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Social Content Manager: Ivey Business School

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Who you are:
You are a creative, high-energy, social media expert. You are passionate about the power of social to inform and inspire others, and you are eager to accelerate the leadership of a top brand in social. You are a purposeful and professional communicator, attuned to the subtleties of social conversation. You handle sensitive information with care and are attentive to the details. You are a digital native, comfortable with social media software, social media design and basic CMS. You are on top of the latest social media and digital trends, abreast of best practices, and eager to share your sense of urgency and knowledge with those around you. If you are excited about the opportunity to enhance the success and leadership of one of Canada’s most prestigious business school, and work alongside the brightest staff, students and globally-recognized faculty, then this is the place for you.

What you’ll do:
The primary purpose of the position is to implement and enhance the social media strategy across all Ivey School-wide social channels and to drive overall engagement through proactive, engaging and creative social communications and content. Leveraging social/digital trends and insights, the individual in this role will identify opportunities for enhanced interaction and will influence and optimize the digital experiences of key audiences. The Social Content Manager will design and deliver key messages through purposeful, proactive, timely and engaging social content, and respond to inquiries across platforms with sensitivity and professionalism. In addition to managing Ivey’s overall brand narrative and engagement across social, the individual in this role will also contribute to the achievement of Ivey’s strategic goals by designing content, writing headlines, and publishing visually engaging news stories that meet the needs of key audiences, in real-time.

Ivey’s Marketing and Communications team is strategic, collaborative and committed to high-quality work and continuous improvement. This role requires a passionate social media expert, willing to rolling up their sleeves and execute a variety of projects and events, yet also capable of providing advice and recommendations on social initiatives that will maximize key audience experiences, drive recruitment, and enhance the overall reputation of the School.

Ivey Business School ( at Western University is widely regarded as Canada’s most prestigious business school and among the top in the world. Drawing on extensive research and business experience, Ivey equips students with the knowledge and capabilities they need to confidently take on business leadership challenges and opportunities. Ivey offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs as well as Executive Education at campuses in London (Ontario), Toronto and Hong Kong.

What you have:
Required Education and Experience:
The incumbent should possess a university degree, and 4+ years’ marketing or communications experience including managing social media, digital communications and community management.

Skills and Abilities:
• Experience managing social media communities required
• Proven ability to execute large scale social media programs required
• High degree of technical and social media comfort and awareness required
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Extreme attention to detail and time management skills
• Proficient with digital graphic design software (Photoshop, In Design)
• Strong comprehension of social landscape, platforms and best practices (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube)
• Experience and comfort with digital marketing technology software (CMS, Sprout social, and Salesforce applications, preferred)
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
• Exceptional interpersonal skills and proven ability to build effective relationships across all levels of an organization
• Handles sensitive and confidential information appropriately and with discretion.

Location: London, ON
Position Type: This is a 3-year renewable contract position with a comprehensive benefit plan.

Do you think you would be a good fit for the role? Are you excited about the opportunity to reach your full potential through a career at Ivey? Tell us why and submit your application today!

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Please note: Application closes January 28th, 2020.

Diversity & Accommodation:
Ivey Business School invites applications from all qualified individuals. Ivey is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

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