Posted on: 04 March 2023
ID 853689

Social Media Manager

Job description:

We are hiring!

At Sappi, we are a leading global provider with a reputation for delivering high-quality sustainable Woodfibre products and solutions for the global markets. We lead through our values centred around safety, integrity, courage, making smart decisions which we execute with speed. We are seeking unique people who believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive and safe environment.

Were on the lookout for an experiencedSocial Media Manager to lead the implementation of Sappis Global Social Media and Digital channels strategies to help grow and build Sappis reputation with key external stakeholders through online platforms.

As a Social Media Manager, you will be responsible for:
  • The contributionto the development of the communication strategy and action plans as well as ongoing monitoring and evaluation.
  • Provide guidance to and coordinate with the regional communication teams.
  • Help build the communication competence of the Group.
Social Media:
  • Provide guidance to internal stakeholders on all social media communication-related aspects.
  • Develop and implement an internal social media advocacy programme with staff globally.
  • Develop and implement Social Media Executive Profiling Programme.
  • Manage and align the global social media presence for the Sappi Group including developing and implementing the group corporate social media programme.
  • Coordinate and align global social media teams (or those responsible for social media).
  • Ensure that all regions adhere to the social media policy, community management and posting guidelines, and monitor and provide regular feedback on suggested improvements.
  • Manage all agencies providing strategic, campaign or creative services for the portfolio.
  • Create content plans, engage content and ensure delivery of planned content as per the content calendar.
  • Ensure accurate budget forecasting and that all activities are managed within budget.
  • Conduct regular reporting.
  • Ensure all policies, guidelines and supporting material (Playbooks etc) remain up to date.
  • Grow social media channel following, engagement and online presence.
  • Support internal social media upskilling processes, including providing input into social media training.
  • Implement and update the Group Sappi Social Media Strategy, policy, guidelines, and governance procedures.
  • Maintain social media management tools and systems.
  • Support the development of regional strategies to ensure alignment with global strategy.
  • Drive collaboration and engagement of global social media teams and manage collaboration tools and calendars.
  • Own the maintenance of Global Corporate Channels and support the development and creation of new channels.
  • Coordinate social media issue management and crisis response with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Coordinate third-party recommendations on content/campaign approach.
  • Manage all community engagement for global channels.
Employee communication channels:
  • Liaise with global communication teams and assist to create content for Employee Communication Applications
Global website:
  • Work closely with the Website Manager and global communication and sustainability teams on content sharing and development of integration strategies between website and social media platforms.
  • Provide support on global website projects where required.
What are we looking for?
  • Formal qualification in Social Media Management, Communications or Digital Marketing with at least up to 5 years of experience in a corporate environment.
  • Excellent understanding of and experience in electronic/digital media and social media channels.
  • Excellent understanding of and experience in social media management tools (listening, engaging, scheduling and reporting) such as Hootsuite/Brandwatch/Sprout Social/Sprinklr
  • Proficient in MS office, MS Teams and Sharepoint.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro) would be advantageous.
  • Experience in a multinational and/or B2B environment as well as a manufacturing environment would be advantageous.
Whats in it for you?
  • Opportunity to work within a global organisation that continues to thrive in a rapidly changing world even after 80 years of existence

  • Learning and development programmes to fast-track your career within Sappi

  • Opportunities to travel (dependent on the role)

  • Market-leading leave benefits

  • Employee wellbeing benefits

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