Extreme E is a radical new motor racing series, which sees electric SUV’s competing in extreme environments around the world. The five-race global series highlights the impact of climate change and human interference in some of the world’s most remote locations and promotes the adoption of electric vehicles in the quest for a lower carbon future for the planet.

The role

As Social Media Manager, you will lead the day-to-day activity across all social media channels, whilst developing and refining an innovative digital strategy to grow the audience engaging the core Extreme E fanbase.

Reporting to the Head of Communications, you will work closely with our in-house content producer and social media agency to create best-in-class content whilst being the central point of contact for all things digital.

All applicants should be able to show demonstrable interest in online video and social media, and experience in video editing and graphic design.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Planning, scheduling and posting across each of the Extreme E social channels
  • Hands-on content creation
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with the Extreme E ecosystem, including broadcasters and social platforms
  • Driving fan growth and engaging the Extreme E community on a daily basis
  • Working closely with the PR and Marketing departments on monthly campaigns
  • Day-to-day management of content agency for social output
  • Analysing, optimizing and reporting on all social output to achieve peak performance
  • Working closely with the PR and Marketing departments on monthly campaigns
  • Working with the Partnerships Team to develop, deliver and report on all digital branded content campaigns
  • Internal point of contact for all Extreme E departmental social media requests
  • Line Management of one person
  • Work flexibly, including evenings and weekends as per the season race calendar.


  • Established social media and community management background, including proven experience in planning, and executing campaigns and activity on a major brand social media account across multiple platforms (either client or agency side).
  • Thorough understanding of individual digital platforms and the types of content required for each.
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Proven experience in video editing and graphic design
  • A high attention to detail and a willingness to learn and constantly improve
  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy and technical ability
  • Ability to work under pressure managing multiple tasks and an interest in working in a dynamic start-up environment
  • Great communication skills, with a positive attitude and a good sense of humour
  • Must have existing VISAS and clearance to work in the UK
  • Must live a commutable distance to Extreme E’s London HQ (Hammersmith)

 London based, but international travel, sometimes with little notice, is required.

How to Apply: Please send your CV and a Covering Letter to talent@extreme-e.com with the role you are applying for clearly marked in the email subject line.

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