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Digital Marketing Career Opportunities @ SocialMedia.ie

Are you looking for a new challenge and want to join one of the best digital agencies in Ireland?

Our sister brand Connector.ie is one of Ireland’s most progressive creative digital agencies specialising in connecting the digital and physical worlds. The team is based in the centre of innovation that is The Digital Hub. Connector is a leading Irish digital business agency supporting clients as they face up to digital, social & mobile challenges and opportunities.

We create ideas that turn into campaigns, campaigns that become content, content in social and digital media that generate awareness, positive sentiment, connections and great return on investment. We run training courses and other brands in our portfolio include TheSnapys.com, Futurology.ie & DigitalFood.ie.  To see more about our work with clients, click here.

We are always on the lookout for talented people to join our team in Dublin and the following are current open opportunities.  We are looking for a brilliant Digital Account Manager and a talented Digital Marketing Intern.

DIGITAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

Job Description

  • This is a full time position based in our office in The Digital Hub in Dublin, Ireland.
  • Salary negotiable based on experience.
  • Regular training provided.

Job Requirements

  • Liaise with clients on digital marketing projects.
  • Write briefs with detailed functionality specifications
  • Brief and manage creative teams, and understand all processes and platforms.
  • Responsible for the quality of service of all integrated campaigns across all channels including SEO, PPC, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
  • Plan and write digital content to support the social media and online strategy, for each relevant audience and marketing channel (email, apps, website, social networks etc.)
  • Manage internal marketing, communications and team training.
  • Update online content via the content management systems (CMS), Hootsuite and email marketing platforms.
  • Use customer insight to monitor visitor engagement and optimise content in line with customer requirements.
  • Report on digital marketing campaigns, to show conversion rates and analytics on key goal conversions.
  • Social media planning and management to include blogs, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
  • Responsibilities include copywriting, keyword strategy, link building & site architecture.
  • Plan and implement customer research and using the findings to feed into the online strategy to support the business goals (growth, retention, engagement).
  • Understand client objectives and alignment of the social strategy In addition to managing social media platforms for the client and build ongoing relationships.
  • Present findings to key stakeholders to drive the social media strategy and engage key users.
  • Identify new tools, including reporting tools to measure the activity.
  • Manage company blogging to develop and influence key bloggers and “thought leaders”.
  • Implement traditional and digital PR content writing for press releases and newsletters.
  • Develop and plan social media content with key teams, write design briefs and brief designers.
  • Manage copywriting, keyword strategy, link building, site architecture.
  • Produce KPIs and insight to improve digital campaigns.
  • Increase awareness of the brand, product and services both internally and externally through outreach and social media amplification.
  • Manage aspects of the website content and help with keyword research, on-page optimisation, technical SEO and link-building best practices.
  • Create internal content, including presentations emails, brochures and internal sales collateral.
  • Own and manage the branding guidelines and check for compliance.
  • Produce training and best practice guides to manage content and relevant systems.
  • Delivering Training when necessary.

Candidate Profile

  • The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years relevant experience.
  • Business, communications or digital qualification – Degree or higher.
  • Native English speaker.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Creative with passion for marketing across all platforms ie.website, video, photography and digital media.
  • Confident in engaging with clients and making presentations.
  • Pro-active to keep up to date with the company’s products, services and marketing campaigns.
  • Willing to share knowledge and expertise, and guide other colleagues.
  • Results focused with excellent project management skills.
  • Able to multi-task and stay calm under pressure.
  • Accuracy with attention to detail – excellent at proofreading.
  • Not frightened to debate content – be customer’s voice!
  • Keep up to date with all branding processes and guidelines.

Desirable Technical Experience

  • Up to date with asset management and best practice.
  • Understand regulatory requirements which impact content management for the website and external communications. i.e. eCommerce legislation, Data Protection etc.
  • Experience of YouTube videos and customer engagement content.
  • Experience in using CMS system and uploading data and basic HTML coding
  • Some experience in design packages i.e. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Fireworks
  • Ability to use analytics to help with content management.
  • Good knowledge of email, PPC, SEO & Social Media.

