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Senior Social Media Strategist (m/f)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin HQ

About us
HolidayPirates (www.holidaypirates.com) is one of Europe’s fastest growing, free-to-use, travel search platforms and apps, providing users with the best value for money international travel deals. Since its inception in 2012, the company has grown to become the largest online travel community in the world.

HolidayPirates Group continues to expand its online presence in Germany, UK, Netherlands, Austria, Italy, Poland, France, Spain, Switzerland, and most recently, the USA. Our 200 employees from 33 different countries work on 10 websites in 7 different languages.

HolidayPirates Group operates the following domains: urlaubspiraten.de, HolidayPirates.com, urlaubspiraten.at, PiratinViaggio.it, VakantiePiraten.nl, VoyagesPirates.fr, wakacyjnipiraci.pl , ViajerosPiratas.es, SemesterPiraterna.se, Ferienpiraten.ch and TravelPirates.com

Companies founded under HolidayPirates Group are: VoyagesPirates SAS in France; HolidayPirates Ltd. in London; Pirate Technologies d.o.o in Serbia for new technologies and the advancement of our own product; and TravelPirates Corp. in the US, launched in February 2016.

Facts and figures: 

  • Global headquarters in Berlin, Germany
  • Management: David Armstrong (CEO)
  • Numbers:
    • More than 9,5 million Facebook fans, 
    • 10 million App downloads, 
    • 800.000 Newsletter subscribers, 
    • over 1 million WhatsApp subscribers.

HolidayPirates Group is an equal opportunity employer and evaluates applicants regardless of an individual’s age, musical taste, race, color, gender, religion, ice cream flavor preference, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or veteran status.


Ahoy mate!
You know Facebook, Instagram etc. like the back oft your hand?
You already have experience in the Social Media area?
You are ready for an exciting challenge?

Yo-ho-ho! Then you are the pirate we are looking for!
Duties on deck:
  • Monitor trends in order to derive innovative approaches for our social media strategy
  • Initiate and independently manage innovation projects within social media (e.g. groups, stories, instant articles, messenger)
  • Independently develop and drive the strategy for our less mature social media channels (e.g. Instagram, Twitter, etc.)
  • Coordinate campaigns with the social media team and in collaboration with other stakeholders (e.g. communications, campaign management, key account)
  • Contribute to the development of our global content strategy and coordinate the execution in collaboration with Social Media Managers of each market and our Creative Studio
  • Leverage social network feature set to create high impact campaigns
  • Provide channel recommendations to Social Media Managers based on the insights obtained through strategy execution and optimization
  • Improve reporting framework to enhance performance monitoring and optimisation
  • Market and competitor analysis (global)
  • Train, coach and challenge team members to increase team performance
Your treasure of experience:
  • Minimum 4 years working experience in the social media environment
  • Expert knowledge of most current technologies and trends in social media
  • Expert knowledge of minimum 2 social media networks (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects independently
  • Solid understanding of fundamental web technologies (e.g. HTML, web tracking, TYPO3, etc.)
  • Proficient with Social Media publishing and analytical tools (e.g. Tweetdeck, Hootsuite, Social Bakers, Falcon, Facebook insights)
  • Good Microsoft excel or Google spreadsheets skills (e.g. pivot, Vlookup, etc.)
  • Creativity, team spirit and a high degree of autonomy
  • Fluent in English
Extra knots for:
  • First experience in mentoring team members
Our ship & our crew offer you:
  • A fast growing company in which you can take the helm and realize your ideas
  • Inspiring mates from all over the world
  • Anchoring berth directly at the Spree with a great view
  • Opportunity to join company pension scheme
  • Support in relocation
  • Regular team events
  • Free German and English classes
  • Social area with table tennis, table football, darts and a comfy dining area
  • Pirate bar with bottles of rum – yo-ho a pirate's life for me!
  • Barrels of juice and boxes of fruit – as much as you like!

Remember, only a fully loaded ship can set sail – we only consider applications with a cover letter and CV in PDF-format.

Work like a captain, play like pirate

Your application

Thank you for considering a career at HolidayPirates Group. Please fill out the following form. In case you are experiencing problems with the document upload, mail your documents to hr@holidaypirates.com.

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