Location: Hub based! London
But you have the flexibility to work wherever suits you best
Team/Family: External Affairs / Corporate Affairs
Salary banding: £65,000 – £80,000
Reporting to: Director of External Affairs
Sponsorship: Unfortunately we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.
This role in 3 words: Engaging, Creative, Proactive
Top 3 qualities for this role: Organisation, Communication, Expertise
In the words of the team, you should leave your current role for this one because .
“You will be part of PR Week’s In House Team of the Year 2023. An enthusiastic, dynamic and talented department at the forefront of making the world of energy fairer, greener and simpler for households across the UK. It’s a big year for OVO for a corporate affairs expert”
Everyone belongs at OVO
At OVO, we are on a mission to solve one of humanity’s biggest challenges, the climate crisis. And we know it takes all of us to change the world. That’s why we need diverse people from all abilities, gender identities, ethnicities, ages, sexual orientations, life experiences and backgrounds to join us.
Teamworking for the planet
Everything we do here spins around Plan Zero. So, naturally, the team you’ll be joining plays a gigantic role in making that happen.
This role in a nutshell:
The Social Media & Content Lead will be a highly collaborative, creative, and driven communications expert, with a passion for social media/influencer and who has a deep knowledge of how to leverage social media to drive brand awareness and brand fame.
As part of our award-winning communications team, you’ll work closely with the External Affairs Director, and broader communications team across Consumer PR, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs. You’ll oversee a Social Media Manager, and work closely with partner agencies across social media and influencer strategy and campaigns. We have developed a truly integrated way of working across the communications team, so you’ll need to be highly collaborative, driven, and adaptable.
On a day-to-day basis, you will be working alongside the advertising & brand team, sustainability, corporate comms, and zero carbon living teams, you’ll help strategize, shape, and drive plans and ideas that move our social media and influencer activity to reach our commercial objectives and help our customers live a lower cost, and lower carbon lifestyle
This is an incredible opportunity for a creative and strategic individual who is a social media expert, and who has great proven project management skills, strong organisation skills, is great at ‘attention to detail’, and loves getting stuff done.
Given the scope of this role, you’ll need be comfortable with thinking strategically and putting plans into action, but also ready to roll your sleeves up and get involved with the day-to-day running of multiple channels across the OVO brand. We are passionate about bringing the customer to the heart of all we do, so you’ll also work alongside our care, operations, and social resolutions teams daily to help customers.
You’ll be the day-to-day lead on supporting external agencies and partner relations, working closely with them to develop and project manage campaigns, ensure they’re consistently delivering on their KPIs and always finding new and innovative ways to win with consumers.
You will bring your expertise, energy and positivity to the team and you will be inspired by the zero-carbon living journey that OVO is on with its members. You will also need the confidence and competence to hold your own in a business full of high-performers.
Your key outcomes will be:
You’ll be a successful Social Media & Content Lead here at OVO if you
Let’s talk about what’s in it for you
We’ll pay you between £65,000 and £80,000, depending on your specific skills and experience. If your expectations are a little different, have a chat with us!
We keep our pay ranges broad on purpose to give us, and you, flexibility to match your experience to our zero carbon mission.
You’ll be eligible for an on-target bonus of 15%. We have one OVO bonus plan that focuses on the collective performance of our people to deliver our Plan Zero goal.
We also offer plenty of green benefits and progressive policies to help you feel like you belong at OVO and there’s flex pay. It’s an extra 9% of your salary on top of your core pay to use as you like. You can take it as cash, add to your pension, or choose to spend it on a huge range of flex benefits.
Here’s a taster of what’s on offer:
For starters, you’ll get 34 days of holiday (including bank holidays).
For your health
With benefits like a healthcare cash plan or private medical insurance depending on your career level, critical illness cover, life assurance, health assessments, and more
For your wellbeing
With gym membership, gadget, travel and cyber insurance, workplace ISA, will writing services, DNA testing, dental insurance, and more
For your lifestyle
With extra holiday buying, discount dining, culture cards, tech loans, and supporting your favourite charities with give-as-you-earn donations
For your home
Get up to £300 off any OVO Energy plan (when you pay by Direct Debit), plus personal carbon offsetting and great discounts on smart thermostats and EV chargers
For your commute
Nab a great deal on ultra-low emission car leasing, plus our cycle to work scheme and public transport season ticket loans
Want to hear about our full range of flexible benefits and progressive people policies? Our People Team can tell you everything you need to know.
For your Belonging
To find better ways to support our people, we need to listen to each other’s experiences and find ways to build a truly inclusive and diverse workplace. As part of this, we have 8 Belonging Networks at OVO. Led by our people, for our people – so when you join OVO, you can play a part – big or small – with any of the Networks. It’s up to you.
Oh, and one last thing
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