Part-time project management position

Part-time project management position

Yellow Door Collective

6 November 2019

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If you have 5+ years of agency experience and want to work 20 hours/ week – read on.

We’re looking for an all-rounder who takes ownership of their work and resonates with our values: integrity, consistency, being authentic, having a can-do and care why attitude. As we’re a small team, we need someone we can depend on and enjoy working with.

 

You would manage 5 – 10 projects at any one time, ranging from new websites to digital campaigns, workshops and video shoots.

Non-negotiables:

  • Adaptive and productive
  • Focused on solutions rather than challenges
  • Calm, professional approach
  • Able to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Great people skills: you will be client facing, and responsible for briefing both our internal team, and extended team of writers, designers and developers.  
  • Attention to detail
  • Effortless writing style which is concise and grammatically correct
  • 5+ years relevant experience (preferably account manager/ director, project manager or traffic in an agency)
  • Tertiary qualification

“If I had to pick out one thing I learned from you it’s that “good business” is possible – that it is possible to be lekker people, look after your team, work hard and smart, and be successful – all whilst maintaining a good quality of life and doing other things that you love.” – Kirsten, previous Yellow Door employee

Bonus points for:

  • Experience using InDesign and Photoshop
  • A good grasp of WordPress, so that you can brief developers and check work done
  • Experience using Google Drive, Asana, Harvest, Slack, Business Facebook
  • SEO best practice

The perks:

  • Flexitime: work when and where you want, as long as you deliver on time
  • Collaborative approach: you will have the opportunity to work with a collective of talented creatives and strategists
  • Diversity of projects: in terms of the scope of work and array of clients from various industries
  • Report directly to co-founders, who welcome constructive feedback and are open to new ideas

Start date:

1 December 2019 or sooner

Salary:

Market-related, dependent on experience

To apply for the position, complete the form below:

Junior account manager position

Junior account manager position

By Yellow Door Collective

Posted on 14th August 2019

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We’re looking for more than just a kick-ass account manager with a passion for all things marketing – because for us it’s about the culture fit, the relationships with clients that we will entrust to the successful AM, and how much we will invest in them as a person. Sound like something you’d like to find out more about? Read on.

Job description:

Account manager for 5 – 8 mid-size brands. This includes being the main point of contact for each client, creating briefs for social media, blog posts and newsletters, writing social media content; and overseeing an intern who will assist with scheduling, community management and admin.

You will be working in a close-knit team that prides itself on being agile, providing tailored solutions to clients and taking a holistic approach to every opportunity or challenge.

We are looking for someone who has attention to detail, can think on their feet and identify with the company values (having a can-do and care-why attitude, integrity, authenticity and consistency).

Responsibilities include:

  • Taking initiative and ownership of projects
  • Managing a diverse portfolio of clients and being the primary point of contact for 5 – 8 retainer clients in various industries
  • Managing client expectations and quality service delivery (ensuring they are updated on projects regularly)
  • Adding value to client’s business by identifying opportunities outside the scope of work
  • Managing an intern
  • Staying on top of trends and new technology
  • Creating content
  • Briefing creatives
  • Managing work flow and deadlines
  • Overseeing social media community management
  • Pulling and analysing data for reports

Qualifications and experience:

  • A tertiary qualification in marketing or business-related fields
  • At least two years of experience in a relevant role at an agency
  • A comprehensive understanding of all social media & advertising platforms
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel) and Google Docs and Sheets
  • Bonus points for:
    • an ability to write well
    • SEO best practice
    • digital marketing and/ or advertising experience
    • experience using Photoshop or Illustrator
    • video editing
    • experience on Slack, Hootsuite and Business Facebook

Skills and personal characteristics:

  • Professional approach to work and client relationships
  • Personable and able to build meaningful relationships
  • Conscientious
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic & willing to learn
  • Team player 
  • Hard working
  • Adaptive and good at problem solving
  • Good time management
  • Embraces challenges and feedback
  • Calm and able to manage stressful situations

The perks:

  • Work from home one afternoon/ week
  • Wrap up at 3pm on a Friday if you’ve hit your targets for the week
  • Bonus leave over Christmas and New Year
  • Work closely with our founders Emma & Dom
  • Every day is different, and there is a lot of potential for growth
  • Have the opportunity to play to your strengths and sign up for courses/ webinars to learn new skills
  • Team building activities from yoga in the park to Pecha Kucha evenings!

Start date:

Preferably 16 September 2019

Salary:

R14 000 – R17 000, depending on amount of experience and level of expertise

To apply for the position:

Complete the questions below, and then submit your CV and cover letter at the end of the form.

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Marketing internship

Marketing internship

Yellow Door Collective

Posted on 3th February 2019

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Join us for a 6-month internship at our dynamic marketing agency.

Job description:

Are you looking to join a dynamic, full service digital marketing agency based in Gardens, Cape Town? Every day at the Yellow Door office is different, with a wide range of retainer clients, and multiple projects on the go at any one time.

 

A day in the life of an intern includes:

–       Writing content for social media and blog posts

–       Social media community management

–       Scheduling content on social media

–       Basic WordPress website development

–       Image design for social media

–       Taking part in strategic planning and brainstorming new ideas for clients

–       Sourcing quotes

–       Updating media lists

–       Creating reports

 

Our ideal candidate is someone who is reliable, responsible and willing to learn. We’re a small, close knit team and would like to continue to employ people who think outside the box and identify with our company values (having a can-do and care-why attitude, integrity, authenticity and consistency).

