You have that optimism that you can have a career that changes the world. You want to work with people, make a difference in their lives, and get the breadth of experience you can build a meaningful career on.
You’ll find what you’re looking for here.
We’re MakerKids, developing maker learning programs for kids, and running virtual camps and after-school programs on Coding, Robotics and Minecraft. We ignite kids’ potential and inspire them to be inventors, entrepreneurs, and innovators.
We’ve been featured in major media such as Wired, CTV and the Globe and Mail, and have spoken at SXSW, Maker Faire, MakerCon, and more. Right now, we’re looking for a new Social Media Manager, and we hope that’s you.
We’re growing quickly, and we’re looking for leaders to grow with us and ultimately drive our mission forward.
Social Media Manager
Your first goal in this position is to run the day-to-day social media marketing of our MakerKids experience. You’ll accomplish this by managing our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin, Pinterest and TikTok. We’ll be very open to any improvements you can make in these.
Once you’ve learned how our social media marketing runs, you’ll turn your attention to optimizing our social media marketing and growing revenue.
Practically speaking, you will also:
-Focus on MakerKids’ brand and differentiating message, our market and buyer personas, competitive analysis and industry analysis
-Take a proactive, problem-solving approach to improve our current social media marketing procedures and delivery to maximize our revenue
-Take ownership of our social media marketing functions: content, engagement, community management, etc.
-Steward social media design
-Manage the social media marketing materials to meet high quality standards
-Create brand awareness and other marketing activities to increase our growth
This is a varied position, and if you have experience as a Social Media Manager, that variety will feel familiar. You’ll have our full support to make changes that will make a lasting difference on our business.
You’re the right fit for this role because you have a customer-centric mindset, and are always looking for ways to improve marketing, or tackle high-leverage challenges to make things work better.
Working with MakerKids
This position can be contract-based or permanent, and it is part-time. Our ideal scenario is permanent and part-time. Work hours are flexible.
Our bright, colourful, playful Makerspace office is located at 2451 Bloor Street West in Toronto, steps from Jane TTC station, which is a good home base for office tasks. We are currently working remotely, and plan to continue doing so until it’s safe to gather again. or indefinitely. This position will be remote initially, and could continue to be remote if desired.
With us, you’ll enjoy:
-Opportunities for growth and advancement
-Fun social events with the team like karaoke, escape rooms, improv classes, and other activities
If you have these, you’ll be a great fit:
-Experience growing revenue in a social media marketing position
-Experience with managing promotional calendars, growing followers, making/overseeing design, writing copy that converts, and managing/overseeing social media
-Strong leadership experience, grit, and self-starter capabilities
-An ability to pass a criminal background check with vulnerable sector screening
Anything on this list would be an asset:
-Bachelor’s degree in any related field
If this opportunity sounds like the meaningful, career-building challenge you’ve been looking for, we can’t wait to meet you!