Creative Technologist / Digital Communications
Strategist Job at PRAEKELT in Johannesburg
Praekelt is the top pan-African mobile-first firm in Africa. Your tightly knit multidisciplinary teams in India, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and the United Kingdom have provided technical and innovative options – touching more than 80 million people in 17 countries. We believe that mobile devices will be the main means whereby people transact using the major companies in Africa in future, share, experience and lastly, will discover.
Over the past decade Praekelt has generated the expertise to aid a new era of nimble organisations handle these key areas each with an integrated strategy of encouraging pan, building, and developing -African systems. Your technology has been created in the ground up to guide population- level audiences inside the African atmosphere – and we have a track record of importantly, and making, preserving, a number of the most effective systems over the country.
We are looking for a Senior Digital Communications Strategist/ Creative Technologist who’ll bring powerful experience as well as experience in strategy analytics in creating efficient and innovative communication techniques to join our team of digital strategy experts. You’ll take responsibility for finding methods for building areas for the clients and strategies designed across Africa, as well as ensuring that these platforms perform well which brand and plan targets are achieved, establishing consumer insights and optimising brand communication systems.
Here’s what the role entails:
Developing Excellent Digital Techniques: We’ll count on one to create practical, insightful, innovative and exceptional electronic strategies for our clients.
Working Collaboratively with Engineering groups and all the Creative Facility to appreciate your strategies: We rely on in multidisciplinary teams to exceed the expectations of our clients and enable them to meet their business objectives. You will need to work collaboratively with the Creative Business team consisting of Frontend Builders, Manufacturers and Creative Directors and the Executive group to ensure that creative ideal and technological objectives align.
Handle a team: We are in the act of expanding our Creative Engineering team so when a senior person in the team, you’ll be anticipated to help coach and to grow the team.
Work as part of the Creative Engineering group to create insight effective, progressive and driven digital methods, operating through all actions from opportunity recognition to customer experience.
Offer a marketing strategy and platform strategies for plans which combine multiple stations and technologies including web, wap, sms, USSD and social networks and which take into account the problems and variations which exist for different locations in Africa.
Take full responsibility for all strategic needs associated with the development of social platforms, working with the Creative Technology group to make sure alignment with overall plan strategies.
Make use of appropriate social-media and campaign measurement tools to providing Consumers and Account Management teams with appropriate notification of any issues and unique insights into campaigns to regularly evaluate strategy effectiveness with a view.
Get full responsibility for social status management and monitoring for our customers.
Get full responsibility for your monitoring and supervision of strategies and live tools from a strategic perspective
Advise on appropriate advertising campaigns designed to attract relevant supporters to social platforms, and control the roll out of those activities where necessary.
Give comprehensive or more todate opinions of the social media environment, as well as the aggressive and resource realities, across Africa.
Offer consumer users and ideas and be accountable for implementing any qualitative research within the organization.
What’ll set you aside from other applicants:
Understanding or experience in social network projects created for mobile
Experience being an active and enthusiastic Blogger, Tweeter and/or Facebook-er
Creativity, effectiveness and capability to come up with innovative content
Experience within the implementation of indepth social program analysis tools
Knowledge in focusing on Pan-African campaigns
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in working in a multicultural environment, with multi-national distributed teams and activities.
A relevant postgraduate diploma in newmedia, marketing, IT or other relevant field
Strong quantitative analytical expertise
An enthusiastic buyer of social and electronic media, often within the find out about systems, the newest styles and tools
Focused not only about the company, but about the end user’s experience
Considering creating enduring customer interactions and longterm solutions
A creative and practical problem solver who knows the importance of measurability
Excellent people management capabilities with expertise in owning a team
A confident communicator with presentation skills and patio writing
Could work unsupervised in an unstructured environment that is open
Excellent awareness of fanatical and detail about deadlines
Excellent verbal and written English skills
Thinking about joining we? We’d want to talk to you. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to start the conversation.