Social Media Assistant - Essex

£18k - £20k - Marketing
Ref: 2337 Date Posted: Monday 12 Apr 2021
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Our client, a prestige dealership in the CM postcode area of Essex is currently looking for a driven Social Media Specialist to attract and interact with targeted virtual communities and networks users.

What does a Social Media Assistant do?

Your goal will be to gradually achieve superior customer engagement and intimacy, website traffic and revenue by strategically exploiting all aspects of the social media marketing roadmap.

You should have a solid understanding of how each social media channel works and how to optimise content so that it is engaging on those channels. You will be responsible for joining relevant conversations on behalf of the brand and “soft selling” the product by providing support to current and prospective customers.



  • Manage the company’s social media channels, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other relevant platforms;
  • Work with colleagues and external colleagues to help plan and implement online marketing campaigns that drive engagement, traffic and bookings across social media, search engine optimisation and PR;
  • Source and produce engaging content to ensure the social media channels are up to date, relevant and interesting;
  • Alongside the Digital Marketing Manager, drive and manage social media campaigns from content creation, to measurement of campaign success;
  • Proof read content, including but not limited to social media posts, blog articles and press releases;
  • Create content that promotes audience interaction, increases audience presence on company sites and encourages audience participation


  • Proven experience as a social media assistant or other administrative role;
  • Knowledge and understanding in social media;
  • Possess exceptional written skills with a keen eye for detail;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • A creative flair in the generation of fun and original online content;
  • Hold a good standard of computer literacy including the use of PC’s, Macs, Microsoft work, etc;
  • Highly organised, with an ability to work to deadlines, and to plan/prioritise short and long-term tasks effectively;

The salary for this role is dependent on experience.

If you would like to hear more about this Social Media Assistant vacancy and others in the Motor Trade, please submit your CV to Adam Curtis of ACS Automotive Recruitment Consultancy.