Head of Digital Innovation


Job Spec: Head of Digital Innovation

We have a rare and unique opportunity for a dynamic digital trailblazer to join our team on a full-time basis as Head of Digital Innovation

What we need:

· Full working understanding of digital projects, including: Web development, App Development, Intranets, and system architecture.

· Full working understanding of digital marketing activities: Paid media, social media, paid search, SEO, Emails, etc.

· Full working understanding of digital campaign management: Mechanics, tactics, and reporting.

· Provide support and insight to brand teams to assist in the conceptualization and planning of digital-related projects.

· Must be able to research, create, and pitch on new business.

· Manage a team of digital marketing specialists and look to recruit and grow the team

· Assist in the development of project plans (Gantt charts), scoping documents, and budgets

· Project manage and lead technical projects on behalf of clients, system architecture, wireframing, and functional specifications

· Manage external digital suppliers to ensure effective service delivery to our clients

· Ability to multi-task and be relational

· Excellent attention to detail and passion for clients’ business

· Be agile, solution-orientated, and a team player

Minimum practical experience required for this role:

· This person would’ve been a digital-project lead i.e. they were the final authority in sign-off of a digital development and marketing project.

· This person would have to be well-versed in coding, although not a developer themselves

· Experience as project-lead on at least 1 end-to-end e-commerce website development with an integrated, multiple online/social marketing strategy to drive users to the site.

· Experience as project-lead on at least 1 multi-tool/function company intranet system.

· Experience as project-lead on at least 1 online-training development project.

· Experience as project-lead on at least 1 business innovation project, i.e. client had a business problem that was solved by proposing, developing, and implementing an unconventional solution.

What you need:

· Relevant marketing degree or qualification

· Minimum 5 years through-the-line agency experience with at least 3 years in online & digital specialty

· Multi-national brand/client experience.

· Multiple stakeholder management experience

· To be willing to travel at least on a monthly basis

Salt is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2009-194499
Salary per: month
Job Duration:
Job Start Date:
Job Industries: Marketing
Job Locations: Port Elizabeth
Job Types: Permanent

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