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Social Media Specialist

Date: Oct 6, 2018

Location: Kilkenny, D, IE, Dublin 24

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services (GBS)

Social Media Specialist


A vacancy has arisen for the role of Social Media Specialist at Glanbia Business Services based in our offices in Citywest, Dublin.  This is a permanent position & will report to the Digital Marketing Lead.



This is an exciting opportunity for a Social Media Specialist, who will join our successful Digital Marketing innovators that lead key global digital projects and programs across the Glanbia Group. We act as an agency that sits at the centre of Glanbia offering digital marketing services including digital strategy, digital advertising, web & app development, creative design and UX services. Social media advertising is at the forefront of this role, working with our Global brand teams to deliver great campaigns. There are lots of exciting projects ongoing and upcoming, so if you’re hungry to learn and willing to push yourself to achieve results for your team then you’ll love this role.


Key elements of the role

  • Planning and delivery of robust social media campaigns to deliver against agreed commercial requirements.
  • Planning and execution of a comprehensive test and learn plan that delivers actionable insights on which to develop our best practice approach to social campaigns.
  • Supporting the set up and execution of all campaigns via Social Media Business Manager
  • Develop and Report on KPI’s including engagement, conversion and CPA
  • Delivery of customer insight reports that enhance our understanding of the customer and our business performance to drive our marketing strategy.
  • Works with Marketing and social media team members to coordinate ad campaigns with social media strategy
  • Proposes new ideas for social media content
  • Evolution of campaigns in line with customer requirements and business innovations.



  • 3rd level qualification in a related field


Skills & Experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a fast paced media agency setting.
  • Proven track record of success and delivering through the funnel  social media strategies
  • You should have excellent communication skills and have the ability to communicate recommendations effectively to stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience across EMEA and the US would be a distinct advantage.
  • Accomplished in social media advertising platforms.
  • A Keen interest in nutrition including sports nutrition would be beneficial.



  • A positive can do attitude & comfortable operating to multiple deadlines and projects at once.
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done.
  • A passion for digital marketing, media, commerce and technology.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.


A World Leading Global Nutrition Group

  • #1 Global portfolio of sports nutrition brands
  • #1 Dairy Processor in Ireland
  • #1 Producer of American Style Cheddar Cheese


Glanbia Plc is a global nutrition group, dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. Headquartered in Kilkenny, Ireland, we employ over 6,000 people across 32 countries and our products are sold or distributed in over 130 countries.

With a worldwide presence, Glanbia Plc continues to build our global nutrition business, thanks to our clear vision, strong values and most importantly our people. So if you’re looking to develop your career, stretch your ambitions and work for a company that has the ability to succeed on the world stage, ours is a journey you’ll want to share.


Perks and benefits include: pension, annual bonus, on site gym (including free classes), free on-site parking, corporate discount schemes, discounted lunch