Social Content Creator
At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and experiences that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.
The Social Media team is at the forefront of our mission; bringing creative concepts to life through tailor-made strategies and thumb-stopping content that stands out within the Socialsphere. By staying on top of the global industry, platform updates and audience trends they lead the agency in building and implementing effective social media campaigns for our clients.
As a Social Content Creator, you bring the brand vision to life through social content. You will be working alongside the agency’s Strategy, Creative and Studio teams to plan, create and publish content that transforms social strategies into attractive and engaging content that resonates with the target audience and fulfills the brand’s objectives in line with the best practices of the industry and mediums. Our Social Content Creators are creative, agile and have an eye for the fine details. They are constantly in touch with the best practices of social content and know what makes a brand stand out on social.
Located next to good transport links in the heart of Dubai Media City, you will work in a meritocratic culture surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. You’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow within a creative and technically advanced team, with access to ongoing personal and professional development. At AKQA, we’re committed to your career growth, as well as your work/life balance.
- Lead the content creation process for our brands, including working closely with the Creative and Studio teams for the ideation and development of content and writing engagement-led copies.
- Plan, create and publish engaging short-form video content as per the brands’ strategies, audience insights and the platforms’ trends and best practices.
- Cover live events using mobile phones through Stories, short-form video content, and photo content captured in real time.
- Lead on the ideation and execution of photo and video shoots and the transformation of captured assets into engaging social content.
- Maintain an on-going conversation with the brands' audiences on social in the right tone of voice and a timely manner.
- Monitor trends within the Socialsphere and effectively apply them to enhance your day-to-day deliverables and long-term plans.
QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS
- Proven experience creating creative, effective and engaging social content, including Instagram Reels and TikTok videos.
- Hands-on experience of social media platforms and techniques and strong knowledge of the elements that constitute engaging social content.
- Creative eye with a strong ability to weave immersive narratives through social content.
- Excellent command of the English language and the ability to use it to craft and edit engaging social copies and captions.
- A collaborative mindset with strong communication and organisation skills and keen attention to detail.
- Valid UAE driver’s license.
CANDIDATES WITH THE FOLLOWING SKILLS WILL BE PRIORITISED
- Passion for the automotive industry
- Arabic proficiency
AKQA is committed to developing wellbeing and supporting life choices for our team. We provide an extensive range of benefits. To find out more click here.
AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.