Social Media Manager

Central London 

An exciting position has arisen for a bright candidate to start up the social media division of one the country’s leading talent management agencies.

This is a role ideally suited to someone who has strong experience in the sector and has preferably managed talent.


Founded in 2003, M&C Saatchi Merlin is a unique talent management agency guiding and developing the careers of respected individuals across multiple disciplines.

We aim to always be the most respected and committed talent management agency in the UK, transforming careers through creativity, insight and shared ambition.

We believe in partnership and transparency with our clients but most importantly delivering exceptional work always. We have a strong agency culture which identifies the meaningful impact and chance we can implement. We acknowledge that in a creative industry we can have influence with who is represented and who is listened to, promoted and amplified.

Innovate. Create. Deliver.

Line Manager: Managing Director

Overview: Creating and developing the social media division. To maximize, build and deliver a full social media management plan for talent and deliver solid revenue streams.


Key responsibilities and skills:

  • Working as part of a team to manage the strategic careers of talent
  • Creating individual social media plans for clients
  • Delivering original and creative content ideas and ensuring high level service for clients
  • Day-to-day support for talent across platforms
  • Ensuring a robust pipeline of new business
  • Excellent industry knowledge that can be shared with the wider team
  • Identifying potential brand partners and the decision makers within organisations to be able to secure high level parnterships for talent.
  • Researching and building top level relationships with new brands and nurturing existing relationships
  • Identifying new trends and platforms and innovative ways of working.
  • Experience working with talent on social media accounts
  • Managing the company social media accounts
  • Able to work autonomously and be strong in taking initiative and being proactive, while also being cooperative on group tasks
  • Must be ambitious and driven to ensure the growth of the division. Key KPIs will be set.
  • Able to work in a target and deadline driven environment
  • Interest in and knowledge of sport, fashion, entertainment and the wider broadcast and media landscape
  • Able to think strategically and understand the long-term impact of short-term decisions on talent
  • High quality written skills including spelling and grammar
  • Discretion and confidentiality essential


We have a strong working culture and environment offering a variety of benefits. We were recently awarded 1st place for ‘Best Workplaces for Women’.

Some of our benefits:


  • Private healthcare
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible working
  • Summer hours
  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Training courses and regular workshops for staff development
  • Company phone and laptop
  • Season Ticket loan
  • Holiday purchasing scheme


Please note: Unfortunately, we cannot respond to all applications. If you do not hear back from us after two weeks, assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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