Head Of Social Media
in Cape Town
My client is a big and well known, established digital agency and they are seeking a Head of Social Media to lead their globally awarded social media team in driving innovative and highly effective social strategies and ground-breaking content and campaigns for their clients. Excellent attention to detail, strategic thinking and passion for insights and trends is key - as is being a communication visionary and true thought leader in the social space.Responsibilities include:
Participating with the brainstorming, organization and development of social media opportunities.Acting as a key representative and spokesperson of the agency publicly and internally.Educating coworkers from other disciplines on our social media capabilities and experience.Overseeing social media accounts and initiatives, ensuring excellence in digital services and project/staff efficiency.Supervising and leading Social Media Community Managers on social media projects.Working closely with Strat, Client Service and Creatives to explore opportunities for new business through social media.Leveraging network and relationships to fuel leads.Serving as a public thought leader on social media for our agency.Maintaining expertise on emerging social trends and technologies.
Team lead responsibilities:
Motivated Team.Mentor, coach & grow team.Regular team meetings.Management of annual leave/absenteeism & late coming and other disciplinary issues together with the HR Manager.Implementing processes and ensuring the processes are adhered too.Ensure that team is working efficiently.Ensure the quality of work is excellent.Ensure work produced is cutting edge.
Requirements / Skill Sets:
Enthusiastic and energetic.Passionate about networking, relationship building, and working with different disciplines across the agency.Naturally motivated and self-?directed.Demonstrated leadership skills.Strong digital presence and expertise in emerging channels, as well as several of the following kinds of social spaces: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Blogs, Virtual Worlds, Mobile Platforms.Project management experience.Proficient strategic and analytical thinking skills.Effective delegation skills.Strong written, verbal, time-?management and organizational skills.Flexibility.
10 + digital marketing experience.Minimum of 6 years focused on social media 4+ years of experience directly managing and growing a team.Experience acting as a social media thought leader influencing senior executives and gaining buy-in within a matrix organization.Proven experience in a management role leading the creation and implementing digital/social media campaigns on a global level.Lives and breathes Beats culture-music, sports, fashion, etc.Proven experience managing paid social budgets in an efficient manner on major platforms.Ability to interpret data using established analytic/reporting tools to create actionable marketing programs.Experience negotiating with outside vendors, including negotiating contracts, resolving issues, and reconciling differences.Able to demonstrate how social campaigns deliver impact to broader business and marketing objectives.Mastery in and passion for all social media channels.Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and remain calm under pressure.Experience in working across different global cultures a plus.