DIGITAL MARKETING INTERN

We are looking for a full-time or part-time Digital Marketing Ninja to join the team immediately. This mission would suit a fanatic in the arts of digital and social media marketing. By joining our elite team you will gain industry experience with one of Ireland’s top digital specialists who offer a range of Digital, Social & Mobile services.

The Job

After your initiation to our brotherhood of ninja, you will work on internal projects and client work in the area of digital, social and mobile marketing. You will gain invaluable experience with website content management, blogging, community management, digital video, email marketing, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, mobile media and much more! The student shall soon become the master…

The Ideal Candidate

Ideally you will already have the following:

  • Degree in business, communications or technology;
  • Some experience in digital marketing and social media;
  • Good Presentation Skills;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English;
  • A strong knowledge of Digital Marketing Metrics and Analysis is a plus;
  • Martial arts skills not required (for now…)

The Offer

This is an unpaid full time / part time junior position with considerable training but expenses will be covered. We are looking at a 8 to 12 weeks trial period before we promote the person to a full time salaried position. Commission on sales is available immediately if you can help us win new business.  People eligible for JobBridge can apply through this program and should the candidate prove successful after the the 2-3 month period a full time salaried position will be offered.

To apply , contact us on team@socialmedia.ie with your CV and details of your availability with Digital Marketing Internship or Digital Account Manager in the subject line.

If you are passionate about social media, online video, and everything in between you may be the one we are looking for!

SocialMedia.ie Labs – Re-mixing marketing, media and technology!

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SocialMedia.ie Labs were designed to help co-create innovative digital marketing campaigns with our clients.  Our goal is to create world class digital & social media campaigns for our clients in 2013.

We bring a team of marketers, developers and creatives together to work on new ideas with your marketing team.  We will come up with stories about your brand and dream up the perfect mix of technology and media to get the word out there for you.

Organisations with great strategies and campaigns are gaining considerable competitive advantage as more and more of our lives are happening online. Our collaborative approach is hugely beneficial and in these labs real campaign ideas are conceived and planned out for our clients to implement.

SocialMedia.ie Labs can be booked by an organisation, be it commercial, educational or purely recreational!  From the team behind Connector Events, you can be sure this will be a valuable experience on many levels.

OTHER SOCIALMEDIA.IE LABS

–          Campaign Lab – Campaigns co-created by a team of marketing and technology specialists

–          App Lab – Create really useful applications using Facebook Apps, Web Apps & Mobile Apps

–          Digital Video Lab – Bring your stories to life with our video planning, creation and promotion

–          WordPress Lab – We help you build great web sites and blogs to power your social media

To find out more about SocialMedia.ie Labs, please call +353 1 906 0006 or email team [@]socialmedia.ie

 

Social Media Tweets of the week – 22nd April 2012

Welcome to this weeks Tweets of the Week from @socialmedia_ie. This week we have been busy launching our new software, BOSSmetrics. Its a smarter way to improve your digital marketing by bringing all your digital and social data into one dashboard. With metrics in mind we also brought you 4 great reasons why website tracking is so essential for SEO and some Fortune 500 Social Media stats. Lastly if you are interested in Social Media and Blogging then why not check out our great Groupon deal here. You have until tonight to purchase at this greatly reduced price.

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Creating Connections Photo Competition Winner Announced

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back in November we launched the Creating Connections Photo Competition on the Connector Facebook page. We used RazorCoast to develop this Facebook app which was very easy to set-up and install and we have seen great results through our growing fan base. We would highly recommend this application to anyone looking to create a competition on their Facebook page.

Applicants had to upload a picture of themselves with their favourite connection whether it was a friend, boyfriend, girlfriend, a family member or even a pet. We had loads of entries but sadly there can only be one winner. And who is the lucky winner I hear you ask? Based on your votes, the winner of the Creating Connections Photo Competition is…(drum roll please)…Paul Seeber.

