Social Media Specialist

Job Number:
2020-42
Location:
Winnipeg, MB - Home Office
Job Type:
Full Time
Close Date:
02/02/2020
Salary Range:
Wage + benefits and profit sharing
Description:

Princess Auto is a Canadian based multi-channel retailer with a global vision. We serve the home, shop, and industrial markets by providing a unique blend of quality products, services, and value based solutions to our customers through an outstanding shopping experience.

With our Home Office located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, our team is over 2500 strong! We operate 47 Retail Stores from coast to coast and support our stores through 3 distribution centres.

Our strength is in our people. In fact, we call our employees “Team Members”, and our managers “Leaders”. We all work together towards a common goal: to make Princess Auto a great place to work and shop.

 

Overview of the Position

The Social Media Specialist will be responsible for the coordination and execution of Princess Auto’s social media marketing campaigns. You will use your creativity, expertise and knowledge of social media best practices to deploy unique and fun content designed to engage current and future customers and champion our brand.   

A typical day will be spent working collaboratively with other content marketing teams to plan and deliver on the social media calendar. You will advocate for the use of social tactics in support of marketing objectives, and recommend the ideal mix of platforms, content schedule, and ad spend. You will use a variety of analytics platforms to optimize and report on campaign performance and ensure relevant content is reaching the target audience.

To be successful in this role, you will need to:

  • Have 3 year’s experience in a marketing role, with a focus on social media campaigns
  • Communicate effectively, both in writing and conversationally
  • Be well-versed in and competent using common social media platforms and be in touch with emerging social trends
  • French/English bilingualism will be considered an asset

What our unique and fun world can offer you:

The retail world is increasingly competitive, and “standing out from the crowd” remains an ongoing challenge. At Princess Auto, we strive to be unique . . . in our product selection, our Team Members and in our Leadership. We share information. We value opinions and collaboration from all our people across the company, regardless of position or scope of responsibility and work as a collective team in a supportive environment. We strive to provide Royal Service, our high standard of serving not just our customers, but each other, and it is a philosophy we embrace and demonstrate every day. In addition, our Team Members receive:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Company-funded, comprehensive benefits package
  • Long-term Disability coverage
  • Quarterly Profit Sharing Plan
  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Group RRSP
  • Maternity Leave top-up plan
  • Discount at our retail stores
  • Free parking
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement and relocation
  • Paid personal days

Are you ready to join us?

If you are interested in becoming a part of our unique world, please click on Apply below.

If you are a current Team Member at Princess Auto please submit a current resume along with a completed Internal Candidate Agreement form with your online application.

Accessibility

Princess Auto Ltd. will consult with all applicants requesting accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant’s individual accessibility needs.