Job Posting 83122

Social Media Community Manager
Oceana Canada
Toronto Metro area
Downtown, Toronto
closed 8 days ago (Sun, 15 May)
full time - temp / contract

Type: Contract

Location: Toronto, Ontario, with remote work flexibility

Dates: 12 weeks starting June 1, 2022, 40 hrs/week



Oceana Canada is an independent charity committed to rebuilding Canada’s oceans by winning science-based policy victories that increase biodiversity and abundance. We have successfully campaigned to end the shark fin trade, make rebuilding depleted fish populations the law, improve the way fisheries are managed and protect marine habitat. Oceana Canada is part of the largest international advocacy group dedicated solely to ocean conservation. Globally, Oceana has won more than 200 policy victories for marine life and habitats. From stopping bottom trawling in sensitive habitat areas to protecting sea turtles from commercial fishing gear, our victories represent new hope for the world’s oceans.

Oceana Canada is hiring a Social Media Community Manager to work with our digital team, supporting the organization’s growth and engagement goals. The Social Media Community Manager will be based out of Oceana Canada’s Toronto head office, with remote work flexibility, and report to the Communications and Digital Marketing Manager. The position will work closely with communication, campaign and science experts to help Oceana Canada win policy victories to protect the ocean. The successful candidate will bring experience to the team in the strategy, planning and creating of social media content, possess superior communications skills, be creative and knowledgeable in major social media platforms and be committed to helping Oceana Canada achieve its mission and campaign goals. Oceana Canada offers a supportive learning environment, within which the Social Media Community Manager will gain experience and knowledge in digital campaigning, analytics and reporting, brand management, supporter cultivation, content planning and strategy as well as ocean and fisheries science and communications.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Share daily social media content on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn, and identify other social platforms to engage on (e.g., TikTok).
  • Collaborate with communications, campaign and science teams to develop content for social media, using creativity to write, source and create assets.
  • Monitor and report on analytics to identify and support ideas, trends and growth patterns.
  • Keep up with the latest ocean news in Canada and digital trends to identify content sharing opportunities.
  • Engaging with our online community in ways that represent our brand, grow our online supporters and inspire them to care about and help protect the oceans.
  • Contribute to content calendar planning and communications strategies.
  • Provide timely responses to comments, questions and direct messages received on social media platforms using brand guidelines and moderation best practices.
  • French bilingualism is an asset.

This position is subject to funding by Canada Summer Jobs, which requires the candidate to:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person with refugee protection;
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number and be legally entitled to work in Canada.

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