Print Production Assistant

Cape Town Production King James 13 March 2018

We're on the hunt for a production admin coordinator who is pro-active, organized and has sound financial administration experience in:

· Generating & driving Intercompany cost-estimates and billing 

· Generating & driving Third party/ supplier cost-estimates and billing  

· Purchase orders – checking and chasing 

· Superhero administration skills.

Essential skills:

  • Fully MS Office literate (i.e. Email, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet)
  • Working experience of CHASE a bonus
  • Understanding of financial management
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Wiliness to learn and take guidance

The person we are looking for must be

accurate and obsessed with detail

hard working and pro-active

hungry, fearless and interesting

have good time management skills.


Senior Backend Developer

Cape Town Technical King James Digital 13 March 2018


We are looking for very talented Senior Developer who loves to tackle new technology, solve interesting challenges and make great products.

An ideal developer for this role will have solid fundamentals in computer science, experience in LAMP stack and OO software development. You're willing to work with and learn from others.

You must be comfortable taking the initiative, working as a team and proactively take the lead whenever necessary. You'll have the ability to solve problems quickly and sustainably.


  Working with technical leadership to design and implement new services, improve on existing services and create new services and products

  Architecting, designing and scaling solutions for web related development

  Evaluating and adopting new technologies

  Assist in creating, maintaining and promoting best practices

  Assist other developers through mentoring and code reviews

Key Qualifications

  6+ years experience in backend or full-stack software development - 6 years is a benchmark but if you are a STRONG developer with great experience it's what you can do that counts

  Experience using CodeIgniter, Laravel or other PHP frameworks (Wordpress)

  Experience in delivering RESTful micro-services in a Service-Oriented Architecture

  Proficiency with JavaScript and Angular

  Proficiency in Java, C#

  GIT, Version Control understanding to a high level

  Proven experience and skill in client-server technologies, and cluster architectures and deployments

  Experience and ability in system design, and hands on experience presenting to the team(s)

  Killer interpersonal skills with emphasis on verbal and written communication

It would be a plus if you had:

·  Experience building distributed systems leveraging AWS or other cloud services

·  Familiarity with chat / messaging systems

·  Familiarity with front-end technologies, such as HTML5, SASS, jQuery, manipulating canvas and three.js

·  Working knowledge with Grunt, Gulp and Webpack


Digital Project Manager

Cape Town Project Management King James Digital 13 March 2018

We're on the hunt for a mid to senior project manager to deliver to our key Clients’ social and digital projects. You will need to have an aptitude for business, management, budgeting and analysis.

This is a high pressure environment. You need to be the calmest person around the table. You need to be the calm in the storm. You need the technical knowledge and experience to make sure that our projects don’t fail when put to the test. You  must find the solution when all others say it can’t be done.


  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all stakeholders (inside and outside the company) and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Costing accurately based on the scope
  • Co-ordinating internal resources (within the division and within the group) as well as third parties for the flawless execution of projects
  • Developing a detailed project plan to track progress accurately
  • Ensuring all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget
  • Ensuring resource availability and allocation to the projects
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with Client Service and all other stakeholders
  • On more complex projects, direct Client contact relationships to be nurtured and maintained
  • Perform risk management to minimise project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/suppliers
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation


  • Proven working experience as a digital and/or social project manager
  • In-depth knowledge of web-based and social technologies
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail, retention of complex information and multi-tasking
  • Good understanding of people
  • Master at managing conflict
  • Solutions driven
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience on Chase 


  • Qualification in project management
  • Experience in an advertising and/or digital agency
  • A fairly thick skin


Digital Data & Analytics Implementation Manager

Johannesburg Data & Analytics King James Digital 13 March 2018

Are you able to find the story behind the numbers? As the Digital Insights Implementation Manager you will be responsible for driving and implementing digital product and service standards and principles for a disruptive FSI, while ensuring our client is provided with world-class digital data and personalized analytics solutions. You will be based at client premises in order to be fully immersed and drive the King James Digital offering. 

Key Role

·  Assist in defining as well as execute product & service standards and principles in which to perform in order to achieve highest quality outputs (e.g. ongoing media tracking and defining processes)

·  Implement automation wherever possible in order to assist with product accuracy and efficiency

·  Implement on-going campaign/project tracking and conversion elements (e.g. Structure, build, and track web pages and translate both qualitative and quantitative test results into actionable business insights and automated targeting)

·  Analyse campaign performance and make strategic investment and tactical media optimisations as well as guide the optimisations

·  Deliver inputs on campaign goals, approaches and methods and help establish success metrics and KPIs

Drive innovation

·  Continuously perform research and trend analysis

·  Leverage Plumb5 automation to ensure you reach the right individual at the right time

·  Share trends with the team and organisation on a regular basis (monthly)

Assist in Marketing & Sales of product & service set

·  Identify new opportunities to grow revenue within existing FSI account and maximise margins 

Key competencies/skills:

·  Comprehensive understanding of digital product & service suite relating to product role

·  Ability to perform trend & competitor analysis

·  Ability to analyse and interpret research data

·  Strategic & conceptual thinking

·  Solution oriented thinking

·  Facilitation of meetings & workshops

·  Excellent presentation & public speaking skills

·  Plumb5 experience is an advantage*

·  Client service experience an advantage*

Essential skills

·  Communication across all levels - internal and external

·  Numerate and analytical

·  Project Management

·  Curiosity – to detect the story behind the numbers

·  Can manage change in a fast paced industry

·  Drive high-performance culture through efficiency

·  Proven ability in Google Analytics or another tracking platform

·  Experience in AB and user testing

·  CRM experience

  • Ability to map processes
  • Ability to create campaign flows and map system automation and design
  • Experience in database segmentation and personalized communication
  • Troubleshoot email, SMS and USSD campaigns, workflows, approval cycles or auto responder


·  Ability to actively listen

·  Ask effective questions

·  Change manager/agent

·  Growth driver

·  Client centric

·  Achiever (Ability to get things done)

·  Gravitas and assertiveness

·  Culture match (sincere, business focus, credibility, authentic)

Emotional competencies:

·  Self-awareness, Self-confidence, Self-control

·  Trustworthiness, Conscientiousness, Adaptability

·  Innovativeness

·  Achievement drive, Commitment, Initiative, Optimism

·  Empathy, Service orientation, Influence

·  Change catalyst – Initiating or managing change

·  Conflict management

·  Nurturing instrumental relationships

·  Collaboration and cooperation

·  Creating group synergy in pursuing collective goals

·  Ability to develop others through coaching & mentoring

·  Leadership – Inspiring & guiding groups of people

·  Effective communication


Digital Media Account Manager

Johannesburg Client Service King James Digital 13 February 2018

We're on the hunt for a Digital Account Manager to join our King James Digital Media and Data team in Jhb.

You must have 3-6 years agency experience, an in-depth knowledge of all digital channels and you should blow the lights out when it comes to creating, writing, presenting and selling compelling proposals.

If you think you've got what it takes, and have a proven track-record, let's chat.