Social Media and Content Manager

Location Manchester, Salford Quays

Are you a creative, enthusiastic and driven professional who can stimulate engagement and awareness through brilliant content? With a passion for food? At Aviko your challenge awaits.  
We are seeking a full time Social Media and Content Manager to come and work for a brand-new digital marketing agency. The agency has been set up and is backed by global food manufacturer, Aviko, who supply retail and foodservice with fresh & frozen potato products. The company is bringing all outsourced digital marketing in-house and has exciting and ambitious plans to revolutionise food marketing by becoming the ‘de facto’ digital agency for food businesses.

As Social Media and Content Manager you will create original and relevant content for our audiences and you will publish the content to social media channels. You will execute and manage social media campaigns to build followers, enhance visibility, and drive engagement. Hereby, you will develop and manage a content calendar across owned channels of communication. Of course, providing ongoing analysis and reporting of campaign performance and social media KPIs is key to continuously improve what we do. You have a passion for social media and quality content and be able to use your knowledge and skills to formulate a distinct social media strategy to engage both on the B2C and B2B sides of the business. You will monitor social media for third-party comments and relevant interactions such as content sharing and retweeting. You will build online relationships with key influencers and support SEO strategy with search optimized content. You will support content creation across channels with articles, graphics, video production and digital sales tools. In this role you will be given the opportunity to build a credible and long-term career with the business and be part of a fun team at an exciting stage of the company's development.
You are an experienced social media manager with a proven history of developing successful social media strategies and implementing these to drive engagement and grow audiences. Ideally you are also skilled in creating content for the food industry including photography and video production either with your own acquired skills or in conjunction with agencies and freelancers. You have experience in planning, testing, implementing and measuring paid social media campaigns. On top of that, we are looking for someone with:
  • An entrepreneurial and creative mind
  • Proficient in digital analytics; Google, Facebook, Twitter, Youtube
  • Understand basics of optimizing content for SEO
  • Excellent written skills
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (non-essential)
  • Basic photography skills for the purpose of content creation (non-essential.
  • Experience of food retail or food service is ideal but definitely not pre requisite. 
A new role and a chance to join the agency in its infancy and shape its future. You will be part of a well-established manufacturer and a strong brand in its sector. In addition, with a leading position in Europe and Globally. You can expect:
  • Ambitious growth and investment plans mean this next period will be exciting
  • Marketing to play a renewed and pivotal role in achieving the immediate and long term goals
  • Career and personal development opportunities
At Aviko we all have a mind-set & ethos of working as part of a one-team culture. We are an ambitious and enthusiastic team that is internationally orientated. We are serviced via the Dutch headquarters of Aviko. For more information about us you can check
Are you interested in the position of Social Media and Content Manager at Aviko? And are you looking to bring out the best in yourself? Click the link at the bottom of this page to apply now!
Checking references can be part of our selection procedure.