Do you want the opportunity to make a difference? We are looking for a Campaign Manager to drive awareness and engagement in our Love Play Talk parenting campaign across multiple channels and among multiple audiences, with the long term goal of positively influencing parenting habits in South Africa.  Our ideal candidate will have passion, initiative and imagination, a creative problem-solver who wants the chance to help shape the future. No prior experience in early learning or ECD is necessary but some campaign management experience is essential.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Develop integrated communication campaign strategy and activity plans against a budget
  • Manage the implementation and tracking of the campaign across multiple channels
  • Ensure campaign has clear performance metrics
  • Measuring and evaluating the performance of the campaign
  • Work with key stakeholders on a national basis to implement the campaign activities and identify collaborative opportunities
  • Manage relationships with external service providers such vendors, creative and digital agencies
  • Work with finance manager to plan and track the campaign budget
  • Work with communication manager to brainstorm, write and edit copy for a range of materials including website copy and brochures
  • Work with communication manager to brainstorm, write and edit press releases around campaign
  • Liaise with public via website and social media channels
  • Work with communication manager to build and foster key media relationships
  • Produce and source campaign materials
  • Social media channel management
  • Organise and manage campaign events
  • Deliver bi-weekly campaign reporting

You must have proven ability in the following:

  • Managing multi-channel media campaigns and meeting objectives and campaign deadlines
  • At least 4 years’ experience having taken the lead in organising/ planning / executing / and reflecting from campaigns at national and/or provincial level to bring about clear changes
  • Excellent knowledge of the South African media landscape including radio, outdoor, TV and print
  • Tertiary degree or similar in media, marketing or social science
  • Experience with social impact programmes or behaviour change campaign a distinct advantage

Personal characteristics:

  • Attentive to detail
  • Good facilitator and excellent written and oral communicator
  • Collaborative worker who is good at building and maintaining effective relationships
  • Creative thinker who is innovative in developing and implementing campaign strategies
  • Passionate about children’s rights, the importance of early childhood development and the importance of positive parenting

If you think you have what we’re looking for, please email us a brief letter of motivation and a copy of your CV (maximum 3 pages, NO certificates please).  Applications can be sent to rina@ilifalabantwana.co.za and must reach us by close of business on the 15th September.

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