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Social Media Account Manager (Digital Marketing/Advertising Industry) (Relocation to Cape Town)

Posted in MEDIA

A local company

Job Type

Full Time


South Africa

Description :

Do you have solid experience as a Social Media account expert? Do you wish to broaden your horizon in a young & dynamic company – then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Our Client,an all-inclusive digital marketing agency that focuses on creating and implementing integrated strategies while breaking the mould of the traditional ‘agency & client’ relationship, is currently looking for a Social Media Account Manager, for their Office in Cape Town.

They operate in South Africa and across various international markets giving them the benefit of a global affiliation while maintaining local independence.

Some specialised services include:

● Paid Media: Search, Display, Programmatic, Social

● Earned Media: SEO, Content Creation, and Content Marketing

● Media Buying: Buying advertising space on leading media properties

As the Social Media Account Manager, you will be responsible for all digital media implementation across their portfolio of clients. You will be required to compile media plans, plan budgets, liaise with Media Owners, and manage the entire campaign process from end-to-end. You'll require strong digital channel implementation experience and should be able to execute and troubleshoot where required.

Type: Full Time


3+ years Campaign management experience (e.g. advertising/media), digital marketing experience and accounts/stakeholder management.

Basic knowledge of Display & Video 360, Social (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn), YouTube, Premium Display

Strong understanding & experience of Search Ads 360 & Google Ads

Knowledge and experience with WordPress and other CMS’s

Ability to perform an in depth audit of at least one channel and give recommendations to the campaign managers

Strong analytical skills to provide actionable insights & recommendations into live / potentially new campaign performance to the client or senior management

Have a good understanding of GA and create basic reports in Google Data Studio.

A good understanding of the various digital channels to assist clients with strategies.

Making use of in-depth knowledge of paid media principles, how the markets operate and advance analytics skills to educate/up-skill clients and internal teams

Excellent written communication skills in order to compose emails/briefs/status meetings in a simple but professional manner and communicate to client/internal without having to use jargons.

Excellent presentation skills using google slides or other presentation tools. Basic Knowledge of HTML

All Google certifications must be up to date.


Presenting the latest trends in the industry to the client when needed.

Understanding clients primary and secondary business objectives. Able to translate these into measurable KPIs for both client and internal use.

End-to-end campaign management including, but not limited to, implementation planning, budget planning, cross-channel implementation, campaign optimisation, and reporting with insights

Attend status meetings with the account manager and the client.

Working closely with the Account Managers to ensure client briefs are executed effectively and efficiently in order to drive results

Ensuring day-to-day operational delivery of paid media campaigns

Assisting with new pitches and RFPs.

Competitor analysis and keyword research.

Keep abreast with new trends in digital technology

Assisting the team with troubleshooting across various channels/platforms

Able to compile an in-depth competitor analysis

Drafting strategies that tie in with other channels to drive business goals.

Keep abreast of any developments in the Search, Social & Display market

Please Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If this sparks your interest, apply today! we’d love to hear from you!

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