Social Media Assistant


  • London  
    London, United Kingdom
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    24 January 2023  
    Posted on
    24 November 2022  

We are looking for a Social Media Assistant to join the well-established Marketing team at Footasylum. This is an opportunity to manage the day to day running of our social media channels, develop social media strategy to best serve the different consumers, work with national and global influencers/athletes and be involved the launching of new social media platforms.

Reporting to the Influencer & Social Media Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day running of Instagram and Facebook accounts for our own brand and wider channels. This will include creating and scheduling content inline with our consumers tone of voice and cultural taste levels. You will also work to launch new social media platforms (TikTok) and new own brand Instagram/Facebook channels.

As part of the role, you will also manage PR and influencer marketing for internal own brands, working with external agencies and also working to find your own relationships. 

A good knowledge of social media and cultural trends is key for this role as well as strong communication, organisation and creativity. Social video editing will play a part in this role so experience in this space would be preferred.

You’ll be working in a fast paced and energetic environment and will be expected to maintain a level of maturity and passion within the role.

There will be some travel within the role (both UK and abroad) as well as an expectation to work some evenings and weekends. We currently operate a 3 and 2 hybrid working model (3 days within an office, 2 days at home).

The Team:

You will sit within the Social Media Marketing team who are responsible for all social channels.
You will have weekly meetings to discuss ongoing workload and goal setting. You will also have the opportunity for meetings with Social Media Manager and quarterly meetings with Head of Marketing to discuss longer term strategy and goal setting.

Our goal is to create an environment in which you can learn new skills, gain experience in existing ones and improve your knowledge of the consumer continually. You will be supported in your journey and will be pushed to take on new challenges and expand your knowledge of the marketing team and beyond.

Why Footasylum?

We are one of the leading omni-channel retailers across the UK, but more than that we are a brilliant place to work. We value you and your development. We have loads of examples of people moving upwards, across to other departments and given training to excel their personal and professional skills.

Our aim to create a fun environment, where your success is paramount to ours and your are given the right tools, support and platform to achieve your goals.

About You:

We are looking for a Social Media Assistant who is confident, mature, passionate and has the drive to learn everyday. The role will require a high level of organisation, communication and creative flair.

Knowledge of different consumers’s is vital with trends, cultural moments, and social media also key. Experience of managing social media accounts and video editing would be preferred.

  • Be organised and manage multiple social media accounts at once
  • Be self motivated and have an ability to problem solve 
  • Have exceptional creative flair and bring new ideas to the table
  • Be passionate about consumers and trends
  • Experience in marketing/social media (preferred)


We recognise and value the importance of diversity to help make sure we have lots of different perspectives when we are providing service to our colleagues and customers. We know that this will help us build a great service, which our customers will love. This is great news for our business. Diversity for us is also, importantly, about building happy teams full of people that want to learn and want to be inspired by each other and our different experiences.

Recruitment Process:

With the COVID-19 situation beginning to abate, our teams are all working a in a hybrid mix of office and home working, adjusting to this new way of working as best we can - and as such we’ll help make the interview process as clear and stress-free as possible, giving you the same opportunity as if we were meeting face to face.

We review applications on an individual basis, and if we feel you would be a good fit we’ll invite you for a call or Teams video for an informal chat about the role, and to see if we’re a good fit for you.

We value open and honest conversations and collaboration, giving you a chance to learn about what we are doing in an informal and friendly environment. We want to know about you and why you feel that this is the opportunity for you.

Please note, this is not a remote role and our expectation is that you will be able to attend Head Office in a hybrid way, in Greater Manchester.