WANTED: Enthusiastic Digital & Social Engagement Specialist, 3-5 years progressive experience engaging & growing audiences through digital & social channels.
Location: Ottawa or GTA preferred, other locations in Canada considered
Job Requirement: Must be currently eligible to work in Canada
Closing date: February 24, 2023. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interview upon expression of interest. Candidates are encouraged to apply early, prior to closing date. Interviews will be conducted week of February 27, 2023
SOS Children’s Villages Canada is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Digital and Social Engagement Specialist with 3-5 years of progressive communications experience, specializing in engaging and growing audiences through digital and social channels. This is a creative, hands-on role and the ideal candidate will not only demonstrate a passion for emerging digital trends, but also for making a global impact and helping vulnerable children, families and communities shape a brighter future.
As an integral part of the communications team, the Specialist will lead and implement a digital and social engagement strategy to raise awareness and public action in our fundraising, partnerships and programmatic initiatives. Working closely with key stakeholders across the Canadian team and internationally, your ability to collaborate and take initiative to create compelling stories and content will be key to your success.
Founded in 1969, SOS Children’s Villages Canada is a member of the SOS Children’s Villages International Federation. SOS Children’s Villages is dedicated to protecting children and advancing their rights in 138 countries and territories. We believe that children deserve more than just survival. They have a right to grow up in a safe and caring family environment, giving them the best chance of a secure future. Using a holistic approach, we work to empower vulnerable children, families, and communities to ensure children’s rights are met. Through programs focused on child protection, education, health, nutrition, women’s economic empowerment and humanitarian responses, SOS Children’s Villages serves over 1 million people annually.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Digital and Social Engagement Specialist will be a key team member in helping drive the communications objectives that support the strategy and impact of SOS Children’s Villages Canada (SOS Canada).
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
SOS Children’s Villages is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants.
We are committed to safeguarding children and adults in the communities where we work from deliberate and unintentional harm or abuse caused by SOS Children’s Villages staff. We have zero tolerance towards any behavior violating our Code of Conduct, including workplace violence, harassment and sexual harassment, any form of exploitation and abuse, corruption, and fraud. Offers of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory results of professional reference checks and provision of a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check.
** As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, SOS Children’s Villages employees are working in a hybrid model partially from home. Due to the nature of the position, occasional presence in the office or at events will be required.
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February 3, 2023
February 25, 2023
SOS Children's Villages Canada
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