Social Media Manager

Communication - Marketing - Sales
Social media strategy
Digital marketing plans
North Saanich, BC
April 2, 2018
Updated on
May 15, 2018
Valid until

Are you a multi-talented and creative social media and digital maven whose experience as a food blogger and digital marketer can be used to take Epicure’s social media presence to a whole new level?

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment? Do you want to work with great people, and be a part of a successful and growing company that is changing the lives of Canadians daily?

The Social Media Manager will have five plus years of experience and be responsible for the execution of Epicure’s social media, mobile and digital marketing strategy.  Overall, the Social Media Manager is accountable for Epicure’s digital experience and is passionate about emerging technologies, the new media landscape and social marketing.    

Talk to us about the various Social Media platforms that you are passionate about!

About us:

At Epicure, we are a community that unites and inspires each other to rally around clean eating. Epicure is dedicated to sharing delicious meal solutions that use only real, whole ingredients you can trust, while never ever compromising on taste. We educate and inspire our community with a three-course solution—for ourselves, our children, and our planet. Our mission is to take back our health and change the course of our next generation's health and relationship with food.

Since being founded in 1997, Epicure has seen continued success and growth in Canada through our 20 years, to become a market leader in the Direct Sales industry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our team and be a part of taking our growth to the next level by helping us to expand our market reach.

The Role:

As Social Media Manager, your exciting and challenging work will involve:

Managing the Epicure social media strategy and growing Epicure’s social communities

Writing and executing digital marketing plans that align with the business and marketing strategy for Epicure

Creating, managing, and writing content for a digital marketing editorial calendar

Writing highly engaging posts for all Epicure social media channels.

Editing and assigning content written by others for social media channels, making sure that the headlines, text, photos and other elements are produced for maximum engagement.

Managing highly engaged, internal and external-facing social communities.

Tracking and analyzing engagement and traffic with Google Analytics and other tools.

Create and manage unique promotional campaigns for digital audiences including social media contests that are aligned to overall promotional strategy and calendar

Identify industry influencers and coordinate partner market opportunities and outreach

Manage the creation and publication of digital marketing assets (videos!) and analyze effectiveness

Collaborate across departments to integrate social media, website and other online initiatives into one clear brand message

Additional related tasks across this growing team will be required from time to time.

What we have:

A mission-driven company, with a passion for changing the lives of our consultants and customers

A well-developed and widely recognized brand, and the desire to take it to the next level to deliver our vision of expanding into new markets

Fast-paced, growing company on Vancouver Island

A team of capable and passionate marketing and creative professionals for you to collaborate with

A beautiful and serene office environment, located in North Saanich, British Columbia

Competitive salary and benefits package

What you have:

You’re savvy in social media, with an understanding of metrics and data that sit behind it.

Ability to quickly to pick up tone, language and voice of a brand and product and consistently apply across variety of busy social media pages.

A strategic eye that can guide our social strategy in a strategic manner in mind of the changing needs of the business to ensure optimal engagement and traction of our social media efforts.

Role Requirements:

Degree in Marketing, Communication, Journalism or related program

Experience launching digital initiatives such as having your own blog and driving a social media following

You love food, health, wellness and hanging out on social platforms

Ability to edit photos using Photoshop, Publisher or Indesign

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and demonstrated creativity with respect to idea generation and solution implementation

Ability to influence, facilitate, negotiate and manage stakeholders with a variety of sometimes conflicting interests to achieve a cohesive and quality results that meet business goals

Technically savvy with an ability to concept and develop innovative executions across all digital platforms

Capacity to remain on the forefront of emerging industry trends

Able to think holistically when it comes to both traditional and digital media

Flexibility to meet constantly changing demands of the workplace

Previous experience with a Direct Sales model or consumer packaged goods would be considered an asset

Bilingual language skills (English and French) would be considered an asset

Able to embrace change and excel within tight deadlines

Demonstrated success working with second generation / high growth / niche organizations

A creative eye and strong proof-reading skills

A positive, can-do attitude!