Associate Director of Social Strategy

Toronto /
AntiSocial Solutions – Social Strategy /
Full-Time Hybrid
Who We Are
Hi! We’re AntiSocial Solutions, a full-service digital marketing agency made up of people who love to create. Our work spans industries; we produce cinematic media pieces and conceptual campaigns for great brands across the globe. As a division of Thinkingbox, we have offices located in Vancouver, Toronto, New York City, Salt Lake City, Portland, and Los Angeles. 

At AntiSocial, you’ll be joining a diverse and talented group of people who craft campaigns and provide solutions for the world’s top brands. We love our culture and the natural collaboration that happens in and around our five offices, from dog parties to happy hour Fridays, we maintain a vibrant work environment. However, for one month a year we encourage our people to explore the world. Try working from another office or even the beaches of Bali and expand your worldview, then bring that experience back to the team.

The Opportunity
AntiSocial Solutions is looking for an Associate Director of Social Strategy to join our creative team. This senior role is responsible for managing and growing our social media team while executing high-quality content for our diverse range of clients. The ideal candidate is a compassionate and creative leader who comes with a robust understanding of social media strategy.

What You’ll Be Doing

    • Work closely with the Social Strategists to develop social campaigns that are driven on business goals and objectives for your clients
    • Lead and own the creation of Social Strategies for pitches and client campaigns
    • Create strategic social plans that include budgets, KPIs, branding, tonality, aesthetics, media planning and creative copywriting
    • Participate in cross-department strategy sessions as well as leadership and development meetings
    • Review all outgoing social strategy work to ensure brand quality
    • Ideate and strategize client campaigns with the Social Media Team
    • Grow the understanding and mastery of Social Media Strategy of Social Media Team individuals
    • Deadline management of entire department along with efficiency training
    • Track and regulate department hours through Harvest
    • Monitor and create department procedures
    • Monitor capacity of team members and adapt to change
    • High familiarity with and personal use of social media, third-party management tools, data insights tools and social listening platforms
    • Ability to derive insights and actionable next steps from social listening data and social platform performance.
    • Ensure we’re using the right systems and creating actionable recommendations to help our clients success
    • Strong relationship skills and a knack for maximizing organic growth opportunities within current workload
    • Leading annual performance reviews and customized professional development plans for direct reports
    • Leading annual strategy sessions for your clients looking at opportunities for the year ahead to ensure they see constant growth from our thought leadership and partnership
    • Maintaining the ability to train account managers on all social media fundamentals, including media planning, campaign building & optimizing, reporting, testing, platform nuances, and data processing & analysis
    • Coaching direct reports on foundational skills, including clear communication, expectation setting, rapport building, active listening, and conflict de-escalation
    • Continuously refining and updating our knowledge management infrastructure, including ongoing education materials, process, and materials for new hire onboarding
    • Leading social-related discussions and partake in internal or public speaking opportunities
    • Testing and learning new strategies, features, and platforms and share findings with the social media department

What You'll Bring

    • Robust understanding of social media strategy across platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn and TikTok.
    • Understanding of Paid Media best practices
    • Experience working on Omni-Channel marketing, as well as influencer marketing.
    • 4+ years of previous experience leading creative for integrated digital marketing campaigns
    • 2+ years of previous management experience
    • Project Management experience is considered an asset for this role!
Equal Opportunity
Here at AntiSocial Solutions, we are committed to building an environment where our employees continuously feel included, valued and heard. Diversity is our creative strength and it’s a combination of our unique experiences and perspectives that make for some of the best problem-solving. The result? Creativity, growth and innovation. We strongly encourage all applicants, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or gender identity to apply.

To Apply
Thank you for taking the time to apply with the Thinkingbox family! Please remember to include your resume and links to your online portfolio with your application. Due to the number of applications we receive, we are not able to contact everyone who applies. Do note however that all applications are stored in our talent database and will be considered for future opportunities!