IAB SA is looking for a junior/mid marketing communications manager

This is a dream job for an emotionally mature self-starter who wants to work from home, you can be based in either Cape Town or Johannesburg.

You will get to work alongside the best digital minds in the country and you will be responsible for all marketing and communications initiatives.

IAB SA relies on public relations to promote the many ongoing initiatives of SA’s digital trade organisation, the Bookmark Awards and the annual Digital Summit, Africa’s premier digital event (see: http://iabdigitalsummit.co.za/ and  http://thebookmarks.co.za/ and http://iabsa.net)

Required abilities/skills/knowledge

  • Proactive, self-starter, able to work in a fast-paced environment and with minimum supervision
  • You will be assisting the CEO and reporting to the head of marketing, supported by the marketing council
  • Ability to adapt to a flexible and changing environment
  • Display original thinking and creativity
  • Precise attention to detail
  • Ability to perform under pressure and cope with tight deadlines
  • Excellent project management and organisational skills, able to prioritise projects
  • Up to date with industry and market culture, new technologies and current trends
  • Exceptional written and spoken English language skills
  • Advanced copy-writing skills (preferable)
  • Excellent communication skills, both face-to-face and written
  • Creation and curation of marketing collateral (primarily digital)
  • Have experience in both marketing and PR spheres and have run multiple campaigns
  • Have a digital background and a knowledgeable understanding of the industry
  • Strong social media experience
  • Consistent and effective social media content – LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, etc.
  • Ability to multi task and manage several projects where necessary
  • Experience and knowledge of SA media landscape


  • Experience with MailChimp or similar applications
  • Strong media contacts


  • Email your CV with contactable references and a cover letter to:  michelle@iabsa.net
  • Deadline: Friday 26th May 2017
  • Province: Countrywide
  • Own transport required: Yes
  • Travel requirement: Occasional
  • Job policy: All candidates welcome
  • City: Johannesburg OR Cape Town
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job level: Junior/Mid