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Mid-Level Social Manager Job, Johannesburg

Remuneration: negotiable depending on experience
Location: Johannesburg
Level of education: Diploma
Job level: Environment
Travel requirement: Casual
Employment Policy: Employment equity position
Type: Permanent
Reference: #GCM170722SM
Company: Gorilla

job description

Do you have a passion for people and communities? Do you like to engage, talk a lot, write and get your hands dirty? Then we want you! We are looking for a new team member to manage our clients’ social media accounts and to create content and write texts.

You are the voice of our customers

We need a hard worker who is passionate about what we do and enjoys being part of a fun, motivated team. If you’re passionate about social media and understand that the world is all about #hashtags and trends, love the idea of ​​big ideas that “break the internet” while still being targeted, we’d love to talk to you.

Responsible for:

Advocate for the community and the brand, nurture opinion and insight into any creative session to ensure the outcome is on target. Write texts for your brands, share joy and excitement with your communities.

Reports to:

Social Media Manager

The kind of person we want is:

  • Creative – Community management and writing requires a certain degree of imagination. There is no manual or black and white response.
  • Curious – This environment is an endless learning curve. If you don’t discover new things, you are left behind.
  • Team player – Type of person who steps up and gets involved when they need to help a teammate, must be willing to work in a team and be open to new approaches.
  • Driven – Task oriented, ability to manage and meet deadlines.
  • Analytics – Understand and use tools that help understand the effectiveness and impact of our work. Brand work should be informed by the performance of the work that precedes it.
  • Passionate – It’s not a job, it’s a career. We need someone who is looking to make their mark on the world and ready to carve out a place for themselves in our agency as we grow.
  • Proactive – Always on the lookout for something new. Willing to go beyond the limits of what we do and look at what we are going to do.


  • Digital and social copywriting – Research, understand and create timely and engaging copy for your customers that is on brand and in line with social and digital media goals and platforms.
  • Community Manager – ensuring brand communities are regularly and continuously updated with no static or cluttered flow back and forth in terms of moderation, response, engagement, interaction and posting.
  • Content strategy – develop content strategies for your brand, understanding digital and social platforms, and what content works where for your audience.
  • Information and analysis – Rate and evaluate performance and use it to provide feedback to the account manager and creative team, with feedback on how to improve the work.
  • Reflection – Participation in creative sessions focused on problem solving and idea sharing. Support your team and your designers on new digital and social developments (in collaboration with the creative team and the Head of Social Manager).


  • At least three years of experience in an agency environment.
  • A degree or diploma in marketing, copywriting, public relations, branding, or journalism.
  • Exceptional English, editing, proofreading and writing skills.
  • Must have a very good sense of detail.
  • Excellent communication and time management skills.

Company Description

We’re an award-winning digital agency looking for awesome

Posted Jul 18 10:27, Closing date Sep 15