Social Media Managers Academy is the training and membership that helps communications professionals to boost your brand's engagement and your reach, and produce more creative, effective social media.
“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
Communicators 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 Managers 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 best social media club imaginable.
😂 The 'Comms-edy' Masterclass: How be be a funny brand on social media (without messing it up)
LIVE VIDEO MASTERCLASS, MARCH 23, 3PM - 5PM
Yes, you CAN use comedy for your brand on social media.
It takes skill, but we can be funny and make our audience laugh, without being inappropriate or embarrassing.
We'll teach you some easy and safe formats for funny posts, and show you some great examples for inspiration.
Learn how to be funny and the dos & don't's of using comedy for your brand.
✍️ Creative Content Bootcamp - plan your brand's social media posts in one afternoon
INSTANT ACCESS VIDEO MASTERCLASS
This is your JFDI social media planning session!
In one afternoon you can generate brilliant ideas and plan in loads of content for your brand.
Invest a little time for planning, and make life easier for the rest of your year!
The Social Media Expert Mindset Workbook
Be the first to get our Social Media Expert Mindset Workbook (released April 20th 2021).
Understand the best ways to reach your potential and have a flourishing career that's enjoyable and successful.
Make your plan to grow your talents, bounce back from setbacks, and be more creative.
“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.
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.
How can The Comms Creatives Content Calendar help you?
- 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 SMMA 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.
£1,680.00Total social media strategies and tactics course bundle - one year accessAs well as all the support and learning in the Social Media Managers Academy, you can also access the Social Media Strategist course. Over 6 weeks, you'll learn the steps to take to create a successful social media strategy for your brand, organisation or client.