M&C Saatchi Abel: Social Media Manager OPPORTUNITY

When M&C Saatchi was launched in 1995, it was of the belief that “nothing is impossible”. A conviction that an individual can make what seems highly improbable happen. Today, M&C Saatchi Abel is South Africa’s fastest growing agency, with over 180 staff in our Cape Town and Johannesburg offices.

We are looking for a multi-talented, brave and bright social media manager that will be responsible for the management and strategic implementation of social media activities for a variety of our clients.




  • Writing social media calendars/outlines.
  • Writing briefs for studio (copywriters and designers) for content creation.
  • Writing social media conversation plans.


  • Advising on social media competition/promotion mechanics.
  • Proposing guidelines for best practice in the management of communities.
  • Monitoring of competitive landscape and setting plans in motion to anticipate/react.
  • Advising on social media regulations and specifications.
  • Remaining updated with innovations in social platforms.
  • Should understand ORM (Online Reputation Management).


  • Reporting/competitor analyses/benchmarking.
  • Generating insights into community behaviour.
  • Report to strategy on social media performance on a monthly basis.

Project management

  • Advising on the scheduling of resources and acknowledging key dates in brand calendars.
  • Liaising with production/traffic in ensuring content deadlines are met.
  • Establish and Build relationships with social media representatives.

Thorough understanding of all platforms:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Youtube
  • Pinterest
  • LinkedIn
  • SnapChat
  • MXIT



  • Three years + of social media management experience with community management responsibilities
  • Experience in writing for social media is required.
  • Proficient in social media reporting tools s.a. Brandseye, Sprout Social, etc.
  • Agency experience.
  • Needs experience in multiple social platforms.

Please note, if you do not receive a response in two weeks, your application has not been successful.

Posted on 15 Apr 14:23

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