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Social Media and Web Assistant


Social Media and Web Assistant

Location: Canada

Department: E-Commerce Department

JYSK is one of the leading and fastest-growing retailers in the world. First-established in 1979 in Denmark, the company is now present in 50 countries with over 2,600 stores; bringing “Quality-for-Less” to millions of customers every day. With a passion for Scandinavian design, our products range from furniture to accessories, including mattresses, bedding, and outdoor products that will enhance any living spaces with a sense of sophistication at affordable prices.

The Social Media and Web Assistant will maintain a professional and consistent brand voice across all digital channels while supporting the growth of JYSK ecommerce sales and driving brand awareness within our markets.

The Social Media and Web Assistant reports to the Director of Ecommerce and will work closely with members of the team. Responsible for JYSK social media accounts (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn and potential other accounts); posting content on social media channels, Work with Customer care and HR about social media projects

You will also support the Web master by preparing, maintaining, updating, and uploading of web-based and digital media content when required

As a Social Media and Website Assistant you will be responsible for:

  •  Growing our current social media networks; -
  •  Posting and managing content created by our team; -
  •  Building strategies to maximize our online reach; -
  •  Developing partnerships with key influencers; -
  •  Managing marketing campaigns throughout our networks; -
  • Monitoring engagement across respective social channels and engaging in conversations/encourage interactions.
  • Managing the organic content distributed across JYSK social media platforms
  •  Working with JYSK Campaign Managers to execute on content and advertising initiatives
  •  Creating consistent posts targeted at specific audiences and demographics on each social platform
  •  Building and engaging with social media community
  •  Managing and maintaining post schedule across platforms
  • Executing on planned social post initiatives
  • A social media practitioner with insight into the differences and advantages of each social platform, including: Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, LinkedIn
  • Understanding of different approaches required to target specific demographics through organic content creation and execution on each platform
  • Understanding of content that generates impressions and engagement across different social media channels
  • Experience in documenting, tracking and measuring performance on social media channels Understanding of the social media ecosystem and infrastructure
  • Paid social advertising experience an asset, but not required
  • Have a great attitude and is a self-starter
  • Thrive in a rapidly changing environment

The Right Candidate has:

  • Minimum of two years of relevant social media and/or web-based experience
  •  Bilingual position (English / French) at an advanced level (preferred)    
  •  Impeccable copy-writing and communication skills   
  •  High standards for quality assurance across all channels, including tone, voice, and style
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and bring ideas to the table
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience designing, uploading, and maintaining practices;
  • Experience monitoring and analysis of content, comments and/or inquiries;
  • Ability to coordinate workflow and providing administrative support;
  • Strong knowledge of social media networks




What We Offer 

  • Competitive Pay
  • Benefit Package
  • Colleague Discount
  • Opportunities for Learning & Career Advancement
  • A fun and respectful workplace

More Great Information! 

Thanks for your interest in JYSK! Due to a high volume of applications, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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JYSK Canada is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This principle applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, transfer, promotion and all other conditions of employment. As a company, we have developed l programs and policies that address and recognize our objective to ensure that our work environment remains free of discrimination and harassment of any kind and promotes and recognizes the diverse backgrounds of our Colleagues. JYSK Canada will accommodate both internal and external applications throughout the hiring process.

All employment decisions at JYSK are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, family status, disability or a conviction for which a pardon has been granted or a record suspended.  We consider all applications on the basis of individual qualification for the particular position and we do so without regard to any unrelated factor and/or characteristic.

JYSK Canada is committed to the value of equal employment opportunity for all Colleagues and the innovation that diversity creates in the work environment. We welcome and encourage applications from individuals with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring process.