Social Media Creative

  • Full-time
  • Department: Marketing

Company Description

Neilson is a leading direct life insurance distributor with a global presence, operating in the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Our mission is to make life insurance simple and accessible to everyone through innovative and effective marketing strategies.

This role is based in Ireland and is critical to our continued success across multiple international markets. This creative role will lead on creating engaging content to support our growth ambitions across social channels.

Job Description

We are looking for a Social Media Creative with strong design and editing skills to develop visually compelling and engaging content for our social media platforms. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of creating successful lead gen social media campaigns and possess a diverse portfolio showcasing their design and editing capabilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute lead generating creative concepts for social media content, including graphics, videos, animations, and other multimedia elements.
  • Collaborate with the marketing team to create and implement social media strategies that align with brand goals and objectives.
  • Design eye-catching graphics, illustrations, and layouts for posts, stories, and ads across various social media platforms.
  • Edit and produce high-quality videos and animations for social media content.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest design trends, social media best practices, and platform updates.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to deadlines.
  • Assist in brainstorming and generating new ideas for social media campaigns and initiatives.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Arts, Marketing, Communications, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven experience as a Social Media Creative, Social Media Designer, or similar role.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing a variety of social media content, including graphics, videos, and animations.
  • Proficiency in design and editing software, including Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects) and other relevant tools.
  • Excellent understanding of social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, LinkedIn, etc.) and their respective design requirements.
  • Strong visual storytelling skills and an eye for detail.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with motion graphics and animation.

Additional Information

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive starting salary
  • Remote working
  • Life Assurance from day 1 so you are protected too
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help and support with life stuff!
  • Cycle to work scheme, Eye Test/Glasses Vouchers, looking after your wellbeing
  • Exceptional training – giving you all the tools to succeed throughout your NFS career!
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Pension 
  • We’ve been award Feefo’s top rating and The Trusted Merchant Platinum Award for our outstanding customer service, so we pride ourselves on the service we provide to our customers – and so can you!
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