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  • 14 Dec \ Cape Town

    Art Director/ Designer

    When M&C Saatchi was launched in 1995, it was of the belief that 'nothing is impossible'. A conviction that an individual can make what seems highly improbable happen. Five years after opening our doors in 2010 in South Africa, M&C Saatchi Abel was voted South Africa's best advertising agency, with over 170 staff in our Cape Town and Johannesburg offices. 

    Our Cape Town office is looking for an Art Director/Designer with 5-7 years’ experience, to join our team.

    The ideal candidate(s) will have:

    ·         A varied, awarded book which contains a mix of real work and a strong conceptual ability
    ·         Presentation skills and client facing experience required
    ·         Must love design and demonstrate high attention to design craft
    ·         Some experience and also a passion for the world of fashion and beauty
    ·         Have a vast portfolio
    ·         A strong agency pedigree and will add to the culture of the agency
     
    We don't do ego.
    We solve in the positive.

    If this opportunity excites you, please apply! Applicants are requested to submit a CV and portfolio of work in their application.

    Please note, if you do not receive a response in two weeks, your application has not been successful
     
     

    jobs@mcsaatchiabel.co.za
  • 23 Oct \ Cape Town

    TV Producer

    When M&C Saatchi was launched in 1995, it was of the belief that 'nothing is impossible'. A conviction that an individual can make what seems highly improbable happen. Five years after opening our doors in 2010 in South Africa, M&C Saatchi Abel was voted South Africa's best advertising agency, with over 170 staff in our Cape Town and Johannesburg offices.

    We are looking for a multi-talented, brave and bright TV Producer to join our CPT team.

    Responsibilities and duties:

    •    Ability to work under pressure, highly adaptable, motivated and solution orientated
    •    Good interpersonal skills and foster good relations with suppliers, colleagues and clients
    •    Good negotiation skills and familiar with industry rates and standards and the ability to manage project risks
    •    Confidently scope creative executions based on budget and timings
    •    Project management and multi-tasking skills. Exceptional organizational skills and efficiency orientated
    •    Well versed in executing campaigns across multiple platforms – digital, social, stills, content, radio & tv
    •    Ability to manage the post-production process

    Experience:

    •    A degree in Film Production, Advertising, Digital or Broadcast production advantageous
    •    Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a producer in an advertising agency or production house
    •    TV, Radio, Stills, AV, Content & Art Buying experience
    •    Chase Software 
    •    Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook 
    •    Knowledge of stock photography, on camera usages, music library sites


    We don't do ego.
    We solve in the positive.

    If this opportunity excites you, please apply!

    Please note, if you do not receive a response in two weeks, your application has not been successful.

    jobs@mcsaatchiabel.co.za
  • 2 Oct \ Johannesburg

    Strategist

    When M&C Saatchi was launched in 1995, it was of the belief that 'nothing is impossible'. A conviction that an individual can make what seems highly improbable happen. Five years after opening our doors in 2010 in South Africa, M&C Saatchi Abel was voted South Africa's best advertising agency, with over 170 staff in our Cape Town and Johannesburg offices. 

    Our Johannesburg office is looking for a Strategist with a strong digital understanding to join our team.
    We're looking for someone unique. A strategist who doesn't see themselves as a planner but a do-er.
     
    Smart, sharp thinkers need only apply.

    We are looking for the following qualities: 

    • Five  years’ plus  of experience in a strategy role (preferably in an advertising agency environment)
    • Highly positive, interesting, and effortless to work with
    • Self-starter with relentless energy and tenacity
    • Highly creative thinker who comes to the table with an informed point of view
    • Thrive in an entrepreneurially orientated environment with fast turn-around times

    Your CV must demonstrate:

    • The tangible impact you have had in your career to date
    • That you can ‘do’ as well as ‘think’: Account management/project management experience preferred
    • Your ability to be an all-around strategic thinker across channels and disciplines
    • In addition, you must have outstanding presentation skills

    We don’t do egos or attitude
    We solve in the positive

    Please note: If you don't receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

    jobs@mcsaatchiabel.co.za