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The Sun, News UK, London

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Head of Sport Social

At a time of significant digital growth and expansion for The Sun, we’re looking for a very talented, highly motivated, resourceful individual, with a broad knowledge of sport, particularly football, as well as a deep understanding of social media platforms and associated strategies.

You will:

  • Play a key role in the ongoing development and execution of The Sun's sport social media strategy.

  • Lead The Sun’s adoption of emerging social platforms and tools, and take responsibility for the growth of The Sun’s new sport social channels.

  • Work directly with editorial, digital, video, picture, design, commercial and marketing teams, ensuring their respective demands are met.

  • Ensure the Sun Sport team has sufficient insight to produce Internet-friendly stories, and take responsibility for their subsequent distribution on social media channels.

  • Edit and maintain Sun Sport’s social media channels to a high standard.

  • Focus on targets and be clear on what is required in order to meet them.

  • Work flexibly, including evening and weekend shifts.

Application process:

*Please send your CV (including your Twitter handle) and a cover letter*

This a fantastic opportunity to join a high performance team and grow your career in a supportive and nurturing environment - apply now!


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