Job vacancy: Social media executive for Cycling Weekly & MBR

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If you're passionate about cycling and love spending time on social media, then you're in the right place.

Cycling Weekly and MBR are looking for a full-time social media executive to assist the digital team in growing our social media channels, with particular emphasis on Youtube.

You'll need to know what our audiences will respond to and be able to communicate with them in a way that helps build our online community.

This is a full-time role based out of the Time Inc. UK offices in Farnborough, Hampshire, so you'll need to have the right to work in the UK. You can see the full job description below.

To apply for the role, please submit a CV and covering letter to and

Social media executive – Cycling Group

Reports to: Digital editor, Cycling Group

Role outline

- Help grow social media channels for Cycling Weekly and MBR, with a special emphasis on video views


- Upload content to social media channels – especially YouTube, Facebook and Instagram – following best practice to maximise engagement

- Monitor and respond to comments posted across our platforms

- Assist digital editor as required with other social media-related tasks

Skills (required)

- Passion for cycling

- High level of literacy and numeracy

- Understanding of how social media operates and what drives engagement within different platforms

Skills (desirable)

- Professional experience managing social media accounts (esp YouTube)

- Experience with digital analytics

- Basic video editing experience


- Passionate about cycling

- Able to follow best practice every time, with a high level of attention to detail

- Able to think creatively and contribute ideas for yourself or others to act upon

- Likeable and able to get along with people online, so as to build a positive and friendly community


- None

Work closely with

- Cycling Group video department

- Online teams, Cycling Weekly and MBR


- Primarily based in our office in Farnborough, Hampshire, although some home-working will be considered

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Richard Windsor

Follow on Twitter: @richwindy

Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).