Social Media Assistant Job at 99 Cents – Western Cape

Our Cape Town office is looking for a Social Media Assistant to join our Client Service Team.

Role Summary:
We are looking for a passionate and resourceful individual to assist in creating high-quality, creative content that aligns with broad brand strategy, meets objectives, and takes the brand forward. In addition, we want someone who is goal orientated, takes the initiative, responds well to feedback, and enjoys a challenge. You will work closely with our senior digital account executive to assist in the daily management of the social channels and ensuring that your two major South African furniture brands stay ahead of the curve. In short, you will need to be someone who can use data-driven insights to generate successful creative content.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:
Research, plan and create engaging campaign content

Apply brand strategy to campaigns

Collaborate with client service, creatives, and PR on integrated campaigns

Work with other departments to support larger campaigns and to align content with macro objectives

Assist with the creation of content calendars

Schedule social media content

Work closely with the Paid Media team

Apply knowledge of target market and online following to generate valuable content

Monitor campaigns on social listening tools

Assist with compiling monthly reports

Present learnings, make recommendations, apply learnings to future content creation and campaign management

Research and stay up to date with technologies and social media platform trends

Stay up to date with industry and competitor trends and behaviour

Prepare for regular feedback sessions with the digital team

Assist with day-to-day tasks

Personal Attributes:
Able to multitask

Analytical and detail orientated

Highly organised and must have good time management skills

Can work well under pressure

Able to take initiative and work independently

Works well in a team

Strong communication skills

Responsible and accountable

Extremely strong work ethic

Punctual, courteous and passionate

Valid driver’s license and own transport

A degree in advertising, marketing, communications, media studies, English or a related field

One to two years experience in social media

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

High level of spoken and written English

In-depth knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest platforms

Experience with Hootsuite

Experience with Facebook Business Manager and Creative Studio

Experience presenting to clients

Only submissions received via our dedicated recruitment address will be considered. Should you not hear from us within two weeks of your submission, please consider your application 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 -