Social Media and Community Manager

Time Commitment: 30 hours per week

Expected Start Date: 01/03/2022

Hourly wage: $19.50

Number of weeks: 16-32 contingent on funding and the availability of the successful candidate.

Hours per week: 30 hours per week, remote

Start date: January 3, 2022

Location: Remote from anywhere in Canada


About The Starfish Canada


The Starfish Canada is a registered charity that celebrates young environmental leaders by connecting them with a platform for storytelling and a community of change-makers. Since 2010, we have inspired young Canadians to take leadership roles in their communities and to celebrate their peers contributing to the environmentalism movement. We do this through three programs:





An exciting position exists as a Social Media and Community Manager at The Starfish Canada. Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Communications, this role will play an integral part in the execution of The Starfish Canada’s digital marketing strategy. You will be working closely with the Digital Marketing Team to grow our social media presence, drive engagement with our digital audience, and amplify all our key programs and initiatives. You will set up social media campaigns, monitor the latest trends to improve performance, and educate cross-functional teams as to the role/best practices of social content.


Alongside this, the Social Media and Community Manager will be responsible for developing content, connections, and online community approaches that elevate the voices of marginalized populations working in environmentalism. As a representative of our organization, they will interact with our membership, community-at-large and external groups in a professional and respectful manner to create truthful and engaging content for our social media channels. This role will apply equity and inclusion lenses to our social media channels to ensure we are representative of the incredible young people working in environmentalism across the country.


Key Responsibilities


Ideal Skills and Qualifications



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This role will be supported through conversations with their supervisor, our Director of Marketing and Communication. They will have direct guidance on their social media projects and provide direct tips and techniques to broaden their skills in community engagement and social media management. This person will also partake in weekly mentorship conversations through videoconference. These meetings will focus on career objectives and development, sharing professional recommendations, connecting them to experts in our network, and how to coach them through the next stage in their career.


Application information


If you are motivated by this posting, we want to hear from you! Please submit your resume, cover letter and portfolio of your work to with the subject line “Application: Social Media & Community Manager”. Please ensure you confirm your eligibility for Canada Summer Jobs in your cover letter. Applications will be accepted until the role is filled.


This role is open to students at a post-secondary institution and may count as an internship or co-op placement, depending on your institution’s requirements.


The Starfish Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We highly encourage applications from those that identify as LGBTQ2IA+, Black, Indigenous, as a person of colour, and those with any form of disability.

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