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Social Media Executive

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Kilkenny, D, IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services (GBS)

Social Media Executive


A vacancy has arisen for a Social Media Executive at Glanbia PLC in Citywest, Dublin. This is a permanent position, providing social media support to all parts of the business. This role will report to the Digital Marketing Lead.



Our Digital Media Team operates a world-class technology operation to support the business in reaching its objectives. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing social media support to all parts of the business. Working with brands such as; Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Nutramino, Avonmore, Kilmeaden, and Wexford. We are looking for a Social Media Advertising Executive with experience in delivering direct response campaigns with excellent results.


Key elements of the role

  • You will be creating, planning and optimising social media campaigns across multiple brands
  • Delivering insightful monthly reports, including suggestions for continuous advertising improvement.
  • Working with the Social Strategists and the Creative team to maximise performance on social
  • Building relationships with customers through community management



  • 3rd level qualification in Digital Marketing, Marketing, related field or appropriate experience.



Skills & Experience

  • 1 – 3 years working on successful social media campaigns.
  • Working Knowledge of Facebook Ads Manager
  • A strong understanding of social platforms and ad formats.
  • Experience in social media management software such as Sprinklr or similar is an advantage. 
  • Strong communication skills with excellent report writing ability.
  • An ability to glean insights from reports and communicate them effectively.



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


About the Digital Team

The Digital Team act as an internal agency that sits at the centre of Glanbia. Our team is made up of Digital Strategists, Digital Marketers, Social Media Experts, Designers, Videographers, UX Experts, and Web Developers, who work together in an agile and very collaborative environment.

This is a relatively new team with 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.


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, bonus, on site gym (including free classes); free on-site parking; corporate discount schemes, discounted lunch.