VACANCY: Content Creator/Designer

Posted on Mon June 6, 2022.

The following vacancy has become available in the Tourism Department at Cango Wildlife Ranch:

CONTENT CREATOR / DESIGNER

The Content Creator/Designer forms part of the marketing team and will work on projects directed at maximizing company profits through effective strategies/marketing campaigns. You will need to execute functions daily, that keep the department operating and ensure that the company image is always top of mind. The role of the Content Creator/Designer is to grow our social media presence through dynamic and relevant means and fulfil designing duties for facility. You’ll be given the opportunity to hone your creativity and social skills while being encouraged to test, innovate, and improve strategies and artwork.


A deep passion for animals and conservation is required as you will be exposed to, and required to document the care of almost 90 species of animals. This position is full-time and will include working on weekends and public holidays, as well as performing as a Junior Managerial duties when needed. Compensation is negotiable based on experience.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Work within the Marketing department to innovate and improve our social media strategies
  • Plan content and schedule posts for our social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube
  • Designing of online content, onsite signage, and general marketing material
  • Plan, manage and report on our KPIs including engagement, click through rate and followers
  • Engage with customers, volunteers and staff and always represent our brand in a positive and friendly manner
  • Understand the brand, vision and values and communicate these through visuals (incl videos) and storytelling
  • Be the first point of contact for most of our followers and help engage with them positively
  • Assist with departmental administrative duties
  • Participate in annual and quarterly brochure runs and act as a CWR representative at various functions and meetings when needed
  • Assist with/accompany film crews on the day of filming and ensure contracts are in place
  • Get the facility involved in/promoted at Oudtshoorn/Garden Route area events
  • Weekend Junior Managerial duties
  • General adhoc duties

Candidate Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in Social Media and content creation
  • Design and Video editing skills
  • Knowledge with using different analytic tools including but not limited to: Google Analytics, Adwords & Hootsuite
  • Reporting skills and presentation abilities are desired in order to be able to effectively communicate growth strategy to our internal departments
  • Great content writing, visual design skills, and video editing, with experience in creating graphics and visuals specifically for social media platforms
  • Good understanding of web design
  • Outstanding communication skills both online and offline, and excellent writing skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks and work under pressure
  • English language skills are a must; other language skills are a bonus
  • Experience or a demonstrable passion for conservation and wild animals
  • Photography skills are a plus and advanced camera equipment experience a bonus
  • Be punctual, patient, organised, reliable, mindful, accurate and very creative
  • Well presented & well-spoken – good people skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Must be a team player but also function well individually
  • Valid driver’s license & own reliable transport

Please submit the below to the Tammy Moult at [email protected]

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Portfolio Link or Attach Portfolio work
  • A brief description about the brands/communities you have managed and 2 contactable references

Closing Date: 17 June 2022

CANGO WILDLIFE RANCH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The Company reserves the right not to interview or appoint applicants and to withdraw the position at any given time. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.