Leány B.

  • Joined May 2016

Experienced social media marketer, trainer and research nerd. Love the digital industry, words and travel.

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
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Leány B.
Toronto, ON, Canada

Worked with



Community Content Copywriting Social Media Marketing



I am a senior social media manager for a leading global software technology company, with over 6 years of senior level experience; in tech, B2B and consumer industries. I hold a master’s degree (cum laude) in Communication Management.

Work history

Social Media Community Manager, Sage International
In this role as Social Media Community Manager, I manage and co-ordinate social media activities across the Sage International region (Africa, Middle East, Australia, Brazil, Asia, Singapore and Malaysia).
Social Media Account Director
Launched South Africa and Nigeria social media channels for BlackBerry and managed Facebook and twitter platforms for 3 years.


Five free tools I use every day as a social media manager

This is one of the blog pieces I wrote for my own LinkedIn profile.

Do Millennials make good digital marketers?

This is one of the blog pieces I wrote for my own LinkedIn profile.



Mcom Communication Management
University of Pretoria
Bcom (Hons) Communication Management
University of Pretoria
Bcom Communication Management



content creation social media management social media marketing social media strategy writing communications content curation public relations content strategy community management


Buffer Canva BuzzSumo Facebook Facebook Advertising Instagram YouTube Facebook Insights Facebook Power Editor LinkedIn LinkedIn Ad Network Powerpoint Twitter Twitter Advertising Tweetdeck


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours and evenings


  • Can commit to 1+ years


Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Animals & Pets Entertainment PR & Communications Photography Social Enterprise Tech Travel

What I read

Books, online news outlets and tons of social media feeds including blogs.

Side projects

I recently started a retail business with my parents and manage the marketing of the fast-growing business. I am also replicating my dissertation research to create a longitudinal research study.

Ideal team

I get along in most team sizes and dynamics, but prefer small teams with a non-micor management style.