Social Media/Content Manager

Remuneration:Market related 
Location:Johannesburg, Rosebank Area
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Travel requirement:Occasional
Company:theProject Media and Advertising

Job description

Please note: If you would like to apply for this position, please include your work samples along with your resume when applying. This may include case studies of work done, sample analytic reports - anything that best illustrates your work, skills and abilities. This is not a position for a learnership or an internship, and also not a journalism / editorial employment opportunity. 

A social and digital media position for a premium brand account(s) within our dynamic agency. 

If you haven't received a reply within 7 business days from sending your application through, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Daily tasks include, but not limited to:
  • Research, development, and implementation of a detailed and focused social marketing strategy.
  • Community management on various platforms, scheduling of content, and management of engagement resulting from the same.
  • Work with team members within the agency to develop and manage the social content calendar and manage executions of the same to sustain growth, engagement and brand equity online.
  • Successfully deliver on tangible KPIs from various campaign briefs.
  • Explore, identify and stay abreast of new social media and digital media opportunities and trends in order to proactively identify future opportunities for clients.
  • Good knowledge of the full spectrum of social media platforms to be able to advise and consult on a range of provided briefs and requirements.
  • Ability to deliver content treatments and ideas on command and in the last minute is an ongoing requirement. Planning ahead of schedule is a must.
  • Ability to multitask is vital. If deadlines are a problem, please don't apply.
  • Familiarity with social media management, monitoring and analytics tools, as well as proven experience on usage of the same.
  • Evaluate the strategy for each account, offer up insight into the performance of the content as well as platforms used, and provide recommendations based on detailed analysis of all content presented.
  • Reporting is key. Ability to generate analytic, technical, and content based reports on a weekly basis is a requirement, and examples of similar must be provided. 


  • Excellent presentation skills. This is non-negotiable. Samples of work, both strategic and simpler, daily tasks, within the industry must be provided, with contactable references. Not blogs, articles for local newspapers or long-form editorials. Digital and social media samples only.
  • Excellent computer literacy skills, on a variety of devices and platforms.
  • Evenings and weekends are an occasional must. Our clients operate globally, in different time zones, thus requiring presence and delivery after RSA standard operating hours, as well as on weekends.
  • Understanding and experience in corporate marketing, web and social media, with samples of previous projects to be presented.
  • Customer service oriented personality, with strong customer empathy, ability to deliver and respond to online queries immediately, and with satisfactory results.
  • Experience and knowledge of paid media strategies will be considered an advantage.
  • Great creative and conceptual outlook to anything, ability to take a simple statement from a vague brief and turn it into a creative campaign is key.

Posted on 16 May 09:42

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