Join our team: Exciting positions available at CapeTownMagazine.com

 

Online Editor

Duration: Contract
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Education level: Degree
Job level: Mid

Job description

CapeTownMagazine.com is looking for a dynamic online editor looking to make a mark; a person with a passion for storytelling, a love for the Mother City and an obsession with online. The position is geared at someone who will be excited to take our methodologies and emotive brand to the next level. You should love to investigate different angles, to create excitement for our readers and people outside the in-crowd. You are a firecracker – someone with a strong personality who isn’t afraid to make big content decisions and who doesn’t back down from a challenge. Besides that you are an editing  guru – someone who’s not only meticulous about grammar, spelling, style, formatting and fact-checking, but also enjoys re-crafting stories on a daily basis. One of your primary duties will be sub/ copy-editing. Our new online editor needs to thrive in a deadline-driven environment, have a knack for generating brilliant content quickly, understand the role of social media in the online publishing industry and take pleasure in generating editorial idea after idea, enabling, coaching and grooming a team as well as a city. We also want someone who knows the ins and outs of SEO and Google Analytics.

Duties: To map and roll out our mission and vision of Unwrapping Cape Town and enabling exciting discoveries around the corner for our readers locally and globally.

  • Commissioning and editing content (from articles, captions to social) as required on a day-to-day basis

  • Proofreading content (articles, captions, social posts)

  • Planning for and driving content team’s creative output by leading creative/planning meetings

  • Creating ‘best of class' content that is SEO optimised

  • Ensure that format, style and design elements are consistent and correct. Check facts against source material, doing independent research as needed.

  • Pushing in-house and freelance content creators to excellence by hitting brand bulls eye

  • Ensuring that copy is in line with CapeTownMagazine.com’s style and brand values

Please do not apply if you don’t have at least 3-5 years of experience in the online/digital publishing sector.

Requirements

  • An industry relevant tertiary qualification

  • A minimum of two years in an online/digital editorial position in the magazine or media industry

  • Fluent in English, written and spoken

  • SEO knowledge

  • Experience in online publishing tools and technologies, with knowledge of Google Analytics

  • Experience in content management systems is an advantage

  • Computer literacy: Word, Excel, Internet/Intranet, basic HTML, basic Photoshop

  • Valid driver's licence

  • A beyond nine-to-five mindset

Personal Skills/Attributes

  • Strong editor and copy editor with meticulous attention to detail and factual accuracy

  • Proven journalistic experience and a solid understanding of research methods

  • Familiarity with and love for digital concepts and trends

  • Strong manager and caring mentor

  • Excellent SEO skills

  • Keen eye for detail

  • Familiarity with social media channels

  • Excellent people skills and process management (well organised) abilities

  • Professionally handle stress, and work effectively and efficiently under pressure

If interested, send your CV, a short letter of motivation before 9 October 2017 to Joonji Mdyogolo at joonji@capetownmagazine.com (please use ‘Application for Online Editor’ as your email subject line). 

Please note that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of sending your CV you should regard your application as unsuccessful.

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Sales Executive

Duration: Contract
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Education level: Degree
Job level: Mid

Cape Town Magazine is the Mother City’s leading online magazine with daily quality content on leisure, lifestyle, things to do and events.

We are a powerful online platform with a strong, tried and tested multichannel approach. We have developed a partnership programme whereby we enable businesses to have unique experiences in the biggest way and the biggest experiences in the most unique way. We have a dedicated team with vast experience in online and digital, and we pride ourselves in doing things that work.

Be part of a winning team. We currently have a vacancy for a Sales Executive:

The right candidate must have the following:

Personality Traits:

  • Drive to be ever learning
  • Personality that is forever curious
  • Methodical approach
  • Solutions Thinker
  • Enthusiastic
  • Humble
  • Confident
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for the Cape Town, tourism and hospitality industry
  • Good energy levels

Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years sales experience or sales in PR industry
  • Sound people skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organisation competencies.
  • Team Player
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office and Google products, especially Excel and Google docs.

Advantageous:

  • Experience in selling advertising packages for magazines
  • Network base in tourism and hospitality industry

Job Description:

  • Work on exciting editorial and sales themes throughout the year where businesses benefits from our ability to do things that work.
  • True dedication to find a real win for partners.
  • Work on monthly sales calendar around the best and most interesting events for the year.
  • Develop new partners in lifestyle, restaurant, accommodation and events industry.
  • Construct detailed partner briefings
  • Maintain Cape Town Magazine’s 84% client renewal rate.

Drivers licence and reliable vehicle essential.

If interested, send your CV, a short letter of motivation to Denwirh Smit at partnership@capetownmagazine.com (please use ‘Application for Sales Support’ as your email subject line).

Please note that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of sending your CV you should regard your application as unsuccessful.


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Sales and Office Support Administrator

Duration: Contract
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Education level: Degree
Job level: Junior/Mid

CapeTownMagazine.com, the leading online magazine about Cape Town that is proud to boast an extensive global and local following, is seeking to employ a structured, dynamic, committed, passionate and friendly sales support executive. This is a full-time opportunity within a fast-growing independent online company that is outperforming corporate online media in both growth and social media.

We are a powerful online platform, with a strong, tried and tested multi-channel approach. We have enabled businesses to benefit from our ability to do things that work. You can join our winning team and become a pillar in this exciting, fast pace environment.