Congratulations to Paul who has won a fantastic gift bag!

SocialMedia.ie News Mashup – 12 December 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connector and EYP Tribes Christmas Party

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended the Connector and EYP Tribes Christmas party in Lillies Bordello last Thursday the 8th of December.  Many thanks to our sponsors El Comandante wine, The Aviva Stadium, The Guinness Store House, Sports Person Dream and Saba Restaurant.  The event was a big success and we raised a lot of money for Temple Street Children’s Hospital.

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News Mashup – Monday 28th November 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas Party

Our sister brand Connector has joined forces with the European Young Professionals (EYP) to bring you another great opportunity to make new connections in Dublin. This free event takes place on Thursday the 8th of December at 7pm in Lillies Bordello. For more information click here and if you would like to attend put your name on the list via our Facebook page.

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News Mashup – Monday 14th November 2011

Connector and EYP Christmas Party and competition

Our sister brand Connector has joined forces with the European Young Professionals (EYP) to bring you another great opportunity to make new connections in Dublin.  This free event takes place on Thursday the 8th of December at 7pm in Lillies Bordello.  For more information click here and if you would like to attend put your name on the list via our Facebook page.

We are running a competition in conjunction with the Tribes Christmas Party. All you have to do is upload a photo with yourself and your favourite connection. The winner will receive a gift bag worth €100. You can read the Terms & Conditions and enter the competition here.

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Connector and EYP Tribes Christmas Party

Our sister brand Connector have teamed up with European Young Professionals (EYP) to bring you another great opportunity to make new connections in Dublin. You will have the opportunity to make connections from tribes of the worlds of Arts, Music, Fashion, Sports, Film and Technology. Some food and drink will be provided by our sponsors and the entertainment will provided by a resident DJ.

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SocialMedia.ie Connector Zone – DMI 9th Nov. 2011

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About 5 years ago Conor started working with social media while Online Marketing Manager of RaboDirect.

About 3.5 years ago Connector was born and has since been joined by SocialMedia.ie and now we want to bring  some of the Connector spirit to SocialMedia.ie!  We want out trainees to network and connect with each other via our SocialMedia.ie blog.  We want to help you all make some more new connections, friends, followers and maybe even fans!

How?  Please leave a comment below with links to your web site, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn etc. and trainees/readers can connect with each other as they wish!

Happy connecting and chat soon!  And don’t forget to come to our Connector Christmas Party on 8th December in Dublin city centre.  More details soon!

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SocialMedia.ie Weekly News: September 19th

We have been very busy in the Socialmedia.ie offices and have some exciting plans in place.

Current Projects and New Team Members

Along with our regular social media training, we are currently working on a number of projects with Sage, NUI Maynooth and The Telecommunication Software and Systems Group (TSSG). In addition to these exciting projects, we have four new additions to the Socialmedia.ie team. Joining us are Cian Corbett, Fiona Pope, Liane Costello and Kieran Duffy.

Welcome to the team!

Exciting News

Conor Lynch has been asked to be a judge for the Junior Spider Awards. The programme began in 2009 and is aimed at students at primary and post primary school level. These awards aim to acknowledge the innovation amongst web creators in schools and to honour outstanding online achievements. Closing date for entries is November 1st so apply now!

Blogger of the Month

Congratulations to Phillip Bagnall who has been chosen as the first connector.TV Blogger of the Month! This award is well deserved by Phillip for all of his his sterling work watching and reviewing movies for connector.TV.

Well done Phillip, we look forward to reading your next blog post!

More Digital Video Content:

Upon Conor Lynch’s nomination for the iia Net Visionary Awards, we created this special 1950s video to highlight his achievement.

We have joined forces with director Martin Moylan once again to create even more digital content. Here we are brainstorming for our next creation. It is sure to be a good one so watch this space!