Social Medial Strategist

Cape Town CBD,
+27 21 422 5048
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Job Description

 Planning, Analyzing, Evaluating • Develop workable budgets, media, content and editorial plans and realistic timetables. • Creation of marketing recommendations, strategies and actions for the client. • Review, analyse and evaluate what is relative to the client’s needs and objectives • Provide updates/ reports on a regular basis • Defining project scope • Manage clients and internal personnel’s needs and expectations. • Determine project risks on an ongoing basis, escalate issues as needed. • Employ a variety of research techniques to understand, analyse, and provide insight to each campaign or project • Manage the day-to-day execution of social media messaging. • Create regular blog posts based on industry and company related events, news, reviews etc • Creating presentations re strategies and marketing ideas for campaigns and social media pages to clients as well as management  Team Leading, Coordinating, Managing • Provide leadership within the social media team and monitor work scope against all variables. • Monitor all strategic activity on assigned projects and communicate status of each project to appropriate internal personnel and the client • Presenting content and social media strategy deliverables to clients • Monitoring and enforcing project constraints (schedule / scope / resources) • Mentor and provide training to communication and management professionals throughout the organization on best practices for creating, managing, monitoring, and developing content for social networks • Growth of Social Department and mentoring new members of the team as it grows.  Strategy and Content Development • Be a Content Creator • Competitive site analysis and benchmarking in content breadth, organisation and presentation. • Creating development plans for online content • Selecting and evaluating content; developing site content matrix. • Developing content attributes and classification schemes (content models) • Content development and editorial calendar planning • Initiate and lead all appropriate social media project meetings. • Conduct online media, influencer & partnership outreach. • Assist in the execution of on-going content for clients

Candidate Qualifications

• Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Advertising or Business preferred. • Grade 12 • 5+ years relevant experience

Candidate Skills

• Demonstrated experience and a passion for the social technology universe (i.e., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Foursquare, Flickr, blogs, wikis, RSS, social bookmarking, discussion forums and community software) • Advantageous - Experience with online monitoring and measurement platforms including but not limited to Omniture, Facebook Insights, YouTube Insights, Google Analytics, HootSuite, TweetDeck, and Social Mention. • Experience with creating and identifying quality social media content related to the client – must be industry relevant • Experience developing and launching email and text messaging campaigns preferred • Forecasting, budgeting and pacing, campaign creation and optimization • Demonstrate strategic insight • Deadline driven and ability to juggle several assignments simultaneously • Experience with Adobe Design Suite CS4 or CS5 (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash)

Branch Information

Cape Town - Perm/Temp Recruitment


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