Tottenham Hotspur FC

Tottenham Hotspur FC

Social Media Executive


Role Type



Posting Date

Nov 21, 2022

Role description

Job Summary

Founded in 1882, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English Premier League Club, based in North London, with an estimated 615.5 million global followers.
Led by the late great Bill Nicholson, the Club became the first in England to win the League and FA Cup Double in 1961, and the first in the UK to win a European Trophy two years later. Spurs has since been home to some of the game’s great entertainers, including Jimmy Greaves, Glenn Hoddle, Paul Gascoigne, David Ginola, Gareth Bale, Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane.
In April 2019, the Club opened an iconic new stadium that sits at the heart of a £1billion sport-led regeneration of North Tottenham. The stadium is the largest football club stadium in London and is a multi-use venue with the ability to host a variety of events 365 days a year, including NFL, boxing, rugby, concerts and other major events, plus visitor attractions including Stadium Tours and the Dare Skywalk.
The stadium development scheme has to date created more than 4,000 new jobs for local people, with circa £300m pumped into the local economy each year.
Tottenham Hotspur has:

A clear strategy to develop talent from within its Academy, showcased by a strong track record of Academy players graduating to the first-team squad.
A £100m state-of-the-art Training Centre that supports the Club’s ambition to attract, develop and retain the best talent.
Commercial partnerships with globally-recognised brands including AIA Group Limited (AIA), one of the world's leading providers of life insurance services, and Nike, the world’s leading sports footwear and apparel company
A commitment to minimizing its environmental impact across Club operations, being named as the greenest in the Premier League for the past three years. Tottenham Hotspur is a signatory of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework, committing to halve carbon emissions by 2030 and become net zero carbon by 2040
An award-winning Foundation that is renowned for creating opportunities to help enhance the lives of people in its local community through education, employment, health and social inclusion programmes

The Club is seeking a Social Media Executive to support the Social Media team in the output for Tottenham Hotspur Men’s team across various social media platforms. The role will entail providing a consistent level of high-quality content output, including training and matchday communications.
The Social Media Executive will provide overall support assisting the team with social media management processes. The team dedicate their work to engage and inform the Spurs fanbase across each and every matchday by creating dynamic and insightful content.

Key Responsibilities

Planning, scheduling and posting across each of the THFC social channels
Content creation across the Spurs fanbase and community on a daily basis, ensuring they align with our core content objectives.
Supporting the Social Media Producer across internal stakeholder requirements
Analysing and optimising all social output to achieve peak performance
Work flexibly, including evenings and weekends as per the season calendar.
Analysing and processing content and data for regular reporting
Exploring new and improved ways on reporting
Due to the nature of the industry, the role will involve some out of hours working, including weekends, so flexibility is essential

Personal Attributes

Thinks ahead, generates innovative ideas
Values & respects others, builds relationships, collaborates
Gets things done, delivers to highest of standards, takes responsibility
Entrepreneurial, digitally savvy, with exceptional analytical, quantitative, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
A challenger. How can we be different? How can we think/act in innovative way?
Solutions-orientated mindset.
Demonstrate creativity in terms of thinking of new, innovative ideas and output across social channels
Being on the pulse of new trends and youth culture

Skills & Experience

Excellent knowledge of social media platforms
Proven experience in graphic design and video editing
Good knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (specifically Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop)
Good knowledge of social media tools (Sprout Social, Blinkfire, Hootsuite)
Excellent knowledge of different videos formats, video compression, sound/video synchronisation
Community Management experience
A demonstrable knowledge and passion for Football in England across the pyramid
Excellent attention to detail, spelling, and grammar
Good knowledge of football (and wider sports) social media content

Safeguarding is fundamental to the success in all that we do. Successful candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club welcomes applications from anyone regardless of age, disability, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

Closing: 2 Dec 2022

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