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Social Producer – Absolute Radio

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

One of the UK’s most loved radio brands is expanding its Social & Digital production and is seeking a Social Producer to join Absolute Radio’s growing team. Working with the Social & Digital Manager you will write and create content for Absolute Radio; devise and edit engaging video content, monitor multiple social channels and work with the on-air programming team.

The successful candidate will be passionate about the power of social media and possess an expert knowledge of networks including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube and Tik Tok, as well as a relentless work ethic and a keen eye for how social media can be used to reach new audiences and build community and loyalty amongst existing fans. A high standard of graphic design and video editing required.

The Role

You’ll be creating and delivering compelling online video and social media content for the Absolute Radio network including it’s decade stations. You will be creating promotional imagery, writing copy, thinking creatively and working with the wider team to plan and implement a social schedule for the brand.

Whether in the studio, on location, through a green screen or even remotely, you have a passion for and an expert knowledge of what makes great social and video content. You’ll be able to maximise it’s potential to drive awareness of our brands and create an emotional connection with our audience.

You’ll have a passion for the Absolute Radio network from and a strong knowledge of the music we play through to the radio shows, presenters and the personality of the station itself and be able to channel this into thinking up creative concepts to promote our brands online.

You love working as part of an agile team and enjoy collaborative and creative working environments. You are experienced at developing hero ideas and content formats as well as versatile enough to react to breaking news and online trends.

You have experience creating and scheduling content across all mainstream social media platforms and can produce both video content and promotional imagery to a high level. 

You are a great copywriter with an attention to detail in spelling and grammar.

You will work with every department across our brand, from programming to presenters, and will lead social media best practice, be on top of industry trends and have an analytical mind to inform a constant evolution of our social strategy and content output.

You are proficient at using video editing software (Premiere Pro) as well as Adobe Photoshop. You are always trying new things and you want to stay ahead of the curve to create social media content to help us stand out against our competitors.

Role Responsibility

  • Creating and scheduling striking social media posts across the Absolute Radio accounts to promote and support on air content, playlist, events, programming and more.
  • Collaborating creatively with the wider Absolute Radio team in the planning of large events and station initiatives.
  • Working with talent and guests when they visit our studios to create memorable video content.
  • Community management across our social platforms to communicate with listeners and respond to questions and comments
  • Work with commercial colleagues, when applicable, to feedback on commercial social content.
  • Working at station events (out of hours) to give coverage via our social media accounts via live posting and creating video content on the go.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Confident social media professional with bright and fresh ideas
  • Experience working on location in broadcast environments or at events
  • Experience planning and editing social content for different online platforms, including experience editing for sound-off
  • Social expert – have you finger on the pulse of the ever changing online landscape
  • Development of video ideas for use with presenters and guests to help promote the station
  • Awareness of media law, Ofcom compliance and Health & Safety requirements on shoots
  • Pro-active, committed, quick thinking and able to work calmly under pressure
  • Can-do attitude and a team player
  • Strong communication skills and excellent time management skills are essential

Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Confident social media professional with experience in video and digital content creation.
  • Beneficial: experience working in a live broadcast environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office & Teams (or similar)
  • Proficient in the use of Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience using scheduling tools to run social media accounts

Package Description

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Discounted high street vouchers
  • Internal Bauer Academy – Wide range of learning opportunities to support with your Career Development ((4) Bauer Media Group - Academy: Posts | LinkedIn)
  • Opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension 
  • Cycle to work scheme, tech loan scheme and groups discounts for healthcare insurance
  • Discounted subscriptions on Bauer publications (50%)
  • Thrive initiatives – Wellbeing at Bauer
  • Opportunities to contribute to our Belonging@Bauer and Sustainability initiatives

Flexible Working

We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that the traditional 9-5, five days a week doesn’t suit everyone. So, we would love to hear from you if you feel you’re a great fit for this role and would like to work flexibly. If you are the right person for this role, we’ll find the right working approach for you. 


About the Company

About Bauer Media Group

Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.

Bauer Media Audio is Europe’s leading digital commercial broadcaster and audio operator. Experts in the power of sound, the company reaches over twenty-five million listeners daily through its market-leading broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts. Spanning 8 countries - the UK, Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland and Slovakia - BM Audio owns leading brands including KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100 and RMF.

Belonging at Bauer Mission statement

People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.


What we will offer you

Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.

Our mental health at work

We’re proud to be the driving force behind the “Where’s your head at?” campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.

Bauer Core Values

We are PASSIONATE WITH PURPOSE, creative and commercial…

We know why we are here, and we LOVE what we do!

Our CREATIVE AMBITION and AGILITY takes us further, faster…

You can be as BIG as the space YOU want to fill.


To each other, to our audiences, to our advertisers.


And all ideas are welcome.


We raise it, own it, sort it.

We CARE that everyone feels VALUED and SUPPORTED…

A place where we can all do our best work.


We always have each others back.



For more information about Bauer Media UK please check out our Website https://www.bauermedia.co.uk/

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