Job Vacancy – Junior – Social Media Manager (12 mths commercial exp required) – Gardens, Cape Town

Junior – Social Media Manager (12 mths commercial exp required)

Date Listed 27/07/2016
Gardens, Cape Town
Advertised By Private
Job Type Full-Time
Employment Equity Non EE/AA

Salary – to R14,000 per month
We Are Different: Sure, things like
‘followers’, ‘likes’, ‘comments’, ‘retweets’ and ‘engagement’ etc. play an
important part in a companies social media success, but as a start up social
media agency, we quickly realized that unless we could prove how these fluffy
social media metrics affected our clients’ bottom-line we were never going to
make fast progress.
So we decided to rip up the social
media handbook and develop a social-business-development model that would allow
us to easily demonstrate, prove and deliver ROI to our clients.
Four years on and with happy
clients like of IBM, HP, & Citrix we know we
were right leaving the fluffy social media metrics and lack of clear ROI to our
What’s the story? With a steady
inflow of new Clients we are looking for Junior Social Media Managers who we
will train, nurture, mentor and love.
You Will Be:
Implementing social media and community road-maps and strategy
Analysing streams of information/articles/blogs/news/trends to
locate the hidden gems that your community members are craving (think
information overload)
Repositioning, rewording provocative and engaging content to get
your community members hot under the collar
Spinning the direction a community discussion is taking to maximize
the engagement opportunity (poke a stick at the beehive to get the bees
Writing and seeding thought provoking, original
Planning, developing and implementing content calendar
Moderating discussions and comments with an iron-fist (community
members can be an unruly bunch)
Locating, tracking and building one-on-one relationships with key
industry thought leaders and influencers (use other people’s brains and
Build and nurture relationships with key members (flirting with
100’s of people a day)
Managing & coordinating various supporting activities with
administration staff and business intelligence team (we don’t want you
doing all the heavy lifting)
Drive engagement and passion amongst the members (blackmail,
bribery, kisses and kicks ok)
Reporting on Metric, KPI’s & ROI (It can’t all be fun, now can
In other words, multi-multi-tasking, did we say multi-tasking!!!!

If you have these skills or experience,
we should be talking:
You have 12mths commercial social media experience (this mean you have
been employed to do social media or at least interned for 12mths) – social
media and the internet is like your third arm, you are wired for social
media, it’s in your DNA.
You are a wordsmith with a love of writing. Maybe you did
journalism, English Literature or Marketing at university but there is a
budding Ernest Hemmingway or even better an Irvine Welsh waiting to be
unleashed. We are looking for people with Degrees.
You believe that ‘when you are not learning you are waiting to
die’. The communities and social media assets we manage cover
subjects from Technology, Innovation, Retailing to Education (we operate
mainly in the B2B space, although slowly but surely are adding B2C clients
eg the World Number One Drone Racing team.

South Africa:

#203, Buitenkloof Studios
Kloof Street
Cape Town

Telephone: 021 3001 804