Takealot Mr D Food - Social Media Manager Jobs in South Africa

Takealot Mr D Food - Social Media Manager Jobs in South Africa

  • MR D Food, a 100% subsidiary of takealot.com, is looking for a talented, motivated and results-oriented Social Media Manager to join their team in Cape Town.

  • 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 if you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

    Your responsibilities will include

  • Developing, implementing and managing our social media strategy.

  • Defining most important social media KPIs based on marketing objectives.

  • Briefing content production for various channels.

  • Owning our social media channels including, but not limited to: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & YouTube.

  • Monitoring competitive communities for tactical opportunities.

  • Executing on the social media elements of larger marketing campaigns.

  • Being the voice of Mr D Food on social media channels.

    Attributes required

  • An in-depth knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

  • Previous experience developing a brand’s social media strategy.

  • 2+ years’ experience managing the social channels of a brand.

  • Understanding of how to use social media management tools like Sprout Social + Hootsuite.


  • Tertiary degree or Diploma advantageous

  • A minimum of 2 years working as a social media manager

    The Environment

  • takealot.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, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.

  • We are short on ego and high on output.

  • We are doers and not only thinkers, its 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 respectful but forthright

  • 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 strive 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 under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster

  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;

  • is curious and challenge 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 Mr D Food - Social Media Manager Jobs in South Africa

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