Content Creator

  • The Columbo Group
  • London, UK
  • Mar 27, 2024
Full time Content Creative Social Media

Job Description

Social Media Content Creator

Permanent contract, full-time hours
Salary: £30k – £38k + bonus structure


The Columbo Group owns and manages several iconic music venues, festivals and nightlife institutions. Including The Jazz Cafe, Phonox, The Blues Kitchen, Eastern Electrics Festival, Maiden Voyage Festival, The Old Queens Head, The Parakeet & Metropolis.

We are currently looking for an experienced Social Media Manager & Content Creator for The Blues Kitchen & The Old Queens Head.

Based in our office above Jazz Cafe in Camden, you’ll be joining a team of creative and passionate people, who work across nine venues and multiple music festivals.

We’re looking for a candidate who has the confidence, experience and proven-ability to take already-established brands to the next level. This person should be an expert at creating original, engaging content as well as developing social media strategies and brand identity.

The ideal candidate:

●      At least 2 years’ experience working on comparable social media platforms, taking a strategic approach to increasing follower growth & engagement.

●      Someone who lives & breathes social media and enjoys staying abreast of industry trends to continuously optimise strategies for maximum impact.

●      Ability to elevate already-established brands through innovative content creation.

●      Demonstrable ability to foster viral moments through innovative ideas.

●      Experience capturing and editing content. Familiar with software such as Premier Pro / After effects / Lightroom / Photoshop & Illustrator.

●      A strong and versatile copywriter, with a demonstrable ability to take the values of a brand and develop a compelling tone of voice.

●      Should be passionate about nightlife and all it has to offer, from restaurants & pubs to bars & nightclubs.

●      Takes a data-driven approach, using social media analytics tools to evaluate performance and adjust content strategy based on what audiences respond to.

●      Has an extensive contact list of fellow social media content creators.

●      Willingness and desire to split time between office hours and late-night venue operating hours.

The Role:

The Social Media Content Creator will be jointly responsible for the social media channels of The Blues Kitchen & The Old Queens Head alongside our Social Media & Brand Strategy Manager. With the aim of taking our social channels and overall content output to the next level.

This will include working closely with the Events marketing team to develop a cohesive approach to all communication, across digital ads, website listings, mailers & social media. As well as liaising with social media influencers and people of influence, to capture moments within the venue.

The Social Media Content Creator will take ownership over increased follower growth, engagement and quality of content output over our channels. Alongside the Social Media & Brand Strategy Manager, they will also develop the tone of voice, creative direction and brand pillars for the venues they work on.

The role will be split between office hours and venue operating hours, and the candidate will need to be flexible with their working hours, spending at least 50% of their working week in the venues shooting content, with the remaining time spent in the office editing content, writing copy & managing the social channels.

Benefits at The Columbo Group:

The Columbo Group, it is our utmost priority to ensure each individual feels supported and valued as part of our teams. Joining our family allows you to access the following:

- Free guest list to all our events and festivals.
- 40% discount on all food & drink across all The Columbo Group venues.
- Monthly bonus structure.
- Team socials
- Pension Plan.

The Columbo Group is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, disability, and veteran status.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV, Portfolio and Cover Letter.
Any links to your accounts or examples of your work would be appreciated.

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Salary Range

£30k – £38k + bonus structure