Social Media Comms Academy helps communications professionals to:
✔️Increase your brand's social media engagement
✔️Boost your reach
✔️Produce more creative, effective content
If you're a busy comms or marketing pro who'd like support, inspiration, and BIG social media results every day, you've found your tribe.
This is not your average social media course...
We all want our work to have impact, but communicators - especially those working for not-for-profit brands like charities, public services, and housing associations - often face a few problems:
But you CAN bring your social media to life!
With Social Media Comms Academy, all year you learn skills, get inspiration, handy templates and resources AND help with implementation.
Join Hel Reynolds, expert guest speakers and other creative communicators in the social media club and professional development programme that gets you incredible results.
“Just wanted to share the impact of putting Hel's super-dooper advice into practice. Our Facebook engagement has transformed! I have posted ⬇️ 48% less and increased impressions by ⬆️ 268%, users reached by ⬆️ 333% and engagement by ⬆️ 481%. ”Gemma Warren, Group Marketing Manager
“If you're into social media, I'd recommend this creative online course. You'll need to commit a couple of hours per week but the learning is phenomenal - so real time, practical, applicable and 💯 creative and audience focussed. It's ACE.”Josephine Graham, Internal Communications Manager
“As well as being a great space to learn and bounce ideas off each other, this course allows you to catch up when best for you - #flexible #comms 😃 helps when you're as disorganized as me on times 🙌”Natalie Warner, Digital Communications Officer
“This is an amazing course, I registered Abbey from my team and she's now inspired! She has a lot more confidence and is massively more understanding of customers and how to use social media :) You're a comms Wizard!”Lucy Goldsmith, Communications Manager
“It completely changed my way of thinking about how we engage with our customers. I feel far more confident in my job and I also feel like I have more ideas about content. The course has given me the techniques I need to really grow all of our social channels.”Lauren Parsons, Social Media & Digital Coordinator
✔️Social Media Expert Course
✔️Monthly Live Masterclasses and meet-ups
“It was such a refreshing change to other training courses. Helen is wonderful, so incredibly enthusiastic and supportive. You never feel like you're being preached at or lectured, it's just one comms professional sharing her experiences and wisdom with a group of like-minded comms folk. ”Hannah Ambrose, Communications Manager
“The best thing about the course is being able to experiment with social media after LOTS of inspiration. This has given me the confidence to use my knowledge and express concerns to the team, whilst also allowing me to be more creative. Our social media has made an improvement already!”Joelle Allen, Communications Officer (Campaigns)
“There's always the fear that this is going to be another course that shares the information you already know. This course wasn't the case - it was the way the practical advice was framed - the tips were aimed at people like me, busy and in charge of a number of things”Gemma Warren, Group Marketing Manager
We are committed to bringing out your creativity.
So we get you to try things like sketchnoting during a lesson, making a quick and fun video as your homework, and experimenting with new tools and apps.
You're going to be challenged, but it will be enjoyable.
A rare chance to get your strategy written with guidance, ideas and support from Social Media Expert Hel Reynolds.
We take you through each step of creating a social media strategy, so you can build yours as you go
View Social Media Strategist course details
Each month, we create content for you!
Access your calendar with pre-written social media posts that will work for your audience. And we'll send you an email reminder of what's new each month.
Some you can just copy and paste, some will need tweaking, and some will be great creative ideas that you can use to create your own content.
- Saves you hours of time by giving you outlines & templates written by specialist social media experts.
- Stops the feeling of being overwhelmed and not knowing what to do.
- Grows your audience and get lots of likes, shares and comments.
You will boost engagement levels on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Instagram
You'll achieve better real-world results - key audiences will be keen to act on on your call-to-action
Your confidence will grow - so you’ll know what to post and feel sure you’re doing the right thing
You'll become more creative - and have new tools and techniques that bring your best ideas to life
You'll get recognition, achieveing the Social Media Expert Certificate, showing your peers that you're a accomplished social media professional
If you create social media content for your brand, it can feel tricky to make it stand out.
Sometimes we ask ourselves:
"How do you have the ideas that make your posts go viral?"
"Why is my content not getting the results I want?"
"How can I be more creative?"
Well, The Social Media Expert course that will teach you how to consistently create social media content that gets loads of engagement and brilliant results.
Our monthly masterclasses will bring you the freshest thinking and skills.
And our content calendar will give you the structure and ideas you need to confidently do your best work.
If you don't work in a role where you regularly use social media to communicate with your audience, this ISN'T for you.
The Social Media Comms won't cover basics like how and why to tweet, or use Facebook.
The programme has been designed for professional communicators and marketers in not-for-profit organisations like charities, councils, housing associations and public services.
(Occasionally students from other industries want to join us, and that's cool, as they get great results too. Let us know if that sounds like you, and we can chat about if the academy is right for you.)
PR, communications and marketing professionals. You will develop your expertise and confidence in creating engaging social media content.
In-house, freelance or agency staff. Most people who take this course are working for a corporate or providing social media services to their corporate clients.
Not-for-profit organisations. The lessons are designed for brands in the public sector, charities, and housing associations. Although the techniques apply to communications professionals in any industry, we specialise in helping not-for-profits.
Hel is an award-winning social media expert who has worked in and with communications and marketing teams for 15 years.
She's on a mission to get you feeling creative, fearless and proud of your work.
Strategist, cartoonist and content wizard - she can help you make the most of your talent.
£6,200.00FULL TEAM LEVEL UP: Social Media Managers Academy + team training dayGet personal advice and inspiration, so the whole team is skilled-up and confident.
✔️ A live online training day for your comms team*, completely tailored to addressing your specific challenges and goals
✔️One year full access to The Social Media Comms Academy
✔️ Bonus access to special events
*Package is for a team of up to 6 people, contact to arrange bookings for larger teams.