Head of User Generated Content

Job title : Head of User Generated Content
Location : Birmingham, Birmingham, England
Job-type : Permanent
Salary : £competitive
Contact : Michelle Mumford
Reference : MM-5723

I am working on an incredible opportunity to join an awesome content agency in Birmingham. Our client is looking for a Head of User Generated Content to join the team and oversee a small team that is responsible for user generated content. You will have experience in researching and sourcing content that has the potential to go viral. You will live and breathe content! You will always be on the lookout for fresh content and will be confident in approaching the owners to negotiate usage terms. You will be incredibly passionate about video content and enjoy spending your time looking for and spotting cool content! You will also be hungry for success and enjoy monitoring KPI's to ensure that targets are being met. You will be a natural motivator and enjoy overseeing a small team. This is a permanent full-time role, with some flexibility and salary is DOE.

Our Client

Our client is a content agency based in Birmingham with offices spanning the globe. Content is at the heart of what they do, and in particular, video content designed to engage and entertain audiences. Our client offers a brilliant working culture, a creative and cool working environment and some flexibility. If you would like your next role to be with an ambitious and incredibly exciting agency then please keep reading!

The Role

As Head of User Generated Content, you will be researching and sourcing content that has the potential to go viral. You will have a creative eye and be able to spot opportunities. Once you have found your content you will then be talking to the owners and negotiating usage terms. You will have been working in a similar role and absolutely love the idea of taking responsibility for the team.

About You

  • You will live and breathe content

  • You enjoy scrolling through social media/YouTube/web in your spare time and understand that content can be found at any time

  • You will have good negotiation skills and be confident in approaching the owners of the content, verifying that they are the owners and then negotiate revenues shares so that you are able to use their content

  • You will be passionate about finding content and love to be the person who has found a video that will go viral!

  • You will be a team player and looking to take responsibility for the team. This will involve motivating the team and monitoring KPI's to keep the team on track and ensure targets will be hit

  • You will be flexible and dynamic in your approach

  • You will just really, really love content!

This role would suit a Content Manager who has been responsible for researching and sourcing content with the purpose of making it go viral. You may have a few years experience and are looking to oversee a team. Or you may have been doing this role for a while and enjoy managing KPI's and motivating a team. Whatever level you are at, if you have the skills and experience, our client would love to meet you.

This role is based in Birmingham and commutable via Solihull, Birmingham, Warwick, Leamington, Coventry, Stratford-upon-Avon, to name a few. Our client is also open to some flexible working so if you are a little further afield then still do get in touch.