February 1, 2022
Edmonton, Canada
Job Type


Ideas with Intention 

zag (that’s right, no capital) is a full-service, marketing and advertising agency that is hell-bent on getting to know brands inside and out. We ensure we capture the perfect blend of creativity, strategy and management to catapult brands in the right direction with ease. With us, there is always room to grow, and we are currently looking for a Social Media Coordinator to do just that.  

We come to work every day to solve challenges, and we lean on our teammates to do it. We all have titles, but we’re not defined by them. By working together and bending our disciplines, we bring unique perspectives to the table, learn from each other, and ultimately, stick the landing. 

We have six guiding principles that help keep us grounded along the way: 

Be Better. 
We strive for unicorn-level greatness. 

Own It. 
We care about what we create. 

Think Beyond.
We outsmart challenges with creative and forward thinking. 

Get Real.
We dare to show up as ourselves. 

Team Up.
We take the carpool lane, working together to achieve the best results. 

All In.
We make it count. Every day. 

More About Working at zag 

We currently work remotely due to the pandemic and the position is open to applicants across Canada. We know agency life can be fast-paced so are intentional about making sure that we are investing in our culture through tech-led solutions such as Coach and ongoing employee-driven engagement activities (S’mores and ghost stories! Escape rooms! Virtual Friday hangs!). Additionally, we offer great benefits, including paid personal days and competitive holiday time.  

At zag, we believe in inclusivity, and it’s a key part of how we conduct ourselves within our team and in the industry. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs.  

The Position 

The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for developing effective and engaging organic social media content for clients based on consumer insight and data, as well as expertly manage assigned social media channels. They’re skilled organizers who are highly effective at staying on top of multiple projects, each with various moving pieces, thanks to their proactive thinking skills, exceptional verbal and written communication abilities and a strong attention to detail. 

Overall Accountability  

The purpose of this position is to provide sound and responsible organic social media solutions and planning. This includes the implementation of strategies, planning and working with agency teams to create effective content and managing and responding to social media inquiries and issues as they arise. In this role, the Social Media Coordinator ensures that the agency provides work that exceeds clients’ expectations, by constantly adapting and anticipating industry trends and delivering a consistently superior product. The Social Media Coordinator should have a firm grasp of online best practices and how they can drive effective and innovative social media solutions for clients. 

Responsibilities & Duties  

Areas of responsibility for the Social Media Coordinator will include: 

  • Collaborate with the creative team in creation of recommendations, strategies and actions for the client 
  • Demonstrate strong analytical abilities to evaluate end-to-end customer experience across multiple channels and customer touch points 
  • Become an expert in assigned clients, be able to act as though part of their team 
  • Curate and create effective social media content 
  • Remain up to date with the latest trends and best practices in social media 
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate 


Send your resume to and tell us why you’re the perfect fit. 

To be considered for this position, you will need exceptional verbal and written communication abilities and a strong attention to detail. Previous experience managing client social media channels will be considered an asset. While you can be located anywhere in Canada, you will be expected to work within an MST time zone. 

Shortlisted applications will receive an email from us requesting a 30-minute phone interview within five business days. Following the phone interview, successful applicants will receive a request for a formal interview.  

We understand how uncertain the application process can be, so we promise not to leave you hanging. If at any time you are not selected to move forward, you will receive an email from us letting you know.