Entertainment One

Director, Social Media

Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 5 days ago(3/13/2018 7:43 AM)
# of Openings
Permanent Full-Time

About Entertainment One

Entertainment One’s Family and Brands Division is an exciting, fast growing entertainment company that specialises in the acquisition, production, distribution and licensing of kid’s TV and digital content. Key properties in the Brand portfolio include international pre-school TV phenomenon Peppa Pig, superhero hit PJ Masks, and the magical Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, plus a development slate full of shows with strong potential and premium partners attached.


Entertainment One’s Family and Brands has 100+ employees based in London, New York, Toronto, Melbourne, Hong Kong and Sao Paolo. It is part of the wider Entertainment One Group, a leading international entertainment company with film, TV and music operations across the world. The Entertainment One Group has over 1,300 employees worldwide, with offices in Toronto, London, New York, LA, Madrid, Amsterdam and Sydney.

Position Summary


The role will be responsible for developing and overseeing implementation of social media strategies for eOne Family and Brands globally, expanding brand reach, growing brand engagement, championing trends and opportunities, analysing global effectiveness, and transitioning social strategies and execution in-house.





  • Leading and directing social media strategies for all brands globally (all platforms excluding video-led services) in all stages of the brand lifecycle (from launch to maturity) 
  • Innovating and identifying social media trends and opportunities proactively and creatively
  • Directing social media processes, delivering guidelines, research, cost efficiencies and best practise, and ensuring these are used by all staff and partners of our brands
  • Overseeing the development of creative materials for global social platforms based on global brand strategies 
  • Managing and driving social media agencies to ensure that we are getting strong service and strong results in each market
  • Setting measurement metrics and reviewing social media analytics to ensure that our social media presence and strategy is delivering significant and appropriate social media engagement  
  • Collaborating with brand, marketing, digital and commercial functions to ensure that our social media presence cohesively and properly amplifies our brands

Key Competencies

  • Significant experience of directing social media strategies for family brands globally
  • Strong understanding of family brands and the role of social media in global brand strategies
  • Deep understanding of the social media landscape including platforms (existing and emerging), challenges and opportunities, ideally on an international basis
  • Demonstrated leadership and relationship management skills
  • Outstanding organisational and communication skills
  • Proactive and innovative
  • Highly collaborative and team-oriented
  • Strategic thinker able to be constantly aware of the bigger picture whilst demonstrating flexible attitude to regional approaches
  • Ability to enhance potential (self and team) by producing new ideas and solutions

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.


To be considered for this position you must have the right to work in the UK.