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Sophie Shakeshaft

Sophie Shakeshaft
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Sophie Shakeshaft

Digital Marketing

​Digital Recruitment Consultant with a natural approach to talent management. Focuses on increasing retention for both candidates and clients by creating a comfortable environment. Enjoys reading, writing and scrolling TikTok. Can be found in a pub, adventuring on trips with her boyfriend, or spending time with close friends.

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  • Marketing

Junior Paid Social Strategist

London£28000 - £33000 per annum

I am now recruiting for a Junior Paid Social Strategist to join a vibrant, award-winning digital agency based in London. This agency is an excellent place for any digital professional to work, with a friendly environment, GREAT (actual) benefits, and a great support system, not forgetting to mention they were named in the FLEXA 100 best places to work. After a period of growth (that isn’t stopping anytime soon) they are now looking for a Senior Paid Social Strategist to join the team and manage a portfolio of Paid Social clients. The right candidate will have an extensive track record of running and growing high-performance, strategic Paid Social campaigns, working to increase visibility and engagement for the clients. Location: London (hybrid working) Salary: Circa £39,500 per annum You have a little track record of running and growing  strategic Paid Social campaigns across a range of verticalsA great understanding and demonstrable experience in managing paid social campaigns Some understanding of Facebook ads, LinkedIn Ads, Pinterest Ads, Twitter Ads, TikTok ads and snapchat adsExcellent use of Google analytics, with the ability to analyse the performance of your campaigns based on analytical dataThe ability to work closely with a portfolio of high-profile clients, exceeding their expectations and maintaining an excellent relationshipThe confidence to get involved with pitching to new clients, presenting the agency in the best light and working to onboard desired companiesHappy to share your wisdom with the wider social team, always making sure not only you, but the entire team are singing from the same hymn sheet! Ultimately, if you are a lover of paid advertising, know how to create the perfect eye-catching paid social campaign, and have the ability to communicate with all levels of seniority, then this one is for you! In return, you will get a bunch of great benefits including Extended sick leave, Life leave, classic agency fun (pingpong, socials, dogs) and much more! Keywords: Paid Social, Paid advertising, TikTok, Linkedin, Instagram, Facebook, Social Media, Google analytics, client relationships

Paid Social Strategist

London£33000 - £40000 per annum

I am now recruiting for a Paid Social Strategist to join a vibrant, award-winning digital agency based in London. This agency is an excellent place for any digital professional to work, with a friendly environment, GREAT (actual) benefits, and a great support system, not forgetting to mention they were named in the FLEXA 100 best places to work. After a period of growth (that isn’t stopping anytime soon) they are now looking for a Senior Paid Social Strategist to join the team and manage a portfolio of Paid Social clients. The right candidate will have an extensive track record of running and growing high performance, strategic Paid Social campaigns, working to increase visibility and engagement for the clients. Location: London (hybrid working) Salary: Circa £39,500 per annum You have an extensive track record of running and growing high performance, strategic Paid Social campaigns across a range of verticalsAn Excellent understanding and demonstrable experience in managing paid social campaigns A great understanding of Facebook ads, LinkedIn Ads, Pinterest Ads, Twitter Ads, TikTok ads and snapchat adsAn excellent use of Google analytics, with the ability to analyse the performance of your campaigns based on analytical dataThe ability to work closely with a portfolio of high profile clients, exceeding their expectations and maintaining an excellent relationshipThe confidence to get involved with pitching to new clients, presenting the agency in the best light and working to onboard desired companiesHappy to share your wisdom with the wider social team, always making sure not only you, but the entire team are singing from the same hymn sheet! Ultimately, if you are a lover of paid advertising, know how to create the perfect eye-catching paid social campaign, and have the ability to communicate with all levels of seniority, then this one is for you! In return, you will get a bunch of great benefits including Extended sick leave, Life leave, classic agency fun (pingpong, socials, dogs) and much more! Keywords: Paid Social, Paid advertising, TikTok, Linkedin, Instagram, Facebook, Social Media, Google analytics, client relationships

