthdays off for FREE.
  • Training opportunities (CIM accredited course in partnership with NTU, Marketing Events, Meta and TikTok Advertising training).
  • Hybrid role - We encourage working from both home and the office (the current team spend approximately 3 days a week in the office, and 2 days at home).
  • Flexible Working - Upon completion of probation we have a completely open and modern approach to a flexible/work-from-anywhere policy. 
  • Regular social evenings and team activities: Our most recent socials include Pub Quiz nights, Bongo’s Bingos and Bowling at Roxy Ballroom.
  • Fun, young ‘Gen Z’ team.
  • Work Apple Macbook and iPhone provided.

Our office is based in Nottingham City Centre, with adequate public transport links and nearby external parking facilities. Unfortunately, at this time we cannot offer onsite parking for this role. This is a permanent role subject to 3 months probationary period and the role is an immediate start.

How to apply?

Our hiring process is very unique and will help you showcase your creative ability from the beginning.

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.. (WeTransfer is fine!)

  1. Send us your creative CV and personal cover letter to explain why you’d like to work at Gather Social.
  2. Head to our website and create 3 social media posts to promote Gather Social. You should create these from scratch to show off your creative ability - check out our own socials for inspiration. Please also write 3 captions to accompany the imagery. Be as brave as you want to!
  3. Film a 60-second video about why you should get the job. Show off your personality, we want to get to know you! You can be as creative as you like with this. 
  4. Send us some examples of previous work or your portfolio. (If you have this, don’t worry if not).

You can present your application in any way that you wish, via a website, PDF, PowerPoint Presentation or whatever else works for you!

Our interviews will be held in person at our Nottingham City Centre office. If you are successful at the interview, you’ll be invited to a paid trial day (date tbc), where you’ll meet our amazing team, get a feel for Gather Social and see if we are the right fit for you. 

Everyone is welcome to apply! We endeavour to celebrate different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds here at Gather Social! As an equal opportunities employer, we believe in the power of an inclusive, diverse and representative team. We look forward to and welcome all applications regardless of race, religion or belief, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, family, or parental status.

If you have queries about this role, please contact Mary Wheatley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Application Closing date: Thursday 14th September 2023, 5pm 

Proposed Interview Date: Tuesday 19th September 2023

We can’t wait to hear from you! Good luck.