Digital Strategist Canada – Toronto . Our mission to be the best is what fuels our thoughtful approach to every challenge we undertake. We add value for customers at every step through our expertise, thought leadership, and relentless obsession for ensuring a perfect execution of their brand expression.
Digital Strategist Canada – Toronto
Position Title: Digital Strategist
Reports To: Creative Director, Ideation
DCM is the only communication solutions partner that is as passionate about our customers’ brands as they are. Why? Because we are committed to being the most trusted, insightful, and efficient business communications and marketing services company in North America.
Digital Strategist Canada. And we know that the success of our brand is entirely dependent on the success of their brand.
Our mission to be the best is what fuels our thoughtful approach to every challenge we undertake. We add value for customers at every step through our expertise, thought leadership, and relentless obsession for ensuring a perfect execution of their brand expression.
Digital Strategist Canada.. Major brands across North America trust DCM to help their businesses grow by building more meaningful, memorable customer experiences delivered through seamlessly integrated digital and print solutions.
Perennial|DCM is the strategic and creative powerhouse behind DCM, Canada’s premier business communications and marketing services partner.
Digital Strategist Canada..For over 25 years, Perennial|DCM has created compelling retail and marketing solutions for major brands across Canada and around the world. Our success lies in our ability to use research and tangible consumer insights to drive differentiated brand strategies that make brands more competitive in the marketplace.
We know how to find the right target, pick the most powerful channel, and deliver the most relevant message. Our respect for our customers’ brands and obsession for creative excellence ensure that we create an impactful brand experience that will win business and inspire customer loyalty at every touchpoint. We help leading brands win.
Digital Strategist Canada.. Ask any of our people about life at Perennial|DCM and they’ll tell you the same thing – a culture like ours is hard to find. That’s because we value personality as much as talent, hard work as much as community, and a real commitment, not just to our business, but to everything we stand for.
Being part of a group this strong means we pull together when it matters most. It’s what we’re all about as an agency, and what’s at the heart of our astounding achievements beyond our everyday work; from our charitable efforts to company events, Perennial|DCM demonstrates care for the community both outside of and within the walls of our offices.
Digital Strategist. Summary of the Position…
We are seeking a digital strategist: someone who is both creative and analytical, with a passion for digital media and marketing. Come and work on projects for some of our emerging markets (cannabis and other innovative businesses) and long-standing clients including 18.8 Vodka, Aurora, Tilray, RBC, Shoppers Drug Mart, SickKids and WE foundations.
Digital Strategist Canada. You should understand the business needs of our clients, the creative ways we tell their stories, and how to connect it all via smart and innovative digital thinking. You should be as comfortable building a plan as you are presenting it. And you should feel at ease with clients, creatives, account people, producers, developers, and everyone in between.
Digital Strategist Canada. We want someone who is inspired when presented with a challenge, and confident in sharing their ideas and opinions. You should be that person who is one step ahead of digital and social trends, and an early adopter of new platforms.
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Someone who loves great content, is immersed in popular culture, and is both personally and professionally curious about new industries, topics and ideas. You are inspired to make a difference, motivated to do good work, and always ready to roll up your sleeves to help produce work for our clients.
Digital Strategist Canada.You help businesses better reach their target group of customers through the use of techniques like SEO that drive online traffic and business to the website and improve customer conversion.
The successful candidate will have a keen interest in digital marketing solutions and be proficient in building targeted social media content strategies, developing SEO strategy, and Google Ads + Analytics as well as Hubspot and Mailchimp newsletter campaigns, to name just a few.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Accountabilities…
Digital Strategist. Among other things, you will:
· Help build digital-specific projects and campaigns, varying from content marketing and social channel strategies, to digital customer journeys and technology-driven marketing initiatives.
· Digital Strategist Canada.. Participate and contribute to long-term digital strategic planning for our clients and their brands, identifying opportunities for solutions and innovation.
· Guide digital strategy, content and tactics for campaigns and projects, and taking a lead role in digital/social content production
· Digital Strategist Canada. Coordinate content platforms such as website landing pages and blogs.
· Suggest or implement improvements in areas like SEO, social media, email marketing, and website design.
· Improve site Google rankings by adding new keywords, analyzing and optimizing web pages. Implement content development strategy to website and blogs.
· Gather insights to inform digital strategy, including social listening, consumer behaviour research, and platform usage.
· Digital Strategist Canada. Present strategic recommendations confidently to clients and share knowledge with clients and colleagues to help define agency best practices.
· Work with account and creative teams to expand on briefs and campaign ideas with digital and social tactics that deliver against client objectives.
· Working knowledge of SEM tools, optimization tactics, testing and web analytics.
· Basic understanding of programmatic buying (social and display), SEO, website standards, usability testing, and website reporting tools.
· Digital Strategist Canada. Ability to use quantitative and qualitative metrics to communicate progress and identify meaningful trends.
· Help shape digital strategy and tactics for new business pitches.
· Collaborate with inter-agency partners and vendors; seek out new prospective vendors and external solutions when needed.
· Foster relationships with leading digital and social platforms (Google, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, etc.) to ensure we are connected to new capabilities and opportunities.
· Digital Strategist Canada. Stay ahead of all emerging media, technology and platforms in the digital and social space to ensure we are leveraging new tactics and ideas in the optimal manner.
Digital Strategist Canada. Tools of the Trade and Key Competencies…
Education and Experience…
· Minimum five (5) years of experience in digital/advertising/marketing/media/communications (preferably in an agency or creative environment).
· Up to date with the latest social media marketing techniques and technologies.
· Digital Strategist Canada. Works well in a fast-paced, collaborative, and multi-discipline environment.
· Influencer outreach strategy & program management experience.
· Close collaboration with creative, account management, and content production teams.
· Someone with an attitude that they can tackle anything thrown their way: excited by figuring out things they’ve never done before. They do not have “that’s not my job” in their vocabulary.
· Someone that can get along with everyone – strategists, account, creatives, executives, clients.
· Digital Strategist Canada. Self-motivated, hard-working, action-oriented excited by digital possibilities.
· Someone who can both present well, but also build beautiful presentations.
· Knowledge and understanding of e-commerce.
· Experience with Google Ads + Analytics as well as SEO best practices.
· Knowledgeable in Facebook, Snapchat, Tik Tok, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc.
· Knowledge and understanding of UX/UI strategies and processes an asset.
Digital Strategist Canada. If you’d like to be part of our team, please apply at careers@Perennialinc.com.
We thank all candidates for their applications, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Digital Strategist Canada. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, DCM and Perennial|DCM will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.
If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
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Digital Strategist Canada
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