[PIAS] – Social Media Management Assistant (UK)


This is a newly created role within the digital team of [PIAS] Global Artist & Label Services focussing on social media support for curatorial/ editorial brands (launching March 2017).

The key functions of the role will be to grow audiences across social media platforms & streaming services, interact with these communities of fans and, ultimately, drive discovery and streams of our repertoire.

The successful candidate will live and breathe social media and be a demonstrably heavy user of all major platforms as well as possessing an ability to talk to different audience types in a variety of tones

The position will report to the Global Director of Strategy for Streaming, Note that this is junior role but with ample room for growth. Salary dependent on experience.

Applications to be sent to recruitmentuk@pias.com closing date is 22nd February only a limited number of applicants will be invited to interview for this position

Key Tasks:
  • Social Media & eCRM – Updating fans with posts, newsletter and tweets & growing database
  • Profile/Channel Management – helping update and grow playlist brands
  • Influencer outreach – develop network of contacts that can provide promotional support
  • Recreating Spotify playlists across other platforms – Playlists need to be replicated across streaming platforms
  • Asset editing/creation –Photoshop, audio ads, playlist branding, promotional banners
  • Copy writing – social media posts, newsletters, blog initiatives
  • SEO – tagging within Social platforms, Spotify and YouTube
  • Regularly auditing of profiles/channels and label activity as well as research into competitor activity
  • Generating links across [PIAS] & partner sites and adding Spotify play buttons/ YouTube embeds
  • Assist with development of [PIAS] artist profile/channel network
  • Research and summary writing
  • Compiling regular analytics reports
  • Any other reasonable tasks requested by line managers
Essential Skills:
  • Exemplary knowledge of all Social Media Platforms (especially Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Twitch & Reddit)
  • An ability to empathise with different audience types and speak/write in different tones
  • Adobe Photoshop to a good level,
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Passionate about music and knowledgeable about a variety of genres as well as online music culture
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi task
  • Creative and dynamic thinker
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages (Word, Excel, Power Point)
Desirable Skills
  • Working knowledge of audio mixing & video editing software
  • Some design skills
  • Understanding of the digital music landscape (particularly streaming)
  • Interest in technology and emerging media
  • Working Knowledge of HTML
  • Proficiency in multiple languages (especially Spanish) is distinct bonus