Social Media Specialist + Content Creator

Arbuckle Media is a digital agency with our ear to the ground, raising businesses up using powerful creative and smart branding executions. We’re small but mighty, and looking to grow our family. We live and breathe emerging tech, and we are always looking for the next opportunity for our clients to succeed.

We’re a small company offering:

  • Social media content creation
  • Web design and development for ecommerce-based (like Shopify) experiences
  • Brand strategy and execution
  • Email marketing strategy + support
  • Client-focused training on e-commerce tools
  • Copywriting and editing for the web
  • Photography and video production
  • Shopify POS setup support
  • Digital analytics and reporting

About You & Your Position

Arbuckle Media is seeking to recruit a social media manager and content creator. The successful candidate will embrace the latest social trends and great communications standards, while being an engaged member of a multi-disciplinary project delivery team. If this sounds like the opportunity for experience and growth you are looking for, please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

This is a salaried full-time position. Agency experience, and experience working directly with any one specific  is not required, but you must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of social media best practices and tactics, experience with creating content on a variety of social media platforms (Insta, TikTok, YouTube, etc.), understanding of how to best rep brands, and a deep understanding of memes and internet culture is a must have. 

Benefits

  • Salary based on experience
  • Unlimited vacation days plus 13 stat holidays (we’re looking for performance and not looking to micromanage your life!)
  • Employer-sponsored life, disability, health, and dental plan (including online healthcare access)
  • Fun, challenging projects for interesting clients focused on growth
  • A team of smart, hard-working people who know how to have fun too
  • We invest in our team and aim to provide anything you need to expand and nurture your skills including training and equipment. We also reward talent and leadership skills, with a clear promotion path for those who excel.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Plan, create, and share social and blog content
  • Monitor client activity and relevant topics, and report on results
  • Engage on clients’ behalf on social following established brand voice and tone guidelines and key messages
  • Review and coordinate user-generated content
  • Execute deliverables and communications for current client retainers
  • Write POVs and briefs
  • Participate in brainstorms
  • Manage multiple deadlines and clients

Required Skills

  • Experience in the marketing/ advertising industry, agency is an asset
  • Post-secondary education with a focus on advertising, marketing, journalism, communications, or business
  • Highly organized and ability to function in a fast-paced business environment.
  • Proven experience developing and executing highly creative and effective social media content and campaigns
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Avid interest in implementing new tactics and harnessing the power of new tools.
  • Stays up-to-date and informed on the latest digital trends

Expectations

To set expectations for a great fit, you’ll be:

  • Self-driven and able to self-manage time around a flexible schedule;
  • Able to work remotely, both securely and privately (to ensure security of data transfer and client service communications);
  • Excellent at time management in order to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort;
  • Able to take constructive feedback, and provide constructive feedback to others, both internally and externally, where required;
  • Able to deliver excellent client service and communication skills both written and verbal
  • exceed expectations and go the extra mile for both internal and external clients and partners. Expects personal and team performance to be the best.
  • Attentive to detail, and not let important details slip through the cracks, excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to work efficiently with little supervision;
  • Curious and takes ownership of your role;
  • Adaptable: adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change, often in ambiguity. Seeks out opportunities for development.
  • Be grounded: able to work in an environment where humor plays an important role in regulating the tone of our workday.
  • Understands that our client’s aren’t perfect: our smaller clients often need to be spoken to in plain-language, and the ability to service them and translate to a language that they understand is imperative.
  • Ability to stay calm in challenging situations and under pressure
  • Ability to set expectations and deliver information in a positive and articulate way

Extras

  • Experience with working with external partners and/or influencers is a massive bonus;
  • Be able to fluently communicate and write in French and/or Spanish, or have another marketable language fluency/fluencies;
  • Experience working with Google workspace an asset;
  • Experience working within a startup environment or small (under 10 person) team an asset;
  • Knowledge of e-commerce platforms;
  • Experience with requirements gathering and scoping social media and content work for client projects;
  • Search engine optimization experience and adherence to industry best practices an asset;
  • Relevant post-secondary education is an asset;
  • Relevant professional development is an asset;

To Apply

Send us:

  1. A resume and/or portfolio that captures your related work experience;
  2. A cover letter, including desired salary expectations;

Please submit all of the above to [email protected] with the job title (“Social Media Specialist + Content Creator”) in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.