Online Marketing Officer, Corruption Watch (CW), Johannesburg

Corruption Watch (CW) is a nonprofit, civil society organisation. CW receives reports of corruption from the public, investigates certain reports, exposes corruption through communications’ platforms and mobilises the public to take a stand against corruption and the abuse of public funds.

CW seeks to appoint an Online Marketing Officer to be based in Johannesburg.

This is a four-month contract.

The purpose of the position is to assist in the planning, development, and implementation of online campaigns and strategies, and in marketing initiatives that raise the profile of Corruption Watch and increase awareness of the organisation’s work.

Online marketing:
Assist in planning and coordinating all digital marketing campaigns
Work closely with the communications and marketing manager to plan and run digital fundraising activities that align with organisational goals
Explore and utilise a variety of channels and techniques to maximise traffic and support for CW’s campaigns
Assist with running social media advertising campaigns in order to reach new donors
Manage the day-to-day running of Google grant account
Assist with research and explore innovative ways and campaigns to bring new supporters on board using digital tools
Gather information and data from online channels for input into donor and board reports and provide analysis on monthly trends
Perform other ad-hoc duties as required

Communications and marketing manager: Plan and collaborate on all fundraising-related issues and social media campaigns
Head of communications / digital officer: Share campaign and content ideas with the aim of increasing donations, and raising CW profile through digital marketing
Finance and admin team: Finance-related issues re fundraising, and other general administration purposes
External providers: Fundraising CRM suppliers, printers, and outdoor and indoor advertising vendors
Management: Attending to ad hoc requests

Minimum of one to two years’ experience in web marketing
Experience in managing social media and online marketing channels
Digital/marketing qualification – three years
Experience in e-mail marketing platforms
Understanding of digital marketing tools and trends
Understanding of principles of marketing
Understanding of the NGO environment
Data management
Knowledge of current affairs
Social media metrics and analytics tools
Ability to produce high-quality written material in English
Oral and written communication skills
Administrative skills and attention to detail
Creativity in the digital environment to communicate in different ways
Interpersonal skills
Ability to work under pressure
Innovative and enthusiastic.
Team player
Strong work ethic
Committed to professional excellence

To apply, submit your applications should contact, including with your e-mail:

A covering letter motivating your application for the position
A concise CV (not more than two pages)
Details of three contactable references (including e-mail addresses)