Content Specialist

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description



Content Specialist






Johannesburg, Sandown, Sandton



Content specialist position available

If you share our inherent distrust of corporate bureaucracy and love working with words, we may just have the perfect opportunity for you.

Fedgroup, South Africa's leading independent financial services provider, is looking to employ a content specialist to aid our rapidly expanding business.

Although we operate in the financial services industry, we have built up a reputation for being dynamic, transparent and independently minded, while never losing the human touch. We are looking for a person who shares these values to work in an environment where the only constant is our commitment to integrity. If you are willing to be as demanding of yourself as we are of ourselves, without losing a sense of fun, Fedgroup might be the perfect fit for you.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Creation of written content across a multitude of forms, including:
    o Blog articles
    o Print articles
    o Social media content
    o Newsletters
    o Advertising copy
    o Product information manuals
    o Website updates
    o Tender documents
  • Planning and strategising workflow to be in line with the long and short-term company goals
  • Social media posts
  • Social media interaction with clients
  • Speechwriting
  • Workflow management
  • Topic generation
  • Coordination with design teams in terms of visual media to accompany the written content
  • Proofreading
  • Attend and provide input at stakeholder meetings
We are looking for a candidate with the following experience:
  • Three-year bachelor's degree in media, journalism, communication, marketing, PR or related fields.
  • A minimum of five years' experience in publishing, print, digital media, PR or related fields, with a mixture of these being preferable.
  • Experience in the financial services industry preferable.
  • Excellent time-management, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work quickly and accurately under deadline pressure.
  • Own transport is a plus.
  • Flexible and adaptive to our highly dynamic work environment.
  • Proficiency in a number of South African languages will be a plus.
If these specifications fit your skills set, please send up-to-date CVs to before 21 January 2019. Only CVs that meet the criteria set out above will be considered.

Company Description

Established in 1990, Fedgroup has grown into South Africa's leading independent financial services provider. Our independence has allowed us to develop our own point of view on the business of insurance and investment. We put people before profit. We believe in old-fashioned ideas like honesty, integrity and dignity. And we place a lot of value in our dedicated and committed staff.

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    Full Time
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  • Job Location
    Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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  • Apply By
    Sep 11, 2019
  • Job Posting Date
    Jun 13, 2019