Lot18: Social Media Manager (London office, English and French fluency required)

Posted by | December 29, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog


Location: London

URL: www.lot18.com

Lot18 is
revolutionizing the way the world buys wine.
We’re an agile technology startup with
offices in London, Paris, and New York. We connect wineries and retailers with
our members worldwide. We are backed by Accel Partners, New Enterprise
Associates, and Firstmark Capital, and are extremely well capitalized, having
raised nearly $50M within the last year. The wine, glassware, and other
epicurean products we offer are highly curated by teams throughout the world.
Lot18 is a great place for smart people
who know how to get things done – and who want to work alongside likeminded
teammates. Come make a difference.
Competitive Salaries, Full Benefits
All positions are full time and based in
London, unless otherwise stated, and come with a comprehensive benefits
  • Stock options
  • Competitive salary
  • Top of the line computer setup
  • Fun, startup office environment
  • Plenty of wine
  • Work With Awesome People
We run the gamut. Our people hail from
companies such as Amazon, AOL, AT&T, Christie’s auction house,
CollegeHumor/IAC, Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan, Sony Ericsson, Forbes, Gourmet,
The French Laundry, The Waverly Inn, Benu, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, and many
others. Lot18’s employees have over 150 years of combined experience in the
technology and wine industry.
We’ve gotten a perfect score on the SAT
and graduated from top schools like Oxford, Edinburgh,
Harvard, and Princeton. But please don’t hold it against us! We’ve done things
in the real world, too, like climbing Mt. Everest and sailing the Atlantic
Ocean to winemaking, filmmaking for the 48 Hour Film Projects, studying
cheese-making in Italy on a Fulbright, making videogames for Aerosmith, and
playing with the Philadelphia Orchestra. In our spare time, we like to eat and
drink, run marathons and compete in roller derby and dodgeball.
Community and Social Media Manager
We believe social and community management is an integral part
of promoting Lot18 as a premier luxury brand. The position will involving managing
PR, which will involve coming up with new and quirky promotional ideas along
with our PR firm, as well as developing and overseeing social media efforts in
both French and English. The position will involve keeping a close eye on social
media metrics and formulating appropriate responses and courses of action. The
manager is expected to develop simple, creative plans that drive excitement, FB
likes, retweets, sharing and, ultimately, revenue. 
Specific areas of
  • Coordinate media
    interviews with executives
  • Manage one-off press
  • Liaise between
    internal parties and the PR agency
  • Plan and coordinate
    media events and launches
  • Monitor news
  • Awards / Panels: Look for e-commerce, tech, business and wine-related awards programs on the
    web, and get Lot18 submitted and nominated. Also look for speaking/panel
  • Develop
    Member-Get-Member program strategy
Social Media
  • Develop and distribute content on social
  • Determine the strategy for programs and
  • Coordinate with vendors (Buddy Media, Twitter,
    Facebook Ads, etc)
  • Monitor, engage and respond in social media
  • Analyze and report on metrics/analytics 
  • Coordinate with internal parties for social
  • Consult with the team on their personal social
  • Coordinate with third-party partners (BD and
    product partners) to create extra momentum around sales or promotions
  • Fluency
    in French and English written and verbal communication in a localized context
  • Strong
    project management and organizational skills
  • In-depth
    knowledge and understanding of social media and blogging platforms and their
    respective participants/constituents
  • Extensive
    experience with best practices in social media tools and technology
  • Experience
    with SEO a major plus
Why you should work with us
  • Top of
    the line computer setup
  • 10%
    time to work on projects outside of your daily responsibilities
  • Well
    funded by top tier venture firms
  • Many
    technical and business challenges to solve
  • Plenty
    of wine to drink and a fun office environment

To apply: Send a resume to andrew@lot18.com

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