Social Media Specialist

Creative Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear


Position at LeoVegas UK

LeoVegas is where the lions play...and work! A fun, agile and fast paced environment connecting 1000+ employees with over 60,000 worldwide employees of MGM Resorts International, as our two leading forces come together. We're culture focused, so if you're an innovator, initiator and a team player, give us a roar and join the LeoVegas pride - WINNER of the iGaming Idol 2022 - Employer of the year award! 

Let's create the world's greatest iGaming experience!
LeoVegas’ scale-up culture sets a tone of courage and capacity to act. Employees are encouraged to not only say what they think, but also to do the job that is needed - “to make it happen”.     
LeoVegas does not believe in hierarchical structures, but instead that every individual employee plays an important role in the company. We trust that you thrive in these environments.

Due to our continued growth, we're now looking for a Social Media Specialist to join our high performing team.    
(Gaming focused)   
Are you an iGaming guru looking to develop further in your career? LeoVegas Group is on the lookout for a dynamic and creative Social Media Specialist ready to shape the online presence of one of the leading iGaming brands. Apply to join our international team and play a pivotal role in crafting consistent, engaging, and meaningful content across various social media platforms.   
As a Social Media Specialist at LeoVegas Group, you play a pivotal role in our social media strategy and market plan. Your mission will be to transform social interactions into tangible business value. You will focus on driving brand awareness, growing the community, and increasing engagement through compelling content across our social media channels.   
As our Social Media Specialist you will:     
  • Manage all assigned group social media profiles and day-to-day activities. Responsibilities may expand to other pages/channels in the future.
  •     Actively seek market knowledge, trends, compliance updates and industry news and events.
  •     Develop and execute localized social media strategies where needed. Maintain consistent communication with the Country Teams to ensure strategy alignment, content localization, and campaign management.
  •     Craft captivating and visually appealing social media content, working closely with the creative teams, while maintaining meticulous attention to detail.
  •     Deeply understand our brands’ identity and target audience.
  •     Work closely with the Social Media teams to identify opportunities to strengthen content strategies and creative concepts through brainstorming sessions, ensuring alignment with the brands’ guidelines. Work together to identify opportunities for growth across markets and social media channels.
  •     Quickly adjust to changes in social media algorithms, trends, and industry changes. 
  •     Manage and build our community by monitoring and addressing messages, @mentions and comments in a timely manner and actively seeking opportunities to expand our community reach.
  •     Manage external parties (including agencies, influencers, and streamers) who handle group social media content where applicable.
  •     Ensure all content produced is trackable, of a high standard, and meets compliance requirements. 
  •     Collaborate with wider internal teams (Digital Media, SEO, Affiliate, Operations, CRM, Sports, Casino & Live Casino) to ensure cross-departmental alignment and consistency in messaging across channels. 
  •     Monitor KPIs, analyse content metrics, and report performance to internal and external stakeholders. Prepare presentations and share results, learnings, and plans accordingly
  •     Assist with/take ownership of projects, giveaways, and paid campaigns across the team. 
Your areas of knowledge and experience include:    
  •  3+ years experience in the gambling or affiliate marketing industries
  •     Preference will be given to those with experience working with the Canada and New Zealand markets
  •     Solid understanding of online casino and sports betting products, bonuses, compliance, etc.
  •     Native English language skills
  •     Excellent communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills
  •     Ability to work in a target-driven and fast-paced environment
  •     Highly proactive and well-organized, with good time and project management skills

Nice to have 

  •     Experience in Marketing/Social Media/Content Writing
  •     Experience with Social Media Management tools 
  •     Copywriting & basic image editing skills
Our Culture

As our company working language is English so we'd like to see your CV in English please

At LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group we firmly believe that our diversity is what makes us unique and that everyone and anyone is welcome to enjoy the ride - regardless of age, gender, disability, race, national or ethnic origin, religion, language, martial or civil partnership status, political beliefs and sexual  orientation. 

We are highly committed to uphold a high level of diversity and inclusion throughout our entire group. Being a global company with a widely diverse customer base makes it essential for our workforce to be a reflection of this. 

By doing so, we believe we will achieve the best possible customer experience and create better value to our shareholders by doing so. 

Hybrid Working

At LeoVegas we have introduced a hybrid working environment that enables our employees to come together and collaborate in person, whilst offering ongoing flexibility to work from home. We all work from the office two days per week, and three days at home. 

  • A culture and working environment that will allow you reach your full potential; 
  • Hybrid working policy plus the opportunity to ‘Work From any eligible country” for 4 weeks in each year; 
  • 28 days holiday a year, plus (8) public and bank holidays in England;
  • Matched pension contributions up to 6% employee, 6% employer;
  • BUPA private healthcare insurance with pre-existing medical conditions included and a cash-back plan towards the cost of routine dental and other treatments; 
  • An unrivalled Family Leave Policy; 
  • An unrivalled office environment with free parking and an abundance of drinks and snacks including breakfast each Monday and lunch each Friday (we’re feeders, sorry diets!);
  • Regular team and office socials during the day and after work; 
  • Employee referral programme - earn between £750 - £1500 when you refer a friend to come and work for us!
There’s more! Upon successful completion of your probation:  
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • £250 a year Health and Wellbeing allowance