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ASEM Engage – HEAD OF CONTENT

ASEM Engage, part of the ASEM group of companies, is a specialised content agency. ASEM Engage offers its clients content marketing services, including strategy, social media management and marketing, multimedia content creation, and public relations.

POSITION TITLE Head of Content
LOCATION Cape Town
TYPE Permanent
JOB LEVEL Senior Management
POSITION PURPOSE

 

ASEM Engage is looking for a strategic, experienced, innovative storyteller with a strong knowledge of and passion for sports and the youth. The individual should be self-motivated, capable of managing and growing a network of content providers, and provide insights to the immediate team and stakeholders, interpreting data and analytics across all content platforms.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Acting as multi-media online editor for all ASEM Engage clients
  • Write, review, edit and update multi-media content for ASEM Engage clients, including but not exclusive to Varsity Sports and Varsity Cup
  • Drive the editorial direction across all ASEM Engage’s clients
  • Content strategy and planning across all channels and platforms
  • Implement content creation processes and ensure efficient execution of tasks across written, photographic and video platforms and teams
  • Manage, inspire and oversee a permanent content team (video design and editorial), as well as a network of freelance content contributors
  • Establish regular content and growth strategies in alignment with clients’ objectives
  • Interpret analytics and adjust content strategy accordingly
REPORTING AND COLLABORATING RELATIONSHIPS Manager: MD of ASEM Engage.

Adhere to a flat departmental structure that incorporates the whole team and makes the most of everybody’s input.

WORKING HOURS
  • Monday to Friday 08h00 till 17h00
  • The nature of the business demands flexibility at certain times, especially during sports tournaments
SKILLS REQUIRED

 

 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to strategize and brief new content projects, including tone, direction, presentation (visuals and text) and desired outcome
  • Strong knowledge of appropriate formats, depending on channel – specifically in the online and social media space
  • Quality work ethic with high administration ability
  • Proven track record of minimum five years of successfully managing an editorial team and collaborating with a marketing team in an online environment
  • A proven ability to implement processes and ensure efficient execution of tasks
  • Sound knowledge of the online environment and content marketing
  • Solid understanding of CMS capabilities and SEO
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Be an inspiring thought leader: keep on top of online and content marketing trends and share insights with the team
  • Be a proactive part of the management team and research and conceptualise content creation opportunities
  • Keen interest in and knowledge of sport and the youth markets
EXPECTATIONS
  • Must be able to travel
  • Strong relationships in industry, with a set network of freelance content contributors
  • Must be a team player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Proactive and highly motivated
  • Excellent knowledge of sports industry a prerequisite
  • Ability to work with a variety of personalities and inspire and motivate a range of people
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Relevant three-year degree/diploma from a university, preferably a journalism or communications degree
  • Minimum five years experience in multi-media content creation and publishing fields
SALARY
  • Market related
  • Cell phone allowance
STARTING DATE 1 May 2019
CONTACT Please submit CV to engage@asem.tv
CLOSING DATE 12 April 2019