COMMUNICATION & MARKETING ASSISTANT
(ON HOLD)

Are you passionate about the Arts & Culture industry and interested in joining SA’s premier opera company?  An opportunity is available for a Communications & Marketing Assistant.

Position: Communication & Marketing Assistant

Location: Cape Town, South Africa (office at Artscape Theatre Centre)

Minimum requirements:

  • Matric/Senior Secondary Certification (NQF4)
  • Relevant Qualification/Degree in Social Media/Digital Media/Advertising/Marketing
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience within a similar position (preferably within similar industry)
  • Must have a true passion and keen interest for the Arts & Culture industry
  • Basic knowledge of WordPress – must be able to add/edit pages of website and use relevant analytics to improve site
  • Basic knowledge of Mailchimp  – construction and execution of email campaigns
  • Basic knowledge of Social media  – how, what and when to post on various platforms and analyse and monitor posts
  • Have a strategic vision  – compile long term social media plan and execute
  • Valid drivers’ licence

Key Performance Areas will include, but not be limited to:

  • Design and execute company messages on various media platforms
  • Assist with all marketing department functions
  • Facilitate the distribution of messages through various owned, earned and paid media
  • Work within the company Brand Guidelines
  • Manage all design and video editing programmes
  • Manage all aspects of Social Media Accounts  on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube where content will include press-release, promotions of upcoming shows and interesting/latest news about company and productions
  • Construct newsletter in line with company brand and distribute via Mailchimp to subscribers on bi-weekly basis, announcements, ticket sales and latest/interesting news
  • Report directly into the Marketing Manager

Compensation, application procedure and start date

Applications close 20 January 2020.  It is preferable for successful applicant to start as soon as possible. CVs and a list of four contactable references should be sent via email to geraldp@capetownopera.co.za. Compensation information will be provided on request. CTO reserves the right not to make an appointment.