June 2017

Lucy Sheridan: Social media and creative content assistant vacancy.

I am looking for a talented and enthusiastic social media and creative content assistant who will collaborate with my team to provide support to deliver content strategy at a critical growth period for my business.


About Us/Me:

Lucy Sheridan is the world’s first and only Comparison Coach. A leader in the making in the Global wellness industry, she runs a thriving 1:1 coaching business supporting clients to go from compare and despair to #comparisonfree in their lives and business.

Published author and highlighted as ‘one of the UK’s most successful Coaches’ by The Times, featured in FORBES, Grazia and Stella as well as appearances on Oprah’s Life Class, this position presents the opportunity to make an impact and build a rare portfolio of experience as the business rises to the next level.


About You:

  • You have an interest in the wellness industry and a demonstrated passion for personal branding, social media and communications evident in your own blog and/or social media presence or from brands you have worked on and for

  • You have a strong knowledge of social media platforms and the correct way to use them

  • You are Brighton/Hove based or willing to travel here twice a month (most likely every other Wednesday) 

  • You perhaps have some experience in lifestyle brand marketing

  • A creative all-rounder, you will ideally be a wordsmith as well as being comfortable working with audio visual content - photography, graphics, podcast editing/production and video. This is fundamental to the role - the expectation is you will hit the ground running

  • You are ambitious, committed and able to deliver to deadlines

  • You are curious and interested in learning about the industry

  • You are looking to thrive primarily behind the scenes as well as support in front of the camera when the necessity calls

  • You have a positive energy

  • A Pro-active Nature, you’re a self-starter who loves autonomy


The role and responsibilities:

  • Support to execute a creative and impactful social strategy for Lucy Sheridan’s online channels

  • Co-present Facebook and Instagram Lives with me including question selection

  • Co-manage my social media channels, ensuring that they are always up to date

  • Collaborate to develop creative and forward-thinking ideas that are analytically sound and will help grow our online and offline presence

  • Create, curate and manage all published content including action of feedback and amends (text, photography, podcast, design and video)

  • Engage, monitor, listen and respond to community members from time to time if needed

  • Compile reports showing results, explaining these and making recommendations to take forward, on a regular basis

  • Monitor trends and suggest innovative use of social media tools, applications, channels, design and strategy

  • Occasional outreach to handpicked outlets and brand collaborators, with my strategic guidance, comfortable helping get us in all the right places utilising all the right channels

  • Grow awareness


Key Skills:

  • Analytical

  • Able to meet high standards and goals

  • Excellent organisation and planning skills

  • Good at creating honest relationships

  • Follows through on commitments

  • Attention to detail

  • Enthusiasm and ability to work well in a team

  • Proactive approach to projects

  • A "consider it done" positive attitude and solution orientated approach

  • Open to feedback


 Why you’ll want to join me:

  • You’ll take the reigns with me when it comes to developing themes and topics for our content marketing strategy then helping deliver against it
  • You’ll be working with one of the best brains in the online business world to help build out content for online products and launch campaigns

  • Paid for travel and accommodation to events in the UK and abroad (hello South of France!)

  • Continuous development and training opportunities

  • Have your ideas heard and make a real impact on the business and in the industry

  • Be part of a dedicated team with a dynamic culture of collaboration and improvement

  • Team perks and over the top surprises

  • Flexible working around your existing commitments


 Behaviours I value:

  • Judgement: Make suggestions based on experience and data

  • Communication: Listen, be thorough, be clear and check understanding

  • Curiosity: Seek out knowledge and understanding

  • Innovation: Challenge the status-quo, be creative and be useful

  • Passion: Care about team success, celebrate wins, learn from mistakes

  • Honesty: Be genuine and transparent, admit mistakes quickly

  • Responsibility: Take on challenges, make work your own

  • Build great relationships: With colleagues, with clients, with contacts - inspire them to do the same

  • Sensitivity: You will be seeing behind the scenes in the business and privy to private plans and, potentially, celebrity client contact. Discretion is a must


Next steps:

Please send your CV and covering letter outlining why you would like to be considered (including your day rate and links to your blog/portfolio/work examples) to emma@lucysheridan.co by Friday 14th July with your email subject clearly marked “<YOUR NAME> Vacancy Application” 

Please direct all questions to emma@lucysheridan.co and we will come back to you ASAP.

Please note this is the only way to apply for the position.

Please do not direct message on social media or any other channels.

Initial interviews will take place via Skype week commencing Monday 19th July.

Thank you.