Job title: Junior Social Media Manager and Content Creator (Sports)
Closing Date: 30/06/2024
Location: Cape Town
Travel Involved: Yes
Date Required: 17/05/2024
Job Type: Permanent
Education: matric/diploma
Company: Highbury Media
Job Category: Editorial
Compensation: N/A
Position Summary:

We are seeking a dynamic Sports Social Media Manager and Content Creator to elevate our sports brand's digital presence. This role is ideal for someone with a deep passion for sports, digital storytelling, and engaging sports fan communities.

 

Responsibilities:

- Execute social media strategies that reflects our brand's vision and the excitement of the sports we cover.

- Create and publish engaging, sports-related content on all social media platforms

- Ensure that all articles are scheduled and shared in a timely manner

- Collaborate with Sales and production teams to drive campaigns and sponsorships.

- Engage actively with followers across platforms to foster a strong community.

- Monitor analytics to identify viable ideas, assess performance, and optimize content.

- Stay current with sports events, trends, and fan sentiments to ensure timely and relevant content.

 

Requirements:

- Proven experience as a Social Media Manager with a focus on sports.

- Experience creating multi-format content (text, image, video) relevant to various sports.

- Strong understanding of sports analytics, fan engagement strategies, and brand building.

- Excellent writing, editing, presentation, and communication skills.

- Knowledge of WordPress Websites

- Proficiency in using social media analytics tools and capable of translating insights into action.

- Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment, particularly on game days and during sports seasons.

- Diploma/Degree in Communications, Marketing, Sports Management, or related field is preferred.