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Job Description

We are looking for an Assistant Social Media Manager to join our client's dynamic marketing team. In this position, you’ll report to the Senior Communications Manager and work closely with the Marketing Brand Managers to support a broad range of external and internal communications activities for various products. This role will act as the day-to-day community manager for all related social profiles among other responsibilities. This role is for you if you are an organized, creative and detailed orientated social media guru! 

The head office is in Cambridge. 


  • Responsible for managing postings, community management, engagement and maintaining a consistent and appropriate voice across all social media platforms and products
  • Drive the ideation and development of content for use across social channels always delivering against the overall brand strategy and objectives including but not limited to posts, contests, influencer campaigns etc.
  • Utilize photography, graphic design/content creation skills to create custom content
  • Utilize copywriting skills to develop creative social content copy and engage with online community/consumers
  • Track, monitor and analyze performance of social campaigns and make recommendations for optimization
  • Develop strategies to maximize channel awareness, engagement and traffic by building online community
  • Stay on top of emerging trends in digital media including tools, technologies and tactics
  • Help cultivate and manage media and influencer/partner relationships
  • Provide support on corporate communications as needed (including crafting responses to media and consumers or assisting through crisis management)
  • Work with external agency partners as needed
  • Support marketing team with other duties as needed
Required Skills:
  • Bilingual in both French and English is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or related discipline
  • 1-3 years of community management experience, managing multiple social media platforms a must
  • Excellent skills in photography, InDesign, Photoshop or equivalent
  • Proficient in social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and LinkedIn)
  • Experience with social media monitoring and analytics tools (i.e. Hootsuite)
  • Creative insightful thinker, and a dynamic communicator with exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solver who is results driven and detail oriented
  • Highly organized, driven and has the ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work well under pressure with multiple projects and deadlines
  • Previous public relations/media/crisis management experience ideal, marketing experience would be a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams)
  • Proficiency in Google Analytics an asset
  • Team player with the ability to succeed in a collaborative work environment

IQ PARTNERS is committed to operating an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and we encourage candidates of every race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience to apply for this position. We’d be happy to provide accommodation for any candidate that requires assistance due to a disability or medical need. Please contact us at 416-599-4700 or by email at to discuss specific accommodations.

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Assistant Social Media Manager
Kitchener, Ontario
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