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  • 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
  • 2 Oct \ Johannesburg

    Reception

    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 spontaneous and optimistic receptionist with a bright smile, a warm heart and an infectious energy.

    Someone that truly enjoys working with people and who feels comfortable in meeting and greeting guests, making them feel at home and with a professional conduct extends the hospitality of our Agency.

    In this role, you will be expected to:

    • Manage switchboard and direct calls for 100+ staff members
    • Manage all boardroom bookings and scheduling for internal and external meetings
    • Manage all client parking 
    • Assist staff with general front desk queries
    • Manage all courier requirements
    • Have an eye for detail to manage the reception area
    • Greet, welcome and host visitors while they wait in the reception area

    Previous Experience and Computer Proficiency:

    • At least 3+ years’ experience in a similar role, able to multi-task and manage the demands of switchboard and reception
    • Must be computer literate with a comprehensive understanding of MS Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint

    Working Hours:

    • Mondays to Fridays from 08h00 - 17h30

    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
  • 2 Oct \ Johannesburg

    Account Manager

    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 an experienced account manager to join the Windhoek team in our JHB agency.

    The successful candidate will have the following qualities:

    • Demonstrate a passion for creativity and ideas and seeks to grow his/her business portfolio through enviable creative solutions
    • Must have previous advertising agency experience (if you do not have agency experience, your application will not be considered) 
    • Three to five years' 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 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