Marketing Coordinator - Vancouver, BC | Teach Away Inc. | | 04/03/15
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Marketing Coordinator Full-Time

Location: Vancouver, BC
Company Name: Teach Away Inc. ()
Category: Copywriting / Writing, Marketing / Strategy, Social Media

We’re looking for a talented copywriter and social coordinator, with a passion for travel, to join our exceptional marketing team.

Teach Away is a teacher placement organization, specializing in placing licensed teachers in teaching positions around the world. Each year, Teach Away helps hundreds of teachers gain life-changing international travel and teaching experience.

Position Summary

We’re on the hunt for an enthusiastic Marketing Coordinator who is eager to join our innovative, lively and expanding marketing team. This entry-level role is focused on digital content marketing, copywriting and social media coordination, and is key in supporting our marketing and communications strategy. The Marketing Coordinator has the crucial responsibility of cultivating our thriving online community of teachers through management of our website and social media channels.

Our ideal team member is a creative - yet concise - writer, and a master of tone and voice. They will have a solid understanding of marketing practices, SEO, as well as web and social analytics. He or she is self-motivated, able to take the initiative and is full of ideas. They will also have recent and successful experience of working in a marketing environment.

This is a full-time, in-house position, based in our Vancouver office. Salary is competitive and dependent on experience.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support planning and execution of marketing and communications strategy

  • Creating and promoting social media campaigns across multiple platforms

  • Nurturing our existing social communities and growing follower base

  • Supporting management of Teach Away website content

  • Writing education and travel-related content, including blogs and promotional material

Essential Skills & Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or media.

  • Experience in copywriting; knowledge of SEO and an understanding of web analytics

  • Proficient in popular social media platforms, plus Hootsuite and Wordpress

  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to multi-task

  • Efficient, energetic & self-motivated

  • Confident communicator with outstanding verbal & written skills

  • Meticulous attention to detail (You’ll be entrusted with our 24,000 Facebook followers).

  • Recent practical marketing experience, including social media coordination

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • International travel experience and/or experience teaching abroad

  • Previous travel or education writing experience

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