Social Media

Social Strategist (Contract)

We're looking for a Social Strategist (3 month contract) for a large retail business. You will develop and execute a comprehensive social media strategy across all platforms (Facebook, Instagram, etc.) across different business units.

Full Time

About this position

Budget: Market Related

Location: CPT, ZA

Working Type: In-office

Contract Type: Full-time Contract = 3 months

Responsibilities include:

  • Create engaging and on-brand content calendars that align with seasonal trends, product launches, and marketing campaigns.
  • Schedule and publish social media content using industry-standard tools.
  • Manage a small team of social media specialists (may include delegation of tasks, guidance, and performance reviews).
  • Collaborate with buying teams to plan and execute social media-focused product shoots.
  • Analyse social media performance using Brandwatch and Salesforce to generate insightful reports and identify areas for improvement.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest social media trends and best practices.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders across departments (marketing, buying, etc.) to ensure a cohesive brand presence across all channels

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in a social media strategy role, preferably within the retail industry.
  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful social media campaigns.
  • Strong understanding of social media analytics and reporting tools (Brandwatch, Salesforce).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Highly organised and detail-oriented.
  • A passion for fashion retail is a plus, but not essential.

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