Social Content Executive

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Professional/Technical
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £26,500 per annum dependent upon experience
Contact email:
Job ref: 007944
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 12 May 2024 23:59

Department: Content and Digital Department

Hours of Work: Full Time (with an ability to work flexibility during evenings and weekends)

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £26,500 per annum dependent upon experience

Location: Bodymoor Heath Training Ground

Closing Date: Sunday 12 May 2024

1. The Department

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented Social Content Executive to join our Content and Digital department. The post holder will join a dynamic and fast paced environment within the Social Media team – alongside the wider Content department (editorial, video) delivering outstanding social content that resonates with our fanbase.

2. The Role

We are looking for a proactive and skilled Social Content Executive who can reliably assist with platform management and provide enhanced coverage for our First Team and Academy across all social platforms.

Working across the entire social media team, you will be responsible for providing matchday and non-matchday coverage across our social media channels as well as providing written match reports from Academy fixtures.

For further information about the Role, please see the Role Profile.

3. The Person

You will have demonstrable experience managing social media platforms and journalistic experience to help grow and enhance our coverage as it pertains to our Academy teams. You will need to have knowledge of current social media trends and best practices as well as the ability to manage multiple creative projects. With a proactive and can-do attitude, you must be able to make effective and quick-decisions in a fast-paced sporting environment.

Previous experience of working with a football/sporting environment, creating high-engaging content and covering live events is desirable.

You must also be available to work flexibly as this role will require you to work evenings and weekends and hold a full UK driving licence.

As part of your application, please ensure you upload your CV and Cover Letter.


Right to Close Vacancy Posting Early 

The Club reserves the right to close any advertised vacancies earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications have been received.  

Equality Statement

Aston Villa Football Club celebrates the diversity of its Club and embrace equal opportunities for all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and fully support The FAs Football Leadership Diversity Code. 

We welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, sex and religion or belief.

Safeguarding Statement

Aston Villa Football Club is fully committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk across our Club. As such, we adhere to Safer Recruitment processes and for some roles a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service may be required prior to starting in a role at the Club. For more information, please see Aston Villa Football Club | The official club website | AVFC - Safeguarding