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Social Media Coordinator, Digital Strategy

Required Position

Temporary Appointment – January 2022 until September 2022


The current Schedule is Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (summer hours), or Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (winter hours).  Upon four weeks’ notice, the work week and/or hours of work may be changed.  (This may include evening and/or weekend shifts.)


The Social Media Coordinator will engage the University’s stakeholders via the content development for digital properties including social media, websites and other digital mediums. The successful candidate will assist with the implementation of the digital strategy for the University. Under the supervision and direction of the Director of Digital Strategy, the successful candidate will ensure all digital properties contribute to recruitment, user-friendly information sources, and engaging content for a variety of audiences.

The Social Media Coordinator will perform the following duties:

  1. Solicit, review and integrate social content from Laurentian University’s social media stakeholders;
  2. Optimize the accuracy, design and accessibility of content for Laurentian University’s social platforms;
  3. Receive and transfer documents for display on social media, work with internal departments to respond to business needs;
  4. Assist in creation of new content including videos, photos and other interactive pieces for the web and social media;
  5. Perform other duties directly related to this position as assigned.


  • University degree in related field is strongly recommended (Marketing, Communications, etc.);
  • Portfolio of experience in writing for the web and social media;
  • One to three years of work experience in successfully managing multiple social networks;
  • High level of creativity, excellent writing skills and analytical ability;
  • Knowledge of University community and the recruitment cycle;
  • Understanding of social measurement tools;
  • Excellent writing skills in both official languages would be an asset;
  • Suitable knowledge of on-line marketing strategies and tools;
  • Experience in producing promotional material in digital formats would be an asset;
  • Ability to work fluently in both official languages (French and English).

The University's Policy and Program on COVID-19 Vaccination is available here.  By submitting an application to Laurentian University you acknowledge that you have read the Policy and Program.  Should you be successful in securing employment at Laurentian University you are aware that this would be a precondition of your employment.  The University will require that the successful candidate submit proof of full vaccination or receive an approved exemption as outlined in the Policy and Program.  Failure to comply may result in a delay to the start of employment and/or the employment offer may be deemed void resulting in your employment contract ending without notice or payment in lieu of notice or any other payment.  


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$ 51,772.50 - $ 59,319.00

Friday, December 10th 2021 at 4:30 pm


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