Social Media Associate

Talk Shop, Western Canada’s largest and most connected public relations firm, is looking to expand our talented team with the addition of a Social Account Coordinator. Talk Shop is made up of bright talent and brands looking to engage consumers, media, social, and influencer marketing differently.

Position Type: Junior
Position Title: Social Media Associate

Position Start Date: TBD
Application Close Date: Friday, May 17, 2019

About the Role 

This position is the newest addition to Talk Shop’s growing social division. The individual in this role will collaborate with account teams to develop engaging paid and organic digital content. The ideal candidate will possess previous experience in social media management and/or paid strategy (1 – 2 years) and have a strong understanding of digital and social media marketing.

The Social Media Associate is responsible for supporting a variety of accounts with social content. Taking direction from the Social Business Director and/or Social Media Manager, and account team leads, the coordinator is primarily responsible for the following: conducting social media audits, developing social media plans, compiling content calendars, managing social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc.), coordinating visual content (photo and video shoots), executing paid strategies, community management and engagement, and reporting.

Role Responsibilities

  • Support social team and account leads on a fast-paced, deadline-driven portfolio of clients
  • Conduct digital marketing and social media audits and competitive analysis
  • Support the development of organic and paid digital content plans
  • Weekly compilation of content calendars for a variety of channels and clients
  • Social media execution across a variety of channels and clients – daily posting, monitoring, and interaction
  • Assist in the planning, executing and monitoring of paid social strategy for clients
  • Regular reporting of key metrics
  • Influencer research and relations


  • Post-secondary education with a focus on social media, digital marketing, or communications
  • 1- 2 years relevant social media and/or digital marketing experience
  • Strong writing skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and an eye for consistency across multiple projects
  • Knowledge of mainstream social media platforms and tools
  • Experience in creating, developing, and maintaining a brand voice for internal and external communications
  • Exceptional creativity – an aptitude for generating new content and creating new ways to engage online communities
  • Ability to manage priorities and balance a deadline-driven workload with complete accuracy

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation will be dependent on relevant experience. After 3 months of employment, the individual will be entitled to Talk Shop’s comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

  • Enrollment in an extended health, vision/dental plan
  • 3 weeks paid vacation
  • 1 work from home day/month
  • Sick days and personal days
  • Partial mobile phone reimbursement


This job posting is open to candidates in both Vancouver, BC and Toronto, ON

How to Apply:

Please email your resume, social media handles, links and two relevant writing samples to careers@talkshopmedia.com with the subject Social Media Associate.

Successful candidates will be contacted and while we appreciate the time required to apply, we ask that no applicants call the office to follow up.