Paid Media Operations Associate

Paid Media Operations Associate

Durban, SA
Salary: Competitive

The Role

Jellyfish, delivers digital marketing solutions for a host of impressive brands. The agency’s award-winning combination of technology and talent help it to deliver paid media, UX, SEO, social media, analytics, optimization, creative and development solutions.

We are looking for talented candidates to join our paid media operations training academy. We don’t expect you to have prior experience, just a passion to learn and willingness to work really hard and become an expert in this fast moving and rapidly growing sector. You will need to align yourself with our global teams to service our international clients, and therefore be willing to work shifts when required.

The program will consist of three months intensive learning, where you will start to get involved in hands on project work whilst being guided by practitioners. Our aim is that you will be ready to graduate at the end of the program, and if you are successful you will be invited to stay on at Jellyfish as a permanent employee.


  • Keep pace with the scheduled learning program, meeting all required deadlines and passing tests & assignments
  • Commitment to take and pass a number of network certifications and courses within the three-month period
  • Independent of planned learning material provided by Jellyfish, embarks upon significant extra reading on relevant subject matter including blogs, industry white-papers, etc.
  • Keep an accurate record of daily time and perform all other admin duties according to company regulations
  • At the end of the three-month training period, can make basic recommendations on improving campaign performance
  • Support the company's corporate culture including adhering to established ethical and brand standards
  • Perform any other reasonable task assigned by a superior, specifically relating to PPC and Display Ad Ops
  • Show that you have the potential to become a key team member who sets an example to colleagues

Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in in the field of I.T, Mathematics, or Economics would be an advantage
  • Work experience is beneficial
  • A knowledge of Microsoft office products, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint or Advanced knowledge of Google G-Suite products
  • Highly analytical and data driven
  • Demonstrates a structured and methodical way of working, with the ability to cope with competing demands and effectively prioritise tasks
  • Exhibits a high level of attention to detail

Skill Requirements

  • Fluent English, excellent written and spoken
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation and communication skills
  • Numerically skilled – proficient with numbers
  • Strong interpersonal skills, particularly influencing and listening skills
  • Strong email, telephone and face to face communication skills
  • Ability/interest in working in a fast paced, dynamic environment on multiple priorities

Key Attributes

  • An unquestionable and relentless desire to learn new skills
  • Ability to think and act independently as well as collaboratively
  • An excellent communicator and can present ideas, verbally and in writing
  • Exceptional attention to detail and pride in any work produced
  • Self-motivated individual with high levels of energy
  • An outgoing, positive thinker, with consistent levels of evident enthusiasm
  • Flexible, versatile and copes well under pressure
  • Open, honest and direct, is comfortable in giving and receiving constructive feedback
  • Has high personal standards and promotes them in others
  • Possesses a sense of urgency and takes ownership of assigned responsibilities
  • Displays a strong work ethic
  • Lives and breathes Jellyfish boutique agency traits.
  • Lives and breathes Jellyfish core values:
    - Be Positive
    - Be the Solution
    - Be Accountable
    - Be Passionate
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