Social Media Executive

Agency Side · Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Department Agency Side
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

JOB TITLE: Social Media Executive 

BASED: UAE based 

REPORTING TO: Social Media Director


We are looking for a Social Media Rockstar to join our growing team! This role will be responsible for handling the daily social media management and execution of assigned accounts in order to establish creative best practices. The successful candidate for this role will have a deep understanding of social media, a proven track record of planning and delivering, as well as reporting on a range of social media campaigns, across various social platforms. This role is ideal for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment. 


    • Manage the assigned social media accounts
    • Maintain a deep understanding of social media metrics and data analysis and ownership of data touch-points
    • Content creation and management of all social media channels
    • Creates and implements engagement-driving and community
    • building ideas and tactics across all platforms
    • Community management and outreach on all platforms on a daily basis
    • Manages and is responsible for business analytics and reporting
    • Collaboration with internal and external PR, editorial, creative, and video teams to create and deliver content
    • Support 2-3 clients to identify their challenges and greatest opportunities, helping them to grow through use of various social media channels
    • Develop a social media implementation plan and playbook
    •  Come up with channels and influencers recommendations
    •  Share the latest trends and updates with the client on a monthly basis
    •  Coordinate the day-to-day handling of all social media channels and ensuring the content is adapted to suit the different channels
    •  Work with Acorn Strategy’s designers and copywriters to develop engaging copy, image and video content for client’s social media accounts
    •  Work with the account lead to keep the account organised and running smoothly according to the contracted scope of work
    •  Generate social content that will drive marketing and communications objectives
    •  Monitor, track, analyse and report on performance on social media platforms using tools such a Google Analytics and Sprout Social
    •  Regular monitoring of competitor social media sites and creating analysis report
    •  Explore new ways to connect with the community e.g. Q&As, polls, competitions etc
    •  Monitor social channels and relevant news channels to spark meaningful conversation with the community
    •  Have the ability to quickly pivot and react to a new trend, opportunity or crisis
    •  Respond to comments and queries in a timely manner (per client SLA)
    •  Monitor and report on feedback and online reviews
    •  Coordinate with the wider team to ensure brand consistency  Solid background in paid social media campaigns, FB, IG, TW, and LI ads manager
    •  Managing and optimising campaigns across channels and analyse data to accomplish data-driven decision
    •  Perform adjustments on client campaigns in order to maximise performance and conversions
    •  Create end of campaign reports that highlights campaign performance using tools such as Google Analytics, native channels, and sprout social
    •  Create a forecast plan for paid media
    •  The ability to conduct a due diligence research for social media listening keywords and hashtags



    • BSc degree in Marketing or relevant field
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills (Arabic/English) 
    • Knowledge of social media analytics tools such as Sprout Social, Google Analytics 
    • Experience with social media planning
    • Excellent copywriting skill both Arabic and English
    • Must have 1 year + experience in social media with a passion to grow within the social team
    • Able to build a collaborative relationship with all internal team members and clients 
    • Must be adept in an agile way of working
    • Strong multitasker, creative thinker, and problem solver 
    • Self-aware and open to a constructive ‘360’ feedback 


    • Hybrid working model, 2 days per week in the office
    • Half day on Fridays
    • Option to work from our Dubai or Abu Dhabi offices
    • Flexible working hours
    • Work from anywhere for up to one month per year
    • Access to the Employee Assistance Program
    • Employee Recognition Program
    • Annual Bonus Scheme
    • Share Scheme
    • Internal/external training opportunities to advance career development


    Voted Large Agency of the Year 2021 and winner of multiple international awards, Acorn Strategy is a full-service communications consultancy with offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Melbourne, Perth, and London, and an ever-expanding client roster. We are an integrated marketing, public relations, and digital consultancy that delivers sharp, agile, and creative strategies to help grow our clients’ business.


    We understand that our success depends on recruiting and retaining the highest quality individuals. We have created an environment for people to grow and learn through a culture that empowers creativity, innovation, and professionalism. The core values we live by are collaboration, agility, bravery, curiosity, and growth.


    Over the years we have come to realise that although each of our team members are unique, we each share a series of personal traits that have successfully linked us culturally as a team and as an agency at large. ​

    ACORN STRATEGY is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are dedicated to creating and building a respectful and empowering environment. We aim to create an inclusive workplace that supports our diversity and increases our potential to produce work that better represents and resonates with the world around us.

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    • Location
      Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
    • Department
      Agency Side
    • Employment Type
    • Minimum Experience