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We are Hydrogen - the largest specialist social media agency in Scotland.

Our award-winning team of 30+ specialists live and breathe social media: what we don't know about the platforms isn't worth knowing.

There couldn’t be a more exciting time to join us following the recent acquisition into the PA Media Group, a diverse portfolio of specialist media companies spanning news & information, data, technology, marketing and communications.

About the role

We’re hiring for a Social Content Creator! As a full-time content creator you will be responsible for generating content for client’s TikTok, Instagram, YouTube shorts and Facebook accounts, including short-form videos, product demos, and BTS footage during photo-shoots.

Working closely with the Production and Content teams, you will be a central point of contact for the wider agency, and a go-to person for all things short-form content.

You’ll also be responsible for sharing your knowledge and expertise and upskilling the rest of the content production team on short-form video best practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Content Creation: Produce high-quality short-form social media videos that showcase our client's products or services in an engaging and creative manner.
  • Strategy & Ideation: Collaborate with client teams to develop concepts that effectively communicate our client's key messages and values.
  • Research & Planning: Conduct research into new trends on each platform to use in your content creation, and ability to formulate a shoot plan for precise execution on shooting days
  • Filming: Utilise your skills to shoot video content on-location or in our studio, ensuring a polished and professional final product that meets our client's standards.
  • Editing: Edit content for TikTok and Reels, quickly, confidently and with your own creative flair, with the ability to re-edit long-form video content into short-form.
  • Analysis: Monitor and evaluate the success of posted content, with a strong understanding of performance data and ability to take that information and apply to future content.

What you’ll need

To be successful in this role, you will be a social-first thinker who understands the visual language and editing styles of various social media platforms, particularly TikTok. You will also need:

  • Strong editing skills, and experience with Adobe Premiere Pro, CapCut or similar in-app editing suites (or transferrable skills).
  • Camera skills, specifically for vertical video (knowledge of optimal camera angles, setting exposure, shooting for the edit etc.)
  • Ability to produce high-quality content in a short space of time.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding the different approaches to content for each social media platform
  • Ability to work independently on a video project, from conception through to delivery.
  • Willingness to travel to various locations across UK for client shoots (a driving licence and own transport would be an advantage).
  • It would also be preferable to have knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects. On-camera presenting sills and knowledge of content management tools (such as Hootsuite, Facebook Business Suite etc).

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants should use the cover letter option in the application form to include a portfolio of work/recent content examples from social.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid and flexible working
  • 25 days holiday and a holiday purchase scheme
  • Enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, and adoption leave
  • Your birthday off
  • Perkbox membership
  • Calm App subscription
  • BUPA Health Care Plan
  • Life Assurance (4x salary)
  • Training & development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Hybrid working model between our Glasgow office and your home – you choose the mix you want; all we ask is at least 3 days per week in the office.


We are working hard to ensure we provide an inclusive environment and as well as your skills and experience we are also focused on who you are and what else you can bring.

We recognise the importance of a healthy work life balance and are always open to discuss what this could look like for you during the recruitment process.

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