Social Media Manager

Join our vibrant digital agency located in the heart of Salt River, Cape Town. We specialise in digital strategy, custom WordPress website development, web-app development, social media marketing, paid Ads, SEO, database marketing and much, much more. At ibay, we’re not just a team; we’re dynamic, creative and thrive on innovation, personal growth and positivity.

Are you a passionate and creative young professional looking to kickstart your career in the world of social media? We’re on the lookout for a smart and ultra-reliable community manager to join our team. If you have a sharp eye for detail, excellent communication skills, and a flair for content creation, we want you!

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Candidate attributes


  • Smart, intelligent & bright
  • Creative
  • Enthusiastic
  • Eager to learn
  • Passionate about the digital space and social media
  • Articulate
  • Presentable
  • Diplomatic

Key responsibilities

  • Manage social media inboxes and engage with post comments
  • Source images and create visually appealing content
  • Creating content plans
  • Scheduling and posting content from content plans
  • Uploading Insta stories 
  • Stay updated on trending hashtags for each brand
  • Identify potential influencers for various clients
  • Sourcing and sharing posts/content from other pages onto our clients channels
  • Craft compelling content for our clients across different industries
  • Writing blogs and support writing for website content
  • Fact checking and attention to detail
  • Contribute to a positive and vibrant online presence

Educational requirements:

  • Branding & digital marketing degree or diploma
  • BA degree with communications and media as major
  • Social media degree or diploma

Other information


  • Location: Salt River, Cape Town
  • Company: ibay Digital

Other requirements and info

  • Salary R12k – R15k depending on qualification, skills and experience
  • Own vehicle or reliable transport
  • Ability to travel locally if required (for onsite client sessions)
  • South African citizen
  • Valid passport
  • Links to recent work will be an advantage

Current working policy (subject to change)

  • Currently we require employees to work 3 days per week in the studio and 2 days per week remotely.
  • However, if employees want to work from the studio more frequently they are welcome to do so.
  • This may change in the future so candidates should be prepared to work in the studio every day.

Application process

How to apply

If you think this job is for you and you are up for the challenge, please send us your CV / Portfolio and we’ll get back to you to set up an interview if we like your “Stuff”!

Apply for a screening interview by filling out the form below.

Deadline for applications is 31 October 2023.

We will review all CV’s and reply to each person with a “yes” or “no” to a screening interview.

We’re looking forward to seeing all the amazing talent out there!



Application form