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Junior Content Creator

at Recruit Digital in City of Cape Town Metro

My client is looking for a Junior Content Creator to join the growing marketing team. We're looking for someone with a passion for sports and a flair for the creative. Think early 90s Andre Agassi, without the drug addiction.

The successful candidate will be working closely with the marketing team to create entertaining social content and memorable content marketing.

Candidates should be critical thinkers and social media experts, with a passion for sport and current affairs. Ideally, you will have journalism or brand copywriting experience (online or print) with a playfully provocative outlook to your work.

A successful applicant will have excellent editing, writing and core journalism skills, knowledge of Content Management Systems, digital media trends, and understand the basics of SEO.

The candidate should be active on social media channels and will work in a tight-knit team that covers everything from the Premier League to Super Rugby, Horse Racing to Elections - creating content that is both insightful and entertaining.

Key responsibilities and duties:

Responsible for but not limited to the following duties:

  • Reporting to the Digital Content Manager, you will work within the Editorial team and play a lead role in developing daily original, cutting-edge storytelling for latest digital media platforms.
  • Social 
  • You will be charged with helping grow the company's reach and engagement through editorial content in line with KPI metrics, increasing interactions and brand consideration 
  • You should have the ability to create and edit outstanding, brand-critical sports and news content for marketing campaigns. The candidate will maintain the highest standards of creative, thoughtful, authoritative brand journalism.
  • The ability to report and communicate editorial statistics and customer analysis to your colleagues is a key part of this job. Good presentation skills are an advantage.

Skills and education:

  • Experience working with a leading brand, agency or news organization. You must be nuts about news and sport.
  • Educated to degree level at least (journalism, politics, business, marketing), you should have strong project management and organisational skills.
  • A dedicated team-player, not afraid to put a shoulder to the wheel, you must have a track record of editorial flair and creativity.
  • Solid working knowledge of Wordpress or similar Content Management Systems.
  • Published creative is essential which demonstrates a thorough understanding of visual storytelling, the ability to create compelling news angles, and digital innovation.
  • Understand brand identity and its importance to business development.

Preference will be given to AA candidates. 

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