We’re hiring a junior media/content manager!

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 Claremont, Cape Town, we are a small, hands-on agency that makes a big impact in the fintech, healthcare, early learning and EdTech sectors. The candidate should be driven by effectiveness, have a meticulous eye for detail, and demonstrate originality and creativity when it comes to tackling complex projects.

Position: 

Junior media/content manager

Requirements:

  • Degree in relevant field
  • Socially conscious and able to unpack complex ideas
  • Ability to write on different subjects across a variety of sectors
  • Solutions-driven thinker
  • Must be Cape Town based
  • Driver’s license

Skillset

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Keen interest in the local media landscape and social media trends
  • Good organisational and project management skills
  • Able to work independently

Key traits:

  • Attention to detail is a pre-requisite
  • Open to feedback and constructive criticism
  • 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
  • Tech-savvy
  • Proactive
  • Passionate

Duties and responsibilities

Traditional media:

  • Copywriting and press release writing
  • Developing and growing media relationships
  • Compiling targeted media lists
  • Pitching stories – print, broadcast and online
  • Coverage reporting

Digital:

  • Content planning and creation
  • Community management
  • Social media management and engagement
  • Social media advertising – budget management and reporting

Client service:

  • Acquire knowledge of client’s business and insights into the industry they operate in and assist in anticipating needs, solutions and opportunities to tap into

Salary is dependent on level of experience.

Excited by what you’ve read? Strongly feel that you meet the brief? Send us your CV, a compelling forwarding letter, and a relevant writing sample, we’d love to hear from you – connect@be-cause.co.za.

ENDS

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