Jobs: London Calling!

Posted on February 9, 2014


Not quite as many hansom cabs as in the Sherlock Holmes stories

Not quite as many hansom cabs as in the Sherlock Holmes stories

I’m relatively sure I know which company this is for, but don’t quote me. Got it from Eric Weaver’s FB posting.

Gad, why do they always quadruple-space these things? and make them a thousand lines long? Are HR managers and headhunters paid by the word???

JOB OPENING – Content & Community Manager in London, UK

9 February 2014 at 07:25


Are you an experienced social media community and content manager who is looking to relocate to one of the world’s greatest cities? Do you love social media, writing content, engaging others, managing communities and helping strangers? Do you find excitement and fulfillment acting as an ambassador and helping others find a new home in a new city? ARE YOU INTERESTED IN RELOCATING TO LONDON YOURSELF?

If so, London Relocation Ltd has an incredible opportunity for a US- or Canada-based community manager with experience in content creation, curation, and community management. Relocation costs may be covered for the right candidate.


The LR Content & Community Manager is our official liaison to our online communities. This role is responsible for being our primary contact between London Relocation and any parties who interact with us on our social and digital channels.


London Relocation Services is an American-run white-glove relocation specialty service for immigrants to the UK. We are London’s fastest property search – guaranteeing you find a satisfactory new home within 24 hours. We negotiate your lease, get your utilities set up, prep the home and hand you your keys upon arrival.


Community Management & Development – 30%

Monitor, coach and champion online conversation around the brand within social networks, review sites and blogs to ensure:

– Company is legally protected

– Conversation and community remain positive and authentic

– Comments, issues and potential PR problems are identified and addressed quickly

– Company and outside social commentary is legal, correct and truthful

Track & manage inbound requests Gather and manage email database marketing purposes

Work with the management team to create our brand voice and online engagement guidelines

Create and maintain a content calendar

Engage with others on non-company-owned media like expat blogs

Escalate any community issues to management as appropriate

Content Development – 50%

Create written content for proactive social postings on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.

Create written content for the company blog and to supplement photo and video content

Sample topics: relocation, expatriate communities, local tourism, food, culture

Create and/or curate photographic content for posting on company’s Pinterest and Instagram pages and blogs

Administration – 20%Utilize social listening tools, alerts and insights pages to gather insights and report to management on the success of your effortsIdentify relevant SEO keywords and adjust content as necessary

Vet content with copyright owners and key stakeholders as appropriate


You have an undergraduate degree in Communications, Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Media or Business

You have 2-3 years of experience working as a social community or content manager for a corporation or business

You have a writing background or proof of authorship of articles, blog posts, or reviews

You currently actively participate in a wide variety of social media activities, such as blogging, photoblogging, community development, comment management, etc.

You understand the ins and outs, dos and don’ts of popular social networks – how they work, advanced features, SEO aspects, etc.

You have a demonstrable ability to produce interesting content that generates likes, shares, links and comments

You have a demonstrable ability to effectively grow, nurture and manage online communities without triggering PR or social crises

You’ve got great interpersonal skills – you like working as part of a winning team and are easy to get on with

Nothing slips by you – you possess a very high attention to detail

You don’t mind spending a considerable amount of time online or out in the community capturing and creating content

You have a responsive, people-focused personality

Your verbal and written skills are excellent

Preferred Candidates will possess the following skills:

Technical knowledge in managing a self-hosted WordPress blog, including databases, tagging, categories, Yoast, etc.

Proficiency in social listening tools like Lithium, Radian6, Buzzlogic, or Sysomos

Experience writing for travel or expat blogs

Experience working as a part of larger social media teams for a corporate brand

An outgoing personality able to be camera or voiceover talent for corporate videos or podcasts

Knowledgeable with video production and distribution via YouTube, Vimeo, etc.


Interested candidates should email their resumes and cover letters to no later than February 24, 2014.