Social Media & Content Manager

Manchester

£23,000 - £26,000 - Full Time

We’re looking to hire a Social Media & Content Manager who can take ownership of our channels and push them to a higher level. We’re searching for someone who can turn their passion for gaming and esports into awesome and unique content using Pixel Bar as your canvas. There’ll be defined targets relating to requirements to our partners but tonnes of creative freedom to get us there.
 

Introduction:

Pixel Bars are venues dedicated to video games and esports, after opening our first bar in Leeds in late 2019, we quickly rose to become one of the most popular bars in Leeds. Following an incredibly difficult 2 years through the pandemic, the team committed to our vision and opened up a Manchester venue in November 2021. 

As the hospitality and esports industry returns to normal, Pixel has a unique opportunity to revolutionise the way esports is enjoyed in the UK. We’re introducing esports to the wider UK audience in a fun and accessible format whilst providing a social venue for gamers and esports fans.

Through our existing channels, we’re looking to increase our exposure throughout Manchester and Leeds. You will work on the launch of upcoming dedicated esports channels that will engage a wider UK esports audience and, working alongside our partners, you will produce unique and fun content that feature the bars.
 

The role is based at our Manchester venue and will involve travel to our Leeds venue also.
 

The Role:

  • Helping to fulfil all deliverables from our partners relating to content creation.

  • Owning and managing our social media accounts, with a strong daily focus on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok.

  • Capturing & creating basic content - we’ll be commissioning photographers/videographers for larger projects but we need somebody to capture content from the bar regularly. 

  • Utilising our talented bar teams to create short form content for TikTok/YouTube Shorts/Instagram Reels.

  • Working with the directors to define social media targets.

  • Working with the directors to assign marketing spend to best help you achieve your goals and provide you with content.

  • Growing our social media presence and engagement across all channels.

  • Drive the creation and execution of our upcoming Esports-centric social media channels. 

  • Working with and utilising support staff to deliver regular content.

  • Maintain a content calendar covering all channels and ensuring Pixel is quick to respond to trending topics.

  • Track and report on channel and campaign performance to the directors on a monthly basis. 
     

Qualifications and Experience required:

  • At least 2 years of experience in a Social Media or Brand Content Creation role. 

  • Have an understanding of Esports and passion to see the scene grow. Be familiar with titles such as: League of Legends, Rocket League and CS:GO.

  • In-depth knowledge of all major social media platforms, namely: Twitter, TikTok and Instagram.

  • A proven track record delivering and managing campaigns and platforms that have driven engagement.

  • Available to work unsociable hours including evenings and weekends.

  • Have a creative, fun and positive mindset and able to take ownership of projects.

  • Experience delegating tasks and responsibilities.

  • You must have the right to work in the UK and be commutable to Manchester (Hybrid working available, but must be commutable to Manchester).

  • Being a fan of Pixel Bar and having a strong understanding of what we’re all about is a bonus!
     

Additional benefits 

  • 50% off full price food and drinks at both our venues.

  • Free gaming time in our booths and PCs.
     

Please submit a cover letter and CV to craig@pixel-bar.co.uk

Application deadline - Sunday 17th April