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Digital Media Manager – Marketing and Communications job – Negotiable salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Feb 28, 2019

A leading digital agency based in Johannesburg are looking for a Digital Media Manager to join their team. The Digital Media Manager acts as the day-to-day team lead, mentor, coach, and support base for the paid media team. This job will require you to drive innovation at both the strategic and execution level, and cultivates key partnerships to deliver the best digital media opportunities to the business across social, programmatic, display, mobile, and video

Your key job responsibilities as the Digital Media Manager in Johannesburg:

  • Lead overall media strategy development and group brainstorming sessions with the intention of bringing great ideas to life
  • Oversee the development of strong and effective media plans incorporating programmatic, display, mobile, social and video based on sound strategies and research
  • Work with creative team on ad development to ensure media and creative strategies work in harmony
  • Work with Associate Director of Digital Media and Vice President of Media to ensure plans are on strategy and meet objectives
  • Own Key Performance Indicator(KPI) identification, forecasting, tracking and reporting on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
  • Interpret media performance data and apply insights
  • Manage relationships with vendors and partners
  • Seek new trends and opportunities within the industry within display, mobile, social and video; develop POVs to share with media team

Requirements for this Digital Media Manager job in Johannesburg:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5-7 years of related experience required
  • Familiarity with third party ad servers, programmatic and social buying platforms
  • Experience with all areas of digital media including social, display, video, affiliate and programmatic
  • Experience managing a team
  • Agency experience a plus
  • Strong writing, presentation and strategic and analytical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate with simplicity and influence broadly
  • Nimble and flexible to succeed in a fast-paced environment and balance multiple projects

If you are a Digital Media Manager looking for a great new job opportunity in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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