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  • Posted: Jan 14, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
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    We are New Media, an award-winning South African content agency. Our mission is to create the emotional connections between brands and audiences that improve customer affinity and retention and engage employees. Our teams of experts specialise in content marketing, internal communications and B2B publishing. New Medians are storytellers a...
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    Digital editor


    • Planning the content schedule around Woolworths themes and product focuses 
    • Daily uploading and repurposing of recipes, articles and advertorials from the magazine
    • Writing content according to SEO best practice
    • Monitoring stats
    • Managing monthly competitions (uploading, closing, cleaning the database, liaising with winners and clients)
    • Sales campaigns (uploading digitorials/native campaigns)
    • General maintenance; eg liaising with developers and ad serving, managing website user queries
    • Managing the digital budget

    General community management

    • Email: liaising with readers regarding website queries/issues, newsletter email address changes
    • Social media: monitoring and replying to private messages, comments and queries
    • Attending content planning meetings and sales presentations as required

    Social media

    • Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Instagram stories, YouTube (see TASTETube below)
    • Posting content daily (as per the platform strategy)
    • Writing copy (description, headline, excerpt) according to the platform strategy) 
    • Daily monitoring and responding (including after hours and weekends) 
    • Providing monthly channel numbers updates
    • Maintaining strict guidelines and standards in social media processes to preserve brand credibility and integrity
    • Following best practice on all TASTE channels according to our insights


    • Contributing to content planning with the TASTETube team
    • Uploading and managing TASTETube content across all platforms (YouTube, website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, newsletter) 
    • Writing social media copy according to platform 
    • Embedding on relevant posts on the website 
    • Uploading and syncing subtitles


    • Compiling content for the weekly TASTE newsletter according to the strategy and client’s needs
    • Building the newsletter according to the existing template
    • Managing paid campaigns with the sales team; eg banners


    • At least three years’ experience in digital content creation for a brand
    • Interest and experience in creating food content or working in the food industry directly or indirectly
    • Some tertiary-level study beneficial
    • Willingness to work after hours and overtime when required (can be done remotely)
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Good people skills
    • Working knowledge of all social media platforms and backend analytics tools
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook
    • Some knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint advantageous
    • Basic WordPress, HTML and Photoshop skills advantageous

    At New Media, we generate a measurable return on investment for our clients by creating emotional connections that matter – and our Purple People are at the heart of everything we do. That’s why we strive to create a flexible and balanced environment where New Medians can choose brave, stay well and own their growth.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to New Media on to apply
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