Social Media Executive

  • Up to £21k DOE
  • Folkestone, Kent
  • Sleeping Giant Media

Hey there aspiring-Giant!

Welcome to Sleeping Giant Media!

We're an award-winning Digital Marketing Agency in Kent, and we're on the lookout for someone to join our social media team. Whether it's navigating the ever-evolving world of social media advertising, helping to delight a client's Twitter following, or help them reach new audiences through organic activity, we want someone with the creativity and enthusiasm to make it happen.

The Digital Creative Team is made up of people who all share the common goal of exceeding expectations for their clients. The DC team members are responsible for communicating our clients’ commercial ideas in creative ways - using everything from social media and digital PR campaigns, to written content and visuals.

You can even meet some of the DC team here if you like:

We want you to come into the team raring to go, building on the skills you already have, and continuing to constantly develop - pushing yourself, the team, and the business to greater levels of customer satisfaction through dedication to the role. The role involves learning and implementing the many skills and best practices around social media marketing to support the Social Media Manager in delivering work for key client accounts. You’ll be supported by the Senior Digital Creative Manager and a team of people ready to bounce ideas around, share a cup of tea, or debate the merits of a custard cream over a bourbon.


2+ years experience in using social media professionally

Comfortable with multiple social media platforms

Experience using paid advertising through social media channels

Ability to writing social posts and/or ad copy for different TOVs and industry sectors

Exceptional written and spoken English

Experience creating and analysing social media reports, and identifying KPIs of campaign or activity success

An aptitude for working online

Excellent interpersonal skills

A keen ability to problem solve and find solutions

The ability to quickly grasp a new subject, identify key messaging & write to brand guidelines

A keen eye for detail and delivering work to the highest standard

Excellent understanding of spelling and grammar, and the ability to proofread own work

Prioritisation, time and workload management. Proven experience working to tight timeframes and deadlines is an advantage

An understanding of SEO and how it relates to creative work is desirable

Have a good understanding of digital marketing, and be keen to develop this understanding further

Be a team player, able to build effective relationships both internally & externally

Be a resilient and self motivated individual

Informal or formal qualifications preferred, but not necessary


Up to £21,000 DOE

Unlimited Annual leave

Paid Sick Days

Healthcare Cash Plan

Discounts and Shopping Rewards

4 x Weekly Training, conferences, external training

Monthly Team Lunches

Flexible Working Environment

Remote Working Capabilities & Setup Provided

Birthday Automatically is a day off

Enrolment to our Profit Pot (When we succeed, so do you!)

OUR OFFICE: (Once we’re through with COVID!)

Ball pit meeting area

Fully loaded bar

Drinks & snacks on the house

Gaming consoles (for lunch breaks & after work!)

Pool table

Foosball table

Ping pong table

Quarterly social events & parties

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently working remotely as a company, and have been doing so for a whole year!

Keep in mind that this role may well start as 100% remote working, so being comfortable working from home is essential. You're welcome to continue working remotely long-term if you prefer, too!

If you are still interested in this role after reading about it and seeing what we can offer you in return then follow the below steps!

Send us your CV

Send us an example of social media profiles you manage, campaigns you’ve run, or relevant work you are proud of that has seen good results

If you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for the interview process, just let us know.

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