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Social & Digital Media Manager

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York Maze is a multi-award-winning seasonal visitor attraction with a small core team of hard working, enthusiastic and adaptable year-round staff. Our mission is to give every visitor an amazing experience! We open in the summer from July – September and in October for our Hallowscream nights and Hallowtween afternoons. We have an exciting cropportunity for an experienced Social and Digital media manager to join our full-time management team. 


Your primary role will be to look after and grow the social media and digital presence for our summer and halloween events. We have a large facebook following, but feel we need to be more creative and engaging, and we plan to use more of our advertising budget through this platform. We need to strengthen our presence on all the other appropriate platforms (Instragram, YouTube, TikTok, Linkedin etc).

The role will cover...

  • Social Media Strategy, Planning & evaluation
  • CORNtent Creation
  • Social Media Management
  • Influencers and Collaborations
  • Website management
  • Online Ticketing
  • Email Marketing
  • Digital Marketing

About You

You’ll be a creative and experienced social media manager, with a track record in creating successful campaigns across social media and other digital channels. A strong creative side, able to come up with your own ideas and create engaging corntent with photography and video editing skills. You’ll need to demonstrate a good understanding of social media advertising, what works and how to track results. You will have strong organisational and planning skills, able to work at a fast pace, managing multiple projects at the same time. A happy and fun-loving personality. You’ll have a “can do” attitude, able to cope with the peaks and troughs of a seasonal business. Ideally, you’ll come from a tourism, hospitality, events or leisure background or have experience in a fun and engaging B2C sector. Above all you will be passionate about customer service excellence, a team player able to work as part of small team in a fun, fast paced environment. Happy to support colleagues and get stuck into whatever needs doing.

Hours of work

There is some opportunity for home working especially during the closed season, but during our open season you will need to be on site most days. The workload fluctuates with the seasonal aspects of the job. When we are fully operational (early July to early Sep and the month of Oct), we expect you to work 6 days a week. During our Hallowscream nights you will be expected to work circa 2pm – 11pm. When we are not open then you may be working 4 or sometimes 3 days a week. This will equate to the equivalent of a 40hr 5 day a week job across the year. You will be expected to manage your own time to allow you to achieve the best results you can.

Pay & Benefits

Salary circa £30k depending on experience. Other benefits include pension scheme, free parking, complimentary tickets, staff discounts, private health insurance, flexible working.

Further Information

A copy of the full job description can be downloaded here - Social & Digital Media Manager Job Description

To apply

Please email your CV and links to examples of your work to

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Opens Sat 13th July - Mon 2nd Sept 2024

10am - 6.30pm (Last admission 3pm)