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Digital Content Manager - South Africa

Vacancy for: Digital Content Manager

Based: Cape Town, South Africa

How to apply: Use ‘Apply’ button on this page. Please do not send applications by email.

We’re expanding our digital content team in Claremont, Cape Town, and we’re looking for a Digital Content Manager to help promote our projects and the work done by our volunteers around the world.

This is a pivotal role in our global marketing and communication work, and has excellent scope for growth for someone with ideas, energy and a passion for digital marketing.

The role:

Working closely with the Digital Marketing Manager and our teams worldwide, you will help create and manage our global digital content. This will include:

  • Ensuring that all our websites are up to date, including web copy, photos and videos
  • Developing bi-weekly global content updates for the entire organisation
  • Creating global campaigns that will appeal to a wide target audience across multiple channels
  • Developing global content, such as news stories, blog posts, infographics and videos
  • Monitoring various social media accounts and posting content on global issues
  • Co-ordinating the tasks and work produced by several communication officers across the world
  • Being the “go to” person for any digital content requirements from around the organisation
  • Pitching ideas for new content and improvements to our websites

You should:

  • Currently live in or near Cape Town
  • Be a South African citizen, or hold a valid work permit
  • Have a three-year university degree, preferably in journalism or a related field
  • Have at least two years’ experience in a similar role or related industry
  • Speak and write English to a native level
  • Be an excellent writer and copy-editor
  • Be reliable, pro-active and flexible
  • Be interested in gaining experience in content creation and digital marketing
  • Be interested in travel
  • Enjoy working with people from all over the world

Contract, salary and benefits:


You will be employed on a permanent contract, subject to a three-month probationary period. An offer of employment is dependent upon receipt of satisfactory references and a personal interview.

Salary & benefits

  • Competitive market-related salary
  • 21 days leave a year
  • International travel opportunities

Are you interested?

Great! We want to hear from you.

Please send us:

  • A one-page cover letter telling us why you are the ideal candidate for the role
  • A one-page CV highlighting the experience and qualifications relevant for this role, and any links to examples of your work

Please combine the cover letter and CV into a single document (Word or PDF), and upload this to the online application form (by clicking on 'Apply' on this page).

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