Social Media & Digital Content Co-Ordinator

Hyde, Greater Manchester

Through collaboration with some of the world’s best climbers and alpinists, Mountain Equipment has been creating the finest mountain clothing and equipment in the world for more than half a century. 

A rare and exciting opportunity now exists to join us as a Social Media & Digital Content Co-Ordinator. We are seeking a creative and highly organised individual who shares our approach to both mountaineering and life. 

Working within the marketing team at our Head Office in Hyde, Greater Manchester the successful candidate will be responsible for the creation and communication of engaging content across all social media and digital platforms. 

You will have an active and demonstrable interest in a variety of outdoor sports that include climbing, mountaineering or hill-walking and preferably at least one year’s commercial experience in digital marketing or a digital related role that includes copy writing and content creation. 

Consideration will be given to candidates who have less commercial experience but who have a strong affinity to our brand and awareness of our industry provided they can demonstrate the required technical skills gained through internship or other practical experience.

The Role

  • Create, edit and optimise content for social media, blog and web
  • Write engaging, accurate and concise copy ensuring consistency of message and tone
  • Manage the social media schedule to create a consistent stream of content that reaches and engages our target audience
  • Create and schedule all e-newsletter communications
  • Manage and maintain website content ensuring that all information displayed is accurate and engaging
  • Edit photographic and video content as necessary for use in digital channels.
  • Analyse data relating to all digital marketing and communication and provide regular reports on engagement, performance and ROI
  • Identify emerging trends in social media and digital marketing and report on new technologies and platforms.
  • Work to ensure digital content is delivered in line with the brand and product objectives
  • Work collaboratively with the wider marketing team to create, execute and implement integrated marketing content across digital channels

The Candidate 

You should be educated to degree level and ideally have at least 1-2 years commercial experience in a digital marketing or content creation related role. A knowledge of the outdoor industry, competitor brands and the outdoor retail sector is advantageous. 

  • Be passionate for Mountain Equipment, our products and philosophy
  • Be energetic, self-motivated and highly organised
  • Be an excellent communicator with the ability to clearly articulate ideas
  • Have strong writing skills with the ability to produce articulate and compelling copy
  • Understand the importance of visual media and have basic photographic and video editing skills
  • Have a proven ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines / critical paths
  • Have an in-depth understanding of social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
  • Be familiar with social media management systems such as Hootsuite, Sprout Social etc
  • Be computer literate and be proficient in a range of Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite software.

What we offer 

A competitive salary based upon experience, company healthcare scheme and pension as well as flexible working schemes. Staff are also eligible for discounts on a wide range of products made by us as well as those within our wider group. We have a casual dress code and operate an open and friendly company with a relaxed environment. 


This is a full-time position based at our head-office in Hyde, Greater Manchester. Some travel both within the UK and overseas may be required on occasions. 

Anyone interested in applying for this role should send their CV, a covering letter and details of their current salary to no later than Friday 6th December. 


07 Nov 2019
Closing date:
06 Dec 2019
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