Zip Zap Circus Recent Ongoing Recruitment – Apply Now!

Posted on :

24 Feb, 2020

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Vacancies South Africa

Zip Zap Circus is a social circus that was founded in Cape Town in 1992, to inspire young people and help build a new culture of peaceful coexistence in South Africa. Working with a diverse community of children from all backgrounds, Zip Zap helps kids to ‘dare to dream’ and learn to make those dreams a reality.



Job Title: Digital Marketing Co-ordinator
Location: Cape Town
Start date: 2nd March 2020
Reports to: The Graphic Designer & Marketing Co-ordinator will report to the Marketing Manager.


  • Digital Communications:
  • Websites – content management, updates and management of WordPress and Wix sites in South Africa and satellite branches in France, UK and USA
  • Oversee the development of a new Zip Zap website on Wix
  • Loading and publishing blogs on WordPress and Wix
  • Liaison with website hosting companies
  • Social Media – (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube) – develop content, social media strategy and manage engagement of communities
  • Design and send monthly newsletters on Mailchimp
  • Facebook advertising and Google AdWords campaigns
  • Photography and videography
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Graphic Design:
  • Developing digital brochures for Fundraising, Events, Dome Hire
  • Design all Zip Zap collateral (Brochures, Flyers, Posters, online banners)
  • Annual Report – design, layout, print-ready
  • Business Cards, email signatures, vehicle branding, all Zip Zap branding
  • Custodian of the Zip Zap brand identity
  • Merchandise:
  • Source, design and manage the sales of all Zip Zap merchandise
  • Marketing Co-ordination:
  • Contribution to the overall Marketing Strategy
  • Conceptualise creative ideas
  • Support all event planning, co-ordination and execution
  • Zip Zap Merchandise planning, selling, marketing, stock-taking
  • Marketing Dashboard – pulling reports of media monitoring, website stats, social media tracking
  • Developing graphs, analytics and research feedback for reporting
  • Open to other ad hoc roles & responsibilities


  • Strong communication
  • Digital analytics and reporting
  • Excellent time management
  • Works well under pressure
  • WordPress and Wix website skills
  • Mailchimp competency
  • Well-developed design skills in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Creative thinker who can bring innovative ideas to the table with the ability to translate them into reality
  • A willingness to contribute to the team and learn from the team
  • Great attitude with a willingness to roll up their sleeves and hit the deck running
  • Willingness to work on occasional weekends at Zip Zap shows or presentations

Own transport is required.

To apply

Please submit your creative portfolio upon application with 3 contactable references.

Contact: Melanie Boltman –

Application Deadline: Wednesday, 26 February, 2020

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