Content and social EXECUTIVE

Full Time Position (37.5 Hours)

Based at our offices in central Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

Zelst is an ambitious digital marketing agency…and we are growing! We are looking to grow our team with people who share our passion, energy and enthusiasm for creating the best digital campaigns for our clients.

An exciting opportunity has opened up for a Content and Social Media Executive to join our ranks in January 2020. We are looking for a passionate and motivated individual who will be able to drive high quality traffic and leads for our clients in a wide range of sectors.


Key responsibilities

  • Performing extensive keyword, competitor and market analyses for clients and prospective clients.
  • Creating articles, blog posts and press releases for a diverse range of clients in a number of sectors and industries.
  • Creating, modifying and optimising content on websites and webpages.
  • Researching, drafting, editing and publishing online content to improve and add value to the target customer experience.
  • Reaching out to other bloggers, publishers, journalists and other agencies to establish strong relationships and externally promote content.
  • Monitoring the performance of content and provide actionable insights using various reporting tools such as Google Analytics.
  • Developing customer behavioural patterns and trends to drive a successful content marketing strategy and improve performance for clients.
  • Managing, creating and implementing social media and content marketing campaigns using an editoral calendar.
  • Developing innovative written and visual content for scheduled social media posts which engage audiences and promote specific brand messages.
  • Analysing the effectiveness of social media campaigns including paid social media advertising costs and returns to inform overall strategy.


  • A self-motivated individual who is able to crack on with work when required and committed and interested in the content they are creating.
  • An organised person who can manage their workload in a clear and coherent way.
  • Keeping all your work in ship-shape is a must with a range of clients to look after, so time-management is key.
  • Has an insatiable appetite for learning (and cake) and committed to develop both personally and professionally.

What we are looking for …

  • Excellent standard of written and spoken English.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office – Particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent researcher.
  • Organised, self-motivated and able to work independently on projects.
  • Work as part of a team to deliver client objectives and goals.
  • Experienced in the digital landscape – you will have your own social media accounts and ideally your own blog.
  • A strong understanding of social media and emerging platform trends.
  • An ability to take a brands online presence to the next level with creative and visually engaging social media posts.
  • Ability to think outside the box to find the needle in the haystack of user-generated content that answers clients’ needs.
  • An all-consuming passion for writing and can boast a professional penmanship, perfect punctuation, flawless grammar and a dash of creative flair.
Is this the role for you?

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