Overview

Canonical – We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely, and more cost-effectively than any other company. We develop Ubuntu, the world’s most popular enterprise Linux from cloud to edge, together with a passionate global community of 200,000 contributors. Ubuntu means ‘humanity to others. We chose it because it embodies the generosity at the heart of open source, the new normal for platforms and innovation. Together with a community of 200,000, we publish an operating system that runs from the tiny connected devices up to the world’s biggest mainframes, the platform that everybody uses on the public cloud, and the workstation experience of the world’s most productive developers. Secure and reliable, elegant and intuitive, and open for innovation – Ubuntu is the future of open source, which is why it’s the fastest-growing Linux in the world despite already being the most widely deployed.

Job Position: Graduate B2B Social Media Manager

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  1. We’re on the look out for a Graduate B2B Social Media Manager to join our team and take our communications to the next level. Our social media provides a window between the people who make our products and those who use them.
  2. With audiences in the millions, our online communities have the opportunity to talk to us, engage with us, provide feedback and be involved in the world of Ubuntu. From #opensource to coffee on K8s, launch previews to twitter storms over some cool release swag, our marketing team is committed to creating conversations with audiences all over planet earth: developers, tech enthusiasts, security engineers…
  3. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology, technology marketing and the use of technology in marketing. They prefer to work in an environment that emphasises ownership of campaigns, collaboration, learning, curiosity and a drive to continually improve oneself / the team / the organisation. They love to problem solve, get hands-on, experiment, measure and use automation to make daily life easier.
  4. This role sits in the communications team reporting to the director of communications.
  5. Location: This role will be based remotely in the EMEA region.

Job Responsibilities
What your day will look like:

  1. Create, schedule and publish content and campaigns across multiple social media channels
  2. Deliver regular analysis and reporting on social media metrics, content performance and campaigns results
  3. Support the growth and nurturing of Canonical’s social media audiences, while increasing engagement rates and valuable actions
  4. Develop flair with copywriting  and asset creation to create messaging that aligns with the brand and its personality, and drives audiences towards action
  5. Be responsible for executing A/B and multivariate growth tests
  6. Be audience centric, focusing on platform and community moderation, as well as direct audience engagement
  7. Create awareness on integrated campaigns, product launches, webinar series, industry announcements and core content.
  8. Package all of Canonical’s product offerings and educational material creatively, from bare metal, AI, Kubernetes to chats on diversity and CSR.

Job Requirements
What we are looking for in you:

  1. Interest in managing social media platforms for a tech brand with a very technical audience
  2. Hands-on knowledge of social media management tools, an understanding of web analytics tools (social and web)
  3. Experience with at least four social media platforms including LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Reddit
  4. An analytical eye and a good sense for the type of content that performs best depending on platform and objective
  5. Experience with educational content funnels, and using video as a core social media marketing asset
  6. Exceptional interpersonal skills and aptitude for forging trusting relationships across diverse, cross-functional teams
  7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong content marketer
  8. Proven ability to prioritise and differentiate what matters from the noise, meeting deadlines without sacrificing quality
  9. Willingness to travel up to 4 times a year for internal events

What we offer you

  1. Your base pay will depend on various factors including your geographical location, level of experience, knowledge and skills. In addition to the benefits above, certain roles are also eligible for additional benefits and rewards including annual bonuses and sales incentives based on revenue or utilisation. Our compensation philosophy is to ensure equity right across our global workforce.
  2. In addition to a competitive base pay, we provide all team members with additional benefits, which reflect our values and ideals. Please note that additional benefits may apply depending on the work location and, for more information on these, please ask your Talent Partner.
  3. Fully remote working environment – we’ve been working remotely since 2004!
  4. Personal learning and development budget of 2,000USD per annum
  5. Annual compensation review
  6. Recognition rewards
  7. Annual holiday leave
  8. Parental Leave
  9. Employee Assistance Programme
  10. Opportunity to travel to new locations to meet colleagues at ‘sprints’
  11. Priority Pass for travel and travel upgrades for long haul company events

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online