Takealot Content Producer Jobs in South Africa

Takealot Content Producer Jobs in South Africa

  • takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Content Producer to join our team in Cape Town.

  • You will have responsibility for the creation, design and maintenance of communication content targeted at Takealot’s third party merchants.

  • We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.

  • We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

    Your specific responsibilities will include

  • Conceptualising, creating and maintaining training, education & communication content targeted at Takealot’s third party merchants - this includes content to educate merchants on the use of Takealot’s systems, business processes and growth opportunities

  • Developing content on many channels, using a variety of software tools (e.g. email, recorded videos, onsite communication, webinars, presentations)

  • Developing content for multiple audiences
    Researching and keeping the team abreast of competitor trends and best practices with regards to communications

  • Work with a variety of stakeholders across the business, including technical Product Managers and commercial teams

  • Give input into and execute on a merchant communication plan designed to deliver on driving defined metrics (e.g. user adoption of a new system feature)

  • Gain a deep understanding of business processes linked to the relevant content subject matter

  • Adhere to design processes and standards
    Manage the roll out of any new content

    Attributes required

  • Good understanding of digital design and communication principles

  • Top of the class English written communication and creative copy writing skills

  • An ability to translate a communication brief into effective copy across multiple touch points in a way that resonates with the relevant audience

  • Highly organised and efficient, with an ability to work towards and meet tight deadlines

  • Creative mindset – you must have
    the ability to work across different media and quickly grasp new communication tools

  • Versatile and with the appetite to learn by doing

  • Knowledge and experience of working with email and video communication tools (advantageous)·

  • Experience in creating content for tech Product development (advantageous)


  • A minimum of 2+ years working in E-learning/ copywriting / content production and/or related digital communications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification in communications, copywriting,

  • English language or related degree

  • Experience in an e-commerce environment (advantageous)

    The Environment

  • Takelot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, collaborate to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas about how we can improve.

  • We are short on ego and high on output.

  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all.

  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

    We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who

  • is forthright but respectful

  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute

  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions

  • is competitive, self-directed and strives to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours

  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience

  • is entrepreneurial, thrives with change, accepts change is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
    thinks about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input

  • is curious and challenges the status quo

  • is innovative and enjoys iteration

  • is collaborative

  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com

  • thinks like an owner of the business


    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Takealot Content Producer Jobs in South Africa

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