Digital Media Coordinator

Media Development and Diversity Agency - Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Full-Time | Media

Closing date yi 1st ka July 2022


  • The job receives, evaluate, advise on digital media application.
  • Provide leadership, counsel, and project management support in a range of areas, including strategic communications planning, program development, materials development, and stakeholder outreach.
  • Serve as an adviser to the project’s team and research, including supporting strategic discussions and problem-solving, communications planning, and integration and implementation of strategies to increase awareness and engagement of key program stakeholders.


  • Three-year Degree in Marketing, Media, Journalism or Communications – ideally with specialization in Digital Media/Marketing or equivalent
  • 2 years’ experience in a development environment
  • 3 years’ experience in multimedia content production
  • Experience in digital advertising is advantageous
  • Graphic Design experience is advantageous

Skills & Competencies

  • Strong report writing skills
  • Knowledge of and personal relationships with media publications, online influencers including Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube
  • Creative writing, copy editing, basic image editing, SEO
  • Working knowledge of how to determine value from a customer perspective
  • Understanding of web technologies involved in digital and social platforms
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Digital Analytics Tools
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Project Management
  • Facilitation
  • Database Management
  • Content Management system
  • Stakeholder Management Skills
  • Coordination skills


Digital Support to Community Media:

  • Develop and implement digital strategy for community media and small commercial projects
  • Support beneficiaries in driving growth and engagement on digital platforms through data analytics and search engine optimization.
  • Coordinate and facilitate MDDA beneficiaries in developing websites and developing data analytics capabilities for efficient website optimization
  • Assist projects in developing and uploading of compelling multimedia content (text, visuals, videos) that is aligned to the brand for all social media platforms
  • Support beneficiaries in developing audio archiving capabilities – podcasting, live streaming etc.
  • Develop social media policy support for community media sector
  • Develop & execute targeted digital campaigns
  • Provide reports as requested on activity of assigned accounts and overall online presence.
  • Identify and manage relationships with media partners and suitable online influencers that will support the overall digital strategy
  • Responsible for digital content activation and campaign integration

Capacity Building:

  • Coordinate induction and/orientation of MDDA beneficiaries on multimedia content
  • Assist on training needs assessment programmes
  • Assist with out-sourced training programmes for small media service providers pertaining to digital content production
  • Be the champion for social media usage and share best practices with MDDA beneficiaries by facilitating training workshops and/or manuals
  • Assist on social media training needs assessment interventions for MDDA beneficiaries
  • Benchmark other organizations and recommend promotion strategies and tactics based on learned trends and insights

Stakeholder Relations:

  • Maintain good stakeholder relations with Applicants and Recipients
  • Awareness of key trends and suggest creative ways of highlighting these online to engage stakeholders
  • Coordinate with external network administrators
  • Effectively collaborate with internal stakeholders and digital media partners to ensure media plans are delivered on time, on budget
  • Provide support role with Applicants, Recipients, Government, SETA and MDDA teammates in a dynamic environment
  • Work closely with internal teams to understand the business challenges/opportunities and to assist in developing relevant social/digital programs that will maximize the organisation’s growth potential for the benefit of the community media sector
  • Keeps abreast of digital good practices and standards including but not limited to analytics, reporting and return on investment in social media advertising and other type of paid media

Additional Information

  • To view the full job specification and to apply for these challenging positions, interested and qualifying applicants are required to forward a comprehensive CV quoting the position they are applying for, together with a covering letter stating reasons for being the candidate of choice
  • Queries to be directed to Human Resources Telephone 011 643 1100
  • Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to competency assessments and verification of all their credentials.
  • It is the responsibility of candidates with foreign qualifications to have them verified by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
  • Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • If you have not heard from us within three months after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
  • The appointee will be required to sign an employment contract and an annual performance agreement.


  • R537,224.51 CTC p/a

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