Social Media Partner

Diocese of Guildford

The Diocese of Guildford has an exciting opportunity for a Social Media Partner to join our new Youth Catalyst Project Team. The Social Media Partner role is to design and deliver the social media aspects of the Youth Catalyst Project which reaches and equips the emerging generation to find and follow Jesus.

The Youth Catalyst Project is a bold programme which seeks to enhance youth ministry by working with and in schools and churches across the Diocese of Guildford to double the amount of young people in faith by 2030.

As the Social Media Partner you will be responsible for developing and executing our social media strategy to enhance our online presence, engage our community, and attract new followers. You will work closely with our Communications Team to produce and share compelling content that aligns with our mission and values.

Some of the Key Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive social media strategy across platforms.
  • Create, curate, and manage engaging content, including graphics, videos, and written posts.
  • Monitor social media for trends, opportunities, and engagement.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure consistent messaging and branding.

Please refer to the attached Job Description for the full details of the responsibilities of the Social Media Partner. 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have proven experience in a Social Media or Communications role.
  • Experience of developing Christian social media content.
  • Strong understanding of social media platforms and trends from an organizational perspective.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in graphic design tools (e.g. Canva, Adobe Creative Suite) and video editing software
  • Creative mindset with the ability to produce innovative content.
  • Broad awareness of trends in youth culture with a passion for youth engagement and worship

The successful candidate will need to hold a full UK driving licence and have their own vehicle as this position will require some travel around the diocese from time to time.

Benefits of the role include:

  • Competitive salary within the Charity Sector
  • Hybrid working
  • A 15% non-contributory pension/life assurance provision
  • 25 days annual leave per year, plus bank holidays
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Attractive open-plan office and surroundings at Church House Guildford with free parking

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to send a detailed covering letter, along with your CV, outlining how you meet the essential and desirable criteria in the person specification as detailed in the job description. Applications without a cover letter cannot be considered. Applications should be submitted through the following link: Job Openings (peoplehr.net)

This role carries an occupational requirement to be a practising Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

The Diocese of Guildford take our responsibility for the safeguarding of children and adults seriously. Our recruitment processes reflect this commitment.

We believe that diversity is a strength. We actively welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and identities, particularly those who identify as female, younger, of a UK Minority Ethnic/Global Majority Heritage, or disabled, as its essential that we reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Salary: 28,390 – 30,960

Supporting documents: Job Description Social Media Partner May 2024.pdf

Closing date: 7th July, 2024 at 00:00

Interview date: 22nd July, 2024

To apply for this job please visit thedioceseofguildford.peoplehr.net.