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Position: Contract, Digital Media Associate
Company: STEMS Flower Farm
Location: Cookstown, near Barrie, Ontario

If your passion is creating social media content, strategizing TikTok videos, planning email newsletters and automation, posting Instagram stories, writing website content, and engaging with social media communities, and feel comfortable performing in the sanctuary you have built at home, surrounded by the plants and flowers that tell folks who you are, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a Digital Marketing Associate, 20 to 30 hours a week for a 6 month contract, to help manage our digital marketing endeavours and can advance our UX to help us reach our goals.

The ideal candidate must have strong writing and communications skills, extensive knowledge of different social media platforms, experience managing digital media channels, experience with increasing online engagement/sales, marketing research skills, sales outreach experience and some retail experience. We will also consider a strong student or recent graduate who can demonstrate these skills.

You can’t be afraid to implement your strategies in the real world and gain hands-on experience. Based on performance, there is an excellent opportunity for a full-time position.

Work with us at the farm and you will be working on:

  • Content creation: researching, strategizing, writing, and editing content for social media, blogs, email, and our website
  • Content execution: preparing and scheduling content across social channels.
  • Platform Management: follower engagement management, content geotargeting, post scheduling, and platform community growth
  • Creative marketing: creation and design of marketing materials including, but not limited to, print brochures, flyers, banners, posters, postcards and digital
  • Strategic Analysis: Collecting data, analyzing it, and using the insights to improve work and results
  • Brand Management: Ensure all content reflects Stems brand personality, driving consistency in style, quality and tone of voice

We value any of these qualifications:

  • Hootsuite Social Media Management Certificate
  • Google Adwords Certification
  • Graphic Design Abilities
  • Photography
  • Shopify Website Design
  • Strong desire to get things done

Bottom line is our ideal candidate should:

  • Have at least 1-year experience working in digital marketing
  • Have exceptional writing skills, editing, and proofreading skills specifically for a digital format
  • Have strategized and written social media content, and used content scheduling tools like Hootsuite and Later
  • A solid understanding of current marketing and content strategy best practices
  • Have some experience managing social communities
  • Understand how to gather and use analytics to build digital strategies
  • Be able to understand the differences in writing digital content such as blogs, social posts, emails, and website copy
  • A customer-centric mindset with a curiosity to understand our audience and a passion for storytelling
  • A good handle on both SEO tools (SEMRush, ahrefs or similar tools) and marketing technology (Shopify, Google Analytics)
  • Pay exceptional attention to detail and includes the code stems2021 in your cover letter
  • Bonus if you have touched social media ads before
  • Post-secondary University or College/Institute degree in a related field (business, marketing, English or journalism)
  • I do welcome you to prove to me that you’ve got what it takes even if you don’t have years of experience; just show me.
  • Must love sunflowers and bees

Working at Stems, you get:

  • A comfortable work environment (not kidding when we say we were wearing sweatpants before Covid!)
  • Flexibility due to COVID-19, this position is a work from home position for approximately 80% of the time, and 20% on the farm! Eventually, we do hope to be together more!
  • The chance to be creative, think outside the box, take risks, and do cool sh*t

Contract length: 6 months
Part-time hours: 20-30 per week
Expected Start Date: 27/04/2021

To Apply:

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Apr 14 2021    ID: 59485