Social Media Specialist

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One of Canada’s largest and most trusted companies is looking for a Social Media Specialist in Montreal, to be a part of the Strategic Customer Marketing’s Digital Marketing team. Our group operates like a start-up within one of Canada’s largest insurance and financial institutions. We have collaborative teams in London, Toronto, Winnipeg and Montreal including Digital Customer Experience, Innovation, Data and Analytics, and Digital Marketing. We are looking for a bright and energetic digital storyteller who will act as a Social Media Specialist across The Great-West Life, Canada Life and London Life lines of business. Reporting to the Leader, Social Media, the social media specialist is responsible for helping develop and execute the social media strategy for the organization. What you’ll do:Represent and enhance our brands via multiple social channels including Twitter, Facebook, Linked In, Instagram, Blogs, etc. Write on-brand copy for social media that’s original, informative and thought provoking that aligns with content strategy and KPIsMaintain monthly editorial calendarsFacilitate and respond to customer service inquiries through social channelsWork with digital designers and animators to develop infographics and other creative assetsPublish, track, analyze and measure the success of posts and develop dashboard reports to share with stakeholdersWith a high degree of collaboration, work with various marketing and communications teams and several other internal stakeholders to establish priorities and secure approvalsKeep up with current trends in social media and advise on best practicesQualifications & Experience:Bilingual in French and English is requiredPost-secondary degree in Communications, journalism, media and public relations or equivalent experienceExperience working with social media publishing and measurement tools, including the ability to understand & interpret social media analytics to drive strategySelf-motivated, organized and able to multi-task and prioritize jobs to meet deadlinesMust enjoy working in a fast-paced team environmentStrong project management and attention to detailProven track record of growing social media communities through multiple channels. Not afraid to “step outside the box”; exhibits a mindset of creativity, innovation, and an energetic drive to succeedHas a very strong understanding of the current and prospective media and social media environment in which we operate and the ability to identify key emerging issues which are of strategic importance to the company and its business objectivesProven track record of growing social media communities through multiple channels. Not afraid to “step outside the box”; exhibits a mindset of creativity, innovation, and an energetic drive to succeedAbility to identify new areas of growth within social for our brandsAbility to interpret social performance metrics, apply learnings to drive decisions and optimize contentWe offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive income and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth.Discover your opportunity….Apply today!Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities. If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.