Social Media Executive - ODDSbible

We’re LADbible Group: a voice and identity for a community of more than 53 million people, and a way of life for a generation of fans the world over.


LADbible Group builds youth communities across multiple channels including our websites, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, AppleTV and our apps. We understand our audience and are on their side. Our community brings people together and we try to use our influence for good.


ODDSbible is the dedicated betting channel within LADbible Group. We are the largest community of sports betting fans in the world and offer daily insight and entertainment to the mobile betting generation.


The Role

ODDSbible is the largest community of sports betting fans in the world and our award-winning social media channels are the focal point of our business. We engage, entertain and inform our followers on a daily basis in synch the sporting calendar, helping support the business objectives of the channel by working in partnership with bookmakers who seek to reach our audience. We are looking for a sports-obsessed social media executive with a keen interest in betting and a thorough understanding of what makes 18-30 mobile betting fans tick from the point of the consumer. The candidate should relish the oppurtinty of being at the controls of our social media platforms in real time around the biggest sporting and betting events. 

 

You will be required to work on a shift pattern 5 days over 7, this will include weekends and evenings to coincide with the sporting calandar. 


Responsibilities

  • Generate, source and publish relevant, entertaining and insightful social/digital media content in relevant tone of voice to support the editorial & commercial goals of ODDSbible across all platforms
  • Design and edit a range of multimedia content (video, still images & all social media formats) for commercial and editorial campaigns.
  • Work with wider team, management and SPORT & LAD social teams to spot and develop social media trends, applying insight gained to ODDSbible. 
  • Work with team and management to monitor betting industry trends and stay abreast of digital & social media marketing opportunities
  • Work with team and management to develop creative social media marketing campaigns for betting clients.
  • Produce and manage written output for ODDSbible.com website.
  • Monitor audience engagement and feedback
  • Work to meet social growth, engagement and website traffic targets


The Person

  • The ability to think creatively, producing new and original ideas to continuously deliver unique and engaging content with the ODDSbible’s tone of voice
  • Experience within a similar role in the betting industry, sports journalism, sports marketing or social media marketing, ideally with an emphasis on using various social media channels to meet commercial objectives
  • A strong awareness and understanding of current markets, trends and competitors’ actions
  • Able to move quickly and easily, embracing and responding to change
  • Experience of meeting set targets/deadlines and remain attentive and committed to the given task
  • Able to work independently and as a team in real time in response to the fast-paced sporting agenda, responding to breaking stories faster that rivals
  • Strong knowledge of a spectrum of social media channels
  • Understanding of current trends and what makes engaging content
  • Strong organisation skills and the ability to think logically
  • Ability to research a subject / topic and present findings in a constructive manor
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office product suite including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ideally a working knowledge of use of photoshop, video editing software and graphic design platforms
  • An attention to detail in dealing with all matters and a flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Ability to use own initiative and make effective decisions
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skill

 

Desireable

  • Experience of affiliate marketing/acquisition marketing within the betting industry on social media 


Company Overview

Founded in 2012, LADbible Group is redefining entertainment and news for a social generation. Our global community engages with our content–spanning editorial, video, documentary and live – billions of times each and every month. Using all major platforms, we’ve rapidly risen to become one of the web’s most prominent social video publishers.

 

Our brands include LADbible, SPORTbible, Pretty 52, branded content agency Joyride, and licensing arm CONTENTbible. Whether by simply putting a smile on someone’s face with a funny video or by engaging our audience in social issues important to them, we strive to make a positive difference.

 

Sure, we may be UK based, but we’re powered by a community that spans the planet.


Mission

LADbible Group has become a way of life for fans around the world. We provide news, entertainment and community to a global audience of young people. Our mission is pretty straightforward: to deliver content that our audience love. Our flagship brand alone is followed by half of all UK men aged 18-24 – and a fifth of women in the same age group. It’s the 10th most-visited website in the UK – Alexa UK Rankings.

We don’t think youth audiences are hard to reach, you just have to tell them the stories they care about and amplify the ones they tell you.

 

LADbible Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company and we welcome all members of the community to apply for openings with us.