Social Content Creator

The Social Element

We offer Flexible Fridays - take your Friday afternoon off.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in London, UK ⚠️

🌎 Where: Hybrid - One day a week in the London office minimum

🤝 Type:  Full time salaried role

🚀 Join Us at Social Element! 🌟

Founded 22 years ago, we're a leading global and independent full-service social media agency on a mission to Make Social Better for everyone.

To us, better social means creating unskippable content, making scrolling safer for everyone, creating stronger connections with each other and making a huge impact.

Now, we're on the lookout for a creative Content Creator to join our Creative & Innovation, Europe team! 💼

Are you passionate about connecting brands with consumers through authentic, creative content? If so, we want you on our team!

👊 The Opportunity

We're seeking a talented Social Content Creator to join our European team at Social Element. In this role, you'll harness your creativity to craft and create compelling social content that not only elevates our client’s presence but also broadens their reach across diverse demographics on various social platforms.

This role offers a thrilling opportunity to breathe new life into an absolutely incredible global automotive brand. You’ll have the chance to bring your fresh, most innovative ideas, which will help a well-established brand stand out in the competitive social landscape.

 If you want to make a significant impact and help a leading automotive brand to evolve and transform their brand beyond social, we would love to hear from you.

📅  What You’ll Do

The Content Creator will be responsible for creating culturally led content for an automotive brand's social channels. Starting with a focus on Instagram, they will be a self-starter who can ideate, shoot and edit to a high standard and brief designers when required. They will always be on the lookout for the latest trends, and work closely with our Social Media Managers to make sure we are creating content that will resonate with our audience across a variety of different interests.

  • Ideate, design and create on-trend and highly shareable socially native content that drives engagement and connection to the auto brand across different mediums e.g. stills, carousels, reels, stories, copywriting, etc.
  • Maintaining social fluency - understanding social trends and nuances as they emerge while staying current with social platforms trends capabilities and offerings (including TikTok, Instagram, Pinterest, X, and Facebook.)
  • Shooting and using your own content but also using a huge library of existing video, photography and any other imagery from our client’s library.
  • Working closely with Creative, Strategy and Social teams to ensure the best social strategy for the brand  and implement that throughout the year.
  • Creating and guiding content based on client fit and brand safety as strongly as cultural opportunity.

About You 👇

  • Creative drive and have a strong work ethic with a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.
  • Always strive to produce creative, beautiful, and useful design solutions.
  • Knowledge of various social media platforms and graphic design tools and software's.
  • Keeping relevant  with the latest technologies in design- and be excited to learn and implement any in your creative work.
  • A self-starter with adaptability to work in a fast-paced growing environment.
  • Confident in presenting ideas to clients and internal stakeholders. Excitement to learn and collaborate with internal team members.
  • Naturally inclusive, collaborative and with a positive can-do attitude
  • Mid to Senior level Content Creator, Motion Designer or a similar role where you produced creative ideas for clients on social.
  • Portfolio of work e.g. motion, photography, typography, branding, etc.
  • All-round knowledge of working with video, graphic design, typography, layout, illustration and typography, with understanding of brand guidelines.
  • Strong creative eye for content native to each social platform and a working knowledge of social platform audiences.
  • Proficient in social-first video creation using a variety of tools, from After Effects to Capcut
  • Comfortable in shooting with DSLR as you are shooting on mobile as well as editing with traditional and app-based tools.
  • Experience creating for and using social platforms including TikTok, Instagram, Pinterest, X, Facebook, and YouTube.

🏠 Remote/Flexible  working (occasional travel)

🏖️ 33 days of holiday (including the bank holidays)

🎂 Birthday off

✨ Annual Occasion Day off for an important event (eg moving house, getting married)

❤️ 1 Volunteer day off

🌞 Flexible Fridays (Working half day)

👓 Eye care: Contributions towards eye tests and glasses

🏥 Enhanced sick pay: 4 weeks full pay, 4 weeks half pay

👪 Enhanced family friendly policies

🤗 Employee Assistance Programme  and wellbeing support

🛍️ Access to our discounts website

The Hiring Process

​The hiring process for this position will be made up of the  following stages:

📜 Portfolio -  we want to see both professional and personal work so don’t be afraid to show us what you want to be creating and what you are capable of!

🤝 Initial Call with one of Talent Team.

✨ First Interview with Director of Creative & Innovation

📜 Presentation

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Final Interview with Director of Creative & Innovation, and a Client Partner.

The Social Element Behaviours For Success

Be focused and decisive 🔥

Be brave and inspirational  🦸

Be rigorous in our approach 🕵️

Be considered and inclusive 🤗

Be loud and proud 🔊

Our Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Commitment

At The Social Element, we pride ourselves on a hiring process that is fair, transparent, and deeply focused on respecting the unique skills and experiences each candidate brings. We warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, especially from those who have been historically under-represented groups.

We value diverse thinkers and encourage those who have felt overlooked or unsure due to the confidence gap or imposter syndrome to apply — your unique talents and viewpoints are exactly what we might need.

We are committed to a supportive and inclusive application process. If there are accommodations or adjustments you need at any stage of the recruitment, please let us know in the application. We aim to ensure you feel fully supported throughout.

The Social

A global social media agency enabling brands to harness the power of social and build genuine human connections

Working Week

We offer Flexible Fridays - take your Friday afternoon off.

Our Vacation Policy

36 days of holiday (including the bank holidays)

Remote Working Policy

We offer a 100% remote working policy, or work from one of our many offices in the UK, USA and beyond.

Our Team

We're a team of 240 across 14 departments:

  • media and commmunication
  • human resources
  • operations
  • marketing
  • +10 more teams

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