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Hiring – A Content Curator & Social Media Manager Position2021-10-27T17:57:42+00:00

We are looking for A Content & Social Media Marketer to help our clients, and manage our social presence

Having a beautifully designed website goes a long way. Having great content added to it, as well as supplementing it with social media marketing, helps it go the extra distance that it needs to truly perform well for our real estate agents. Our own social media needs a lot of work to maintain as well.

We have an opening for an entry level content & social marketer position opening up.

Does the following describe you?

  • Eager to explore the digital, social media marketing world and discover your potentials
  • Want to build a foundation of solid marketing & communications in the real estate field
  • Able to understand key messages and iterate in many different ways
  • Articulate, detail-oriented, research-driven, accurate
  • Sharp with numbers & statistics and reading reports
  • Able to schedule & manage multiple clients & internal work on a cycle
  • Can have fun working with clients input and collaborating with colleagues
  • Creative in thinking up different ways to position concepts & taglines
  • Quick at learning new skills on new software and understanding numbers at a glance

The chosen candidate will be working out of our Gastown studio in Downtown Vancouver. Foreign contractors need not apply as we have a very strict policy of our entire workforce operating out of our Vancouver Headquarters. This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday.

About This New Position

  • Prepare, write and publish written content (including blog articles) related to real estate listings & new presales

  • Utilize photography, infographics, headings & utilities to enhance content visuals

  • Publish the links to content/blog posts (or both) on clients’ social media outlets

  • Perform content-level Search Engine Optimization (meta tags & keywords)

  • Manage our internal social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

  • Prepare, write, edit and publish email newsletters in conjunction with listings or blog posts

  • Maintain advertisement campaigns and generate reports

Technical Knowledge & Skills

  • Social media platforms knowledge (Facebook, Instagram)

  • High level of written and spoken English skills

  • Understand cloud drives and docs such as Google Drive/Docs/Sheets and Dropbox

  • Basic knowledge of HTML an asset (this is not a coding role, however)

  • Quick with numbers, stats and math

  • Mailchimp and WordPress knowledge is a bonus (but not mandatory)

Experience & Qualifications

  • Team-oriented work experience in any office or retail environment (min 6 months)

  • Legally able to work in Canada

  • Attention to detail with ability to proof-read

  • Task prioritization and deadline-oriented mindset

  • Open to learning new softwares and being resourceful to find answers

What We Offer

  • Full time employment in a dynamic, fast-paced team!

  • $19/hr probation period (first 3 months), to be bumped to $22/hr + profit share bonuses & benefits

  • Performance based bonuses from SEO & Ad Management Campaigns and pay-grade change upon periodic

  • Opportunity to learn & grow in a Vancouver-based start-up with years of operation history.

  • Free coffee, lattes & tea all day long, plus ice cream in the summer, chocolate in the winter!

  • 27″ iMac + 22″ monitor dedicated workstation provided with an amazing keyboard/mouse set and your own headset

How To Apply

  • Please send your applications by email to jeff@brixwork.com (or apply directly on our Indeed posting)!

  • Include your resume & brief cover letter

  • The email subject must contain “Content & Social Media Marketer”

  • Do not phone – if you call us, you will automatically be disqualified.

  • Attach samples of your business writing or other communication you wrote

You Want Baby Boomers – Find Them on Facebook2012-05-07T17:38:19+00:00

“the portion of baby boomers active on social networking sites could be close to half”

Many Realtors® question the viability of an active social media marketing campaign, let alone having a presence on social media networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. Many modern day marketers (and yes, all Realtors® are marketers, in essence) still do not see the value of being present on social media, and there are many excuses. “I don’t see how that’s going to get me a sale.” or “I don’t want to spend time on it.” are among the most common reasons why they refuse to invest time into social media marketing. And then there’s the age rhetoric: “Buyers who are able to afford are on the older side, and they are not on Facebook. I don’t need college kids as customers. I need baby boomers, people who are active in the labour force as buyers.”

32% of baby boomers are now on social networking websites

According to a recent study by Pew Internet(a division of the Pew Research Centre), this is a terrible excuse. 50% of all adults in the USA use social networking websites regularly! As for the baby boomers, their usage rate of social networking sites was up to 32% from 20% the previous year – that’s a 60% increase over one year. And these are 2011 statistics – if the trend continues into 2012, which is more than likely, the portion of baby boomers active on social networking sites could be close to half!

So how do Realtors® capitalize on this market?

We’re not suggesting that you can find fresh buyers all from Facebook, and that you spend a tonne of money on buying advertisements on Facebook. In fact, this is not even how a proper social media marketing scheme works.

The 3 Rs for Realtors®, as we like to call it, is to be Remembered – and get Referrals, and get Repeat transactions. Social media helps you to be remembered by your clients, or your friends & family so that when somebody asks them “do you know a good Realtor®?”, the answer will be your name.

Here’a  list of very simple things you can do on your social media network to be remembered by everyone as “The Realtor® I know”:

  • Post interesting & meaningful articles. Do not copy-paste news bulletins from your local real estate board. Write your own blog article in your own words if you can, and then link it to your website page containing the article.
  • Keep in touch with people. When you see somebody getting married, offer a congratulatory comment. If you have their address, send them a nice postcard. Facebook will allow you to keep on top of these life-changing events. Did a client post pictures of a new grandchild? Did the client’s son just graduate from college? Send them a note and let them know you remember them. Back in the 80s you had to make phone calls to find out about these things. Nowadays, you can get updates on Facebook. Easy enough?
  • Offer advice and become the expert in their lives. People will often post questions on Facebook, of all topics. “Do you know a good plumber?” or “Thinking of moving to the suburbs… thoughts?”  Be the expert to answer even the simplest questions when you have a chance.

These are things that will help you be remembered. The baby boomers are now getting on the social networking sites – be there with them!

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