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Social Media Associate

We are looking for a copywriter with acute knowledge of the social media landscape to support a number of accounts across the technology, consumer, and real estate industries.

Position Type: Junior
Position Title: Social Media Associate

Position Start Date: TBD
Application Close Date: January 11, 2021

You will be a key member of the Social Media team creating engaging copy and content across a variety of social media channels, and supporting follower growth through impactful community management. You will have the opportunity to grow your career while backed by an award-winning team.

Talk Shop is a full-service, integrated communications agency and one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. We value bright ideas and are always looking for smarter ways to work. We work with diverse clients in the technology, real estate, business and consumer industries. Our team is made up of smart, driven, kind people who celebrate each other’s successes and learn from our mistakes. Our employees enjoy perks like flexibility, paid time off for volunteer days, learning and development sessions and competitive pay. Talk Shop has among the industry’s lowest turnover rates – our people have the opportunity to build careers at Talk Shop and we offer mentorship and coaching to support career growth.

A day in the life of a Social Media Associate

  • Write impactful content for social media channels across a variety of clients and industries 
  • Provide engaging visual content to accompany written posts 
  • Come up with bright ideas and solutions – if engagement is low, you’ll drive a discussion about why it may not have worked so that you and the Account Lead can build a plan on how we can move forward
  • Support social team and account leads on a fast-paced, deadline-driven portfolio of clients 
  • Build smart social media and communication campaigns to align with marketing strategies
  • Act fast to respond to comments and audience questions online
  • Monitor and report on feedback and online reviews
  • Coordinate with PR and Communications teams to ensure brand consistency
  • Help build relationships with influencers and support with influencer relations 

What you’ll bring

  • Minimum of 2 years of copywriting experience, either at an agency or in-house
  • Exceptional writing skills 
  • Knowledge of the social media landscape – we want to hear about the trends you’re following 
  • Strong knowledge or experience in social media 
  • Exceptional creativity – ability to generate new content and create new ways to engage online communities 
  • Ability to identify and track relevant social media and community management metrics 
  • Ability to manage priorities and balance a deadline-driven workload with complete accuracy
  • Knowledge of  mainstream social media platforms and tools – we’d love to see examples of the channels you’re on or have managed 
  • Extreme attention to detail – you take pride in the high-quality, client-ready work you produce
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to contribute to a high performing team environment
  • The Talk Shop team values humility, ingenuity, humour, and integrity. We think you’ll be a great fit if you love to see your hard work come to fruition, celebrate achievements, and connect with your team

Compensation 

Talk Shop is committed to offering competitive pay for the role and experience that the candidate brings. This is an opportunity to work with one of the best Communication teams in the business. We offer learning, development and mentorship so that our team can grow and we can promote from within where possible.

We offer comprehensive health and dental benefits.

We take care of our team – we deliver treats like swag, paid breakfasts and team events whenever possible.

COVID has been a difficult time for all small businesses – we have prioritized taking care of our team through transparency, virtual team days, continued learning and a company-wide bonus structure.

Location

This role is currently remote with the opportunity to work from a socially distanced and safe office space 1 – 2 days per week if desired when provincial guidelines allow. 

 

How to Apply

Please email your resume and your two best copywriting samples to careers@talkshopmedia.com with the subject Social Media Associate.

Talk Shop is committed to having ongoing conversations with candidates and our team to ensure accessibility needs are accommodated. We are prioritizing the hiring of a candidate that reflects the diverse population we serve, and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. 

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.