Nordic Social Media Manager, Canal Digital

Oslo/Fornebu, Norway

Do you have a great understanding of trends in social media marketing? Canal Digital is now looking for a Nordic Social Media Manager.

Location: Oslo/Fornebu, Norway

Ref nr: ASRT-457023

Application Deadline: Send us your application as soon as possible as we are continuously interviewing candidates in this assignment.

Vermund Nilsen

Manager Digital & Technology

Division: Nordic Market & Brand

Mandate: Build effective Social Media presence. Turn Social channels into significant awareness and lead generator

Reporting to: Nordic Media Director

Responsibilities include:

Nordic Strategy & Guidelines

  • Set social media strategy – advises platforms where CD should be present (FB, IG, YT as minimum), secures correct technical set up, and defines role and tactics for each channel
  • Briefs relevant content to the in-house content team
  • Delivers clear guidelines to the local markets, including monthly SoMe editorial calendar (working with Chief Editor) incl paid campaigns, and monthly budget recommendations
  • Represents social media in the Nordic & local campaigns development process – the role and usage of the channels, the required content
  • Defines tools that CD should use to optimize Social Media monitoring, execution, performance. Secures that the tools support other relevant functions e.g. PR, customer service
  • Defines opportunities with influencers and pursues agreed opportunities
  • Defines opportunities with partners and executes agreed initiatives
  • Has a great understanding of trends in social media marketing, brings external inspiration to the team, encourages testing & learning in the area


  • Is accountable for SoMe KPI: 1. Reach, 2. Leads generation, 3. Engagement
  • Is either executing paid SoMe campaigns or on selected campaigns works with Nordic/local media agency
  • Person in the Nordic role is also 50% assigned to the local Norwegian market (hands-on responsibility for Norwegian social media marketing)
  • Builds internal network with key stakeholders: web team, analysts, ecommerce team, CX, customer service

Performance & learning

  • Drives weekly/monthly SoMe performance dashboard for CD and key defined competitors. Provides SoMe reporting on defined campaigns. Provides after action review and recommends corrective actions based on solid performance understanding
  • Acts as sparring partner for all Nordic markets. Shares best practice. Organizes needed training. Steps into local discussions with agencies as senior specialist


  • Quality leads (to web, to telemarketing, to customer service – as defined relevant)
  • Quality traffic to web
  • Reach (awareness)
  • Engagement
  • Marketing ROI in social channels

Critical Interfaces:

Nordic marketing, Local marketing, Nordic content team, Web team, ecommerce, Nordic & Local media agency, Social media partners, PR, Customer service

Candidate competence:

  • Demonstrated deep functional knowledge and experience
  • Familiarity with key performance reporting tools
  • Strong understanding of SoMe KPI and ability to drive ROI
  • Pro-activeness
  • Focused on driving results


  • Collaboration across internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to make the team successful: eagerness to share experience, provide inspiration and education to the team
  • Openness to new things, curiosity when it comes to consumer and trends

Formal education:

  • Masters degree
  • Relevant social media & digital marketing / performance toolbox


  • Significant experience in his/her functional area


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