Social Media Specialist (Bilingual Spanish)

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Company Overview

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $29 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2016† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact

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Position Overview

Canon USA is currently seeking a Social Media Specialist to communicate the corporate image and products (mainly cameras and inkjet printers) through social media networks and tools. This is a great opportunity to use your creative skills to make an impact in Canon's social media presence.


- Will monitor the Canon's online communities and enhances our presence, focusing on the performance of interaction and reach thru communication on platforms.
- Respond to inquiries, questions, comments and other contacts generated through social media and coordinate escalations or further communications; analyze responses to social media activities and make recommendations.
- Maintain and build relationships with social network influencers to create marketing opportunities to drive favorable “buzz” and coverage. 
- Arrange content production (ex. Videos) with outside agencies to communicate more efficiently.
- Collaborate with other marketing people to enhance connection between physical marketing approach and SNS.
- Also will be responsible for the implementation of community related content for the organization such as chat rooms and live events.


- BA degree in a relevant field is required.
- 3 - 5 years of relevant experience is required, preferrably in the camera/video industry.
Requires business experience within the Latin American Markets.

- Must have a very strong skill set in the use of Microsoft Office with proven knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Word.
- Must have the ability to work independently and be a self-starter within a team setting.
- Must be bilingual in Spanish and English and will be assessed by a professional language perficiency test.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral. 
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