Social Media Manager

In Studio + Remote

job description

We are looking for an experienced, creative, and skilled Social Media Manager with a passion and talent for marketing to join our dynamic team!

As a Social Media Manager, you will work with clients from a variety of different industries. You will be responsible for the successful creation, curating and managing of relevant content across multiple social media platforms. The successful candidate will have a positive disposition and demonstrate excellent communication, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

The successful candidate will have:
• Excellent social media management skills
• The ability to think creatively and strategically and deliver content with keen attention to leading digital marketing concepts
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent research, problem solving and critical thinking skills

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

  • Marketing graduate or relevant experience
  • An experienced writer who has a passion for proofreading and copywriting
  • Familiar with the top social media platforms (Blogging, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Experience in design and image creation
  • Experience with scheduling platforms (Hootsuite, Later, Soho)
  • Experience with canvas, 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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