Social Media / Content Creator

at Lost Earth Adventures (view profile)
Location York, United Kingdom
Date Posted 18th June 2019
Job Type Full-time
Remote working

Description

Who We Are

Lost Earth Adventures is a small, but rapidly growing, York based outdoor activity provider in the UK and overseas tour operator, specialising in adventurous treks and multi-activity holidays to Nepal. We deliver a whole range of outdoor adventure activities and curriculum-linked programmes across the UK and Nepal.

Our itineraries are unique and strive to get off the beaten path while also showcasing the highlights of a destination. As a small, personal company we pride ourselves on our professionalism, leadership and attention to detail. People travel with Lost Earth Adventures because of our in depth and personal knowledge of the countries we visit. As one of our latest guests stated, “I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on.”

The Job

We are seeking a commercially minded Content Creator to join the team and take overall responsibility for looking after our websites, create content for blogs, social media and support the marketing of our current and new destinations.

Your role will primarily be to write copy for the website, blog and social media, as well as to develop and write articles for other online and printed channels.

You will be responsible for creating and distributing content and contribute towards developing and executing an effective marketing strategy.

We work with a wide range of people and clients, from charities, schools, corporates and army cadets and they all have a great story to tell. We would like to bring these stories to the world in an engaging way.

Working with a small team, you’ll support the ongoing implementation of the company’s visual identity and brand positioning. You'll also manage our brand assets including brand guidelines, image stock, logo files and templates.

Adventure and travel should be in your blood, as should your ability to inspire people through your amazing writing skills.

The role is based at our head office in York. A flexible approach to when you work will be needed and we’ll offer the same in return.  We offer a competitive salary, dependent on your level of experience, 28 days holiday per annum with the potential for salary increase based on performance.

ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES

Overseas trekking and adventure travel experience preferably in Nepal or Africa

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

• Knowledge of social media and how to use it effectively from a commercial perspective

• Strong eye for detail

Excellent IT skills

• A basic understanding of SEO

Ability to prioritise & manage multiple priorities

OTHER DESIRABLE SKILLS

Whilst not essential the following would be very useful:

Develop and manage visual content for the company’s digital channels. This includes video, graphics and photography.

Adobe Lightroom/Photoshop/Pages

Video editing

Basic coding skills/HTML

PERKS

Mountain Equipment, DMM, Petzl and Wild Country equipment available at trade cost

• Cotswold 15% discount

• Opportunities for further professional development

• Salary increase based on performance

How to Apply

Contact Sarah: [email protected] with a covering letter and a CV. If you’d like a chat about this role first then please call 01904 500094.

We are particularly keen to hear from members of the Explorers Connect community so please mention Explorers Connect in your application.