Senior French Social Media Manager

South Africa, South Africa

Our client based in South Africa is urgently looking for Senior French Social Media Manager to administer social media accounts for some of its digital platforms in French. The successful incumbent will be responsible for creating ORIGINAL text, image and video content that is RELEVANT, managing posts and responding to fans/followers with the help of digital designers. S/he will manage each brand’s image in a cohesive way to achieve individual marketing goals.

As a Social Media Manager, you will be expected to be up-to-date with the latest digital technologies and social media trends and have excellent French communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement social media strategies for our brands to align with individual business goals.

  • Oversee several social media accounts in various countries.

  • Develop relevant content topics to reach target customers.

  • Generate, create, manage, edit, publish and share engaging content DAILY - must be ORIGINAL text, photos, videos and news.

  • Collaborate with other teams when required.

    Oversee social media accounts design (example: Facebook timeline cover, profile pictures, tabs layouts etc..), the look and feel must be consistent with brand’s corporate identity.

  • Social watching: communicate with fans/followers, respond to comments/queries in a timely manner to maintain Responsiveness Badge, and monitor customer reviews.

  • Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, like promotions and competitions.

  • Stay up to date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications.

  • Monthly reporting to management and clients showing results (ROI).

  • Design, create and manage promotions and social media advertising campaigns.

  • Implement digital campaign strategy.


  • Degree in Marketing and relevant field 


  • Proven work experience as a Social Media Manager (at least 3 years) – good knowledge of Facebook Business Manager, Canva and Ms Teams.

  • Hands on experience in content management.

  • Agency experience will be an advantage 

Personal Qualities/Skills

  • Being a native French speaker.

  • Ability to deliver creative and relevant content (texts, image and video).

  • Analytical and organizational skills are indispensable.

  • Highly motivated and creative with great attention to detail.

  • Photography skills (able to take photos of people and products for posts) will be an ad- vantage.

  • Excellent French copywriting and communication skills.