Social Media Specialist in Gauteng - Initiate International

Initiate International

Initiate International was formed in 2007 with the desire to offer a new and dynamic style of recruitment. Our mission is simple: to deliver the highest standards of service through a consultative approach. We take the time to find out what you are looking for in your next career move or in your next recruitment requirement. We understand how important culture fit is, and make it one of our primary targets to match the person to the culture of a company, not just the job spec. Rapidly establishing ourselves as a recruitment partner of choice, we now work with some of the leading organisations in the world across Finance, Marketing & Communications, Information Technology and Foreign Language recruitment and Property. We offer not only a personal and professional approach, but a meticulous and detailed screening service to help you, as a recruiting manager focus on your key deliverables and to ensure you chose from the best talent available. Our consultants are all specialists within their fields, and as such have detailed knowledge of the specific industry they recruit in. They cannot only help guide you as a recruitment manager through the recruitment process, advising you from their advanced experience in their individual sectors, but they can also help you as a skilled job seeker find your next challenging position within your chosen career path. If you are searching for a key and vital employee, or looking for your next career step, contact us today to arrange a face to face meeting to discuss how we may be able to help. Recruiter from sector Human Resources

    About this job ad 13 July


  • Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Description

  • A digital marketing agency in Johannesburg is looking for a Social Media Specialist to join their team. The Social Media Specialist will be responsible for content creation, oversight, implementation and daily management of the organization’s social media marketing and communications initiatives. This job will also require you to gather information, write impactful stories; and create videos
    Your key job responsibilities as the Social Media Specialist in Johannesburg will include:
    - Researching social media best practices and implementing those practices to grow and engage social media followers
    - Monitoring social media pages including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
    - Willing to work towards expanding their social media presence into new platforms (Snapchat, Pinterest, etc.)
    - Writing and posting timely and relevant information about programs, events and other activities on all of the social media pages including strategically utilizing Facebook Live
    - Managing and monitoring the online community, responding professionally to comments on social media pages
    - Creating infographics and editing photos for use on social media sites
    - Gathering and reporting on social media analytics
    - Writing blog posts
    Requirements for this Social Media Specialist job in Johannesburg:
    - Degree in Marketing, Communications, or PR would be preferred
    - At least 3 years’ social media experience
    - Excellent writing skills including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation
    - Proficient in social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
    - Experience in producing Live Facebook posts
    - Photography and video production experience
    - Graphic design experience
    - Experience using Illustrator
    - Experience using video editing programs (Movie Maker or comparable program)
    - Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines
    - Availability to work some weekends and evenings photographing events

    If you meet the above requirements for this Social Media Specialist 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

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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Ad summary

  • Social Media Specialist  in City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Recruiter

    Initiate International
  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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