Social Media Manager

In Studio + Remote

job description

The successful candidate for this position will have the following skills and abilities:

Super Sweet Content Creation & Design Skills 

  • Demonstrate an understanding and ability to execute content creation, ideally photos & video experience.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of design elements and have a portfolio to showcase aesthetic content/feeds.

Social Media Savvy

  • Well-versed in the latest social media trends and updates, and are able to use a range of social media platforms effectively.

Strategy Development

  • Able to develop and implement social strategies that align with the marketing goals

Excellent Communication & Customer Service Skills 

  • Able to connect and engage well with clients and team members

A Natural Creative Thinker & Problem Solver 

  • You love coming up with solutions to challenges; it comes naturally to you!

Excellent Time Management Skills

  • You can manage multiple social accounts and projects at the same time while meeting deadlines and delivering quality work.

Keen Attention to Detail

  • You demonstrate a thorough concern for all areas involved no matter how small; you cross the t’s and dot the i’s effortlessly!

Candybox Marketing is an award-winning full-service digital marketing agency with studios in Oakville, Ontario and Halifax, Nova Scotia. We have been recognized as one of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies 3 years in a row and have been listed on the Great Places to Work list for 2021. We are a team of innovative marketers looking to make the web sweet!

Start Date: ASAP

* In Studio + Remote 


  • Work with clients in a variety of different industries to establish a social schedule
  • Create, design and manage social media content for clients
  • Optimize client social media profiles to improve efficiency and quality based on industry best practices
  • Implement, report and improve conversions on accounts
  • Work collaboratively with relevant departments to deliver successful social media strategies for Candybox
  • Develop and execute Candybox Social content for videos
  • Work with Videographer to produce Candybox Social videos
  • Stay up to date with new strategies and case studies
  • Manage all aspects of Social Media Workshops
  • Manage and provide monthly reports to clients

requirements for the role

  • Must have 1 year Agency Experience or 2 year Freelance experience
  • Marketing graduate or relevant experience
  • Familiar with the top social media platforms (YouTube, TikTok, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Experience in design and content creation
  • Experience with scheduling platforms (Hootsuite, Later, Soho)
  • Experience with Canva, Sketch, or Adobe Products
  • Easily learns new software (Reporting, tracking etc)
  • Proficient in an Apple and Google Drive environment

what we are looking for in a successful candidate

  • Engages positively with others 
  • Effective Listener
  • Effective Communicator
  • Creative
  • Results Oriented
  • Achievement Driven
  • Analyze and Predict
  • Work well under pressure
  • Positively acts on Feedback

what we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Health benefits (dental, eye care, physio, medical, massage, and more)
  • Quarterly bonuses based on performance and company success
  • Group RRSP Participation
competitive salaries
It’s not all about the benjamins, but they sure don’t hurt.
work from home privileges
business on the top, sweatpants on the bottom.
RRSP contribution matches
we invest in our people.
health benefits
we're too sweet not to have dental coverage.
day off on your birthday
go party like its your birthday!
team & culture events
teamwork makes the dream work.

Please use this link to apply! Please submit a resume along with a cover letter addressed to Darrell Keezer (he writes the cheques). We would love to see anything else you would like to provide us.

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