Executive Assistant & Social Media Manager

Heavily influenced by both watersports culture and the UK skate scene, Palm Culture’s mission is to supply high-quality garments, as well as provide new events, competitions and opportunities, to the UK watersports scene.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to take a leading role in a fast-growing business that’s helping to shape the future of UK watersports. Join a passionate and dynamic team, and progress your career in social media, event planning and the online retail sector. This is a remote job, you will not be expected to travel to work, however, there will be opportunities to attend our events in Bristol and in South-West England should you wish.

Responsibilities

(You will be given full training)

  • (Manage the day-to-day handling of the Palm Culture Instagram account (@thepalmculture). This involves creating and planning posts via a scheduling software, running daily interactive stories, and growing the account through engagement and interaction.

  • Develop creative and engaging social media strategies to increase brand awareness. This may involve competitions and promotional campaigns.

  • Negotiate brand deals and partnerships with potential social media influencers for collaborative marketing.

  • Support the Events Manager by contacting our sponsored clubs and other UK university watersports clubs, to schedule events, competitions and on-water sessions.

  • Support the Events Manager by liaising with wave, wake and water-front centres in the UK to arrange event bookings.

  • Support the Director by assisting with the administrative side of club merchandise orders and brand collaborations.

  • Respond to customer queries through the website and social media channels.

Skills & Experience

  • Strong written communication skills, including proofing and editing.

  • Good verbal communication and inter-personal skills.

  • Solid understanding of social media platforms (primarily Instagram, Facebook and TikTok). Experience using these in a professional / brand-based capacity is desirable. Experience of social media marketing is also desirable.

  • Knowledge of social media scheduling software (e.g. Later), graphic design software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop) and administrative software (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Google Drive) is desirable.

  • Excellent organisational skills, with the capacity to prioritise tasks and work across multiple projects.

  • Creative thinking skills for contributing new and innovative ideas.

  • Interest in travel, adventure and the watersports / skate scene, with a desire to help promote these in a sustainable way.

  • Please note: all software will be provided for you.

  • Minimum age - 18.

The Package

  • 25 hrs/week.

  • National minimum wage.

  • Flexible schedule.

  • Online training & employability support in your chosen field.

  • Free equipment and software.

  • Team social activities, plus the option to receive free surfing and windsurfing tuition from our staff and ambassadors.

  • Opportunity to network with key people in the watersports / skate / university club scene.

  • Opportunity to get involved with and receive training in other aspects of the business – e.g. event planning, clothing design, photography and videography.

  • Free Palm Culture merchandise & products.

Due to the funding for this role, the candidate will need to be on or eligible for Universal Credit.

This can be applied for on the UK government website.

Interested?

Send your cover letter and CV to Adam at sales@palmculture.com

Application deadline - 15th November 2021