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About Us - The Social Shepherd 🐑

We're a Social-first agency helping global brands, household names, and high-growth scale-ups accelerate their business growth.

Having recently won Best Large Social Agency in the UK and continued growth, we're now looking to take on our next member of the flock to enhance our Content team!

Our service offering includes:
• Organic Social
• Paid (Social & PPC)
• Creative
• Influencer
• Strategy

We’re a team of 65+ across Bath, London and New York, with big ambitions to continue delivering industry-leading campaigns.

First of all, here are some important things…

🏠 Work From Home: we operate a hybrid model where team members come to the office 3 days a week. A lot of our team loves working collaboratively, but they also like the option and balance of working from home.

🏋️ Benefits Package: Our collaboration with Bupa & Perkbox grants you access to a spectrum of health services, discounts, benefits, and perks. And that's not all – enjoy your... birthday off and kickstart a healthier commute with our cycle-to-work scheme, all yours upon successfully completing your probationary period.

🕐 Flexible hours: some people are early birds, and others like to start later. We allow people to set their own times, with some people starting at 8am and getting to finish up earlier! We trust our team to get their work done on their schedule.

❤️ We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability status. We want to support diverse and inclusive work environments and are actively looking for people who share our values.

💰 Bi-Annual Bonus: rewarding our team is something we love to do. Everyone who's in the team enjoys bonuses based on business performance & and growth!

Roles & Responsibilities

This role will have the title of (TBC): Head of TikTok or Creative Director (Social)

As the Head of TikTok, you’ll lead a team producing social-first video content from ideation, planning, creative direction, and shooting mobile-shot content.

You’ll deliver BAU content and Social Campaigns primarily for TikTok & Instagram but will also sit across YouTube, X and Facebook.

You’ll have 2x Social Creatives who report directly to you, with an additional 2+ indirect reports who report to the Social Creatives.

Our Social Content offering is one of our fastest growing, with more brands seeking TikTok and social-first content agencies - so it’s an exciting time to join us in our next stage of growth.

You’ll be responsible for:
• You'll lead a team of talented creatives, guiding them through the intricacies of crafting social-first video content that leaves a lasting impact.
• Lead on social-first campaign strategies.
• Nurture the potential of your team, imparting your wisdom and expertise to help them hone their skills and unleash their full creative potential.
• As the final gatekeeper, you'll ensure that every piece of content created by your team meets our high standards and aligns seamlessly with our client's visions.
• Support with brief writing and art direction.
• Join on shoots from time to time to lead our Content Creators.
• Liaise with clients to ensure you understand their brand and are able to lead them in bringing their social identity to life.
• Leading on pitches, showcasing your creative ideas and strategy to potential clients.
• Working closely with other department leads to ensure team collaboration is happening consistently across all departments.
• Line-management of manager-level creatives and supporting and overseeing their management of exec-level creatives.
• Supporting the opening of our London hub office.

• A portfolio which showcases your ability to deliver BAU TikTok content and strategies.
• 7+ years of experience in Social.
• A passion for and up-to-date understanding of social trends and pop culture.
• Base-level experience in editing on Premiere Pro, Capcut etc.
• You are creative in your nature and always strive to create unique and impactful content and campaigns for social communities.
• You have led a team before and are passionate about fostering an honest, proactive and transparent team environment.
• You understand the technical requirements that content must meet for performance on social media.
• A collaborative team player who enjoys working within their direct team and the wider marketing organisation.
• You are an organised individual with high standards and an ambition to create the best possible work you can with your team
United Kingdom


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