Location: Johannesburg (Sandton)
Salary: Market-related
Duration: 3 month probation, and thereafter contract-based with an opportunity for growth 1Africa Consulting requires the services of a Social Media Co-ordinator to handle the day-to- day needs of business social media pages, including the execution of paid campaigns and monthly reporting. This position offers the opportunity for growth within the company, dependant on work performance.


  • Required Skills:
    A strong understanding of social media platforms, trends and best practices on key platforms, including (but not limited to) Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube
  • Experience with handling profession/business social media pages (please be able to provide examples of business pages that you have worked on)
  • Able to set up new accounts on all platforms, including financial set up for paid posts/campaigns (fund management on each platform)
  • Able to create simple designs; and source and edit licenced stock images etc.
  • Copywriting abilities – able to write post text copy (assistance with content strategy and direction will be provided). Attention to detail and grammar a must
  • Able to upload / publish organic and paid media posts in accordance with best practices
  • Able to create monthly content calendars with engaging and relevant content that promotes user engagement, positive brand positioning and lead generation
  • Day-to-day handling of social media account, queries and engagement in a professional manner (customer service)
  • Able to execute paid campaigns on social media platforms – a must
  • Strong abilities on Facebook Business Manager and Ad Manager are a must
  • Able to manage multiple brands’ social media accounts concurrently
  • Able to generate and interpret reports from each platform, as well as provide suggestions / recommendations based on report insights
  • Motivated and a go-getter, able to grow social media following on an ongoing basis
  • To assist with other design and digital needs where needed – within reason (skills will be discussed at interview)
  • To assist with other tasks / ad hoc duties where needed
  • Able to do live event coverage where necessary (travel costs etc. will be covered)
  • Familiar with social media management platforms such as Sprout & Hootsuite (preferred but not imperative)
  • Contactable references required

Personal Traits & Characteristics


  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to multi-task
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to adhere to deadlines (a must)
  • Willingness to assist the team as needed
  • Willing to work outside of office hours when needed (within reason)
  • Able to work well independently, as well as part of a team
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Willingness to upskill and learn as part of personal and professional development, and stay abreast of social media trends and technologies

Please only apply if you meet the requirements.
Email your CV to: info@1africaconsulting.co.za,
subject line: Application – Social Media Co-ordinator


Closing date for applications: 30th September 2022. If you have not received feedback
from us by 15 October 2022, please consider your application unsuccessful.