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Kerry Group Social Media Manager

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

Kerry Group are on the hunt for our next superstar Social Media Manager! Are you currently an experienced and driven Social Media Manager looking for the next step in your career? If so, we would love to hear from you!

Attached to our Irish offices in Dublin, Ireland - this role is an amazing opportunity not to be missed! We are offering an excellent compensation and benefits package, as well as flexible and remote working arrangements. 

The Social Media presence at Kerry has been gaining momentum over the last number of years, we continue to drive ambitious plans around our growth and future strategy through our team of dedicated industry professionals.

This role is offering the right candidate an amazing opportunity to not only lead out on the Kerry Global media strategy, but also to make a huge impact delivering a best in class experience with all touchpoints internally and externally! Apply now and don't miss out!

Key responsibilities

Lead Kerry’s global social media communications strategy, including:

  • Responsibility for social media campaigns and strategies that deliver on brand and business objectives
  • Ownership of a global social framework used to align content efforts across the Kerry organisation, ensuring adherence and best practice execution
  • Compelling content creation and curation
  • Coordination of multiple content submissions, ensuring strong Kerry thought leadership
  • Enabling improved social presences for global Executives
  • Creation and coordination of employee advocacy programs
  • Creation and delivery of employee and executive social training
  • Managing and updating policy documents and guidelines
  • Managing campaign budgets
  • Community management, across all channels, to drive improved engagement and thought leadership for Kerry
  • Undertaking audience research and competitor activity, measuring campaign and post effectiveness, and communicating results to key stakeholders

The role also includes cross functional collaboration, working in partnership with regional communications teams and marketing teams, to enhance global collaboration, align execution plans, regionalise content, tactics and targeting and agree on KPIs for measurement and reporting.

In addition, the role requires the Social Media Manager to influence strategies and approaches, keeping abreast of the digital/social landscape and their technologies and seeking out new, innovative opportunities for Kerry, as well as providing insights into future social, digital, or communications initiatives that address business needs.

Qualifications and skills

  • 5+ years in social media or agency communication experience required, with experience in both talent acquisition and brand communications desired
  • Second language an advantage
  • Excellent writing skills a must; writing samples may be requested and must have excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Hootsuite required, experience with other social media publishing/listening/analytics platforms desired 
  • Proven experience managing and executing campaigns across multiple platforms
  • Organisational skills required, with the ability to prioritise and work across multiple projects and to effectively manage and prioritise content submissions from multiple stakeholders across the globe
  • Some travel may be required (domestic and internationally) for relevant training


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