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Social Media Strategist – Marketing and Communications job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Jan 8, 2019

A media company based in Johannesburg has an exciting job opportunity for a Social Media Strategist to join their team. The Social Media Strategist will be responsible for increasing engagement and generating leads using advanced social media practices. This job will require you ensure increased exposure of products and growth for the brand through managing and expanding relationships with producers, TV shows and bloggers

Your key job responsibilities as the Social Media Strategist in Johannesburg will include:

  • Increase followers and engagement through multiple social media sites using captivating content and copy within a robust monthly posting schedule. Be prepared to provide weekly and monthly analytical reports
  • Plan and coordinate a high volume of tradeshow activities across products and areas of business from end-to-end
  • Attend customer events and trade shows
  • Organize and maintain all trade show displays, materials and premiums
  • Increase product and brand exposure by connecting with producers, TV shows and bloggers
  • Assist with recording metrics for frequent sales and marketing campaigns
  • Work with vendors to order marketing collateral and promotional items
  • Assist the Creative Director with a wide range of administrative responsibilities such as scheduling customer promotions and collateral development, and managing the annual events calendar
  • Write blog posts and articles for publications 1-2 times per month
  • Collaborate with marketing team for advertising, branding videos and product development concepts
  • Assist with assembling mailers, signage requests and sample binders as needed

Requirements for this Social Media Strategist job in Johannesburg:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related program
  • A minimum of 2 year’s social media strategy experience
  • 5+ years’ overall social media experience
  • Highly organized and able to work efficiently on multiple projects to meet tight deadlines
  • Experience with tradeshow management or event planning
  • Advanced writing and communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

If you meet the above requirements for this Social Media Strategist job 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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