Technical SEO Specialist

London£41000 - £46000 per annum

I am now recruiting for a Senior Technical SEO Specialist to join a vibrant, award-winning digital agency based in London.This agency is an excellent place for any digital marketer to work, with a friendly environment, GREAT (actual) benefits, and a great support system, not to mention they were named in the FLEXA 100 best places to work. After a period of growth, they are now looking for a Senior Technical Specialist to join the team and manage a portfolio of key SEO clients.The right candidate will be someone with an in-depth understanding of technical SEO, including crawling, indexing, rendering, and ranking, and will have worked in a similar role previously. You will be great at reporting, and communicating with the team around you and you will be happy to go into a senior role.Location: LondonSalary: £41,000 and upwardsThe ability to effectively manage a portfolio of key clients, using the wider team to deliver first-class SEO strategies across multiple markets.Happy to work collaboratively with other departments to deliver integrated strategies and identify opportunitiesThe confidence to direct line manage the small technical SEO team, including the strategists, executives, and analysts.Clear experience in creating and managing technical SEO campaigns across national and international marketsExcellent client management experience and the ability to maintain strong and lasting relationshipsHave a developed understanding of the role organic search can play within broader digital strategyAt least three years of experience in a technical SEO role.Reporting to the head of technical SEO, this role will be great for someone with a passion for data, a knowledge of all relevant SEO tools and a love for optimising digital campaigns. You will have a background in digital marketing and be confident to take on a senior role, leading from the front.Keywords: Digital, Digital Marketing, SEO, Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Data, SEMrush, SEOmoz, ScreamingFrog, SEM, Search engine marketing, tech, Google, Bing

Performance Marketing Manager (part time)

£45000 - £50000 per annum

I am now recruiting for an enthusiastic, hands-on, part-time Performance Marketing Manager to join an energetic, people-first agency based in Farringdon, London.  After a period of growth, this agency is looking to expand their current team, and so, they’re on the lookout for an Amazon Advertising specialist in the form of a performance marketing manager. If you have demonstrable experience building and optimising sponsored adverting (especially Amazon DSP) as well as the ability to review performance data across brand, category and market, then keep reading as this may be the role for you. Location: Farringdon (hybrid)At least two years of experience in a similar role, willing to work part timeClear experience working with Amazon DSPConfident in analysing market trends, making weekly recommendations and strategy plans for these trendsA confident communicator, happy to create and then present slides to key clients twice a week, explaining any changes in performance that have been both positive and negative, coupled with next-step initiatives to amplify or remediateHappy to work with 3rd party agency on DSP spend, reviewing performance, requesting IOs and steering them as requiredThe ability to oversee budget spend on a weekly basis reworking budget plan as required based on surplus/deficit or changing prioritiesA strong, clear knack for analytics, with the ability to interpret and analyse data from multiple sources to inform decision-making and make recommendations on investmentUltimately, in this role the agency is looking for someone who is passionate about campaign performance, is up to date with Amazon advertising trends and is not afraid to present perfectly put-together reports on strategy.  So what do you get in return? A tonne of great benefits including 25 days of holiday (pro-rata), plus three extra days at Christmas, private healthcare, a gym membership, recognition awards and social Thursdays! If you feel that this is you, and you are looking for a part time role in a company that cares, then email me sophie@digitalwaffle.co or apply via the link.

UX Lead- Part time

£65000 - £75000 per annum

I am now recruiting for a part time UX lead to join a brand activation and insights agency based in London.  This agency is a vibrant, fun environment that always puts their people first. Whether it’s with the list of benefits they offer, or the fact that some of their staff have been their for over ten years, this company knows how to keep their employees happy, and hopefully you could be next! After a period of growth for them, they are now looking to hire a part time UX lead, to work on a three day per week basis, for around six months (with possibility to extend). The right candidate will have experience in shaping agency UX process, working to lead the agency UX offer and help solidify the agencies process. For you to be successful in this role, you will need to develop a thorough understanding of their long standing clients, working to develop solutions that best fit both user and business requirements. Location: London Relevant experience in a similar role, with clear experience in leading UX process within an agencyHappy to work across the entire project lifestyle including running workshops, conducting user research, creating wireframes, reviewing and proposing new platform enhancements and more.Experience working across digital ecosystems is requiredRelevant experience within an ecommerce environment, as well as a CRM, affiliate and sales environment is also high beneficialA strong communicator, happy to work with some of the agencies biggest clients to optimise user experienceHappy to work closely with the tech team to review and refund UX work, as well as with the data team to identify potential enhancementsThe ability to solve complex design problems , working alongside UI designersThe confidence to manage and produce first class work for multiple clients at once If you are a UX whizz, with clear experience running UX within an agency, then this role is for you! The role is currently offered as a six month contract, three days a week, with scope to increase as time goes on.  What do you get in return? A bunch of amazing benefits including 25 days holiday, plus an extra three at Christmas, Social Thursdays, 10% bonus, Gym membership and private healthcare. If this role sounds like a bit of you, email me at sophie@digitalwaffle.co or apply via the link below

