General Application - Canada

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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06/11/2024

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We are always looking for great talent!  If you don’t see an open role listed that interests you at this time, please send us your resume and we’ll keep in touch about future openings. 

Weber Shandwick is a leading global marketing and communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world.

We push beyond category convention, pairing data-driven insights with creative prowess to deliver game-changing ideas that earn attention and drive business impact. We have a deep bench of talent across sectors and specialty areas, including brand and B2B marketing, healthcare marketing, change management, employee engagement, corporate reputation, crisis management, data and analytics, technology, public affairs, social impact and financial communications.

Led by world-class strategic and creative thinkers and activators, we have won some of the most prestigious awards in the industry. Weber Shandwick was named to Ad Age’s A-List in 2020 and Best Places to Work in 2019. The firm earned 25 Lions at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Senior Manager, Social & Influencer Strategy 
 

At Weber Shandwick, we build brand stories worthy of coverage, conversation and engagement. We’re a passionate and diverse team that protects and promotes some of Canada’s (and the world’s) most iconic and beloved brands … and has fun while doing it! 
 
If you’re a dynamic leader with a passion for social media, here’s an opportunity to play a pivotal role at a forward-thinking, award-winning and globally leading integrated public relations agency. Over the last five years, Weber Shandwick has been recognized as PRovoke Media’s Canadian Agency of the Year, IABC Canadian Large Agency of the Year, a certified Great Place to Work (six years running) and boasts the most exciting client list of any agency in the country. 
 
POSITION PROFILE 
 
We are currently seeking a Senior Manager to join our Social Media team in Toronto. We are looking for a collaborative, self-starter with deep expertise in social platforms and influencer marketing, who has the proven ability to create compelling storytelling narratives and bring them to life through creative digital strategies. We are looking for a team player who has their finger on the pulse of online culture, as well as the latest technology, trends and opportunities in the social and digital world. 

With 5-7 years of experience, our ideal candidate is a thinker and doer, ready to jump in the deep end and support the team on everything from planning and managing complex social media and influencer campaigns, compiling and analyzing reports to actively participating in creative brainstorms. Candidates should have a foundational understanding of the intersection of paid, owned and earned social in brand and PR campaign orchestration. 

 
RESPONSIBILITIES 
 

  • Understanding and applying best-in-class social (organic and paid) practices and platform capabilities 
  • Working with the larger Integrated Media team and client leads to support and lead the development of social media and influencer strategies and proposals 
  • Managing always-on social accounts, including creating and managing social media content calendars and execution 
  • Conducting landscape and social listening research to identify content, creative and strategic opportunities 
  • Overseeing social content development including working with the in-house content team 
  • Developing and leading end-to-end social-first influencer campaigns 
  • Creating and presenting reports to track campaign performance and provide insights that inform the next planning cycle 
  • Utilizing social listening tools to conduct audits and develop reports and campaign monitors 
  • Providing platform-specific counsel related to preventing, mitigating and managing issues and crisis-related scenarios 
  • Assisting in digital education and training programs for the wider agency 
  • Educating agency on best practices in the social media and digital space, proactively sharing knowledge and updates 
  • Assisting with new business proposals 

 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • 5-7 years related professional experience 
  • Strong understanding of the social media, digital marketing and influencer landscape 
  • Agency experience a plus 
  • Strong analytical and strategic mindset 
  • Strong written, verbal communication, presentation, collaboration and problem-solving skills 
  • Experience with social analytics and monitoring tools such as Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Khoros, Sprout, etc. 
  • Experience preferred with influencer management tools, such as Dovetale, Traackr,  Tagger or CreatorIQ 
  • Experience preferred with social listening tools, such as Talkwalker, Brandwatch, Metlwater or other widely adopted services 
  • Experience preferred in setting up paid campaigns on major platforms (Meta and TikTok)  
  • Experience with all major social platform analytics (organic and paid)  
  • A BA or BS, or equivalent degree in communications, digital marketing, or a related discipline preferred 

 

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • RRSP (with employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – $50 monthly cell phone reimbursement
  • MyDays – Flexible time off
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave Policy

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

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We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

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General Application - USA

We are always looking for great talent!  If you don’t see an open role listed that interests you at this time, please send us your resume and we’ll keep in touch about future openings. 

