Digital Content Producer Job at 99 Cents – Western Cape

We are looking for someone who is passionate about innovation in Social Media, Influencer, and Content Marketing. It’s an exciting time to join our close-knit team and become a part of launching and delivering high-quality and exceptional online content for some of the biggest brands in Africa.

Do you have excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills? Are you self-motivated, focussed, and enjoy multi-tasking? Would you describe yourself as a highly adaptable human who is excited about constant change? Consider yourself a strategic, innovative, and creative thinker? Do you reckon a challenge is just an opportunity yet to be explored?

Say no more!

We need someone who gets bored easily, dips their finger into every pie, clicks on everything with curiosity, takes charge, and obsesses over the details because they MUST! Why? Because we want someone who will be as passionate about our content department as we are AND see opportunities that others won’t.

Your day-to-day will require you to understand our clients’ needs and integrating with their existing client service and social media teams’ content calendars to prepare and execute online content at current events and shoots etc.

Your focus, however, will be largely centered around tactical proposals and executions for social media. Ideally, this would require you to participate in the social department and make use of current online listening tools, search for trends, define insights, and source brand opportunities.

The ideal candidate has a marketing/agency background and has enthusiasm for the retail industry. They would need to have superior presentation and communication skills and proven hands-on experience copywriting, conceptualizing, organizing, budgeting, and managing online content for brands. A strategic copywriter who has experience working in both creative teams and client service/production teams.

Client Service & Project Management

Work closely with Client Service and Production Departments to effectively integrate into the day-to-day campaign and always-on work.

Build trust through ongoing thought leadership

Create and manage creative briefs, client feedback, and delivery of content

Timelines, cost estimates, billing, and budgeting.

Manage permits, licensing, negotiating, casting, etc.

Manage and maintain studio equipment


Work closely with the Creative Department and Production Suppliers to take full opportunity of clients active production jobs

Translate the brief and the strategic requirements into a compelling creative solution

Together with the Art Director, direct and produce effective, impactful, and compelling advertising that reflects insight into the task, the brand, and the target market

Ensure all work is proofed and is 100% accurate against channel specifications – prepped for delivery and activation. Resolve any activation issues that might occur in real time.

Content Marketing

Work closely with the Social Media Department to pro-actively identify creative digital trends and opportunities for our clients via trend sourcing, outreach & tactical response

Be able to put proposals together in a very short amount of time in order to meet trend targets effectively

Ensure work is effectively scheduled & deactivated across channels – and then listen for any additional content marketing requirements for a response.

Ensure effective tags/tracking, etc. implemented across content.

Collaborate with brands’ creative teams to manage clients’ creative content bibles, the creative identity of channels, templates, and spec sheets.

Work closely with the influencer department for effective influencer reviewing, sourcing, outreach, and day-to-day management on any content marketing jobs.

Work closely with the paid media house and any other suppliers/teams that you produce content for and ensure your department always has the most up-to-date information for online channels.

Content & Channel Performance Management

Work closely with the Strategy Department to deliver accurate benchmarks and reports of your content marketing efforts

Ad Hoc: Channel, Content, Campaign, and Health Audits/Reporting

Ad Hoc: Performance checks & recommendations

Minimum relevant experience and skills/attributes required:
3-5 years experience in copywriting and client service and/or social media management

Portfolio displaying your own conceptual and strategic copywriting online

Experience in writing is ideally in branded content for online platforms including social, email, website, app, and/or paid media

Experience working on all current & emerging social platforms.

A positive attitude towards tight deadlines.

Excellent attention to detail.

Enjoys a fast-paced agency environment with rapidly changing priorities.

Self-motivated, hard-working, and always eager to grow-and-learn attitude.

Excellent critical-thinking and problem-solving skills are a must

Ability to think creatively and out of the box.

Exceptional writing, communication, and confident presentation skills.

Excellent command of English, both written and verbal.

Valid, driver’s license, and own transport.

Responsible and trustworthy.

Technical skills/knowledge:
Ideally a degree/diploma in Copywriting or Journalism

Design Platforms: Basic knowledge in Adobe Creative Cloud & Figma.

Social Platforms: Hands-on experience with social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, TikTok, WhatsApp, Snap chat, etc.

Experience using Microsoft Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)

Social Media content management platforms (HootSuite, Falcon Social, or similar)

Social Media monitoring platforms (Brandseye, Simply Measured, Meltwater, or similar)

Reporting platforms (Google Analytics, Data Studio, Tag Manager, etc.)

Interested candidates must please submit a concise CV and salary expectation. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within three weeks after submitting your application, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We remain committed to the principles of employment equity.

About the Company

Company: 99 Cents –

Company Location:  Western Cape

Estimated Salary:

About 99 Cents -