Digital Content Coordinator

South Africa, Johannesburg

Job - June 12, 2018
Greenpeace Africa is an environmental campaigning organisation with offices in Southern, West, East and Central Africa. The organisation is currently seeking to employ a Digital Content Coordinator to join the Digital Unit within the Engagement team and will be based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The P4 content coordination is a key role within the implementation and ongoing maintenance of Greenpeace's new engagement platform, Planet 4. Your main focus is to present Greenpeace content in a simple, straightforward manner so that it appeals to supporters.

To achieve this, you will have to collect, coordinate, rewrite and remix content to make it shorter and more engaging for the Greenpeace website, using appropriate tone and attitude documentation to help Greenpeace online content.

Job specification:

  • Write Greenpeace web content to create interest for site visitors, including but not limited to: "evergreen" institutional pages, campaign blogs and publications. 

  • Rewrite blogs and articles to facilitate consumption 

  • Support campaigners and content producers in creating content

  • Write best practices 

  • Collect, edit and write content in 
coordination with the Legal Unit 
  • Work collaboratively with stakeholders to ensure created content accurately represents Greenpeace issues and campaigns 

  • Recommend SEO compliant 

Core job competencies

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French 

  • Copywriting for digital 

  • Creativity and ability to think out of box 

  • Understanding content auditing 

  • Understanding content migration 

  • Knowledge on managing Word press

Personal leadership competencies (5 E’s)

  • Energy & Energize: Demonstrate a positive mindset and solutions-oriented attitude & Empower others
  • Edge: Risk-taking & identify and master moments of leadership.
  • Expertise: Demonstrate the ability to see a situation accurately with a broad set of perspectives ability to see things as they might be.
  • Execute: Role model for accountability and straightforwardness & act in a decisive manner

Preferred Qualification(s)

  • National Diploma or Degree in Communication, Marketing, and Web design, Content Management, Web mastering or similar qualification.

Preferred Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience as a website content manager.
  • Social and technical skills for online, distributed and multicultural environments 
  • Experience using code (HTML/CSS/JavaScript) 

  • Experience with Word press 

  • The candidate must be bilingual and fluent in both written and 
spoken English and French 

  • Experience in Markdown 

  • An active contributor to the open source web

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should email their CV and covering letter to the Recruitment Specialist at stating the position they are applying for. The closing date for applications is 25th June 2018.

Greenpeace offers market related salary.

Please note that should you not receive correspondence from us within 20 days from the closing date; please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.