Head of Digital

A little about the role

We offer remote working, flexi-time opportunities in Digital Marketing Management. We are an award winning South African based organisation supplying international SMEs (small to medium businesses) and entrepreneurs with digital marketing services, virtually. We are a fast-growing business with an international client base and a reputation for providing exceptional quality service and having extraordinary employees! We’re passionate about adding people that want to be part of a fun, flexible, values-based company. We’re an innovative organization, with a strong focus on employee well-being and culture. Our hiring philosophy is focused on individual values and how you will fit into our culture and team. With the right people, we believe anyone has room to grow within our company.

We are offering a remote working opportunity for a Head of Digital to join our team. This is an amazing opportunity to further your career, collaborate with top talent and work for international clients across a wide range of exciting industries.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced digital marketing manager who can lead with a good sense of humour coupled with a calm approach.

Be Brave | Work+Life | Grow

The skills we need

  • Exceptional team leader with the confidence and integrity to earn client and internal team confidence quickly.

  • You have 2+ years of experience in leading digital marketing teams from 15 people and up.

  • Exceptional, effective business professional communication and client presentation skills.

  • Excellent skills and 2 years + experience in training and coaching digital marketing professionals.

  • Solid understanding of digital marketing strategy and the ability to communicate digital marketing processes clearly.

  • You should be extremely self-sufficient and able to make decisions on your own.

  • Some role-based skills are also essential for success on the job. You must have experience leading a small team leadership and project management skills.

  • Strong communication, organizational, presentation, analytical, critical reasoning, and editing skills are essential.

  • You should be comfortable around technology and willing and able to quickly learn new applications and software.

Your day-to-day

  • Line management of a high-performing digital marketing team (20 to 35 people) including; coaching and training as well as driving culture and performance.

  • Commercial management of team to including training, coaching, and driving the teams to identify commercial opportunities.

  • Ensures adherence to processes and operates an effective quality measurement and control system.

  • Coordinates recruitment of staff to meet the needs of the team and arranges effective onboarding for new staff.

  • Contributes to the development of processes and coordinates delivery of training.

  • Manages resource allocation, coordinating capacity closely with other Pod Directors, the Specialist Managers, and the recruitment team.

  • Analyses and reports on team KPIs.

  • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with team, clients and internal departments.

  • Regular check-ins with their team members to ensure that they are performing according to standard and that they are happy and feel supported.

The non-negotiables

  • South Africa Citizenship or valid work visa is essential.

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is essential.

  • Relevant experience in a similar position is essential.

  • Diploma or degree in Communications, PR, Digital Marketing or Marketing advantageous.

  • Working PC/laptop.

  • Secure and reliable internet connection.

Work-life at OS Digital

Who are we? Oh, just Africa’s fastest-growing digital agency, quietly
revolutionising the digital marketing space.

OS Digital is comprised of committed, remote teams with a focus on
flexible work-life balance. Our global client base allows us to create
award-winning work across a variety of exciting industries.

Since 2013, we’ve perfected the art of bringing together expert skills and
passionate people, forming our magical OS Digital formula. Now, we invite
you to come and join the revolution.

Want to join our digital clan?

We’re looking for great humans as much as we
are kick-ass skills and talent.

If you feel you have what it takes and like the
look of our company culture, fill in the form to
begin the application process.

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