Job description - Social media manager
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The social media manager position is responsible for:
The new social media manager will work collaboratively with internal and external partners and stakeholders in developing strategy and policies and for generating ideas to integrate social media into clinical, research, education and corporate activities. Within this, clinical excellence, inter-professional education and cultural competency are highly valued and will be evident in programming and delivery. The Manager will proactively seek external collaborative opportunities to drive innovation. Supervising staff and monitoring deliverables to ensure delivery of projects are on scope will be important. The candidate will develop and manage partnerships with other hospitals, universities, regulatory bodies, professional associations, government and community agencies and service providers. Internally, the Manager will lead or participate in a number of committees that feed into the use, monitoring and regulation of the use of social media.
The position requires a technologically-savvy self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit. It requires a degree in media design or communications with specialization in social networks, technology or library sciences, journalism, marketing or public relations, along with 3-5 years of working experience with social media, preferably within a healthcare setting. The candidate will have demonstrated professional experience writing for and building online communities and be currently active on social networks. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical to the success of this role. Well-developed product and project management skills will be required to complement an ability to think and plan strategically. The candidate will have proven experience with managing and supervising employees. A clinical background, preferably in mental health and addictions, is a definite asset, as is membership in a regulated health profession. The ability to work with stakeholders of diverse ethno-racial and cultural backgrounds is essential. Bilingualism (French/English) would be an asset.