Commercial Content Curator

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate Commercial Content Curator who wants to make a difference.

Cape Town, South Africa

Marketing and Communications

Online since Mar 15, 2018

Your opportunity...

As the Commercial Content Curator, you will be responsible for design, development, production and curation of omni-channel content in support of OLX’s brand and growth goals. The content should be aimed at driving brand affinity, creating advocacy, increasing online/offline engagement, leveraging user-generated content and educating users, leading to user acquisition and, subsequently, monetization. Your role forms part of the Sales, Analytics, Monetisation team (SAM), whilst a large amount of your work will require co-creation, co-production and co-curation with the marketing team.

Your daily work is a mix of developing content strategies, content planning/ scheduling, production, curation and channel optimization. OLX

At OLX Group we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?

Why OLX Group?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 45 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, among others.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.9 billion monthly visits, 37 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.  

 What responsibilities will you get when working with us? 

  • Formulate omni-channel content strategies and campaigns to increase engagement on and/or traffic to OLX assets and, subsequently, grow OLX
  • Conceptualise, develop and manage digital content projects in line with our overall and specific growth, branding and monetization strategies
  • Direct, write, produce and/or curate content as per digital content projects with resources available
  • Create content calendar with multiple initiatives to be completed in an annual period
  • Do research, analyse behavior and define relevant content for user journey
  • Collaborate with Social Media and Performance Marketing teams to ensure campaigns are aligned and fulfil organizational/ team objectives
  • Research and recommend new channels, and acquisition initiatives in our target markets
  • Review new tools and technologies to improve content and channel effectiveness
  • Create content that helps effectively educate users on key topics (e.g., Trust & Safety) and new functionality/ using the product
  • Grow different segments and audiences on OLXs digital assets – i.e., Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Blog

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • 3-5 years experience in content creation and curation i.e., storyboarding; writing and scripting; camera work and filming; production and editing; design
  • Your online digital content portfolio is exceptional, you have influencer status
  • You have strong ability to create and distribute viral content to large audiences
  • You have a commercial mindset, and are obsessed with users and growth
  • You have a keen eye for detail and default to content that is 10x above average
  • You have video editing prowess
  • You are resourceful and can create engaging content with limited resources
  • You love to research and adopt new ways of thinking to create never-see-before styles of content that are effective
  • You are a fantastic story teller through content
  • You love to problem solve and recommend solutions
  • You are a fast learner, self-starter and take initiative
  • You LOVE finishing projects and struggle to sleep at night if there are loose ends
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree preferred
  • Experience in TV commercial and show production is a bonus 

What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • You work as part of a global team… being part of one of the most exciting journeys in the field of ecommerce - online classifieds
  • Being part of the biggest online classifieds businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa with a view to consolidating our position in the coming years to one of the biggest Online Classifieds businesses in the world.
  • We are focused on your professional development, providing access to conferences, on-line and classroom learning and growth opportunities.
  • Being part of a highly dynamic, fun team.
  • Free monthly massages at your desk.
  • Ping-pong and pool tables.
  • And lots more.

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!
Are you ready to live your dream and apply for this role? It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template. Once you’ve it out submit it online and our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.