Deputy Head of Social Media

A fantastic opportunity to join us as a volunteer if you are experienced in social media strategy, can lead a team of social media managers and are passionate about equality and inclusion.
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Deputy Head of Social Media 

Main Responsibilities

  • Working with the Head of Social Media to develop a strategic social media plan that integrates with the objectives of the Communications team and the wider Pride in London organisation
  • Building and developing our social media presence while ensuring we serve as a platform to the whole LGBT+ community.
  • Overseeing a team of social media and community managers who will help to develop the content required
  • Work with agencies, platforms (directly and indirectly) and other partners with the goal to find fast, creative and efficient ways to build, execute and measure innovative social media plans that connect with every part of the LGBT+ community.
  • Lead the development and direct the implementation of a wide range of content forms including video, images, animation and live production.
  • Approving content and concepts developed by the social media managers
  • Working collaboratively with senior leaders across the organisation to develop and deliver creative ideas, plans and strategies.
  • Working with the Marketing team to ensure social first produce high-quality content for our campaigns
  • Deputise the Head of Social Media where appropriate.

Technical Requirements/ Knowledge

Strong knowledge of popular and emerging social media channels. 

Including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and Pinterest.

Soft skills

  • Resilient
  • Motivated
  • Creative
  • Confident
  • Flexible

Desirable skills or experience

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience building a social media strategy for an organisation with complex evolving needs.
  • Experience in leading a team of social media and community managers
  • Experience in paid social media preferred
  • Experience in LGBT+ communications or media


Experience working in a fast-paced and dynamic team leading and inspiring passionate volunteers to bring the best out of them.

Deep knowledge and passion for diversity, equality and inclusion. You need to be on top of what’s coming up, what’s going out and where we should be focusing.


This is a role that requires a long-term commitment. The time required will vary week by week. On average, you can expect the post to take 7-15 hours per week.

All work is carried out at home, although we will require attendance at monthly Communications Team Meetings (usually on a Saturday morning in Central London) and Senior Communications Meetings (usually on a weekday in Central London)

To protect our volunteers during the outbreak of Coronavirus all meetings are currently virtual.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Our Culture

Our volunteers are driven and passionate about what they do. Putting on one of London's largest one-day events requires dedication and perseverance. 

Although a lot of our work is completed remotely, there will be plenty of opportunities to meet with your team and others throughout the year to not only plan what's ahead but to socialise too. 

We're looking for enthusiastic people to join the organisation so we can provide a platform for every part of London’s LGBT+ community. 

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