Job Openings

Social Media Specialist

Number of Positions

Two positions
  • (1) May 6 to June 28, 2024
  • (2) July 1 to August 30, 2024

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All candidates are required to register with
To apply, you must be:
  • Between 15 and 30 years of age.
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada (which means you must have a valid Social Insurance Number).


The job is remote, but you must be in Canada during the duration of your employment.


The Social Media Specialist will support other communications and program staff in efforts to promote the mission and objectives of B2C2. 

The social media assistant will implement tasks to meet campaign objectives, track social media metrics, analyze trends and engage and respond to audiences on social media platforms. 

The position also involves writing blog posts and newsletter blurbs as required.

This is a position scheduled for 35 hours per week for eight (8) weeks at a wage rate of $19.00 per hour.  The successful applicant will work primarily from home.   

Building Blocks for Child Care is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and encourages applicants from equity seeking groups. An applicant may wish to provide this information, on a voluntary basis.  

Working Relationship(s)

The Social Media Specialist will work under the supervision of a B2C2 Director.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the team to conceptualize social media campaigns
  • Help to design and implement social media campaigns
  • Write blog posts/articles for our newsletter
  • Lay out the newsletter in MailChimp
  • Track social media statistics and analytics
  • Engage and coordinate with stakeholders on social media
  • Respond to audiences in comments and DMsCreate graphics/videos/animations
  • Perform marketing research and analysis as directed 
  • Ensure branding guidelines are followed consistently throughout all online and offline content
  • Updating website with new content as necessary

Minimum and Essential Requirements

  • a basic understanding of design principles, colour theory, and typography 
  • be an excellent communicator with flawless English language skills
  • be an independent worker with the ability to organize your own working hours to meet deadlines
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Effective interpersonal and team skills   
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

Other Requirements

  • Some post-secondary education
  • Communications/media/graphic design degree/diploma or equivalent experience
  • Experience with using Google Workspace and the main Google apps (Documents/Sheets/Slides/Calendar/Gmail)
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is essential – primarily Photoshop, but experience with Premiere and Indesign is an advantage
  • Experience with Canva
  • Experience using WordPress to update website content

Bonus Points

  • Experience using Toggl and Slack
  • Experience with Elementor or other WordPress frameworks
  • Knowledge of Early Learning and Child Care issues  
  • HTML/CSS/JS/PHP coding experience
  • French language proficiency

Start date

Position 1 starts on May 6, 2024, and Position 2 starts on July 1, 2024 (or as close to these dates as possible).

To Apply

Please send your resume and a covering letter to [email protected]

Please ensure that your name and the position you are applying for is in the file name of any files you send.

Applications must be received no later than 5:00 PM (EST) on Monday, April 29, 2024. Interviews will take place with shortlisted candidates later that week.

Only applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

* Some flexibility regarding hours of work and number of weeks may be negotiable

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