Weber Shandwick is a leading global marketing and communications network that delivers next-generation solutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world.

We push beyond category convention, pairing data-driven insights with creative prowess to deliver game-changing ideas that earn attention and drive business impact. We have a deep bench of talent across sectors and specialty areas, including brand and B2B marketing, healthcare marketing, change management, employee engagement, corporate reputation, crisis management, data and analytics, technology, public affairs, social impact and financial communications.

Led by world-class strategic and creative thinkers and activators, we have won some of the most prestigious awards in the industry. Weber Shandwick was named to Ad Age’s A-List in 2020 and Best Places to Work in 2019. The firm earned 25 Lions at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

 

We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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DIRECTOR – INTEGRATED MEDIA STRATEGY

 

At Weber Shandwick, we build brand stories worthy of coverage, conversation and engagement. We’re a passionate and diverse team that protects and promotes some of Canada’s (and the world’s) most iconic and beloved brands … and has fun while doing it!

 

If you’re a strategic communicator with an earned-first integrated-marketing mindset, here’s an opportunity to play a leadership role at a forward-thinking, award-winning and globally leading integrated communications agency. Weber Shandwick Canada is PRovoke Media’s Canadian Agency of the Year, IABC Canadian Large Agency of the Year (five years running), a certified Great Place to Work (five years running) and boasts the most exciting client list of any agency in the country.

 

POSITION PROFILE

 

We are currently seeking a Director to join our Integrated Media team in Toronto.

 

We’re looking for a self-starter who can help us tell compelling stories for our clients. The position requires a seasoned public relations practitioner with a deep understanding of the earned media landscape, influencer marketing and social platforms, and knows how to shape stories built to travel across the media and digital communities where our clients’ audiences engage.

 

You love the thrill of the pitch, building relationships with media and influencers, and constantly immersing yourself in media, culture and technology trends to drive impact for brands.

With 7-10 years of experience, you’ll play a lead role on integrated account teams to create strategies across earned, owned and paid platforms that transform stories into trending topics. Familiarity with both traditional media as well as digital and social platforms is key.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep understanding of our client’s business and target audiences, and – working in close collaboration with our Creative, Insights and Client Experience teams – lead the creation and execution of integrated multiplatform campaigns that drive meaningful business results
  • Weave earned media, influencer, social and paid tactics together into integrated plans that tell our clients’ stories and exceed their expectations
  • Oversee campaign execution, rolling up your sleeves and stepping in where required, and taking accountability for program success
  • Provide expert counsel to clients and colleagues on media/influencer/digital trends, issues and best practices – act as a thought leader and trusted partner who shares knowledge and expertise
  • Collaborate effectively with inter-agency teams to develop holistic plans and fully integrated strategies for our clients
  • Lead a high-performing team; mentor and develop junior team members
  • Play a collaborative role in staffing and resourcing to balance team workloads and ensure optimal account service

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 7-10 years of experience, preferably within an agency environment
  • Expert understanding of the overall media, social media and cultural landscapes
  • Proven ability to garner earned-first coverage and conversation on behalf of brands
  • Established media relationships and illustrative examples of past success
  • Deep expertise in building and managing media relations and influencer strategies
  • Outstanding communication skills to successfully present program recommendations and establish trusted relationships with senior clients
  • Proven experience in developing and nurturing strong client relationships
  • A working style that is self-motivated, well-organized and resilient to ever-changing timelines, requests and deliverables
  • Proven experience building teams, managing and mentoring team members and working collaboratively in a cross-functional setting 
  • Ability to work effectively with integrated agency teams

The Weber Shandwick Collective recognizes that your health and wellbeing are a priority. This is why we offer a full suite of benefits including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • RRSP (with employer match)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Juice Money – $60 monthly reimbursement to be used towards purchases that nourish your health, mind, body, and soul
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – $50 monthly cell phone reimbursement
  • MyDays – Flexible time off
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave Policy

Weber Shandwick is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Weber Shandwick recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or citizenship status.

#LI-SK1

We make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact us at JobAppAccommodation@ipgdxtra.com. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or vendors; rather it is strictly for applicants who require special assistance accessing our employment website. Due to volume, messages sent to this email address that are not related to an accommodation cannot be answered.