Social Media Executive

Employer
CMS
Location
London, England
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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Vacancy Type
Marketing and Communications, Social media
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Officer / Analyst / Engineer / Executive / Coordinator
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Details

Do you have a way with words? Can you create impactful social media content? Would you enjoy working at the high-paced heart of marketing and BD at one of the largest law firms? Then this is the job for you.



About CMS

CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 80 offices in 50 countries and 5,000+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.


CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.


About the Role

As our Social Media Executive, you will have day-to-day responsibility for managing the firm's social media channels across the UK, CEE, Middle East and Asia. You will collaborate with people across regions, sectors and practice groups to implement the firm's social media strategy and make the most of the firm's social media accounts as well as fee-earners' personal profiles.

Your key responsibilities will include:
* Managing the firm's social media channels, with LinkedIn as the number one priority;
* Keeping on top of the latest social media trends, developments and algorithm changes;
* Working with BD and fee-earning teams to create effective social media content;
* Producing graphics, images, videos and presentations for our digital channels;
* Developing organic and sponsored social media campaigns to support the firm's strategic objectives;
* Training individuals and teams on social media best practice
* Being the go-to person for social media know-how;
* Managing podcast and video platforms for content promoted on social media;
* Being a guardian of CMS' brand identity on social media.


About You

The ideal candidate is someone with excellent writing skills, an analytical mind and a knack for making social media posts look great. Experience of working within a professional services environment is vital.

Essential skills include:
* A thorough understanding of LinkedIn and other social media platforms such as Twitter and YouTube;
* The ability to write crisp, concise and engaging copy for social media posts;
* Basic graphic design using Adobe Photoshop, Powerpoint and/or Google Slides;
* Proven stakeholder management experience;
* The ability to manage multiple projects at once;
* An interest in creative work, with an eye for visual and experience of briefing creatives;
* The ability to explain complex concepts in easy-to-understand terms;
* Strong attention to detail.

When you join CMS, you join an inspiring environment with flexibility and personal development at its core. It is a brilliant place to grow.


Equal Opportunities

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.

For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website.

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.


Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

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Company

CMS is a future facing international law firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, and home to business services colleagues across everything from Information Technology, Human Resources and Innovation to Finance, Diversity & Inclusion and Communications.  The firm’s core purpose is to build rewarding futures for its clients, people and communities.

In a world of ever-accelerating change where technology is increasingly important in the deployment of global strategies, every team at CMS is empowered to operate and innovate in ways that best meet clients’ needs. We encourage ideas from every corner of our business. We are also committed to addressing our own impact on the environment and approach to sustainability, as well as advising clients with their related legal needs.

We strive to spend more time looking at our clients’ world than inwards at ours.  That’s what makes our approach different. Being able to see things from our clients’ perspective means our people are approachable and accessible. And this means we have a genuinely supportive, open culture you won’t find everywhere. 

We take the same approach with our colleagues: we pride ourselves on fostering a workplace where everyone is encouraged to speak up, share ideas, seek advice and where ability and commitment is recognised by rapid progression. 

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do.  We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.  

Whatever your specialism, and whether you’re a lawyer or a business services professional, a career at CMS gives you huge scope to carve out a brilliant career as you help us, and our clients, to face the future with confidence.

Find Us
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Telephone
+44 (0) 20 7367 3000
Location
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
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