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Department of Marketing and Communications

Salary: R28 073.50 – R37 338.83 (Per month)

Minimum years experience needed:


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Job Description:

The Social Media Specialist will work directly with the Digital Manager to manage strategy and delivery of all social media campaigns. The candidate will be responsible for the operational, day to day management of the online communities for the organization; from creating monthly schedules, briefing of artwork, social media paid marketing management to daily monitoring of platforms.

List of skills needed:

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Degree or equivalent in IT, Marketing, Media or Communications – ideally with specialization in Digital Marketing
  • Minimum 5 years’ social media management and content marketing experience
  • Strong knowledge of digital marketing
  • Strong project management and organisational skills
  • Creative writing, copy editing, basic image editing
  • Working knowledge of how to determine value from a customer perspective
  • Solid agency experience

Key Performance Areas: 

  • Participate in the development of digital business strategy
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Reporting and Analytics
  • Stakeholder relations
  • Planning and Organising
  • Financial management/oversight and compliance

Required Skills, Competencies and Attributes:

  • Well versed in influencer community in South Africa, and well aware of online community content portals in South Africa
  • Understanding of web technologies involved in digital and social platforms
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Social Media Listening Tools
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Digital Analytics Tools
  • Advanced MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Project Management
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Planning Ability
  • Verbal Communication
  • Written Communication
  • High energy and drive
  • Team player
  • Self-disciplined
  • Deadline orientated
  • Perform under pressure
  • Innovative and strategic thinking
  • Multitasking Ability
  • Results oriented (output driven)
  • Thorough and excellent follow-through ability
  • Willingness to work extended hours and travel substantively (within and across borders)
  • Networking ability, i.e. building and maintaining relationships for business and collaborative opportunities
  • Service oriented, i.e. desire to serve and customer oriented
  • Persuasive, i.e. ability to convince others from different functions and levels of an idea or concept to obtain support

Brand South Africa is committed to ensuring and maintaining workplace diversity and the attainment of employment equity, having due regard to qualifications and appropriate experience. Please include certified copies of ID, and qualifications and contact details of at least 3 referees.

Brand South Africa encourages applications from people with disabilities, White, Indian (male/female) as per EE requirements   

This position is subject to competency assessments. Brand South Africa retains the right not to employ.

Apply for the "SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST – 6 MONTH CONTRACT" vacancy by emailing:

Please attach your CV document.
Provide your contact details as well.