Qualifications and experience:

  • A tertiary qualification in marketing or business-related fields
  • An interest in digital marketing and social media specifically
  • A basic understanding of social media platforms and WordPress
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel) and Google Docs and Sheets
  • Bonus points for:
    • previous experience as an intern/ office-related experience
    • an ability to write well
    • SEO best practice
    • an understanding of UI and UX
    • experience using Photoshop or Illustrator
    • video editing
    • experience on Hootsuite and Business Facebook

Skills and personal characteristics:

  • Conscientious
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic & willing to learn
  • Team player 
  • Hard working
  • Creative
  • Adaptive
  • Embraces feedback

Start date:

Mid-Feb or early March 2019

Salary:

R5 500 per month

To apply for the position:

Complete our online questionnaire below, and then submit your CV and cover letter at the end of the form.  

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Marketing strategist position

Marketing strategist position

Yellow Door Collective

Posted on 2nd February 2019

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This position has been filled. Come back next time to see what jobs we have available. Thanks!

Job description:

You will be working in a team that prides itself on being agile, providing tailored solutions to clients and taking a holistic approach to every opportunity or challenge. This is a small, close-knit team, looking for people who think on their feet and identify with the company values (having a can-do and care-why attitude, integrity, authenticity and consistency).

Responsibilities include:

  • Taking initiative and ownership of projects
  • Managing a diverse portfolio of clients and being the primary point of contact for 5 – 10 retainer clients
  • Managing client expectations and quality service delivery (ensuring they are updated on projects regularly)
  • Adding value to client’s business by identifying opportunities outside the scope of work
  • Manage and lead a team of 2- 4 people
  • A quarterly strategy for each brand and conceptualise original campaigns
  • Staying on top of trends and new technology
  • Creating content
  • Briefing creative teams
  • Managing work flow and deadlines
  • Overseeing social media community management
  • Creating reports

Qualifications and experience:

  • A tertiary qualification in marketing or business-related fields
  • At least three years of experience in a relevant role
  • A comprehensive understanding of all social media & advertising platforms
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel) and Google Docs and Sheets
  • Bonus points for:
    • an ability to write well
    • SEO best practice
    • an understanding of UI and UX
    • digital marketing and/ or advertising experience
    • experience using Photoshop, Indesign or Illustrator
    • experience on Hootsuite and Business Facebook
    • video editing skills

Skills and personal characteristics:

  • Professional approach to work and client relationships
  • Strategic, lateral thinker
  • Personable and able to build meaningful relationships
  • Driven
  • Conscientious
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic & willing to learn
  • Team player 
  • Hard working
  • Creative
  • Adaptive and good at problem solving
  • Good time management
  • Embraces challenges and feedback
  • Calm and able to manage stressful situations
  • Strong presentation skills

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The perks:

  • Work from home one afternoon/ week
  • Wrap up at 3pm on a Friday if you’ve hit your targets for the week
  • Bonus leave over Christmas and New Year
  • Work closely with our founders Emma & Dom
  • Every day is different, and there is a lot of potential for growth
  • Have the opportunity to play to your strengths and sign up for courses/ webinars to learn new skills
  • Team building activities from yoga in the park to Pecha Kucha evenings!

Start date:

1 April 2019

Salary:

Market related

To apply for the position:

Apologies but this position has been filled. 

6-month marketing internship with Yellow Door

Job title:

Marketing intern

Job description:

Are you looking to join a dynamic, full service digital marketing agency based in Cape Town? Every day at the Yellow Door office is different, with a wide range of retainer clients, and multiple projects on the go at any one time.

A day in the life of an intern includes:

  • Writing content for social media and blog posts
  • Social media community management
  • Scheduling content on social media
  • Basic WordPress website development
  • Image creation using Canva
  • Taking part in strategic planning and brainstorming new ideas for clients
  • Sourcing quotes
  • Updating media lists
  • Creating reports

Our ideal candidate is someone who is reliable, responsible and willing to learn. We’re a small, close knit team and would like to continue to employ people who think outside the box and identify with our company values (having a can-do and care-why attitude, integrity, authenticity and consistency).

Qualifications and experience:

  • A tertiary qualification in marketing or business-related fields
  • An interest in digital marketing and social media specifically
  • A basic understanding of social media platforms and WordPress
  • Experience using Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word and Excel) and Google Docs and Sheets
  • Bonus points for:
    • previous experience as an intern/ office-related experience
    • an ability to write well
    • SEO best practice
    • An understanding of UI and UX
    • video editing
    • experience on Hootsuite and Business Facebook

Skills and personal characteristics: 

  • Contentious
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiastic & willing to learn
  • Team player
  • Hard working
  • Creative
  • Adaptive
  • Embraces feedback

Requirements & location:

The successful candidate needs to have their own laptop and must be available to work from our office in Gardens, Cape Town.

Start date:

Ideally early to mid-October 2018

Salary:

R5 500 per month

To apply for the position:

Email your CV and cover letter to hello@theyellowdoor.co.za by 21 September 2018

Please use the following subject line: “YDC internship application – [your full name]”.