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Social Media & Content Manager (12-14 Month Contract)

Social Media

Application Deadline: 2020-10-31

Overview:

Do you eat and sleep the world of hashtags and influencers, stories and retweets? Do you have a passion for social media that you’ve always wanted to take to the next level? Are those editing apps on your phone always draining your battery while you thumb away at your latest micro-content masterpiece? Venture is looking for you. A savvy, resourceful and engaging Social Media & Content Manager to join our team for a 12-14 month contract. This exciting role plays an integral part of the Social Media team, for a variety of clients. The successful candidate will have proven creative, strategic and communications skills with a high attention to detail and ability to manage a variety of projects simultaneously.

At Venture, we’re a multi-pronged advertising agency, where we marry content marketing with media buying principles to create a truly engaging and valuable client campaigns that consider every prong of their business.

If this sounds like you, check out these details:

Core Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Creation of social media strategy and (weekly or monthly) editorial calendars, for a variety of clients, based on marketing objectives
  • Manage customer comments and customer service requests
  • Analyze monthly content and performance; creating ongoing recommendations for post content
  • Keeping abreast of industry trends, insights, topics and best practices, and putting them into real-time practice
  • Develop and generate meaningful, shareable content that incites action and engagement
  • Research and social auditing for various industries, segments and channels
  • Implementation, scheduling and posting of all content for a core group of clients (through channels, and through third party scheduling software)
  • Daily monitoring and engaging within social channels, with continuous optimization and recommendations
  • Ongoing reporting of social data and metrics; issuing weekly, monthly and yearly reports and executing appropriate strategies and recommendations for improvement at a high level
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of brand playbooks and guides as required on a per-client basis
  • Assisting to manage the day-to-day functions of social media proofing and approvals, with minimal oversight
  • Collaborate with other departments to create integrated marketing campaigns
  • Set up, merge and manage clients’ social profiles and Google Places pages
  • Paid social media campaign execution (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram paid / boosted content)

Desired skills and experience:

  • 4+ years in a related capacity (digital, social media, public relations).
  • Knowledge of online marketing and understanding of major marketing channels and marketing fundamentals all considered assets
  • Demonstrated experience in developing comprehensive social media strategies with proven marketing-driven results (please submit any valid case studies).
  • Superior social media analytics knowledge and experience.
  • Excellent grammar skills and high attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience with social media content creation (including blog writing, promotional campaign creation, and infographics) across various channels and media types (Adobe Creative Suite and graphic design skills consider assets).
  • In-depth understanding of growth and sustaining tactics for social followership
  • Photography and editing software experience an asset, including expertise with smartphone-based tools
  • Demonstrated competency on all social media channels, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube
  • Proficiency in WordPress and Adobe Design Suite considered assets
  • Experience utilizing social media management software, such as Hootsuite, or Sprout Social as well as social listening tools
  • Ability to work collaboratively across departments
  • Pro-active, entrepreneurial mindset
  • Agency experience and French language proficiency considered assets

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to the attention of Lindsay Smith at careers@venturecommunications.ca.