Social Media Manager

About our opportunity:

EMR is shaping the future of sustainability and we need a #SocialGenius ready to put us at the heart of the social conversation. This is a new role for the marketing team and the right candidate will own our global social channels; defining the strategy and delivering the activity.

What should social media look like for a global leader in sustainable materials? That’s the question you’ll answer through creative thinking and drawing on your extensive experience. You’ll shape our voice, our style, and make sure everyone knows what we’re doing to protect the environment.

Do you want to make a difference to our planet for future generations? Then EMR is the place for you!

What you will be doing:

Here's a few things that you will do:

You will develop the global social media strategy for EMR across all relevant channels with the aim of increasing brand awareness and customer engagement.

You will create interesting, informative and relevant content (written, visual, video) that will engage and excite our different stakeholders and audiences.

You will manage, develop and grow global social platforms  

You will liaise with the PR team for potential social content and develop a strategy for engaging with and interacting with EMR audiences.

Interact and join in the social conversation, where relevant, offering EMR’s perspective or amplifying other’s messages which reflect our own key messaging 

All this plus so much more. You definitely wont get bored!


About you:

  • Social is your passion and your expertise
  • You want to make a difference for future generations
  • You’re a creative thinker
  • You’re an amazing communicator
  • You want to create purposeful, engaging and valuable content for different audiences
  • You bring energy and enthusiasm to everything you work on
  • You have 3+ years experience delivering social content
  • You have a degree in Marketing, or a relevant field
  • Your planning and time management skills are the best
  • You know all about social media best practices


If you’re ready to seize this opportunity and wow us with fresh thinking get in touch; even if you don’t meet all the requirements.

Package Description

Attractive salary plus great benefits such as:                            

  • Flexible, hybrid working – split between our offices in Warrington and working from home
  • Pension scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays and 25 in 2023, plus each year you will have the option to buy and sell leave
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Employee Support to include Life Assurance and critical illness pay
  • 24/7 Colleague Assistance Programme and Financial Wellbeing Support – access to affordable loans, savings accounts, advanced earned pay, and financial education via salary finance
  • Online savings - major retailers, utilities, entertainment plus many more

Who we are?

European Metal Recycling is a global leader in sustainable materials with physical operations in the UK, USA, Germany and the Netherlands. Our core business is the recycling of metal and plastics from a range of public, commercial and industrial waste streams. Our recycling activities generate around 10 million tonnes of sustainable materials every year, saving over 10 million tonnes of CO2.

Our mission is to have great people serving our customers with dependable recycling solutions. EMR is still privately owned, with family values at its core. It’s a place where we care about our people, our customers, our workplace and our communities. We offer diverse and exciting career opportunities where individuals can make a difference and are recognised and rewarded for their hard work.

Find out more about us at  

It goes without saying that you will need the correct licences or certificates for a variety of our roles.

However, at EMR we value the way we do things as much as the delivery. We call our expectations our Behaviours. They align with our Values of We Care and We Do, and they apply across all levels and roles in the business.

​We Care

- Integrity – you are Respectful and Honest

- Trust – you are Collaborative and Authentic

We Do

- Accountable – you are Determined and Responsible

- Innovative – you have a Growth Mind-set and you are Progressive

If we all carry out our roles in line with these Behaviours, we will achieve success as One Team. If you embody our Behaviours, we want to hear from you!


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