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IMPORTANT NOTICE: While this role is predominantly focused on social media, before you apply, please take into consideration that this position is at a small company and therefore requires an individual who is eager to learn new skills, not afraid to get their hands dirty, and is willing to work together with the team to ensure the success of everything we do.

THESE THINGS MATTER:

  • We’re a company that values growth, and continuous learning. It would be important for you to embody this in your own life too.

  • You should be naturally drawn to, and have a passion for, social media, content creation and the digital space in general.

  • Must have an intuition about social trends, popular culture, societal interests and South African culture.

  • Be a forward and open thinker. Willing to challenge the status quo and should be comfortable to vocalise your beliefs, values and opinions – in a healthy and respectful way.

  • Should be highly creative

  • A basic understanding of how computers work.

  • A passion for social justice and making a difference on the African continent is important.

  • Raw talent and instinct will serve you well.

  • Must be Johannesburg based.

  • Should be self-accountable and action driven.

 

YOU’LL BE WORKING ON:

This job predominantly involves managing social media accounts & creating content for platforms such as:

  • TikTok

  • Instagram

  • Facebook

  • LinkedIn

  • X

  • Pinterest

On a day to day, you will be:

  • Scheduling and posting on social media.

  • Doing Community Management – responding to comments, DMs etc.

  • Interacting with relevant accounts of our clients and growing community.

  • Working with the team to come up with ideas for campaigns and social media posts.

  • Basic admin work such as maintaining spreadsheets and content calendars.

  • Attending events and visiting clients to shoot TikToks and reels.

 

WILL WORK IN YOUR FAVOUR BUT NOT NECESSARY:

  • Speaking and writing South African languages other than English and Afrikaans.

  • Having your own smartphone and laptop.

  • Having a car. This is not important, but you must be willing to travel around Johannesburg with public transport or Uber as you will often have to visit clients, locations etc.

  • Have an online presence of your own, with examples of reels or TikToks you’ve created and edited.

 

ADDED BENEFITS:

  • You will learn A LOT, and I will push you out of your comfort zone.

  • You will build strong, meaningful connections with our network of really powerful and impactful individuals and organisations.

  • I will care about you, mentor you, help you find your own path and encourage you to do what you love.

  • You will be given clear guidance, and instruction. Training will be provided where necessary.

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • You’ll be working across multiple brands in varying industries.

  • This job has no minimum educational or experience requirements, however, I will need to see raw talent and an understanding of the online landscape.

  • Three-month probation with a one-year contract following that.

  • Looking for someone to start immediately.

  • You should be comfortable potentially appearing on camera for TikToks and Reels.

To apply:

Send your CV and social media handles to shakirah@thatnetworkcommunications.com.

Applications close on Thursday, 14 September 2023 at 11pm.

 

xx

Shakirah

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