Students Persuade Career Profile Social Media Strategist Food badges: Marketing and Selling of Primary Products Education and Advocacy Holland Code: Create Social media is the ultimate equalizer. It gives a voice and a platform to anyone willing to engage. Amy Jo Martin Isaac LeClair FCC In A Nutshell I come up with online strategies and campaigns to make our brand more popular with the public. I create and publish content on our social media accounts. I answer questions and talk to the public through DMs and comments. Swipe Potential Salary Range $40,000 - 78,000 Annually Which provinces would this job be in? AB Alberta BC British Columbia MB Manitoba NB New Brunswick NL Newfoundland & Labrador NS Nova Scotia ON Ontario PEI Prince Edward Island QC Quebec SK Saskwatchewan I spend most of my time in a home office on my computer. When I need to get in touch with customers, our modern virtual world makes it easy to connect and bounce around ideas from the comfort of my own home. Workplace Indoor Job Requirements & Duties Create content that can be shared on social media Plan and schedule posts so that the greatest number of people will see them Respond to questions and manage conversations and comments on social media pages Manage public comments that could make the company look bad Understand engagement trends and use that information to make future posts more successful Stay up-to-date with current trends on social media to keep the company exciting and relevant Education & Training A university degree or college diploma in business marketing, public relations, communications, journalism, museology or a discipline related to a particular subject matter is usually required. 100all Job Outlook Job seekers in marketing and communications have a great outlook ahead of them as experts predict there will be more jobs available than there are employees to fill them. Related School Subjects Practical Applied Arts Social Studies English Language Arts Career Education What words come to mind when thinking about this career? Marketing Communication Virtual Online Important Skills Creativity & Innovation Creating a brand through social media is all about getting noticed; having creative and unique content is the most important way to make a splash. Customer Service Part of the job is making sure customers that reach out through social media feel their questions are answered and they’re being taking care of. Planning While the goal is to make the public feel that our content is new and honest, it takes a lot of planning to get the right posts out at the right time to really stand out on social media. Written Communications Because the whole world will be able to see everything I write on social media, enjoying and being good at writing is super important if people are going to take the brand seriously. Swipe The Best Things About This Job Are… Creative Work Flexible Work Environment Using Technology Regular Hours Has Business Perks Similar Careers Communications Specialist Corporate Social Responsibility Representative Public Relations Consultant Helpful Links YouTube - What Does A Social Media Manager Do AgCareers.com - Career Profile - Social Media Strategist A Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager Career Glossary Campaign Content Brand References What is the Salary for the Social Media Strategist Role in Canada. (2020). Advertising and Promotions Specialist in Canada. (2020). Social Media Strategist Job Description. (2020). Disclaimer All career information has been gathered from a variety of sources and compiled to provide a general idea as to what each career could entail. Agriculture in the Classroom Canada is committed to doing our best to ensure the information is current and reliable. However, we will not be liable for the accuracy of the information. Please contact us if you notice errors or would like to provide feedback.