Social Media & Communications Coordinator

  • Black Artist Database (B.A.D.)
  • Remote (London, UK)
  • Jul 04, 2022
Freelancer Communications Marketing Social Media

Job Description

Black Artist Database (B.A.D) is a community-based entity, centred around our database, which hosts a wealth of Black-owned record labels, artists, producers and bands. In addition to the database, B.A.D undertakes various projects and initiatives to uplift Black voices within the electronic music community & industry. 

 

ROLE SUMMARY

 

This role will support the Social Media & Communications Lead in the delivery of B.A.D’s social media & communications strategy. The Social Media & Communications Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination, maintenance and execution of activity on these channels. Specifically, this role will manage the day-to-day operations of the social media, email, and PR channels which will also include creating branded content for TikTok and Instagram Reels.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES – The Social Media & Communications Coordinator’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

 

Social Media

  • Manage the scheduling and deployment of social media activity across all social media channels (Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn).
  • Conceptualise and create content for TikTok and Instagram Reels.
  • Attend in-person B.A.D events and create and publish live content on our social media.
  • Collaborate with Social Media & Communications Lead to plan & execute the social media strategy and calendar. 
  • Work closely with the Visual Lead and Designer to create branded social media assets.
  • Regularly review analytics and report on social media performance.
  • Monitor and research for new industry trends and news.
  • Proactively engage with the B.A.D community, responding to social media messages, inquiries, comments and tags. 
  • Gather content & news from other B.A.D team members to be communicated externally on social media.

 

Other communications channels

  • Maintain press & industry contact lists.
  • Respond to media inquiries.
  • Maintain records of media coverage.
  • Gather content (internally and externally) for the B.A.D newsletter.
  • Scheduling, writing & sending the newsletter and mailers.
  • Maintain Mailchimp audiences and strategise the growth of newsletter & communication audiences.

 

SKILLS:

  • Proficient in Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and social media scheduling platforms.
  • In-depth knowledge of TikTok and Instagram Reels, with the ability to film and edit content. 
  • An understanding of social media performance metrics with basic data entry skills.
  • An understanding of email marketing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with Google Suite (Docs, Slides & Sheets).
  • Proficiency in online research.  

 

PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Must be based in London.
  • Highly organised, strong attention to detail, and adaptable.
  • Ability to learn and work quickly, both independently and in a team.
  • Deep interest in music.
  • Deep interest in new media.

 

To apply, please email us your CV + a short cover letter.

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