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Paid Social Specialist (Sydney or San Fransisco)

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia – Full-time

We’re constantly working towards making Canva the best place to work, for everyone. We believe deeply that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key for building the best product for our equally diverse community all around the world. We celebrate uniqueness and whatever makes you, you and encourage everyone who wants to help us transform the way the world designs, to join us on this journey. We value all different types of experiences. If you don’t think you quite meet all of the qualifications, we’d still love to hear from you.  

About Us

At Canva, our mission is to democratise design and empower creativity for anyone and everyone, on every platform. Inspired by a team of talented thinkers, an amazing culture and a remarkable growth trajectory – we’re out to change the world, one design at a time. 

Since launch in August 2013, we have grown exponentially, amassing over 60 million monthly active users across 190 different countries who have created more than 6 Billion designs. We are one of the world’s fastest-growing technology companies and we have only achieved about 1% of what we want to do.

As Canva’s Paid Social Media Specialist you will be responsible for developing and executing a paid strategy to amplify our organic social media content. You’ll help Canva reach new audiences and build engagement with our existing community as we drive towards our ambitious 2022 global marketing goals. 

You’ll work collaboratively with peers across brand marketing, creative, PR & Comms, growth marketing and more to position Canva as a thought leader in design, and drive awareness, adoption and affinity across our 65+ million users. 

Your Responsibilities

  • Work with the social team to develop a global always on amplification strategy of organic social media content through media buying. 
  • Management of the always-on social media strategy to deliver against global KPI’s.
  • Develop an A/B testing strategy, continually analysing performance, trends and insights for maximum ROI across social platforms. 
  • Evangelise paid social media at all levels. Provide strategic direction and recommendations for social media campaign activations. 
  • Analyse advertising creative and provide direction on best practices for future social media creative.
  • Show a proactive mindset by continually optimising performance and looking for new opportunities for improvement of KPI metrics.
  • Work with the organic & paid social team to develop ongoing reporting cadences for the paid social strategy. 

What We're Looking For

  • 3-5+ years experience working in social media buying & analytics.
  • Experience with social media and data management tools (e.g. Sprout Social, Facebook business manager, Monday.com, Google Suite, Google Analytics, Looker, Canva) 
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to make strategic data-driven decisions.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to visually communicate data and present back to stakeholders. 
  • An exceptional communicator and relationship builder, with ability to interpret and relay data to varying internal and external audience needs. 
  • Expert knowledge of social media networks, and audience behaviour (Including, but not limited to; YouTube, TikTok, Twitter and Facebook, Instagram). 
  • A problem solver, with a drive to simplify and innovate on existing tools and processes.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to plan, prioritize and execute on simultaneous projects.
  • A self-starter with tenacity for execution and delivery, with the ability to adapt quickly to market trends and business priorities.

Canva is currently one of Australia’s hottest technology startups and has been ranked Australia’s #1 place to work.

We mean it when we say we want to create a workplace that you love coming to. Our culture is unlike anywhere else and our offices are designed with workspaces for every mood, to help you do great work. At Canva you can be part of a company that is growing rapidly, building a product that users really love. 

Psst -We have two in-house chefs that whip up amazing breakfasts and lunches for the whole team - check out what's cooking at: https://instagram.com/canvalife 

Being a Force for good. 

One of our core values at Canva, “Being a force for good” means we are actively working towards a world that isn't just good for a small few, but one that’s good for everyone. We believe deeply that bringing together diversity of thoughts, perspectives and expression is key for building the best product for our equally diverse community. To achieve this, we need to constantly work towards making Canva the best place to work, for everyone.

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion. If you’re keen to apply and need reasonable adjustments or would like to note which pronouns you use at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.