Zip Zap Circus: Digital Marketing Co-ordinator

Zip Zap Circus School Trust
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 26 February, 2020
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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.

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.

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

Contact: Melanie Boltman –

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