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Head of Social Media Marketing

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Head of Social Media Marketing
Head of Social Media Marketing
corporate.lastminute.com
https://corporate.lastminute.com/careers/job/?id=743999963749594&jobName=Head%20of%20Social%20Media%20Marketing

The Company

lastminute.com is the European Travel Tech leader in Dynamic Holiday Packages. It operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan. 

Our mission is to lead the travel industry by leveraging technology to simplify, personalise, and enhance our customers’ travel experience. Experts in brightening up online travel, we help our customers find and do “whatever makes them pink”. 

We continuously invest in talented people who ensure our offering is closer to the needs of the customers and keep us at the cutting edge of technology evolution. We run our business in 17 languages and 40 countries, with more than 1,500 employees spread across our offices worldwide, developing our own products and services to power the entire traveller journey for millions of people. 

At the heart of our culture is a commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

lastminute.com N.V. is a publicly-traded company listed under the ticker symbol LMN on the SIX Swiss Exchange. 


Job Description

At lastminute.com group, we recognize the critical role that social media plays in connecting with our audiences and driving growth. We are seeking an experienced Head of Social Media Marketing to elevate our presence across various channels and platforms. This senior-level position requires a strategic thinker who can distill complex challenges into actionable strategies and drive impactful campaigns that resonate with our target consumers.
Your role will involve collaborating with internal stakeholders to understand brand priorities and translate them into relevant consumer-focused strategies. You will lead and inspire a team, ensuring they are clear on their roles and tasks. Your expertise will help us stay ahead of the curve, while your data-driven approach will contribute to enhancing campaign performance and providing actionable insights.

Job title:

Head of Social Media Marketing

Brand:

lastminute.com

Department:

Marketing

Location:

London,United Kingdom

Contract:

Full-time

Main Language:

English

Qualifications

  • The head of social media marketing will:

    • Led and managed a team of Social Media Creators to build and develop a NEW style/approach to Lastminute’s social content that is not your normal corporate brand approach.

    • Creatively bring to life Lastminute’s social media strategy that sets us apart on newsfeeds, stories, for your pages and more.

    • Create a weekly end-to-end content production machine: your concepts and concepts from other team members. Video is key.

    • Work with the Brand Team to develop monthly creatively chaotic ideas for key projects.

    • Be an influence, coach and support to the wider social and brand teams, developing their knowledge and skills.

    • Keep your finger on the pulse of the latest social media trends, and know your memes, trending video content formats and tools needed to make creative effective.

    • Publish and distribute content across channels when required.

    • Put the consumer at the heart of any response using data and storytelling 

    • Brings true leadership in social (owned, earned and managed) media – is visionary about what’s next for brands across channels and platforms.

    • be data savvy – Can review several data points to share the right data adding to the strategy & results.  Monitor and analyse key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness of digital marketing initiatives and provide actionable insights to enhance campaign performance.

    • Manage and develop influencer strategy and relationships. 

    Who you are:

    • Solid experience in leading and growing social media marketing and influencer management, regardless of the industry.

    • Proven mid-weight designer/motion human, comfortable with video editing tools, whatever your chosen tools. We know the obvious ones, BUT even Cap Cut creators are making insane content – a portfolio/ examples of your work will be required.

    • Experience managing a team of creatives and building end-to-end production process

    • Experience producing video content for Instagram Reels, TikTok & YouTube Shorts

    • An understanding of video content, social media formats and hooks, captions and how the edit drives reach and engagement.

    • Proven ability to distil complex challenges into simple, clear, and compelling strategies.

    • Strong proficiency in planning and measuring effectiveness across social media 

    • Excellent leadership skills, with the confidence to respectfully challenge and guide teams in the right strategic direction.

    • Data-driven mindset with a deep understanding of social media platforms, PR, and influencer channels.

    • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to leverage data to drive insights and optimise campaign performance.

    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and external partners.

    • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop team members, ensuring clarity in roles and fostering a high-performance culture.

Additional Information

By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning 
  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
  • Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel
  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
  • Get free snacks / fruit / hot drinks / water / beverages at our offices
  • Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events
  • Benefit from extended parental or marriage leave according to local laws