Social Media Controller

England,South Yorkshire,Doncaster
Up to £19967 per annum
Closing date
2 Jun 2022

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Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Job Title: Social Media Controller

Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Salary: £19,967 + shift allowance (£1,666)

Job type: Full time

The National Rail Communication Centre (NRCC) supports UK Train Operating Companies by communicating the latest travel information via National Rail Enquiries, empowering passengers to make an informed decision about their journey.

The NRCC operates 24x7x364 (and a bit), so our customers are able to receive information around the clock, throughout the year.

The Role

We are a highly enthusiastic, motivated, and skilled team, from a mixture of railway and non-railway backgrounds. If you're looking for a new career and a challenge, our Social Media position could be the perfect role for you!

General Duties/Key Responsibilities:

The Social Media Controller Role consists of:

* Answering customer questions, primarily on twitter on the National Rail Enquiries twitter account, about real-time train disruptions, ticket queries, fares information etc.
* Sending out information about engineering works and other railway activities
* Providing concise, consistent and accurate information to customers during times of disruption on the railway network
* Interpreting railway jargon into customer friendly information and advice
* Providing support to Train Operating Companies
* Add information to the National Rail Enquiries website for large events
* Working with the Train Operating Companies to provide up to date station information
* Working to a high standard in order to achieve quality and timing targets
* Seeking out relevant information provided by Train Operating Companies and Network Rail and retweeting to National Rail Enquiries customers
* You are required to work on a 4-week rolling roster, which includes working weekends


* Excellent written communication skills
* Cooperative Team Work
* Customer Focus
* Adaptability to changes in process
* Attention to detail


* In return, we are offering a competitive salary of Salary: £19,967 + shift allowance (£1,666)
* Enjoy discounts with major retailers through DB Cargo's employee benefits portal, Reward Gateway
* We offer an attractive defined contributions pension scheme, with enhanced employer contributions.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Marketing executive. Social Media Executive, Social Media Marketing, Social Media Coordinator, Online Marketing Executive, Digital Marketing Executive, Head of Social Media, Social Media may also be considered for this role.


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