Social Media Coordinator 2022 - Remote (Revised)

Barrie, ON Seasonal

Social Media Coordinator - Remote

This position is available Canada-wide. It is a full-time contract position.

You must apply using our easy-apply portal: https://ontariomusicians.easyapply.co/

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This program pays minimum wage for your province. The summer employment length is 7-16 weeks between May and September.

Students at a post-secondary institution are welcomed and encouraged to apply for this position as part of a program’s requirements for a co-op or work placement.

Social Media Coordinators will be part of the Marketing and Communications department. Social Media staff will report to the Department Head for Marketing and Communications, and other members of Corporate Services and the Leadership Team as needed. Social Media Coordinators will engage in activities including but not limited to scheduling social media posts in advance, developing social media campaigns, interacting with external engagement, creating and editing social media posts, and conducting analyses on The Co-op’s social media platforms. Social media posts will be overseen by the Marketing and Communications Coordinators and Department Head to ensure our social media presence meets The Co-op’s objectives. 

Due to federal funding requirements for this program, successful applicants must be:

  • 15–30 years of age on their first day of work

  • A Canadian citizen, have a permanent resident card, or be protected under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (there is no requirement to be a student) 

  • Residing in Canada during the length of the employment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Consult with Corporate Services Officers and members of the Marketing and Communications Team to establish and execute a social media campaign.

  • Utilize the graphic elements created by Graphic Designers, and other resources supplied by the Creative Services Team, to meet the objectives and guidelines of the organization and our branding. 

  • Responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring the organization's social media strategy in order to increase brand awareness, improve marketing efforts and increase memberships.

  • Develop and maintain social media accounts, including managing customer reviews and testimonials.

  • Communicate with industry professionals and influencers via social media to create a strong network.

  • Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest content optimization.

  • Work with graphic designers to ensure content is informative and appealing.

  • Develop an optimal posting schedule, considering web traffic and customer engagement metrics.

  • Ideate, manage and execute a calendar of virtual livestreams and workshops to engage with The Co-op’s audiences, developing relevant content for The Co-op’s followers across platforms.

  • Pre-schedule a large volume of posts on a timely basis and run social media campaigns for The Co-op’s Emerging Artist Program.

  • Cooperate with other department workers and supervisors to achieve departmental and organizational goals.

  • Attend daily team meetings and weekly staff meetings, taking notes as needed

  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned by management.

 

Education/experience requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will possess or be nearing completion of a post-secondary program in Social Media Marketing; or possess equivalent work experience and knowledge.

  • Experience creating and implementing strategies for an online work environment is an asset.

 

Key Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and other characteristics: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Personable demeanor

  • Outstanding organization skills

  • Ability to collaborate with several teams at once, managing your work within multiple initiatives simultaneously

  • Prioritization

  • Meeting deadlines

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Active problem-solving skills

  • Intermediate computer literacy using the following systems and software:

    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

    • Google Workspace (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Calendar, etc.)

    • Online communications platforms (Slack, Discord, Zoom, etc.)

 

The Co-op seeks individuals who enjoy collaboration, creativity, learning new skills, and engaging with artists and the community. This position may involve working some evenings and weekends as needed for special events and items needed on an urgent basis.  

If you have any additional documentation (i.e., your own past projects or school assignments) that you would like to submit as part of a portfolio of your relevant skills and areas of expertise, please do so in the appropriate pre-screening question. Please utilize a Google Drive, Dropbox, or equivalent platform to link these files, and ensure that application screeners will be able to open the files without needing to log into that platform. Files submitted as part of your portfolio will be kept confidential and unpublished.

To have your application considered by the Hiring Team, all pre-screening questions must be filled out completely. Please note that there are no part-time positions this year.

 

If you are successful in our initial screening, you will be invited to a formal job interview.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Membership is not required to participate in the competition for this position, and no preference is given to existing members in our ranking process, however, upon acceptance of an employment contract, all employees are required to join the co-operative.


Those not selected for an employed position are still welcome to join The Co-op as members. Professional Creator members have access to the same live or digital resources, support and community as those in our musician programs.

 

Canadian Musicians Co-operative welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please email jobs@canadianmusicians.coop if you have any questions or require accommodations.

We thank you for your interest in Canadian Musicians Co-operative and for participating in our competition. Only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

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