Manchester City FC

Manchester City FC

Social Media Manager


Role Type



Posting Date

Jun 15, 2022

Role description

At Manchester City, making moments matter is a part of our DNA. Recognising and developing the best talent allows us to achieve success in the right way.

Driven by a passion for our winning culture, you will help deliver on our shared goals of sustainability through a uniquely global yet local community environment.

As a Social Media Manager, you will be a key player in creating and inspiring compelling content across Man City’s social media channels, collaborating to achieve success within an inclusive and creative environment.

Based within the Media team in Manchester, you will manage a team of social media producers and work across departments to grow and engage the City fanbase. This position offers the opportunity to create content that reaches and entertains millions of fans across the globe. The role is primarily management and strategy focused, although there will be a requirement to create and publish content. International travel and match attendance will be an occasional requirement.

Such a pivotal role requires a collaborative candidate, who will need to manage stakeholders within the department, the business and beyond. Strong written and verbal communication are critical elements of the job.

Role specific accountabilities:

1-Ensure Man City’s social media output is regarded as best in class in world sport.

2-Manage the social media team and take responsibility for short, medium and long term planning across channels.

3-Drive performance in order to meet departmental KPIs, both in terms of content metrics and revenue generation.

4-Track content analytics to drive performance and identify trends

5-Work with the Media leadership team to achieve strategic goals. Also able to work autonomously.

Role specific knowledge, skills and experience:


Strong knowledge of a range of social media platforms and expertise using them
Management experience
Brand and commercial awareness
Editorial judgement
Community management knowledge
Media law knowledge
Resilience, experience of working in a high pressure publishing environment
Track record of creativity
Passionate about sport


Video editing- Intermediate Skill Level
Excel- Intermediate Skill Level
Budget experience
City Football Group promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We will screen all applicants and select candidates whose skills and experience seem to meet our needs. We will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you only if you are selected for an interview.

Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

Due to our safeguarding promise, all UK based CFG roles will be subject to a DBS check upon commencing employment with us. This will be either a basic, standard or enhanced check depending on the job role and responsibilities.

If you have any further questions about the role or your application, please contact

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