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The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms seeks talented and mature professionals to join our team.



We’re Hiring! Social Media Specialist

Full time | Monday to Friday | Remote

We’re looking for a creative and talented Social Media Specialist to join our team. We are passionate about defending the rights and freedoms of Canadians through litigation and education. If you’re passionate about our mission and about creating engaging content and growing an online community, we want to hear from you!

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and implement social media strategies
  • Connect media with our team of lawyers and experts
  • Create engaging content for all platforms
  • Monitor trends and analytics
  • Keep Justice Centre website up-to-date and exciting
  • Create compelling email campaigns
  • Keep track of our communications and social media stats

What We’re Looking For:

  • Proven experience in social media management and video content creation (two years minimum)
  • Excellent copywriting skills
  • Ability to deliver creative content and manage social media statistics
  • Degree or diploma in marketing, public relations, or communications or equivalent experience

Why Join Us?

We are Canada’s leading defender of Charter rights and freedoms, in the courts of law and in the court of public opinion. All members of our team have a passion for defending and promoting Canada as a free society in which governments respect human rights, constitutional freedoms and the rule of law. Learn more about our vision and mission here.

We also offer a competitive full-time salary (commensurate with experience), remote work, and a chance to shape our social media presence. Plus, we have a great team culture!

Ready to apply? Click the link below to submit your application. We can’t wait to see what you’ll bring to our team!

Core Activities and Responsibilities

The Social Media Specialist is responsible for assisting the Justice Centre Communications Department with tasks and projects related to our media, social media, print media, and media data.

  • Manages all Justice Centre social media accounts in consultation with the Director of Communications. Ensures that all approved content is posted to social media in a timely manner.
  • Collaborates with Communications Department team members to produce short-form video content for our social media platforms.
  • Collaborates with the Web and Design Specialist to produce graphics and marketing materials.
  • Collaborates with the Web and Design Specialist to ensure that Justice Centre websites are regularly updated and that the websites represent the work of the Justice Centre.
  • Creates MailChimp tests of all email campaigns (e.g., news releases, fundraising campaigns, event campaigns, etc.) and submits these to the Director of Communications for approval.
  • Creates monthly Justice Update email campaigns and submits these to the Director of Communications for review by the fifteenth day of each month.
  • Submits a media, MailChimp, and social media analytics report to the Director of Communications on the first business day of each month.
  • Submits a project proposal for improving Justice Centre social media presence and growth to the Director of Communications on the first business day of each new quarter. The proposal should identify new opportunities for growth across all Justice Centre social media platforms and a strategy to achieve that growth. The project proposal will identify an opportunity or problem, a plan, a budget, and a timeline. The Communications and Social Media Specialist will be responsible for realizing the plan to the best of their ability.
  • Tracks all media inquiry and speaking engagement statistics and submits these to the Director of Communications on the first business day of each new quarter.
  • Ensures the Justice Centre MailChimp database is regularly updated.
  • Prepares columns and other print materials for publication and distribution.
  • Assists the Communications Team with special projects.
  • Submits all media inquiries and requests to relevant persons within and beyond the Justice Centre in a timely manner. Monitors the media@jccf.ca inbox regularly throughout each business day.

Please fill out the following form:

  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
    Please address your cover letter to Luke Neilson, Director of Communications
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
    Ensure to provide comprehensive references by including links to the various video projects you've contributed to and highlighting your engagement on different social media platforms.
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
    (e.g., essay, email campaign copy, social media posts, tweets, etc.)


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