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  • Posted: May 28, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Since our establishment in 1918, Sanlam has been a prominent part of the South African business landscape. We have always held a long-term view of how business adapts to the demands of the environment in which it operates. Today, in a dynamic world, we see an evolving set of social, economic, political and environmental imperatives that require our skilful ...
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    Social Media Manager

    What will you do:

    • Liaising with the stakeholder regarding their initiatives and account managing the design and communications of digital assets to execute on their brief
    • Brief in campaigns and liaise with outsourced agencies re execution of strategy
    • Liaise with clients to create bespoke digital assets, in line with broader digital strategy
    • Work with agencies to produce & publish social media content in order to drive engagement and affinity for the brand
    • Re-purpose existing and leverage print content for the digital properties, where appropriate to support the overall content strategy,
    • Writing, editing and maintenance of content on websites and social media channels
    • Image sourcing and picture editing for articles and home page banners
    • Upload content to CMS (Wordpress) and social media platforms
    • Ensuring all content is maintained to a high quality standard and kept updated
    • A strong understanding of content management and marketing
    • Supplier management

    What will make you successful in this role?
    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Relevent degree or Diploma or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 4-6 years experience
    • Agency background preferred
    • Experience on all major social media platforms
    • Corporate experience advantageous

    Technical Competencies:

    • Background in digital marketing, web writing, advertising, marketing, communications, mass media is preferred; with at least 4 years; solid experience in a digital marketing environment in a similar role;
    • Knowledge of bulk email tools (IBM, Everlytic, Graphic Mail etc)
    • Knowledge of Wordpress CMS tools & plugins
    • Technical proficiency of available web infrastructure (Intermediate)
    • Knowledge of HTML design would be advantageous
    • Ability to interpret  analytics and compile digital marketing, specifically email, reports
    • Ability to generate content and ensure high engagement
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Financial services background advantageous

    Behavioral Competencies:

    • Analytical and attention to detail
    • Mature, self-motivated, efficient, reliable, focused and fast-working
    • Able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
    • Good time management and the ability to multi-task effectively
    • Able to manage client expectations, and ensure effective and timeous execution of deliverables
    • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Resilience
    • Questioning and listening skills
    • Qualification and Experience
    • Degree or Diploma with 4 to 6 years related experience.

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Support business strategies
    • Digital and social media
    • Design and implement digital processes and policies
    • Regulation
    • Management of employees
    • Personal Attributes
    • Business insight - Contributing through others
    • Communicates effectively - Contributing through others
    • Manages complexity - Contributing through others
    • Plans and aligns - Contributing through others

    Build a successful career with us

    • We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future – your career, your personal development and of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping  our employees to realise their worth. Through its business clusters – Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Corporate, Santam, Miway, as well as the Group Office – the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.

    Core Competencies

    • Cultivates innovation - Contributing through others
    • Customer focus - Contributing through others
    • Drives results - Contributing through others
    • Collaborates - Contributing through others
    • Being resilient - Contributing through others

    Turnaround time

    • The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers. 

    Our commitment to transformation

    • The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensure a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa.  The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sanlam on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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