Prospera Credit Union Communications and Social Media Specialist Full Time in Abbotsford, BC

Prospera Credit Union

Branch Abbotsford BC CA

Communications and Social Media Specialist
Abbotsford, BC

Develop and manage editorial calendars for social media channels and execute campaigns in partnership with brand stakeholders….


Do you want to work with people who share your values and really care about making a difference?

Prospera Credit Union is passionate about helping families and local businesses achieve their financial dreams while also contributing to the wellbeing and prosperity of our communities. As a values-based financial institution that is 63,300 members strong, we’re proud to serve all of their banking, lending, investing and insurance needs through sixteen branches; online and mobile banking and an alternative channel that includes a locally-based Contact Centre and Broker Centre. It’s no secret that our staff love working here, thanks to our high employee engagement score, we’re an accredited Great Place to Work.

Are you ready to be part of something that really makes a difference?

We’re looking for a hip and passionate communications and social media guru to help us drive brand awareness to the next level. As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for building Prospera’s social engagement both internally and externally as well as promoting brand and product offering awareness by helping to create and implement cutting edge, cost effective online and social media marketing campaigns as well as paid and organic search activities (SEO). You will be a key creator of written content and responsible for producing an array of copy for marketing collateral, internal communications, blog posts, the company intranet and the web.

You are a creative, tech-savvy online communications generalist who can support marketing activities, with a passion for what you do and an interest in using the latest social platforms. You are comfortable with social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) and have experience in setting up, maintaining and tracking the success of campaigns on multiple platforms. You also have experience with tools such as Google Analytics and scheduling solutions like Hootsuite or SproutSocial. As Prospera’s champion for all engagement with our digital audiences, you communicate with confidence and have proven you can master the tone and personality of a brand. You’re a spelling and grammar nerd and understand the power of communication. You are adventurous, competitive and driven to excel!

This exciting role offers significant room for future growth and suits someone who would like exposure to multiple facets of marketing, communications and public relations.

What You’ll Do

Create, edit, publish and share original content (text, images, videos) that supports the business and community engagement objectives of the credit union

Manage communities across various social platforms (including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube

Become the go-to in-house subject matter expert on social media and influencer marketing tools, processes, platforms and networks

Develop and manage editorial calendars for social media channels and execute campaigns in partnership with brand stakeholders

Monitor and participate in conversations, answering comments, acting as a mediator and interacting with members and followers

Analyze, review, and report on the effectiveness of social media campaigns in an effort to maximize results and drive engagement

Follow online marketing trends, new social media sites/platforms and make recommendations

Work closely with the Manager, Communications and the Marketing team to facilitate coordination between digital activities, public relations programs and creative campaigns

What You’ll Need

Degree or diploma related to communications, marketing, social media, or equivalent

Demonstrated and measurable success in leveraging social media and influencer marketing in a corporate, marketing or brand-building capacity

Strong editing background (text and video) and great writing skills

Ability to quickly adapt to new conditions, assignments and deadlines from multiple stakeholders

Expertise using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Instagram

Experience with content creation and editorial development as well as video creation and editing

Understanding of social media reporting and analytics

Knowledge and experience using WordPress, Snapchat and YouTube a plus

High level of organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and respond to requests

Self-motivation and the ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision

A results-driven mindset as well as a strong sense of curiosity and the desire to learn and get better every day

Experience in the financial industry is an asset

What’s in it for you?

Competitive compensation

Comprehensive health benefits and defined pension plan

Employee Assistance Program

One paid annual volunteer day

Cool company events and team building activities

On top of that, you will enjoy the unique opportunity to work with people like you: super smart and talented, who share a passion for what they do (and are really good at it!) and care about the people they work with.

We’re looking forward to meeting you!

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Abbotsford, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-03-31
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