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Social Media Lead


Application ends: June 1, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 2, 2024
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  • Apply before
    June 1, 2024
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Job Description


Is this you?

We are looking for a social media and content creation expert to join our digital marketing team. An excellent communicator with a passion for storytelling through words, imagery, and video. Someone who excels at creating, sharing and repurposing content that is inspiring and engaging. Someone with a proven track record of growing social channels and building community.

You will plan, execute, and track our social media, content, and partnership strategies. Your goal will be to grow our social community and increase brand awareness, credibility, and audience engagement.

To succeed, you must have a deep understanding of the current social landscape and trends. You must be a strong strategic planner and a relentless day-to-day executor. You must be resourceful and creative while delivering effective and engaging content.

What you’ll do to be successful in this role…

  • Increase brand awareness and customer engagement while growing our social media community
  • Lead and own the social media and content creation strategy, planning, and execution
  • Day-to-day social media management including campaign executions and new product support
  • Build trust, nurture community and foster discussion by engaging with users on social media
  • Develop engaging on-brand content to tell our brand/product story
  • Track and analyze social media performance, and generate insights to inform social strategies
  • Establish and nurture long-term partnerships with influencers/ambassadors
  • Seed products to influencers/ambassadors to collect UGC and product reviews
  • Stay up to date with home décor and decorating trends


What you’ll bring

  • 4+ years of social media management, strategy development and campaign planning experience
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written) with an ability to collaborate and influence
  • Skilled copywriter able to use social media to connect, inspire, and motivate our target audience
  • Experience using social posting programs and influencer marketing platforms
  • Graphic design skills – ability to create and adapt graphics for social media posts
  • Video and photo editing skills – proficient with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong visual aptitude and an eye for design aesthetic is an asset

Here’s what makes you successful at Umbra…

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Can-Do Attitude
  • Curiosity
  • Street Smarts
  • Team Player Mentality


Here’s how we reward success

Umbra is a place where innovative minds thrive on its fast pace and make things happen. We value our unique workspace, our global mindset and our distinct design-centric culture.

We offer all permanent full-time associates competitive base compensation and incentive plans, group benefit coverage and RSP matching programs, as well as more exciting things like flexible working arrangements, continuous learning opportunities, a generous employee product discount, recognition galore, an on-site gourmet café and full gym facilities to keep you healthy. Overall, a great place to work and build a career.

We’re Umbra… A leading global design company, inspired and driven to perform

We share a vision of creating original, modern, casual and affordable design for every room in the home. We are a privately owned, Canadian company with 40 years of industry experience. Led by one of our founders, our designs can be found in over 120 countries across five continents. Our global success is attributed to our entrepreneurial nature and a desire to push ourselves, and each other, beyond our limits.

We encourage applications from all qualified persons, however only those who are being considered for the position will be contacted.

Umbra welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please note that the term “accommodation” in this posting means changes that are made in order to meet the needs of a person with disabilities, and not lodging.

No phone calls or agencies please.