Senior Digital Media Strategist
|Location:||Johannesburg, Cape Town|
|Company:||VMLY&R South Africa|
Job descriptionWe are looking for a paid media strategist who is passionate about digital media as a whole, someone who isn’t afraid to learn & share their ideas. You will be responsible for strategising, reporting and optimizing all aspects across digital media campaigns. This fantastic opportunity is perfectly suited for a self-motivated individual who will thrive under pressure, who has a keen eye for detail and is able to be both a strategic and a tactical thinker.
Our strategist needs to be able to combine their understanding of a client’s business objectives, with their analytical and digital marketing skills to produce the best strategies possible.
Key responsibilities (including however not restricted to)
- Build and maintain positive relationships with clients.
- Exceptional team player with the confidence and integrity to earn client and internal team confidence.
- Exceptional, effective business professional communication and client presentation skills.
- Solid understanding of digital marketing strategy and the ability to communicate digital marketing processes clearly.
- Collaborative, innovative and flexible across multiple projects.
- Self-sufficient and able to make decisions on your own.
- Candidate should be comfortable around technology and willing and able to quickly learn new applications and software.
- Ambitious with a strong drive to learn more and develop skills
- Develop and optimise new approaches to customer acquisition and conversion through all types of digital media
- Execute, manage, and measure digital marketing campaigns across paid social and display platforms
- Maintain accounts, manage daily and monthly budget caps, and performance against KPIs and provide recommendations to clients
- Understand and provide insights into cross-device behavior, and be an expert in digital media across desktop and mobile.
- Tracking conversion rates and recommending improvements to UX.
- A minimum of five solid years within paid digital media strategist
- Post-matric diploma, degree, qualification in marketing communications, media – a plus
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Experience using PPC/SEO and digital advertising to drive site traffic
- Experience with Google AdWords
- Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Proficiency with social ad platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter
- Strong understanding of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
- Professional and calm demeanor
- Self-motivated; self-disciplined; self-starter and efficient
- Proactive; methodical and deadline-driven
Posted on 19 Aug 16:56