Responsibilities

Be  a support pillar of the sales team in servicing the new and the existing client base with excellence:

  • Client contracts, invoices and debit orders
  • Updating CRM system
  • Monitoring of existing partnership and campaigns
  • Creating performance reports
  • Assisting with clients’ questions and requests
  • Update sales info graphics and partnership packages
  • Build sales funnels for specific projects of the sales team
  • Run specific sales and marketing projects assigned by manager

 Run specific client deliveries:

  • Execute the giveaway activation process (sourcing, planning, design brief, run giveaway and after services)
  • Run wallpaper and mobile banner process (planning, design, daily operations)
  • Attend partner events on behalf of CapeTownMagazine.com

 Office support:

  • Organising  team get-togethers
  • Answer the switchboard and be happy / helpful voice of the company
  • Diarise and plan in-house meetings
  • Manage the ‘intro’ process for new team members
  • Manage ‘exit’ process when a team member leaves the
  • Keep track of office supplies and order new if needed
  • Keep track of supplies for tea station

 Essential skills and experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Meticulous project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Minimum of two years of relevant work experience in client services and sales support
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google products, especially Excel and Google docs
  • Analytical, problem solving, and multi-tasking skills
  • Sound people skills

 Personal attributes

  • Client focussed, friendly and empathetic manner
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Accountability and take responsibility for tasks done
  • Constructive and solution focussed
  • Highly organised
  • Have good energy levels

If interested, send your CV, a short letter of motivation to Denwirh Smit at partnership@capetownmagazine.com (please use ‘Application for Sales Support’ as your email subject line). 

Please note that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of sending your CV you should regard your application as unsuccessful.

 

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Accounting/ HR coordinator

Duration: Contract
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Education level: Degree
Job level: Mid/Senior


CapeTownMagazine.com, the leading online magazine about Cape Town that is proud to boast an extensive global and local following, is seeking to employ an experienced, dynamic,  trustworthy accounting and HR executive. This is a full-time opportunity within a fast-paced, fast-growing independent online company that is outperforming corporate online media in both growth and social media.

Essential Responsibilities

Financial related activities:

  • Prepares month end financial statements, forecast and reports
  • Reviews balance sheet, profit, loss statements, and other reports to summarise and interpret current and projected financial position of organisation for managing director
  • Coordinates the accounting systems and accounting control procedures (monthly accounting, credit notes, journals)
  • Coordinates day to day finance (invoicing, payment of supplier invoices, scheduling debit batches, petty cash, etc.)
  • Manages and prepares payroll process
  • Assists in other daily projects as assigned by the managing director

HR related activities, including:

  • Involvement in administration relating to the recruitment and hiring of new employees
  • Preparation of offer letters and initiate background checks
  • Conduct new hire orientation and exit interviews
  • Coordinate evaluations with employees together with responsible manager
  • File and maintain confidential personnel and other HR records
  • Leave administration
  • Reporting/responding to workers’ compensation
  • Act as a liaison between managers and employee in employee related matters, including disciplinary matters, grievances, queries, etc.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent
  • High attention to detail
  • Minimum three years' relevant work experience in accounting and human resources (this is not an entry level position)
  • Working knowledge of internal control procedures, general ledger, payroll and human resources
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google products, especially Excel and Google docs
  • Previous experience with accounting and HR software, Sage preferred
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

If interested, send your CV, a short letter of motivation to Nienke Veerbeek at partner@capetownmagazine.com (please use ‘Application for Accounting/HR’ as your email subject line). 

Please note that if you have not heard from us within a week of sending your CV you should regard your application as unsuccessful.

 

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Marketing, Sales & PR intern

Duration: 6 months
Salary: Intern salary

This is an opportunity to learn all about the business side of online media under the guidance of the people behind Cape Town’s largest online magazine and to get great experience working in online marketing and with social media. CapeTownMagazine.com is looking for an enthusiastic, organised, results-driven intern; someone that lives and loves everything Cape Town and everything online. You don’t need experience; however, we are looking for an intern who has passion for the online world, a love for social media and the ability to shift gears and multitask.

You will learn from the best, so show us you want to be one of the best.   

With 22 000 readers per day, CapeTownMagazine.com is the Mother City’s largest online portal for discoveries. CapeTownMagazine.com's cross-media reach of 500 000+ readers a month on the site, as well as 160 000+ followers (and 1.4million post views) on Facebook, 85 000+ followers on Instagram, and 151 000+ followers on Twitter makes it one of the most important contributors to the Cape Town scene. We’re a small, tight-knit team and striving on taking content marketing to the next level. 

Tasks & responsibilities:

  • Reporting on performance for partners / clients

  • Track and report on the development and growth of the site & social media channels

  • Analysis and monitoring of existing marketing campaigns and research new campaigns

  • Strategising around how to grow our readership

  • Plan online banner campaigns

  • Develop new projects and ideas on how to increase readership and sales

  • Preparing, planning, scheduling, monitoring and improving special giveaway campaigns and software for it

Requirements:

  • A passion for marketing and sales and the processes behind it

  • Knowledge and passion for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin

  • Go-getter mentality

  • Good knowledge of English

  • Analytical mindset

  • Self-motivated and not a 9 to 5 mentality

  • Structured  

 

Contact details

The future’s looking promising, and if you want to be on board for the ride, send your CV and a motivation letter to partner@capetownmagazine.com (please use ‘Application for Marketing Intern’ as your email subject line).  

 

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