Freelance Social Media Content Creator | Earths Edge
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Freelance Social Media Content Creator

Are you passionate about social media and have an interest in travel, adventure travel in particular? If so, read on…

About Us
Earth’s Edge is Ireland’s only licensed Adventure Travel Company. We specialise in adventurous and challenging expeditions in some of the most remote and beautiful destinations throughout the world. We take our guests off the beaten tourist trail to truly explore a country and experience its people. From trekking to a 6000 metre peak, to rafting down a remote river canyon, to cycling over the highest passes in the world, we have the perfect challenge for everyone.

Role Outline
The social media content creator will create content across our social media channels: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. The content you create will drive the brand’s image, generate sales and maximise engagement with the public, charity partners and influencers. You will need to understand best practice for social media and the best ways to use each platform to create successful, engaging content.

This position will suit someone who is well organised and possesses good time management skills. You will report directly to the social media manager and you will have full creative control on how to define and shape our social media strategy going forward. Your ideas will form part of the ongoing marketing strategy, so you should be vocal and be able to back up your suggestions with data or examples. An interest in travel and tourism is essential with adventure travel in particular being desirable.

Your main responsibilities will include but not limited to creating daily content for Instagram and Facebook, creating engaging and personalised social media daily updates from our expeditions, create/design blog posts for the website, devise content plans for social media campaigns for big projects and content creation for email marketing.

You will work closely with the sales team and social media manager to ensure that content on social media generates leads for certain trips.

Skills / Experience Required
Passion for social media in all forms – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube in particular.
You must live and breathe social media 24/7 and be willing to show your social media platforms as part of the interview process.
Keep up with trends within social media
2+ years’ experience running social accounts on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram in a paid role.
Can create content from scratch across multiple channels.
Maintain a rolling schedule of content.
Someone who is happy creating animated GIFs, videos, blog posts, infographics and captivating pictures.
Experience with photoshop or other design tools.
Fluent in English – be able to demonstrate blogging skills.
Ability to understand social media and what makes a social following excited.
Experience in email marketing.

Terms of Work
Freelance

Payment
Hourly rate dependent on experience.

To Apply
Please forward your CV and cover letter to jam@earths-edge.com before August 30th, please include social media handles in your cover letter. Also include any content you feel might help enhance your application i.e. blog posts, design skills etc.

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