Marketing Officer (Social Media)

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We have a fantastic opportunity for a creative and proactive person to play a pivotal part in our communications team for parents of babies born premature or sick.

We are looking for someone with a passion for social media to develop their career as a Social Media Officer.

Role Summary

Full-time (35 hours per week, with flexibility), 1-year fixed term contract.

Based in London SE1, with agile working policy enabling balance between office and working from home.

Salary: £26,500

Bliss is an award winning, digital first organisation looking for a Social Media Officer (maternity cover) to play a central role in a supportive and ambitious Communications Team.

You will have experience of working in a fast-paced marketing role, with a particular emphasis on digital communications, and will have a passion for learning new things and keeping up with the latest digital marketing trends.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for social media, and will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent IT skills including confidence in using CMS
  • An exceptional understanding of what makes engaging content for social media, web and e-comms
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of analytic tools and using insights to inform communications
  • An ability to be self-motivated, and to work independently as well as part of a team
  • An ability to think creatively and look for new ways of working

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to develop and refine their skills in this varied and creative role.

For more details, please view the job description and person specification attached to this advert and also available on our website.

Why work for Bliss?

We are an equal opportunities employer and take pride in our collaborative and inclusive work culture. We understand that we all have different priorities at home and we therefore aim to offer a mix of financial and non-financial benefits. Our benefits include financial, health & wellbeing, lifestyle and career development options:

  • 25 days paid holiday (pro-rata for part-time employees)
  • Flexible working practices
  • Relaxed work life and dress code
  • A contributory Bliss pension scheme
  • Interest free annual season ticket loans
  • Company and statutory sick pay scheme
  • Compassionate leave
  • Time off for volunteering
  • Salary sacrifice schemes (bike to work, payroll giving)
  • Access to 24x7 free Employee Assistance Programme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Learning and development via peer to peer, blended, cascaded and self-directed learning
  • Mentoring and coaching

Bliss recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equity and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds, including applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates as well as from LGB and Trans and non-binary candidates. 

We also recognise the value of flexible working, so will consider different types of flexibility (such as compressed hours, and hybrid remote working), as well as the possibility of offering the role on a job share basis.

How to apply

Interested applicants are requested to submit the following documents to recruitment@bliss.org.uk

  • CV
  • Supporting statement explaining how you meet the criteria in the person specification

This information is used when shortlisting candidates for interviews.

Please ALSO submit an Equal Opportunities Form. This will not be used when shortlisting candidates, and is anonymous, but helps us monitor and improve our recruitment practices.

We are recruiting on a rolling basis and early applications will be prioritised.

Interviews will take place via video call.

It is Bliss’ policy not to contact applicants who have not been invited for an interview so if you have not heard from us three weeks after the closing deadline, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.


Marketing Officer (Social Media) Job Description