Join our team: Exciting positions available at CapeTownMagazine.com

 

 

SALES EXECUTIVE

CapeTownMagazine.com is the Mother City’s leading online magazine with a mission to enable locals and visitors to make exciting discoveries. Daily quality content discoveries on leisure, lifestyle, things to do and events are crafted to tickle curiosity, drive discovery and unclick the clique-iness.

The CapeTownMagazine.com brand is about leadership, quality and curiosity. We are the largest online magazine, but that’s not what it’s about. It’s about connected togetherness. A popular saying with us is: “We don’t have a media background, but we have a background in doing things that work.”

In that sense we are not selling, we are storytelling. Our brand reaches outside the “in crowd” to the broader audience. We have a dedicated team with vast experience in online and digital, and we pride ourselves on doing things that work.

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

The opportunity

We have an opportunity for one (new) salesperson. Are you passionate and diligent, currently under-rated and under-appreciated – a communicator of opportunities that loves asking the right questions to listen and analyse opportunities, a forever learning/growing top sales talent that has the quality to not sell but storytell? CapeTownMagazine.com prides itself on doing things that work, that are creating excellent results and spark something special.  

You, as the right candidate, need to consider whether you have the following:

Personality Traits:

  • Hard worker with a tremendous dedication to the position

  • Great communication and listening skills

  • Drive to be ever learning, especially in any aspect of the benefits of online and social media

  • Personality that is forever curious

  • Organised and methodical approach

  • Be a champion in finding solutions for current and potential partners

  • Enthusiastic, better yet, constructive

  • Natural confidence

  • Attention to detail

  • Passion for Cape Town, the tourism and hospitality industry

  • Good energy levels

Requirements:

  • 4 to 6 years sales experience (preferably PR and online media)

  • Proven sales track record

  • Sound people skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organisational competencies

  • Team player is a must

  • Driver’s licence and reliable vehicle essential

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google products, especially Excel and Google docs.

Advantageous:

  • Experience in selling advertising solutions/packages for magazines

  • A good and strong network in the tourism and hospitality industry

Job Description:

  • Work on exciting editorial and sales themes throughout the year where businesses benefit 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

  • Build solid and winning campaigns for current and potential partners through various channels (social media, newsletters, banners, etc.)

  • Market and promote our vast array of offerings to current and potential partners

  • Develop new partners in lifestyle, restaurant, accommodation and events industry

  • Construct detailed partner briefings

  • Maintain CapeTownMagazine.com’s 84% client renewal rate


We offer:

  • An attractive commission structure with a basic salary

  • An energetic and stimulating company culture

  • Nurturing environment with limitless possibilities

  • Exposure to the best digital marketing practices

Send your CV and a motivation letter to (please use ‘Application for Sales Executive’ as your email subject line) by 6 July 2018 to [email protected] Att: Denwirh Smit.

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

EVENTS CONTENT PRODUCER AND EDITOR

Remuneration: Negotiable
Education Level: Degree
Job Level: Mid
Own Transport Required: Advantageous

CAPETOWNMAGAZINE.COM
CapeTownMagazine.com is the Mother City’s largest events, lifestyle and cultural Internet-based magazine, and is constantly growing bigger, faster. Every week, in keeping with our mission to unwrap Cape Town with you, we give Capetonians and tourists something they don’t want to miss. With a small, tight-knit team that’s on the forefront of content marketing, we change the way both locals and international tourists experience Cape Town.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Do you have the passion to find the smallest most unique Cape Town discoveries for 600 000 people per month?

CapeTownMagazine.com is looking for a dynamic mid-level events content producer and editor with a passion for writing, a massive respect for fact-checking and impeccable organisational skills to join our team and keep our events section the best in the nation. You will be responsible for managing the events workflow and for covering once-off events, getting important events and news online quickly, keeping an eye out for smaller, unique events and updating and creating partner events.

We are looking for someone who thrives on digital and deadlines. Who loves Cape Town and has their finger on the pulse in our city, but is not parochial, but is interested in discovering and writing about what happens everywhere: in the city, the suburb and the little dorpies. This candidate is a newshound and an excellent researcher, not shy to make connections. He/she is a sharp and skilled writer who knows how to condense and pack the most interesting discoveries in tight sparkling copy. We are looking for someone wanting to make a mark and craft their career in a constantly growing company.

Our new events content producer also needs to be fluent in and fond of social media (particularly Facebook and Twitter) and needs to understand how to write posts that spin virally and drive traffic to events. Knowing the ins and outs of SEO is an advantage, but willingness to learn is crucial.

