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Assistant Social Media Manager

Support Office»Marketing and Brand


Job Reference: 192571BR

Nottingham Support Office



Assistant Social Media Manager

Closing Date - 8th December 2022

The Boots UK Assistant Social Media Manager is a social media fanatic who thinks in TikTok/Instagram and is aware of the latest formats and trending moments. You would ideally have experience of engaging with social communities through content & conversation and be a native speaker of social media vernacular.

About the opportunity:

• Supporting the Social Media Manager with daily tasks and admin
• Helping to bring to life brand voice in social for the brand with smart, social-first copy and creating content on the fly
• Experience of editing social content/ video editing would be ideal
• Social listening insight and recommendations to activate the brand in culture and connect with the brand’s audience in a meaningful way
• Aiding in development and ownership of content calendars
• Collaboration and development of social content with the team and the Pharm

About you:

• You’ll be a people person with a can-do attitude who is good at building relationships and constantly on the lookout for smarter, faster, more effective ways of doing things.
• You understand the social media landscape and can navigate content briefs and requests.
• Previous brand experience (preferably digital-first retailer)
• Social-first video-editing skills
• Experience in a digital marketing, social-first role/ environment
• A thirst for social media trends and planning


• Competitive holiday allowance (with the option to buy more days)
• Boots Retirement Savings Plan pension scheme
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Enhanced Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
• £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
• Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, holiday buying, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering free, independent and confidential counselling and support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
• Generous staff discount (with enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearingcare)
• Access to corporate third-party discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays and more (UK only)
• Access to the Boots Benevolent Fund, a registered charity that offers support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives, at times of financial hardship.
• Excellent onsite facilities, including; staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, outdoor seating spaces, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links including on campus bus stops

Hybrid Working

At Boots we're proud to offer our Support Office team members a hybrid working approach, because how we work is central to our ability to compete, innovate and win together. Our hybrid, flexible approach to work is based upon empowerment, accountability, care and trust and includes a balanced mix of remote and office-based working (our Head Office is based in Nottingham).

Why Boots

Our mission is to help everyone to feel good. This starts internally – with every colleague and every team. In our stores and pharmacies, our warehouses and our Support Office, we work together, putting our customers first and our colleagues at the heart of everything we do. We aim to attract, develop and retain the best people, with a huge range of opportunities for you to continue to grow with us… just bring your passion and commitment and we’ll do the rest.

Diversity, equity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do in our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

What’s next

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.

If you have any questions regarding this position please email

*Boots has a commitment to our candidates and as such we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. We have a defined list of preferred agency partners who may be invited to support us in sourcing candidates for particular roles.
We do not accept speculative and unsolicited CVs submitted to Boots contractors and employees by any means other than through our recruitment portal under instruction from the Boots Recruitment Team*

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