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500px // photography community
Marketing, Full Time    Toronto    Posted: Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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The Company

Our mission is to connect the worlds photographers. Every month, millions of people from around the world use our website & mobile apps to find, share, & get rewarded for the worlds most inspiring photography.

The Job

500px is looking for a Marketing Coordinator to join the 500px Marketing & Product Operations team. The ideal candidate will have experience with photography, the photography industry, social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.), & excellent writing skills. 

Reporting to the Director, Product Operations & Marketing, they will be responsible for writing & scheduling social posts, assisting with photo competitions (Quest) conceptualization, creation, & curation, managing editorial calendar, & working with external writers. Additionally, they will work closely with the brand manager on on-site photo curation, creation of social assets, & executing on campaigns.

What you'll be doing:

  • Work collaboratively with the brand manager to execute digital strategies, schedule assets on social media, & drive awareness & growth of the 500px brand
  • Assist the marketing team to ensure campaigns & product launches are communicated effectively on all social channels
  • Support tracking & report performance of social channels & assets
  • Run tests & report on successes to optimize social posting schedule, assets, engagement, etc.
  • Own the organization of all digital assets used for social 
  • Assist brand manager with curating Editors Choice
  • Work with brand/community manager to create a strategy & execute for Quests that increases submissions & supports marketing objectives
  • Shortlist Quests submissions & judge various Quests where needed with the assistance of the brand/community manager
  • Work with external vendor to coordinate blog post topics that are engaging & interesting within the photography industry
  • Manage the daily blog editorial calendar
  • Stay up-to-date with advertising trends, tools, emerging platforms, & competitors

What the ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum 2-3 years working in social media with experience working in photography or photography related field
  • A related degree in digital marketing or visual arts
  • Thrives in a digital space with an eagerness to learn & adapt to current trends
  • Strong writing & editing skills are a must
  • Strong creative research skills
  • Ability to translate various sources of data into actionable insights that inform both social strategies & planning
  • Photography experience is a must
  • Experience with Figma or Adobe Suite preferred
  • Experience with user generated photography preferred
  • Ability to discuss photography with professional photographers 
  • An active & strong curation eye

Bonus points for:

  • Being a member of the 500px community

The Perks

  • Competitive salaries
  • Flexible hours
  • Great health & dental benefits
  • Professional development opportunities

Our Interview Process

  1. Phone screen: < 30 min conversation with a hiring manager
  2. Case study: we'll ask you to complete a business challenge, & then share it with us to review
  3. Team interviews: 2-3 hours on Zoom where you'll e-meet multiple members of our team


We believe diverse teams perform better, & we seek to increase our overall team diversity. We make active efforts to reduce the impact of unconscious bias in our hiring process.


500px welcomes & encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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