Do not apply if you don’t have at least two years of experience in the online sector.

DUTIES

  • Sourcing, planning, assigning, weekly and monthly event content

  • Pitching unique, new and interesting events  and news from across Cape Town and surrounds

  • Researching, writing and loading high-quality, interesting and SEO-focussed event informationals and event overviews within a tight deadline-driven environment

  • Managing and mentoring junior events content producer, and editing their work

  • Conducting interviews and communicating with event partners and developing and managing positive client relationships

  • Fact-checking and updating outdated events and events overviews

  • Writing and contributing to other pillars of the magazine, like overviews, new place, news

  • Writing Twitter and Facebook social media posts that promote online content, amplify reach, and drive traffic to the site

  • Helping build and schedule a weekly/monthly newsletter

  • Brainstorming and executing weekly activations for event partners with the help of the partner team

  • Participating in and contributing to editorial planning sessions based on online trend analysis, relevant issues in Cape Town, SEO research and partner focus

  • Attending industry events after hours

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent project management and organisational skills

  • Familiarity with and love for digital concepts and trends (particularly SEO)

  • Passionate and skilled writer with the utmost respect for fact-checking

  • Good editor

  • Quick and deadline driven

  • Social media fluency

  • Solutions and processes driven

REQUIREMENTS

  • An industry relevant tertiary qualification

  • Must live in, love and know Cape Town (especially what’s hot and happening)

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

  • Fluent in English, written and spoken

  • Baseline SEO knowledge

  • In-depth knowledge of Facebook and Twitter

  • 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

  • A willingness to travel

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 a writing test.

Send your CV and a motivation letter to (please use ‘Application for Events Content Producer’ as your email subject line) by Friday, 15 June 2018 to joonji@capetownmagazine.com Att: Joonji.

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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SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Remuneration: Negotiable
Education Level: Degree
Job Level: Mid/Senior
Own Transport Required:
Advantageous

CAPETOWNMAGAZINE.COM
CapeTownMagazine.com is the Mother City’s largest events, lifestyle and cultural Internet-based magazine, and is constantly growing bigger, faster. Every week, in keeping with our mission to unwrap Cape Town with you, we give Capetonians and tourists something they don’t want to miss. With a small, tight-knit team that’s on the forefront of content marketing, we change the way both locals and international tourists experience Cape Town.

JOB DESCRIPTION
CapeTownMagazine.com is looking for a cool and creative social media manager with a passion for crafting social content that resonates with our broad and growing audience. The candidate has to have excellent social media copywriting skills, be organised and have a great eye for content that has virality potential. You will be responsible for managing all our social posts, including for partner content, events and editorial. You’ll also have to think on your feet and have the smarts to recognise content that will resonate with our audience, while keeping an eye out for the unique “discovery” content that sets our brand apart.

We are looking for someone who thrives on digital and deadlines. Who loves Cape Town and has their finger on the pulse of digital trends and the city. Our new social media manager is not only smart, witty and fluent in all social media, but he/she has a broad interest in news, events, trends, Cape Town and the country. The candidate has to have experience in reporting and running paid campaigns, is results and data driven.

Knowing the ins and outs of SEO is an advantage, but willingness to learn is crucial.

Do not apply if you don’t have at least two years of experience in the online sector.

DUTIES

  • Implement the company’s social media strategy

  • Management of all of CapeTownMagazine.com’s social media channels, for partner and editorial content, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Pinterest, YouTube

  • Create, curate, schedule, publish and manage all social media content (images, video and written)

  • Have overall responsibility for quality posts on social

  • Provide monthly insights on our social media growth and stats, as well as the next focus points for growth

  • Keep track of the key weekly channel performance elements for all social media channels

  • Compile regular reports for management showing results (ROI) for partners and readers

  • Grow our other social media channels and test new channels

  • Manage the social media junior

  • Manage and save partner deliveries in our production system Insightly

REQUIREMENTS

  • An industry relevant tertiary qualification

  • A minimum of two years in digital

  • Results and data driven

  • Analytics reporting experience

  • Good communication skills

  • SEO knowledge

  • Computer literacy: Word, Excel, basic Photoshop

  • Familiarity with and love for digital concepts and trends

  • Keen eye for detail

If you want to be on board for the ride, send us your CV and a cover letter.

Send your CV and a motivation letter (please use ‘Application for Social Media Manager’ as your email subject line) by Friday, 15 June 2018 to joonji@capetownmagazine.com Att: Joonji.

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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