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Social Media and Marketing Executive

South West England

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Closing date: Friday 27th October 2023

Job Details

Social Media and Marketing Executive

Closing Date for Applicants:
Friday 27th October 2023

Looking for a career move within the Equine Business Industry? Passionate about social media & digital marketing?

We have an exciting full-time opportunity for a motivated individual to enhance our existing marketing activities as well as continue the growth of our social media presence across all areas, providing high quality engaging content from our own in-house resources.

We have established, high performing social media channels for our equestrian businesses, giving substantial platforms to utilise. We are looking for an outstanding individual who is passionate to continue the growth and engagement of these platforms as well as be able to start-up new marketing projects with guidance from our Marketing Manager.

The role provides support to both Smart Grooming and sister company, Clippersharp.

Attendance at three major shows a year – Badminton, Royal Windsor and Your Horse Live would also be required.

Job Role

  • Creation of engaging and visually appealing content for daily posting on our established social channels that include Facebook, Instagram and Tik Tok to effectively promote our Brand, products, and services.

  • Monitoring social media trends, industry developments, and competitor activities to stay up-to-date and optimise our social media presence.

  • Deliver campaign reports to CEO and Head of Marketing.

  • Interact with our online community by responding to comments, messages, and reviews in a timely and professional manner.

  • Ensure brand consistency across social channels.

  • Refresh and update You Tube channels and ecommerce channels with new imagery and content.

  • Create advertising campaigns for Facebook and Google Ads with direction from Head of Marketing.

  • Liaising with Brand Ambassadors and Sponsored riders to maximise their effectiveness for the Brand.

  • Attend and manage trade stand organisation and set up for shows and clinics.

  • Attend external photoshoots.

Key Skills

  • Confident, helpful attitude with a professional approach within a busy office environment.

  • Strong design and editing skills, using Canva or similar. 

  • Familiarity with Shopify or similar for updating and creating graphics.

  • Have analytical and thorough working standards.

  • Ability to work to a weekly and monthly content calendar and feed into the planning process.

  • Self-motivated with time conscious goals.

  • Excellent written and keyboard skills.

  • Equestrian background required with practical grooming and clipping skills an advantage.

  • Quick thinker with the ability to analyse marketing trends on socials.

  • Experience with SEO is helpful, but not essential.

  • Team player


This role would suit a marketing graduate or person who has previous experience in a similar role, with a flair for creativity and familiarity for using social media platforms for business purposes.

The emphasis is for a person that has a passion for social media, marketing, and equestrianism to join our small, but effective team to continue the growth of our social media and marketing channels as well as progressing their existing skills.

This is an exciting and interesting role for someone that wants to see results from their efforts.  Both Smart Grooming and Clippersharp are well established within the equestrian business community and have significant on-line presence.

The successful applicant would need to be a motivated, cheerful, and well-presented individual with a love of all things equestrian and be highly creative with an eye for detail

Driving License essential.

Salary: £23,000.00-£28,000.00 per year depending on experience.


  • Employee discount

  • On-site parking

  • Nest pension

  • Branded clothing

  • 29 days holiday including Bank Holidays and Birthday

Working Week:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Culmstock, Devon EX15 3JX:  Reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor's (preferred)


  • Social media marketing: 2 years (preferred)

  • social media: 2 years (preferred)

How to apply:

By email, to include a CV and photograph of yourself, together with an informative overview of why you feel this opportunity would suit your skill set, and what you can bring to us with your previous work and life experiences.

Examples or links to creative work and social accounts that would be relevant to this job application.

Links to your own social content if this is in the public domain.

Please address all correspondence to: 

Victoria Goody – email:

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