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Be-cause is hiring!

Be-cause Integrated Communications is hiring! We are looking for an individual who is passionate about communications and bringing brand stories to life through public relations and digital strategy. Based in Observatory, Cape Town, we are a niche agency that works with multi-nationals, brands and NGOs to generate awareness around sustainability, education, fintech, and healthcare to name a few key areas. The successful candidate should be driven by effectiveness, have an eye for detail and help ensure that our agency remains at the forefront of the macro environment in which our clients operate.

Position: Junior content manager

Job description:

To start from July (or as soon as available)

Skills set:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Keen interest in the local media landscape and social media trends
  • Strong organisational and project management skills
  • Able to work independently and remotely (until lockdown restrictions ease)

Key traits:

  • Attention to detail a pre-requisite
  • Quick learner
  • Level-headed
  • Process driven
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Team player, but also able to work independently
  • Able to multi-task and think on your feet
  • Able to prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Proactive
  • Passionate

Requirements:

  • Degree in relevant field
  • Confident and warm personality for engaging with clients
  • Ability to manage multiple clients across a variety of sectors
  • Solutions-driven thinker
  • Basic Excel skills
  • Tech-savvy
  • Team player
  • Must be Cape Town based
  • Driver’s license

Duties:

Client service:

  • Acquiring knowledge of client’s business and insights into the industry they operate in and assist in anticipating needs, solutions and opportunities to tap into
  • Assist with:
    • Building and sustaining strategic communications plans and opportunities for clients
    • Onboarding and building relationships with new clients
    • Coordinating, planning and execution of activities for clients
  • Compiling status, action and monthly reports
  • Ensuring monthly deliverables are met

Traditional media:

  • Copywriting – press releases, advertorial, media statements and reports
  • Securing coverage and interview opportunities

Digital comms:

  • Developing monthly content schedules for a broad range of clients
  • Managing social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram
  • Planning and implementing effective paid social campaigns, inclusive of managing client budgets

Excited by what you’ve read? Strongly feel that you meet the brief? Send us your CV, we’d love to hear from you – connect@be-cause.co.za. Salary is entry level and would suit someone entering their first formal job post-degree, which is a prerequisite.

4 Comments

  • Please consider my application as I have 23 plus years of experience where I have picked up an abundance of skills and actual abilities in all required fields.
    I look forward to your response.
    Warmest regards
    Lisa

    • Hi Lisa – thank you for your interest in the position. We have received your application and shortlisted candidates will be contacted with more information on next steps.

  • Good day. Please kindly find my application for this position. I have years of experience in both managing of content as well as understanding what it takes to think out side the box of content creation. I have a wide variety of work experience in both the film, and advertisement industry, and also managing stakeholders, working with content for non-profits as well as report writing.
    Looking forward to your response.
    Kindest regards
    Richard Gauld

    • Hi Richard – thank you for your interest in the position. We have received your application and shortlisted candidates will be contacted with more information on next steps.

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