Social Media Executive

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Social Media Executive - London/Hybrid

Do you keep up to date with Social Media?
Do you know your Chloe from your Balmain? 
Do you love all things luxury retail? 
If YES, we may have the role for you… 
Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a new Social Media Executive to join its thriving Marketing department in our Head Office in London – Knightsbridge. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you.  

How we reward your hard work… 

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as. 

  • Up to 40% off fashion  
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers 
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine and spirits 
  • Clothing allowance 

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our Employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay! 

About the role… 

As Scoial Media Executive you will support the Social Media Manager in overseeing the delivery of the Harvey Nichols social media channels. This role will be working across all the Social Media activity for the group ensuring that Harvey Nichols has authority in fashion, beauty, and lifestyle on social media. The role will be accountable for all our social media channels, which include Facebook, Twitter, Pintrest and Instagram. The Social Media Executive will also be expected to work within the guidelines of the Harvey Nichols social media strategy, as well as creating and uploading exciting social first content.The long-term objective is to nurture and grow our social media channels by improving engagement and reach as well as expanding into new platforms.

  • Working with the Social Media Manager to deliver our social media strategy which clearly outlines what social media channels we have (and why) as well as our approach to each of these channels in a way that is unique and differentiated in the market.
  • Social specific ideation for content across Instagram, Facebook and Tik Tok, for video, still and story formats.
  • Support with writing strategic creative briefs for social first content, to guide the design team. Ensuring business priorities, key brands and products are reflected.
  • Support the Social Media Assistant with content scheduling using Sprinklr, across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
  • Support the Assistant Social Media Manager and Social Media Assistant with calendar planning, ensuring requests from all departments are supported, strategically placed, and posted in a timely manner.
  • Own filming social first content for use across Instagram reels, and story content.
  • Be able to react quickly to emerging trends, and implement these trend in a Harvey Nichols tone of voice.
  • Source quality user generated content and brand imagery, that reflects the Harvey Nichols tone of voice, on a weekly basis for use across social media channels.
  • Work closely with the Creative Content team and the Social Media Manager to ensure we are distributing content on our social media channels that is aligned with our brand vision and has the HN authority.
  • Work closely with the regional stores to ensure a regional presence is reflected on our social channels and that satellite account content (e.g. OXO) is of high quality and reflects our brand.
  • Work with the wider Creative Content team to ensure social asset deadlines are met
  • Monitor KPIs for measuring the success of social media channels, analyse, review, and report on effectiveness of (new) initiatives.
  • Stay abreast of social media updates, trends, and opportunities across all key platforms.

Is this you? 

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different.  

**Please submit a portfolio showcasing your social media work**

  • Do you have Digital Marketing, PR, Journalism, Photography, Film or related experience?
  • Do you have experience in Marketing, Digital, and social media with demonstrated success in the role(s) working for either a brand or an agency?
  • Do you have excellent experience in social media community management?
  • Do you have excellent knowledge of local social media landscape?
  • DO you have strong experience of using social media management tools?
  • Are you confident creating social first video content?

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! 

Where do I sign? 
If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us. 


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