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  • 26 Apr \ Cape Town

    Digital 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. Six years after opening our doors in 2010 in South Africa, M&C Saatchi Abel was voted South Africa's best advertising agency, with over 180 staff in our Cape Town and Johannesburg offices.


    Our Cape Town agency is looking to hire an experienced digital designer with at least 3 years experience, having worked in an advertising agency

    The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

    • A digital advertising portfolio, including design for across platforms (websites, social media, emailers & newsletters etc)
    • Preferably at least 3 years experience (in an advertising agency)
    • Strong understanding of design principles, specifically in the digital space
    • Broad understanding of internet related technologies and standards
    • Experience in using the Adobe Suite (proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator is a must)
    • Strong conceptual skills
    • Desire to stay up to date with innovation and technical developments in the creative and digital media industries
    • Constant drive to question the status quo - strive for fresh new ideas

    This is a great opportunity with a lot of scope for development and fame.

    We don't do ego.
    We don't do prudes.
    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
  • 26 Apr \ Cape Town

    Account Director

    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. Six years after opening our doors in 2010 in South Africa, M&C Saatchi Abel was voted South Africa's best advertising agency, with over 180 staff in our Cape Town and Johannesburg offices.


    We are looking for an experienced account director to work on a through the line portfolio of business in our Cape Town office. 

    The successful candidate will have the following qualities:

    • Previous advertising agency experience is essential
    • Four+ years of experience in the account management function (big agency experience is preferable)
    • Experienced in working with senior clients across multiple stakeholders
    • A natural leader with fantastic people skills - both within the agency environment and when dealing with client
    • Has strong organisation, admin and time management skills, able to take the lead on projects
    • Pays attention to the details and worries about the little things
    • Has strong integrated marketing skills
    • Is energetic with a go-getter attitude

    We don't do ego.
    We don't do prudes.
    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
  • 23 Feb \ Johannesburg

    Art Director and Copywriter

    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. Six years after opening our doors in 2010 in South Africa, M&C Saatchi Abel was voted South Africa's best advertising agency, with over 180 staff in our Cape Town and Johannesburg offices.

    Our Johannesburg agency is looking to hire a mid-weight creative team (art director and copywriter). You will be working across channels (but mostly BTL) for a very recognisable, blue-chip South African brand.

    Candidates can apply as a team or individuals.
    The ideal team/candidates will be able to demonstrate:

    • An exciting portfolio (real work on real clients) - please submit this with your application
    • Advertising agency experience of at least two to four years in the industry, having worked in a reputable advertising agency.
    • A varied book which contains a mix of real work and a strong conceptual ability
    • Presentation skills and client facing experience required
    • Preference will be given to candidates with a vast portfolio and experience in BTL, Activations and Digital
    • A strong agency pedigree and will add to the culture of the agency with an interesting sense of humour
    • Experience conceptualising and implementing large campaigns - particular in the BTL/Activations space

    This is a great opportunity with a lot of scope for development and fame.

    We don't do ego.
    We don't do prudes.
    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