Digital Publishing executive

£23000 - £25000 per annum

I am now recruiting for a Digital publisher to join a vibrant, people-first agency based in Farringdon, London.  After going through a period of growth the agency in question are now on the lookout for a content-focused, digital marketer with around one year of experience in a similar role (CRM/content). The right candidate will be a first-class writer, capable of producing top-rate content for emails, blog content and monthly newsletters, as well as working on other publishing projects for an industry-leading e-learning platform. -Location: Farringdon, London (hybrid working) Capable of delivering fortnightly categorised e-learning content and prize draws.Happy to manage interactive training modules for the platformExperience in a similar role is desired but if you are a passionate graduate your application may be consideredConfident in supporting developing content during key product launch phasesAnalytically focused, happy to work on delivering monthly, user-centric reports and adhoc weekly campaign reports to ensure that the agency are making the correct decisions for the siteThe ability to quality assure a large amount of contentExperience with Google Data Studio, Google Analytics, Dot mailer and Hotjar would be beneficial Ultimately, this agency is looking for someone who is extremely tech-savvy, ambitious and looking to further their skills in a place that really cares about their employees. In return you will get a tonne of great benefits including 25 days holiday, plus three extra days at Christmas, private healthcare, a gym membership, recognition awards and social Thursdays! If you want to apply email me: sophie@digitalwaffle.co or click the link!

SEO Specialist

London£43000 - £47000 per annum

I am now recruiting for an SEO specialist to join a global Digital Agency, that offers great benefits, excellent working culture and the ability to progress in your career! After significant growth and the acquisition of smaller digital agencies, this worldwide company is now on the hunt for a talented SEO specialist to join its Search, Social and Analytics team. The right candidate will have an excellent knowledge of all things SEO, but will have a passion for technical SEO in particular. The role involves working with the international team, and with some big household names so you must be a confident communicator! Location: London (hybrid) Salary: Up to £47,000 per annumAround two years of experience in SEO, with a clear knowledge of technical SEO in particularThe ability to conduct regular SEO audits covering key areas of organic search, including content, technical and link analysisExperience in managing client briefs and expectationsThe ability to use industry-specific softwares such as SEOmoz, SEMrush, Screaming Frog and moreThe confidence to create and implement in-depth, actionable roadmaps to achieve each clients individual goalsHappy to audit and refine content strategies, working with the relative departments to build content that is always driving SEO performanceA strategic mindset with a passion for analyticsUse of other relevant software such as the Google data studio All in all, if you are in the business of technical SEO, are a born communicator and don’t shy away from client expectations, this role has your name written all over it. What do you get in return? Private health insurance, a phone allowance, Summer Fridays, and unlimited leave to name but a few!  If you are interested, please apply by sending your CV to sophie@digitalwaffle.co , or use the link on this post. Keywords: SEO, Search Engine Optimisation, Technical SEO, Site audits, Keywords, SEMrush, SEOmoz, Screaming Frog, Google Data Studio, Content, Client management

