Senior Social Media Manager

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Senior Social Media Manager


We're looking for a new star to join our Social Team! It's a full time role and based in our amazing Amsterdam office, but you can also work from home if you like – just one of the many perks you can expect from a young, progressive and social first-agency.

Full-time · Amsterdam

About GoSpooky

We are GoSpooky. An incredibly fast-moving bunch of unconventional storytellers, social media superstars and slam-dunking creatives. We know all things internet culture and create scroll-stopping content people actually want to share. One thing we all have in common: we’re always on the lookout for attention.


So here’s the thing. We’re constantly on the hunt for like-minded talent – folks that live for inventing and executing awesome ideas. We need people who aren’t afraid to try new things, the ones who spot a new feature in the morning and have it implemented by the afternoon. We love passionate designers and video creators, disruptive artists and illustrators, and people who can shake up social media. 

The Senior Social Media Manager

  • Is responsible to develop, implement and update the global, regional or local social media strategy for your client. You understand the culture and features of social platforms and advise the client on what’s the next move.
  • Thinks big and develop strategic campaigns, deliver innovative, best-in-class social programs, create processes and set benchmarks to measure success. You have proven experience in the management of international campaigns that require to resonate at a local level.
  • Is serious about data and you don’t doubt about getting your hands into the social tool to find the learnings and insights for your campaign.
  • Helps the client in activating celebrities and influencers in participating in campaigns in new and innovative ways, while respecting the limitations of their agenda and contracts.
  • Understands the role of paid media and can advise on the best way to use it to amplify a campaign. You will not be required to setup and run advertising campaigns.
  • Oversees the content calendar and you are ultimately responsible that content gets published the right way at the right time for maximum impact. While you’re not required to write each of the captions and post yourself, you will brief and oversee the right team members to get this done.
  • Is able to work fast, manage multiple priorities, demonstrate strong judgement and attention to detail, take ownership, and be a team player with an ability to work with multiple colleagues.
  • Is involved in briefing the creative teams for the creation of native social assets such as Instagram Stories, Instagram ads, augmented reality filters, Snapchat ads, TikToks, etc.
  • Has experience in managing and coaching junior colleagues in similar positions.

The Action

  • Create social media strategies for well-known brands

  • Come up with cool and innovative content ideas that are social-first. 
  • Explain campaign ideas to the client and answer their questions, even if they are a little technical on how things work on social.
  • Loves Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok!
  • Has a knack for new technology.
  • Likes change and fast switching. Gets very unhappy when have to do the same things all day.
  • I often know first what is going on in the world of social media.

    Furthermore, you are someone who:

    • Speaks native or fluent English

    • Preferably also speaks another language such as Dutch, Swedish, French or German (but not limited to those).
    • Has experience working with influencers and celebrities.
    • Is communicative and can quickly make clear to people what you are doing.
    • Has experience with shooting days (planning, briefing, output).
    • Has experience working with social analytics tools such as Sprinklr, Falcon, Social Bakers and/or Brandwatch (not limited to those).
    • Is strategic – looks beyond today and thinks three steps ahead.
    • Brings up-to-date social media strategies to life
    • Drives the brand social media approach through the right channels.
    • Proven ‘test and roll” mindset for experimentation in order to build learnings and apply what works for bigger future efforts.

      Perks, perks, perks!

      • A great salary and working with an amazing team
      • Healthy lunch every day!
      • Flexible number of holidays - you can take your rest when it is needed
      • Weekly bootcamp in our own amazing garden!
      • We have a boat, we use it, we love it
      • Friday drinks, or whenever we have something to celebrate
      • You can work from everywhere. One option is our beautiful office overlooking the water and the Amsterdam botanical gardens
      • and much more ... 

        💙 Are you the one? 

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