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Social Media Manager (UK)

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 the biggest 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 are permanently online and you can't live without Facebook, Twitter, etc.?
In your circle of friends you are plainly THE internet-nerd?
In addition, you love traveling and are interested in foreign countries, people and cultures?

Yo-ho-ho! Then you are the pirate we are looking for!
Duties on deck:
  • Content management and interaction with fans and followers on our UK. social media channels
  • Experience with the creation and publishing of relevant, original, high-quality content for a diverse range of social networks
  • Writing blog posts
  • Monitor fan interactions, listen and respond to users embodying our pirate identity
  • Deriving hypothesis on how to further grow and engage community
  • Analyze key metrics and tweak strategy as needed
  • Monitoring all social media activities, producing reports on social media efforts and interpretation of the results
  • Research direct competition and industry’s best practices
Your treasure of experience:
  • Relevant experience in dealing with digital media
  • Experience in social media, online marketing and managing an online community
  • Good grasp of internet culture and tuned into trending topics
  • Minimum 2 year experience in the social media environment
  • Up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media
  • Creativity, team spirit and a high degree of autonomy
  • Ability to jump from the creative side of marketing to analytical side, able to demonstrate why their ideas are analytically sound
  • Capable of growing a community and creating engaging content aligned with business goals
  • Excellent writing and language skills (UK)
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest etc.) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios
  • Working knowledge of the travel blogging ecosystem
  • Strong ability to identify potential crisis situations and apply conflict resolution principles to mitigate issues
  • Natural brand evangelist
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.

Please upload any documents that you want to include with your application. CV and cover letter are required, and you should also attach copies of your references and certificates.
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