Content and Communications officer

Birmingham£25000 - £30000 per annum

We are currently recruiting for a Content and Communications Officer to join a vibrant, ever-expanding charitable Foundation within the sporting sector. As the Content and Communications Officer, you will work alongside the Head of Foundation, taking the lead on the foundation’s social media content in order to advance their visibility, whilst maintaining their excellent reputation.  The right candidate will have demonstrable experience in a content-based role, with a clear portfolio of video/picture and written work, working to oversee and producing first-class written content, as well as capturing top of the range video content, both of which will be used across digital, print and social media’s both internally and externally. A candidate that comes from (or has an understanding of) a marketing strategy background will be looked upon favourably. This role also offers guidance and continuous professional support, so is perfect for a candidate looking to develop their digital strategy skills alongside their content expertise. Location: Birmingham (hybrid- 4 days in office) Salary: Up to £30,000 per annumThe confidence to take charge of all content creation, showcasing the meaningful work that the foundation does across the four main project streams: supporters, funders (and fundraising), partners and participantsExperience in working on/ implementing a digital marketing campaign strategy is favourableEvidence of experience within content creation, including filming and editing good quality videos, writing first-rate articles and capturing wonderful photographs.The capability to utilise all content to the best of your ability, curating a resource library of your content to use in the future and reporting annually on the success of your campaignsWilling to act as a central point of contact for the advertising of the Foundation, alongside other club departments including design, partnerships and photography, as well as with outsourced media partners e.g. Nation Press and pointed PR agenciesThe use of industry relevant software including the Adobe Creative Cloud, Google Analytics and other relevant toolsExperience working within the third sector in a similar role would be desirable but not essentialA curated portfolio of previous work including written, photographed and videography is required This role is perfect for someone who is looking for a hands-on Content Creation role, where you can develop your creative skills, take ownership of the advertising within an energetic charitable foundation and communicate with a number of exciting people across national press, agencies and within the foundation itself. You will be a confident communicator, a top-tier creative and a lover of all things digital! Keywords: Content, Content Creation, Media, Social Media, Digital Media, Digital Marketing,Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Adobe, Photoshop, Premier Pro, Videography, PPC, SEO,Paid Search, Analytics

Digital Marketing Graduate

Stratford-upon-Avon£18000 per annum

I am now recruiting for a Digital Marketing graduate to join a vibrant, friendly agency based In Stratford upon Avon.If you are a recent graduate (or have a relevant qualification) in Digital Marketing, looking to kickstart your career in an agency that really cares about their employees, then look no further- this one is for you!Whilst this role will give you a great experience in the entire digital marketing mix, it is specifically centered around PPC, Programmatic Display, and paid social marketing, so the right candidate will need to have a demonstratable understanding of these disciplines. Don't worry though, this role entails a full training program with mentoring from senior agency members, and offers you the chance to work with the agency's clients, many of which are notable household names.Location: Stratford-Upon-Avon (hybrid)Salary: £18,000 and upwards per annum- A relevant degree or qualification in Digital Marketing- Strong analytical skills, with clear competency in Microsoft Office programs- The ability to keep to deadlines and prioritise work accordingly- An understanding of Paid Search and programmatic advertising- Confident in your own ability to work autonomously or as part of a great team-Analytically minded, and keen to get stuck into software such as Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Google Ads and Google Tag Manager.- Happy to assist with broader content-related tasks, such as proofreading, content planning, and uploading content via the client’s CMS.- A confident communicator, willing to work with clients and co-workers of all levels across departmentsUltimately, within this role, they are not looking for someone that knows everything. What this agency is looking for, is an inquisitive problem solver with a positive attitude, keen to learn in a fast-paced agency environment. If this sounds like it may be you, email me at sophie@digitalwaffle.co , or apply using the button on this advert!Keywords: Digital, Digital Marketing, Media, Digital Media, PPC, Paid search, Paid Social, Programmatic, Google Analytics, Marketing, Google search console, Content, Social Media

Senior Digital Strategy Manager

Nottingham£40000 - £47000 per annum

I am currently recruiting for a Digital Strategy Manager to join a vibrant, employee-first agency based in central Nottingham. As the Digital Strategy Manager, you will work with the Digital Strategy Consultant, to support the wider team across client accounts and internal projects. You will be someone happy to take the lead with said clients, working to manage and consult on digital strategy, bringing together paid media, SEO, Digital PR, and CRO. You will also be comfortable supporting other members of the team with the agency's largest accounts.The right candidate will have at least two years of managing digital strategy and client management. You will have a wider understanding of digital marketing in general, and be extremely strategically minded.Salary Expectation: Up to £47,000 per annumLocation: Nottingham (hybrid)- At least two years in a relevant role- Superb Client management skills, with the confidence to communicate with small, medium, and large accounts- Happy to own the delivery and growth strategy of a portfolio of account- The confidence to line manage members of the digital strategy team, helping to guide their learning and development- Capable of owning the media and consumer insights collation which would form the foundation of integrated strategies- A clear understanding of the hurdles larger SME and PLC clients come up against when it comes to setting and executing a digital marketing strategy.- Previous hands-on experience in at least one of SEO, PPC, Paid Social or Programmatic marketing.- Good understanding of online web analytics, specifically Google Analytics Experience in objective setting, setting performance indicators and reporting for multi-channel accounts- Experience in developing systems and processes to monitor performance across a growing portfolio of account- Experience reporting on financial departmental performance actuals vs planThis role is perfect for a strategy-focused, digital growth-obsessed marketer, with the confidence to create concise and clear reports, working to achieve actual goals vs predicted goals.This agency offers loads of great benefits including "Life Leave", a free therapy program, private medical insurance and more.Keywords: Strategy, Digital, Reporting, Analytics, Campaign execution, Google analytics, client management

