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JOB POSTING: Social Media Manager UK & Europe

JOB POSTING: Social Media Manager UK & Europe

Job Title: Social Media Manager UK/Europe

Location: Remote (with the requirement to be based in a European country)

Job Category: Social Media Production


About Us

Samba Digital is a leading digital agency specialising in sports marketing, digital activations, and fan engagement. We work with sports brands, teams, and organisations to deliver innovative digital solutions that drive fan engagement and business growth. 

Join Our Team as a Social Media Manager 

Are you a dynamic and experienced social media professional looking to lead and develop a talented team? Do you have a passion for football, creativity, innovation, and driving engagement? If so, we want to hear from you!


What You’ll Do

As our Social Media Manager, you will be responsible for leading and developing our UK/EU social media teams, ensuring their effective operation and growth. You will collaborate with local Project Managers and report to the Head of Delivery, playing a crucial role in the success of our social media initiatives

Team Monitoring

  • Day-to-day management of a 30+ people team of community managers and content specialists.
  • Oversee job descriptions, planning, recruitment, and regular updates.
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performing team environment.

Customer Relations

  • Manage all UK/EU clients receiving our social media services.
  • Maintain regular client communication.
  • Organise and lead weekly meetings with clients and social media teams.

Editorial and Creative Oversight

  • Collaborate with the local Project Managers, client teams and other internal stakeholders to monitor publications and manage content plans.
  • Inspire and motivate teams to enhance creativity and innovation.

Social Media Expertise

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of platforms including X (formerly Twitter), Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, WhatsApp, TikTok, and YouTube.

International Scope

  • Understand the global dynamics of sporting entities.
  • Work effectively with international teams to address global challenges.

Performance Monitoring

  • Oversee reporting and performance analysis.
  • Educate and raise awareness among teams about social media performance metrics.

What We’re Looking For

  • A skilled professional with 3-5 years of experience in leading social media teams.
  • A leader with a strong focus on managing people, operations, team organisation, workflow planning, and activity monitoring.
  • A person with excellent interpersonal skills for effective internal and external communication.
  • An expert with an extensive understanding of social media platforms, current trends, social listening tools, and analytics software.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal. Additional languages are a plus (French, Spanish, Portuguese) 

Why Join Us?

  • A full-remote company with flexible working hours and working from home setting
  • A growth-obsessed organisation that offers opportunities for professional development.
  • An agency operating globally, collaborating with over 20 nationalities and partnering with prestigious sports properties. 


  • Fixed Annual fee based on experience
  • One-year mission with an independent contractor agreement, including an option for renewal.
  • 28 days/year time off allocation 

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to ana.saraiva@sambadigital.com before July 15, 2024. Please include “Social Media Manager UK/EU” in the subject line.

Samba Digital is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all collaborators.