Marketing and Social Media Specialist

at SIMPLY in Vancouver

We are a growing lifestyle tech startup centrally located in downtown Vancouver. We have a small dynamic team and a great work environment and are currently looking to add a rockstar Marketing and PR Specialist to our amazing team. We’re a start up! So make sure you’re ready to put in the hours and be able to laugh, cry and celebrate successes and failures as a team. It’s going to be a great year ahead and we’re hoping you’ll join us!

We are looking for a results-driven, creative Marketing and PR Specialist to join our talented and hardworking team. If you live and breathe all things media and consider yourself an expert at growing an audience and brands, then you are exactly who we are looking for! A love for culture, food, design, fashion and music is also very important for this role.

You will identify and develop strategic partnerships with media outlets, key social influencers and bloggers and help us build an empire of content across multiple channels. You goal is to drive growth and brand recognition.


Work with the CEO to identify opportunities and create successful new partnerships with brands and social influencers and create successful campaigns to grow our brand presence in the premium and luxury market
Set up and manage PR outreach, as well as build and manage solid media relationships on behalf of our company
Develop social strategies, set up and optimize social media channels to build our brand presence and drive growth
Continuously improve social media strategies by capturing and analyzing relevant metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information
Work with our Content Department to share daily content via social media that builds meaningful connections and encourage community members to take action
Continuously identify and act on new opportunities for audience growth, brand awareness, and brand exposure
Submit awards entries and secure speaking opportunities for our company at relevant industry events

Entrepreneurial mindset
Minimum 1-2 years experience in public relations, marketing, social media management or related field
Strong understanding of PR strategies for driving growth
Proven ability to take initiative and solve problems
Proven ability to thrive in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment
Exceptional professional and clear verbal, written command of the English language
Proven prioritization, time management and organizational skills
Demonstrated dedication, flexibility, adaptability and accountability
Passion and commitment for startup culture and strong work ethics
BS in Communications, Marketing, Business, New Media, Public Relations or similar fields

A strong passion and deep understanding of the premium and luxury market, especially in travel and hospitality is strongly preferred
Knowledge of social media management platforms like Hootsuite
Knowledge of online marketing and social media strategies
Some sales experience and/or effective influencing and negotiation competence
Some experience with CRM systems
Some experience with SEO
Knowledge of social media analytics tools and data documentation and interpretation
We are centrally located in downtown Vancouver, have a fantastic work environment, and a world-class team led by a veteran tech Founder and CEO. We’re looking for a rockstar that will fit well into our company culture. You must be highly proactive, collaborative, and driven to ensure the company and the team succeed. We offer competitive salary, stock options and an opportunity to grow your career with the brightest people in the business.

To apply for the position, please send over an updated resume and a cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview. This position is full-time and located in our downtown Vancouver office.

Job Type: Full-time

Local candidates only:

Vancouver, BC
Required experience:

Marketing or Social Media Management: 1 year


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