Social Content Strategist

£Competitive + Bonus + Pension + Private Health / Dental + 27 days holiday + Free onsite gym



The Social Content Strategist will develop our strategy, with a strong understanding of creative to deliver content (created by the CoE, Global and third parties) to our audience across all platforms—with a focus on constant experimentation and thoughtful recalibration based on findings. The role requires strong analytical skills, excellent communication between teams, and an interest in the technology, innovation, a fascination with effective creative and editorial worlds. 

The Social Content Strategist will understand the critical role that content plays within the company - and be able to communicate this to stakeholders across the business. They will work closely with consumer insights, content makers, writers, and analytics experts, category marketing teams to ensure that projects are executed efficiently and deliver the desired results.

Market Overview

Dyson is growing. Fast. More products. New categories. More visual communications. We are a creative technology company with a global and iconic identity. Our mission is simple: We solve problems others ignore with exciting new technologies which defy convention. Communicating our products’ superiority with brevity and presenting ourselves in the right way is essential to selling, protecting identity, and building our hard earned Reputation. And every contact with our public contributes to the Dyson Experience, so each must reflect our values and philosophy. Perfectly.

Function Overview

Dyson is bolstering the Group content team to bring to life the global approach to communication globally. The content created within the regions will be data-driven, user-centric, always-on and relevant to each region/market. The content will strive to create a Smile, Nod Share moment to connect with consumers in a space where they are not necessarily in a purchase mind set. We need a content strategist to help bring together all content sources to develop strategies to implement the right message to the right person at the right time, which will build and contribute to our customers’ Dyson Experience.


  • Develop and manage a deep editorial calendar of content for various marketing channels and forms, e.g. blogs, articles, emails, social media, newsletters, etc
  • Understand Dyson’s values and our ‘engineering first’ ethos, so that any content recommendation will help to build the Dyson image and experience
  • Evaluate third party content resources to determine how content can feed the Dyson-owned editorial calendar
  • Review all content sources and formalise strategic recommendations and gaps in content and author briefs for new content utilising consumer insights and learnings
  • Guide creative content teams on developing the right type of communication for each digital and social channel
  • Work with internal resources and team to develop approach for social listening and responsive content
  • Partner with analytics team to evaluate content and content marketing campaigns to measure performance and determine success
  • Stay on top of the latest content marketing best practices and become an internal evangelist


You will know that quality content is at the heart of every successful marketing strategy. You believe in the power of storytelling to engage audiences, change perceptions, and create customer demand. You thrive at guiding the content creation process, from idea to delivery.

  • You will be able to evidence the ability to craft and execute “innovative” social content campaigns focused on ROI and Conversion at either a National or Global level You will have demonstrable experience of social platforms (Twitter, You Tube, FB and Instagram)
  • You will have proven experience of balancing owned, earned paid content to achieve coherent, effective campaigns
  • You will have significant experience in either a Creative Strategist or Senior Social Planner or Strategist role (ideally from a top media / advertising agency or a reputable global brand
  • You will have previously successfully implemented effective content management processes & best practices for content audits and editorial calendars
  • You will have a sound understanding of content metrics/KPIs and ideally have past experience of working with wider data teams to determine and improve KPIs
  • Experience of managing third party content partners / agencies 
  • Previous exposure and experience of utilising social platforms outside of the Europe such as (WeChat)

Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition. 

Next steps

If you feel you possess the above required skills and experience, please apply now. Due to business demand, the closing date for applications is 28th May 2018.

Posted: 29-Mar-2018

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