Social Media Specialist

 

THE ROLE

We’re seeking Social Media Specialists to join BCAMA’s MarCom team. You have a passion for engaging and attracting audiences. You breathe and live Social Media Marketing. You utilize creative thinking and analytics to improve post engagement. You are a self-starter, with an ability to sense a need, research possibilities and follow through on strategies. Then let’s talk!

 

THE TEAM

As an integral part of the Marketing Communications team, you will be working with a team of digital marketing specialists and BCAMA Event – Portfolio Managers. You will report to the Social Media Manager. Our team is dynamic, supportive and small… but growing. We pride ourselves on being creative communicators, resourceful problem-solvers and cross-functional collaborators.

 

THE ORGANIZATION

The BC Chapter of the American Marketing Association (BCAMA) is a non-profit organization that brings together marketers from all industries and disciplines to connect, learn, and be inspired. Since 1955, the BCAMA has provided professionals from across all sectors — from tech and CPG to agency and corporate — with the opportunities and resources to advance their careers. With over 350 active members, and close ties to a network of over 3,000 BC marketing, advertising, and communications professionals, the BCAMA is an established association of like-minded marketers who all aim for a singular pursuit: success.

Volunteering with the BCAMA provides ample opportunity to form strong connections with other marketers, develop new skills, and give back to your community.

 

THE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and execute a social media plan for individual events that consistently grows our online community and elevates our content and brand story.
  • Plan the social media content calendar. (for specific events and day-today informational posting)
  • Manage publishing on BCAMA’s social media platforms, including but not limited to the Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and occasionally YouTube for assigned events.
  • Collaborate with MarCom team and other portfolios (BCAMA Event teams) to create and schedule content to promote events.Ensure smooth delivery of messages across all channels.
  • Attend BCAMA events. Promote event on social media through live tweets, Instagram stories, etc.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Create basic graphics for social media posts as needed.

 

THE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Min 2 years’ proven working experience in social media marketing or as a digital media specialist
  • In-depth knowledge of social media platforms for professional use including Hootsuite, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
  • Creative mind that brings fresh ideas to the table
  • Experience with event marketing (asset)

 

THE TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Experience using Hootsuite
  • Experience using Google Suite – Gmail, Google Drive, Docs, and Sheets.
  • Good photo editing skills to create eye-grabbing images for social networks

 

THE NEXT STEPS

Does this role sound like something you’d be terrific at? If so, we want to talk to you.

The Apply Now button below will lead you to a web form. Submit your interest using this form. Tell us why you’re perfect for this role and include your LinkedIn profile, resume or any portfolio of work that reflects what you are capable of.

 

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