Full Time

Social Media Executive

Closing date Wednesday 30th June 2021

Employment Type

Full Time



The Role

The Travel Chapter Group, incorporating Holidaycottages.co.uk and other holiday cottage acquired businesses, is an award-winning holiday letting company with over 30 years’ experience specialising in quality holiday properties across the UK.

We pride ourselves on our extensive and varied portfolio of properties, and always strive to exceed the expectations of our holidaymakers and property owners alike. With over 350+ staff across the UK, a thriving portfolio of 7000+ properties across the UK and taking 150,000+ bookings a year, you can expect to work in a progressive and agile team.

Reporting to the Social Media Manager, the Social Media Exec will join Travel Chapter’s growing team of digital media specialists to create engaging social content and assist in campaign management across social platforms for our network of brands, including flagship brand holidaycottages.co.uk, and leading dog friendly brand Canine Cottages.

Social media is an increasingly important channel across our brands, responsible for reaching and driving millions of users to our websites every year. The Social Media Exec will help in keeping social media channels updated and brand-focused, seeking out new social media avenues and ways of connecting with audiences, improving the engagement with our content and efficiency of our campaigns.

You will also aid in optimising campaigns across social platforms (with a core focus on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) based on performance data and work with the Social Media Manager in compiling reports to demonstrate the success of our campaigns.

We are looking for

Skills and Experience Required:


  • Experience in social media content creation
  • Excellent knowledge of social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram
  • Excellent communications skills – written and verbal
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Creative eye in terms of imagery
  • Experience in imagery editing or production
  • Eagerness to learn about new innovations and software
  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Competent using Microsoft Office and Google Docs suites


  • Experience in using Facebook Ads Manager
  • Experience in social media community management
  • Knowledge of influencer marketing
  • Knowledge of SEO, PPC and email marketing

Working Hours

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Normal working hours are Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm

Work Location

  • Ability to work from home during the covid-19 pandemic and then you will work from HQ in Bideford after the pandemic. 
What will you be doing?

Main Responsibilities:

  • Daily social media content creation in line with business goals and objectives
  • Planning of social media content across core Travel Chapter brands
  • Work as part of a team to develop larger marketing campaigns
  • Assist social media manager with online community management
  • Image sourcing and creation
  • Social post copywriting
  • Assisting in social media campaign setup, optimisation and reporting
What's in it for you?
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Pension Scheme 
  • Travel Chapter Employee Rewards - Exclusive staff discounts
  • Healthcare Cash Plans
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Exclusive staff holiday discounts  
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Regular social and team events
  • A relaxed, friendly and fun work environment
  • Time for training and self-improvement
  • Highly effective, motivated and supportive team members!