Senior Digital Strategy Manager

Nottingham£40000 - £47000 per annum

I am currently recruiting for a Digital Strategy Manager to join a vibrant, employee-first agency based in central Nottingham. As the Digital Strategy Manager, you will work with the Digital Strategy Consultant, to support the wider team across client accounts and internal projects. You will be someone happy to take the lead with said clients, working to manage and consult on digital strategy, bringing together paid media, SEO, Digital PR, and CRO. You will also be comfortable supporting other members of the team with the agency's largest accounts.The right candidate will have at least two years of managing digital strategy and client management. You will have a wider understanding of digital marketing in general, and be extremely strategically minded.Salary Expectation: Up to £47,000 per annumLocation: Nottingham (hybrid)- At least two years in a relevant role- Superb Client management skills, with the confidence to communicate with small, medium, and large accounts- Happy to own the delivery and growth strategy of a portfolio of account- The confidence to line manage members of the digital strategy team, helping to guide their learning and development- Capable of owning the media and consumer insights collation which would form the foundation of integrated strategies- A clear understanding of the hurdles larger SME and PLC clients come up against when it comes to setting and executing a digital marketing strategy.- Previous hands-on experience in at least one of SEO, PPC, Paid Social or Programmatic marketing.- Good understanding of online web analytics, specifically Google Analytics Experience in objective setting, setting performance indicators and reporting for multi-channel accounts- Experience in developing systems and processes to monitor performance across a growing portfolio of account- Experience reporting on financial departmental performance actuals vs planThis role is perfect for a strategy-focused, digital growth-obsessed marketer, with the confidence to create concise and clear reports, working to achieve actual goals vs predicted goals.This agency offers loads of great benefits including "Life Leave", a free therapy program, private medical insurance and more.Keywords: Strategy, Digital, Reporting, Analytics, Campaign execution, Google analytics, client management

Digital Strategy Manager

Nottingham£37000 - £43000 per annum

I am currently recruiting for a Digital Strategy Manager to join a vibrant, employee-first agency based in central Nottingham. As the Digital Strategy Manager, you will work with the Digital Strategy Consultant, to support the wider team across client accounts and internal projects. You will be someone happy to take the lead with said clients, working to manage and consult on digital strategy, bringing together paid media, SEO, Digital PR, and CRO. You will also be comfortable supporting other members of the team with the agency's largest accounts.The right candidate will have at least two years of managing digital strategy and client management. You will have a wider understanding of digital marketing in general, and be extremely strategically minded.Salary Expectation: Up to £43,000 per annumLocation: Nottingham (hybrid)- At least two years in a relevant role- Superb Client management skills, with the confidence to communicate with small, medium, and large accounts- Happy to own the delivery and growth strategy of a portfolio of account- The confidence to line manage members of the digital strategy team, helping to guide their learning and development- Capable of owning the media and consumer insights collation which would form the foundation of integrated strategies- A clear understanding of the hurdles larger SME and PLC clients come up against when it comes to setting and executing a digital marketing strategy.- Previous hands-on experience in at least one of SEO, PPC, Paid Social or Programmatic marketing.- Good understanding of online web analytics, specifically Google Analytics Experience in objective setting, setting performance indicators and reporting for multi-channel accounts- Experience in developing systems and processes to monitor performance across a growing portfolio of account- Experience reporting on financial departmental performance actuals vs planThis role is perfect for a strategy-focused, digital growth-obsessed marketer, with the confidence to create concise and clear reports, working to achieve actual goals vs predicted goals.This agency offers loads of great benefits including "Life Leave", a free therapy program, private medical insurance and more.Keywords: Strategy, Digital, Reporting, Analytics, Campaign execution, Google analytics, client management