Community & Social Media Specialist

Date: 23-Nov-2021

Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Company: Canon

About Us


Canon is the world’s leading imaging organisation that actively inspire people with imaginative ideas that enable people to connect, communicate and achieve more than they thought possible.


When you join us, you’ll find a rewarding culture that values you. You’re empowered to focus on your career progression and turn your goals into reality. You’ll be an integral part of the group success.

About the Role:


We are looking for a Community and Social Media Specialist to manage the strategy, planning and execution of Canon New Zealand’s social media platform - this includes the messaging, content alignment and optimization. You will support the marketing strategy to drive business success and be responsible for community growth and engagement, ensuring we meet campaign objectives to drive conversion.


The role will also bring innovative ideas and opportunities to the forefront to drive Canon’s future success.


  • Lead, develop and execute social media and channel strategy
  • Suggest influencers for activations and photography proposals
  • Act as the first point contact for all agencies’ requirements for social campaign assets, day-to-day activities, and issues
  • Provide support to the Marketing team with events, sponsorships, campaigns and brand activations
  • Stay up to date with new technologies, latest platform features and trends in social media
  • Drive engagement, growth and publish engaging content
  • Actively manage interactions with our community
  • Improve engagement, tactical objectives and content opportunities
  • Support the Marketing Technology Specialist to manage the advertising on Social Media platform

About You


  • Desired but not mandatory is a Degree in Marketing or related field
  • Experience in Social Media and Community management
  • High-level knowledge of Social Medica platforms
  • Effective and positive team member
  • Ability to deliver creative ideas and content
  • Passion for Digital/Social marketing
  • Interest in Photography/Video
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task while handling high-pressure situations
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • HTML/CSS experience would be advantageous


What’s in it for you:

You will get the chance to work for a multinational company, with a real opportunity to take your skills to the next level. We’ll also look after you with training and development, progression and promotion, recognition, and reward. You’ll have all the tools and support you need to grow, to bring your ideas to life and achieve your successes.


If this sounds like you, apply today!  


We believe in the power of an inclusive & diverse workforce. We trust you will bring your authentic self to work and we will focus on making sure that together, we make a strong contribution to the broader community in which we operate. Where possible, flexible working arrangements are the norm, as we know a better work-life balance can improve your motivation, performance, and productivity.


As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants will be considered.


Benefits/perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Canon Group and the country where you work.


All applicants must be eligible to work in the country they are applying to at the time of application.