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Content Producer

Duration: Contract
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Education level: Diploma
Job level: Mid

Job description

CapeTownMagazine.com is looking for a strong, structured talented content producer for its online magazine; covering all areas across the magazine.  The role largely includes partner/client generated pieces, therefore a high standard of writing is a must.

Do you love creating content about a wide diversity of things to do in Cape Town? Do you have passion for writing content and connecting with people? Are you an absolute geek in your passion for spreading content created for online media, from websites, to newsletters and from Twitter to Facebook? Do you have an interest in how to connect it to SEO results? Do you have the ability to work on a number of different projects at the same time?

This job offers an opportunity to work at a fast-paced online media company. 
You will work with a small, driven team who have a finger on the pulse of what’s hot and happening in the Mother City. Prepare to see Cape Town differently, www.capetownmagazine.com uncovers not only the big news, but also all the unique stories that make this city tick.

The ideal candidate will have a well-developed interest in writing and online media, and would have studied something related, a good understanding of SEO and common practice around it. Good knowledge of content creation for online, and the elements that come with it. As well some experience in Photoshop. Knowledge of driving content through social media channels is recommendable. 

The position requires you to have a solid work ethic as well as to be eager, organised, able to stick to tight deadlines, be flexible with workflows and a passion for what you do, and the City of Cape Town. If this sounds like you, apply below. 

Responsibilities

  • Sourcing and researching content, events and what’s happening for a wide audience

  • Writing engaging content for our partners across all the content pillars in the online mag

  • Client interfacing and interviewing

  • Interacting with clients on a daily basis in order to ensure that they are happy with their final result

  • Planning updates on events features from a SEO perspective 

  • Coming up with strong efficient ways to grow events, content and readership

  • Creating content that isn’t only relevant to Cape Town but includes surrounding areas as well

  • Planning and strategising with the team to come up with exciting and relevant content in the magazine


Requirements

• Strong command of the English language
• Excellent writing skills
• Good knowledge of search engine optimisation (SEO)
• The ability to research content timeously and accurately
• Working knowledge of social media channels
• Excellent telephone etiquette
• Basic knowledge of Photoshop and the ability to work creatively
• Able to work to tight deadlines

If you want to be on board for the ride, send us your CV and a cover letter. Please note that shortlisted candidates will be asked to send through writing samples and will have to complete writing test.

Send your CV and a motivation letter to [email protected] (please use ‘Application for Content Producer’ as your email subject line) by Tuesday, 31 October 2017.  

Please note that if you have not heard from us within a month 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 [email protected] (please use ‘Application for Marketing Intern’ as your email subject line).  

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