Social Media Community Manager

  • JM Placement Solutions
  • Pretoria, South Africa
  • Aug 04, 2018
Full time Media & Journalism

Job Description

A dynamic digital strategy group in Pretoria is looking for a talented Social Media Community Manager to join their team. The successful candidate needs to have 2-3 years’ experience in the following:

  • Community Management
  • Reporting
  • Basic Copywriting
  • Admin
  • Ability to understand/speak Afrikaans is advantageous

Responsibilities include updating our social media pages, responding to followers and tracking user engagement. To be successful in this role, you should have excellent web content writing skills and experience advertising on multiple social networks.

Ultimately, you will ensure we maintain a strong online voice and brand consistent with our marketing goals.


  • Proven 2 - 3 years’ work experience as a Social Media Marketer or similar role
  • Hands-on experience using various social media platforms to advertise
  • Solid knowledge of SEO, keyword research and analytics tools (e.g. Google Analytics)
  • Familiarity with online paid advertising
  • Ability to deliver creative web content (text, image and video)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Degree in Marketing, Communications or relevant field advantageous


  • Write, edit and publish engaging posts for various social networks, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Optimize social media posts (language, tone, message) based on our target audience’s behaviours
  • Select appealing images and videos to complement text
  • Update our social media pages with compelling company news
  • Coordinate with internal teams to create advertising posts (e.g. for events, open roles and product releases)
  • Track and report on social media insights (traffic, engagement, shares, conversion rates)
  • Apply advertising techniques to boost brand awareness, like promotions and competitions
  • Respond to questions and comments on our social media pages in a timely and accurate manner
  • Network with clients and industry professionals

Apply via the link or email your CV to