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Social Media Specialist

Canteen Australia

About Canteen

We help young people cope with cancer in their family. Through Canteen, they learn to explore and deal with their feelings about cancer, connect with other young people in the same boat and if they’ve been diagnosed themselves, we provide specialist, youth-specific treatment teams.

Job Summary

As the Social Media Specialist, you will be primarily responsible for implementing smart, timely and creative social media strategies that build meaningful connections with our target audiences and increase our reach.

If you are obsessive about keeping on top of the latest social trends, and think you have what it takes to leverage this and lift our social content to ‘the next level’, we would love to hear from you.

Please note when applying your cover letter must include or link to examples of social content you have created that seem relevant to this role and/or Canteen’s audience.

Is this you?


  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Communications (or related field), health promotion or related fields, or experience in a similar role

Experience/ Knowledge/ Skills

  • Experience in managing and growing social media communities, ideally within a complex organisation
  • A deep understanding of the various existing and emerging social channels and behaviours
  • Understanding of the social creator and influencer space
  • Demonstrated ability to grow social media communities and increase engagement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to write for multiple platforms and audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to independently create high quality and engaging video, image and text-based content
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite products
  • Experience in marketing to/communicating with/engaging a youth audience would be highly regarded

Employment Details:

Location: Sydney, NSW
Job type: Permanent; full time
Hours of work: 5 days / 37.5 hours per week

Application Info:

Applications close on the date advertised so don't delay in applying and make sure to provide examples of your most engaging social media content.

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