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Digital & Social Media Manager

Requisition ID 126154BR Date updated 11/02/2018
Job Title: Digital and Social Media Manager
Req ID: 126154BR
Location(s): Harlow or London

Summary of Role

Raytheon UK seeks a creative and driven Digital and Social Media Manager. This senior role will be responsible for increasing reach and engagement on digital and social media platforms to improve public brand perception and awareness. The role will report to the Communications Director and will be responsible for developing and executing Raytheon UK’s digital and social media content strategy across its businesses and campaigns Nationwide.

The role will be the lead technologist for Communications, ensuring our technology savviness and integration of marketing software/digital tools into all aspects of Communications planning and delivery.

Main Duties

  • This role will develop, define and report analysis to inform strategic and tactical decision making related to Raytheon UK websites and social media channels.
  • Collaboratively design digital marketing campaigns, including retargeting of external audiences.
  • Maintain and enforce editorial style guidelines.
  • Assign, write and edit content, including website articles, speeches, op-eds, and social media content.
  • Collaborate with business unit communicators and leaders to influence key targeted audiences, including development of story angles and micro-targeted channel strategies.
  • Measure the impact of Raytheon’s communications through the use of website metrics, listening software and analytics tools
  • Gather, analyse and disseminate competitive intelligence
  • Present to internal stakeholders on content strategy, including assessment of impact and resulting shifts in execution.
  • This role will work in tandem with Raytheon Company and its business units to ensure unified branding and create content that supports business growth and its CSR values.
  • Support scooping and planning of new digital marketing initiatives and digital content strategy

Candidate Requirements

  • Excellent storytelling skills with a strong ability for engaging the target audience
  • Ability to drive a Digital and Social Media strategy to enhance the business brand and engage a target audience
  • In depth knowledge of digital media practices and analytics and an enthusiasm for experimenting with new communications technologies

About Raytheon

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
  • 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
  • Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared Parental leave.
  • 37 hour working week with an early finish Friday. Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
  • Canteen facilities available at Harlow and Glenrothes sites with free snacks and drinks (hot and cold) available at others


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel and Reservist Network which all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate in.
Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type
Base Line


Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Harlow
United Kingdom - London

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