Administrative Clerk (Social Media – Summer Job)

May 13, 2022
Job Type
Competition #
Ministry Unit/Dept:
2 Overlea Blvd. Toronto, Ontario
Posting Expires:
May 29, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Please submit your resume to and include "Competition 22-056" in the subject line of your email.


Mission Statement The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

This position would design and create engaging on-brand visual content for social media, digital advertising, website, and other platforms for the Territorial Candidates department. The purpose of this position is to help define, understand, assess, and cultivate interest in full-time ministry within the Salvation Army through the creative use of social media. It would develop and maintain the Candidates social media content calendar, advise as well as stay on top of social media trends and pitch ideas to increase engagement in Candidates and candidate recruitment. This position provides support in areas of engagement, dissemination of information to internal/external parties and Candidate recruitment.


  • Manage social platforms + additional brands as needed. (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok), including ideation, writing, scheduling, and posting content.
  • Monitor and interact on all channels and interpret social analytics.
  • Assist with defining and implementing measurable strategies and campaigns to meet digital presence objectives.
  • Create and drive social media plans + content calendars, including developing campaigns, managing influencers, and social partnerships for the target audience.
  • Participate in brainstorming meetings with other members of the Candidates department.
  • Help develop and execute social media marketing campaigns.
  • Create a digital marketing plan, social media strategy, identifying strategic weaknesses and making recommendations for improvements.
  • Researching social media trends and informing management of changes that are relevant to marketing activities.
  • Setting key performance indicators (KPIs) for social media campaigns, such as targets for a certain number of shares or likes and measuring a campaign’s performance against the KPIs


  • Completion of high school diploma
  • Working toward completion of a university degree in digital marketing or related field
  • Up to one (1) year of related experience
  • Experience with social media content creation would be considered an asset.


  • Experience in writing and overseeing content creation
  • High level of understanding of popular social networks — design, functionality, features, users
  • Experience with content strategies; very high attention to detail
  • High level of time management & ability to work under pressure
  • Exceptional communication and writing skills
  • Attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Respect and understanding of The Salvation Army - its mission, culture, and values
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills - clear and simple to understand
  • Effective organizational and time management skills – self-motivated and disciplined self-starter
  •  Self-Motivation
    • Organizational skills
    • Communication skills
    • Inter-personal skills/Team building skills
    • Computer skills
    • Creativity

Hours - This is a full-time temporary position: 35 hours/week for 8 weeks.

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process. If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants and will contact candidates selected for interview. Internal applicants, please have a conversation with your manager about your intentions to apply.

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