Marketing Content & Creative Specialist

Location: Cape Town

SOUTH AFRICA

Marketing Content & Creative Specialist

The scope of the Content & Creative Specialist will encompasses both the brands of Chem Chem Safari and Legendary Expeditions, prominent safari and conservation leaders in Tanzania. The position is based out of Cape Town, South Africa and directly supports the Digital Marketer and Marketing Manager. Both Chem Chem Safari and Legendary Expeditions are growing and are looking for a vibrant and motivated individual to join our dynamic team on a journey full of discovery.

The ideal candidate should be comfortable with both design, typography and creative writing. Their primary responsibilities will be to provide support to the marketing team by assisting with the production and roll out of all marketing collateral (both digital and print). The role also includes crafting short pieces of creative written content in line with the brand voice, and liaising with various sales and operations team members to compile relevant content for the websites and other communication channels. Assisting with administrative tasks such as dealing with suppliers and coordinating delivery of marketing materials. Lots of opportunity for growth.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creation of marketing material for use across sales and marketing channels, including on-property collateral (print) and digital collateral.
  • Apply brand guidelines consistently across all mediums.
  • Creation of artwork and infographics on Canva.
  • Preparing marketing material to the correct specifications for print and digital distribution.
  • Gathering information from relevant sources for content creation.
  • Building of newsletter frameworks and laying out of content.
  • Applying website content updates.
  • Maintaining effective trade and media support.
  • Assisting the Digital Marketer and Marketing Manager with administrative tasks.
  • Forming and maintaining relationships with off-property team members and suppliers.
  • Coordinating with printers and couriers.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Higher Diploma or Degree in Visual Communications (Art Direction or Graphic Design).
  • At least 3 years working in an advertising agency or digital marketing environment.
  • Understanding of print production processes.
  • Proven track record of creative writing experience.
  • An advanced level of computer literacy with special focus on platforms such as Canva, Trello, Mailchimp (or similar EDM), Zoho (or similar CRM), Google Docs, Dropbox, WordPress / Webflow. (Adobe Software advantageous).
  • Familiarity with the luxury travel / retail industry advantageous.
  • Ability to troubleshoot when necessary.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Articulate with impeccable spelling and grammar.
  • A meticulous degree of pride in presentation.
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise and focus.
  • Responsible and diligent with a track record of performance.
  • Enquiring mind with the ability to think outside the box.
  • Positive, mindful and compassionate.
  • Can-do attitude.
  • Ability to effectively listen, communicate and perform diplomatically.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a group.
  • Have the ability to work through periods of high demand.
  • Flair for design/style.

START DATE

November or December 2022 (based on candidate’s availability).

SALARY

Depends on candidate’s level of skill and experience. 

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