Social Strategist – AOR – So.da – Corus

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #811
Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Are you creative, dynamic and passionate? Do you like to think outside of the box and find new ways to achieve your goals? Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you. If you have a passion for excellence, and would like to work for Corus Entertainment, we encourage you to apply.

About the Role:

This role will be part of so.da, Corus’ social digital agency, which supports many of Canada’s leading brands with their social strategy and content.

Reporting to the Group Account Manager, you will develop best-in-class, data-driven social media strategies and campaigns (across paid, owned and earned) for our clients. You’ll work closely with the Account Manager, and our social content studio to develop strong content to deploy on our clients’ owned and operated social accounts.

The right candidate is deeply versed in social. They excel in both strategy and creative thinking, enjoys working with cross-functional teams, and have a passion for data.

Responsibilities:
Develop best-in-class social media strategies and executions (across paid, owned and earned) for our clients, ensuring all kpi’s are met.
Manage agile, campaign and sponsor budgets.
Lead brainstorming, creative development and client presentations. Work closely with production on creative concepts.
Act as an advisor to stakeholders, communicating best practice guidelines, social policies and training.
Advise on the impact of developments, trends, and new platforms in social media and how they inform our social marketing efforts.
Build our communities, create fandom and drive engagement & conversation with our brands
Leverage data to inform content creation and optimization.

About You
What We Need From You:
A minimum of 5 years’ experience managing large social audiences and driving social performance.
Demonstrated expertise in data-driven social media strategy and execution.
Deep understanding of various platform algorithms, social analytics and social listening tools.
Strong interpersonal skills. Must be able to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.
Exceptional thought leadership – can rally several stakeholders around an idea and see it through from inception to execution.
In-depth knowledge of established and emerging social platforms (and how they can be utilized to the benefit of brand and business).
Ability to conduct community management.
Experience in social media planning / buying across paid, earned, and owned channels.
Experience in content creation, optimization and adaptation in nimble industry.

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Agency experience is an asset.
Experience working on Entertainment brands, and CPG is strongly preferred.

Why Corus?

Corus is a driving force in the media industry with a diverse portfolio of strong brands that entertain and inform audiences through great storytelling and compelling content, reaching millions of people around the world every day.

We have a passionate drive to connect with the world around us: to express, to share, to be part of people’s lives. Walk around our offices, our stations, our studios across the country and you’ll feel it. You’ll see it in action.

You’ll see it in the open communication and the approachability of our people. You’ll see it in our care for quality work and the interest in new, creative solutions. You’ll see it in how we work with external partners, and how we care about our communities. These are all core to the values we commit to living each and every day – Win Together, Think Beyond, Make It Happen, Learn Every Day, Show We Care. Our values describe what makes us pretty unique – and amazing – place to work.

At Corus we value and actively involve the full range of what makes people unique in order to create a strong and innovative company where amazing people thrive. A company where people have the full opportunity to show their unique value and develop their potential. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people of colour, people with disabilities, people from all gender and sexually diverse communities and people with intersectional identities.

Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

How to Apply

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*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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