Remuneration: negotiable Cost to company 
Location: Cape Town
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Mid
Type: Contract
Reference: #PaidSocial
Company: Talent Magnet – Digital Recruitment

Job description

We are looking for a freelance paid social media manager to join our team. You will update social networks by planning, implementing, managing and monitoring the company’s social media and curating content to gain new followers to increase brand awareness and marketing efforts. You will also create new social marketing campaigns, build brand recognition, and manage all published company content. 

Day-to-day duties: 

  • Develop, implement and manage our social media strategy 
  • Define most important social media KPIs 
  • Manage and oversee social media content 
  • Measure the success of every social media campaign 
  • Stay up to date with latest social media best practices and technologies
  • Use social media marketing tools such as Buffer 
  • Attend educational conferences
  • Work with copywriters and designers to ensure content is informative and appealing
  • Collaborate with marketing, sales and product development teams
  • Monitor SEO and user engagement and suggest content optimisation
  • Communicate with industry professionals and influencers via social media to create a strong network


  • Five+ years of experience as a social media specialist or similar role
  • BSc degree in marketing or relevant field 
  • Social media strategist using social media for brand awareness and impressions
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+ and other social media best practices 
  • Understanding of SEO and web traffic metrics 
  • Experience with doing audience and buyer persona research 
  • Good understanding of social media KPIs 
  • Familiarity with web design and publishing 
  • Excellent multitasking skills 
  • Great leadership skills 
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills 
  • Team player 
  • Good time-management skills 
  • Great interpersonal, presentation and communication skills