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Social Media Manager

Location:
Toronto, ON, Canada
Salary:
55,000
Posted:
October 13, 2019

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FAWAZ LAWAL

647-***-**** adakxj@r.postjobfree.com

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

● Great interpersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communications skills; competent in English, Yoruba, Arabic and Pidgin English language

● Detail-oriented and highly organized with a track record of exceeding expected key performance metrics by constantly generating result-driven ideas and implementing the best digital media best practices

● Sound understanding of social media marketing and advertising

● Successfully created work that articulates both strategic and graphic brand communication

● Composited images for popular TV shows in the U.S. like Stranger Things S3, Expanse S4, & Descendants 3

● Advanced computer skills and expert working knowledge of MS office suite, Adobe creative suite and content management system

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Margaret’s Housing and Community Support Services

Social Media Specialist Aug 2019 – Present

● Built and executed social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification

● Generated, edited, published content (original, text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages audience to take action with the latest social media best practices and technologies

● Set up and optimized organisation’s pages within each platform to increase the visibility of social content

● Created editorial calendars and syndication schedules

● Defined most important KPIs and measure every social media campaign success

● Collaborated with other departments (community engagement officers and front line respite workers) to identify promotional opportunities and generate client content

● Moderated all user generated content in line with the existing communication policy and guidelines

● Continuously improved by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and acting on the information

● Attended educational conferences and webinars in bid to be up to date with best practices Spin VFX

Digital Compositor Feb 2019 – Jul 2019

● Researched and created stunning visual effects for television to simulate reality

● Collaborated with the VFX supervisor and concept artists to define the visual style and further improve the quality and realism

● Revised effects as needed to suit client’s vision and meet continuously changing industry standards Beehive Designs

Junior Art Director Aug 2018 - Dec 2018

● Developed concepts and visual elements to corroborate creative larger design

● Provided assistance to the creative director in all aspects, such as administration and communicating with clients

● Ensured all prints are of commercial quality

● Collated physical and digital tear sheets to serve as a talking point for the team

● Performed minor editing and touching-up duties without supervision LFP Studios

Lead Photographer and Client Relations Jun 2012 – Feb 2017

● Developed visual concepts in tandem with client vision and executed them

● Curated and maintained digital portfolio often on website and social media to demonstrate work

● Effectively communicated with clients and producers at all times to guarantee satisfaction and maximize return business

● Trained and supervised interns and photography assistants during projects

● Served as the contact person for all internal and external stakeholders Lagos Island Local Government, Nigeria.

Public Relations Officer Jun 2016 – May 2017

● Developed and executed strategic internal and external communications in compliance with policy

● Supervised the documentation of activities within the local government council; document adverts, and signature within the local government

● Monitored the distribution of weekly news materials generated from collated information

● Introduced to the team more use of new media technology in processing and sharing information for swift and easier mode of operations within the department

Centerspread Advertising, Nigeria Jan 2015 – May 2016 Junior Copywriter

● Wrote advertising copy designed to effectively reach customers in the appropriate target markets to promote products and services

● Created content for Internet, publication, and other broadcast media using creative concepts

● Conducted research on aspects that would make products and services more appealing to customers to maximize the expected number of sales

● Worked closely with Art Directors and Account Managers to create ideas and schedules that worked with the projects at hand

Volunteer:

Mental and Environment Development

Initiative for Children (MEDIC) 2015 - 2017

● Developed and executed social media strategy and content on all social media channels to increase the reach and engagement

● Created designs and photographed images for branding and promotion

● Increased the level of sponsorships and partnerships by coordinating social events EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION

● Spin VFX / Humber College, Canada – Certificate in Compositing 2018

● Woodgreen MTCU, Canada – Certification in Digital Technology 2018

● University of Lagos, Nigeria – BSc. (Hons) Communication 2015

● University of Lagos, Nigeria - Diploma in Communication 2012 SKILLS / AREA OF EXPERTISE

● Marketing and Advertising

● Social Media Management

● Design and Web

● Copywriting

● Content Management System

● Photography and Videography

● Image editing and compositing

● Social Media Management

● Research

● Client Relationship Management

● Adobe Photoshop

● Adobe Illustrator

● Nuke

● Adobe Lightroom

● 3D Max

● Adobe Dreamweaver

● Wordpress

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST



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