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Social Media Manager, The Rake


London, United Kingdom




PR, Marketing & Communications



Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Job Description:

The Rake, a market leading e-commerce platform and sartorial magazine for men, is looking for a Social Media Manager to assist its rapid growth. The role will report to the Marketing Director and will be responsible for managing all social media activities for The Rake. 

Key Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will be responsible for:

- managing all social media accounts of The Rake – Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, LinkedIn

- the overall social media weekly/monthly/yearly calendar

- setting the social media content strategy

- the social media schedule and content plan

- all social media community engagement

- the creation and execution of the influencer strategy

- coordinating social media specific contention creation

- weekly and monthly reporting on social media performance across key metrics

- identifying industry best practice across luxury e-commerce social media market

- attendance at events (after-hours) where required, for live social coverage etc

- providing ad hoc assistance to editorial, marketing and merchandising teams when required

The Ideal Candidate

Ideal Candidate:


- 2-4 years’ experience, ideally in a similar social media management role

- Experience with social media scheduling tools

- Experience with social media analytics and reporting

- Experience managing paid social activity is desirable  

- Ideally, but not compulsory, experience in a fashion and/or general e-commerce retailer 


- Strong writing skills

- Ability to understand and appropriately convey the Rake brand values, tone of voice and visual aesthetic

- Strong organisation skills and an ability to work within a fast-paced, growing business

- Strong understanding of social media scheduling and reporting platforms

- Ability to effectively manage community engagement

- Photography skills would be desirable but not compulsory


- Passionate about menswear

- Passionate about e-commerce and digital marketing 

Language skills

  1. English, Full professional proficiency

About Us

About The Rake:

Founded in 2008, The Rake is the world’s preeminent publication dedicated to the education and empowerment of style. Recapturing the codes of classic men’s elegance, The Rake is inspired by icons such as Cary Grant, Gianni Agnelli, Sean Connery and their contemporary counterparts. It provides incisive, in-depth commentary on menswear and the many other elements of gentlemanly living, from manners and ethics to art and design, travel, the intellectual and the philosophical, homes, modes of transport, entertainment, food and drink. As an extension of the magazine, is a pioneering luxury e-commerce platform, offering an expertly curated offering of tailoring, shirts, accessories, footwear, luggage and watches, as well as exclusive collaborations with the most brilliant artisans and brands in the world. The shopping experience is enriched by our editorial approach, allowing our customers to read illuminating stories about the design and influences behind each product. The Rake is the modern voice of classic elegance.