Central to our trajectory as a leading player in the global IoT industry is a collection of people so unique in their skill set and determination to innovate that they’re guarded fiercely and loved tenderly. Using only the strongest coffee, we keep our team fuelled up and provide an environment in which ideas, and people, can flourish. This exclusive team is pioneering the way forward for tech start-ups, firmly cementing themselves as crucial to the 4th Industrial Revolution. Do you have what it takes to join us as we make our mark on history?

Email your CV to careers@iotnxt.com

We’re looking for a:

PROTOCOL INTEGRATION DEVELOPER

Become part of an amazing team that is going global. Industry 4.0 is where the future is and we are in the middle of it. We are looking for special talent with the following skillset to form part of our Innovation Team.

  • C# .NET Micro Framework, .NET Framework 4+, .NET Core Framework
  • IP Stack knowledge (ETHERNET, IPV4, UDP, TCP, ICMP, ARP, etc.)
  • Wireshark sniffing (used to reverse engineer protocols) IP, USB, etc.
  • Experience with I2C, SPI, 1-wire (such as DALLAS 1-wire, etc.), TTL Serial, RS-232, RS-485, etc.
  • Ansi C experience (no class/object structures) for RLP procedures.
  • PWM & (Digial & Analog) Signal generators, use in SDDI protocol drivers.
  • Oscilloscope experience.
  • Datasheet read, interpret and understand.
  • Encryption, SSL & TLS streams, MQTT.
  • Simple HTTP web site development.
  • FAT, MMC, SD, FRAM structures (blocks, sectors, page size etc.) – formatting, writing, reading.

Think you have what it takes? Send us your CV!

JUNIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER AND 3D ANIMATOR

Job description

If you’re a junior to mid-level, passionate, ambitious and innovative thinker with a strong eye for design and armed with motion graphic design / animation skills, there could be a seat in our startup with your name on it.

Equipped with basic digital design skills, you should be eager, organized and ready to immerse yourself in the technology that is shaping the 4th Industrial Revolution. Do you have what it takes to join our team?

Responsibilities

  • Creating vector-based animations.
  • Assisting our senior creatives with the conceptualization and development of digital media collateral.
  • Creating presentations.
  • Ensuring all work is developed in line with the Corporate Identity.

Skills and experience required:

  • Proficient knowledge of the Adobe suite including:
  • After Effects
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Proficient knowledge of PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Blender (3D animations) is advantageous.
  • Tertiary qualification (minimum).
  • Knowledge of design & social media trends and constraints.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines in an in-flux environment.
  • Team player with a willingness to learn.
  • High level of quality control through various stages of the production process.

BRAND MANAGER

Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Marketing Director, our Brand Manager will be responsible for the management, development and implementation of medium and short-term brand plans, known in our parts as The Good Stuff.

Innately driven to curate and sustain both great brand experiences and the growth of brand identities, you carefully and strategically guide brands through the development and implementation of B2B client and end-user consumer communications, advertising plans and promotional activities. Creative, strategic, organized and accountable – you’re a unicorn amongst your peers with a few feathers in your cap.

As you work with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure activities and materials related to the brand portfolio are developed on time and in line with agreed upon strategies, short-, medium- and long-term goals, you’ll fiercely protect your marketing flock, driving them to deliver great things. Think you have what it takes to go fearlessly where no Brand Manager has been before, guiding our IoT offering through global expansion, and beyond?

Responsibilities

Implementation of Marketing Strategy

  • Develop marketing (communication / engagement / sales) campaigns, from conceptualization to reporting phases, incorporating a variety of platforms to achieve maximum results.
  • Conceptualize new, innovative marketing and communication campaigns.
  • Manage the creative aspect of projects in a way that will support the optimal delivery of the brand.
  • Manage the development of print, online advertising, email marketing, web site management and content development, press releases, by-lined articles, white papers, corporate videos and marketing and sales collateral.
  • Monitoring and analyze competitor activity.
  • Identify marketing opportunities through market research, customer feedback, analytics and industry best practices.
  • Delivers measurable results in impacting broader company goals and organizational objectives.

Budget management

  • Assist in the development of an annual marketing budget.
  • Track use of monthly marketing budget (budget vs actual).

Project Management

  • Develop clear creative briefs that are in line with brand strategies and positioning.
  • Guide the design and implementation of all marketing activities including, Content, Advertising, PR, Graphic Design and Social Media Strategies.
  • Make sure all project timelines and deadlines are adhered too.

Marketing Management Information

  • Track, measure, and analyse all marketing initiatives to report on Return on Investment (ROI).
  • Use analytics to provide key business insights for data driven decision making.
  • Provide strategic input into the marketing strategy by providing customer insights, business direction and solutions to ensure business objectives have been delivered against KPI’s.

Skills and experience required:

  • Ability to influence at different levels of organisation (cross – functional management experience)
  • Ability to translate business strategy into local and global in-market execution.
  • Knowledge of marketing and sales techniques, channels, business partner relationship development strategies, and/or knowledge of a specific industry, market, technology, or business initiative related to area of assignment.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines in a changing environment.
  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels.
  • Team player.
  • Marketing related qualification.
  • 5 years marketing experience in consumer and/or B2B environments.
  • Previous experience in the tech space is advantageous.

Purpose of the Role

We’re looking for a pair of extra hands and an extra smart head to support our marketing and brand department with its primary and administrative duties. This includes, but is not limited to, daily tasks to ensure the effective and efficient functionality and coordination of departmental activities (marketing, brand events, PR, advertising and design), effective and accurate financial administration and record keeping, collation and preparation of data and reports.

Responsibilities

Marketing Support and Admin

  • Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of departmental activities.
  • Update monthly schedules and calendars as identified.
  • Be a direct link and liaison between finance and marketing and brand department thus ensuring effective invoicing management system.
  • Preparation and compilation of briefs for projects and promotions.
  • Managing project and promotion deadlines.
  • Ensuring that all departments (internally and externally) are aware of the projects and underway, as well as their involvement thereof.
  • Ensure all timelines and project milestones are adhered to.
  • Managing weekly status meetings internally as well as with any external suppliers.
  • Social media management of multiple business Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts; weekly scheduling across all platforms.
  • Submission of all award entries.
  • Track, measure, and analyse all marketing initiatives to report on Return on Investment (ROI).

Event Management

  • Help to plan and execute in-house or external marketing events. Managing events, booking venues and ordering marketing materials.
  • Ensuring that all departments (internally and externally) are aware of the events and promotions underway, as well as their involvement thereof.
  • Creating and maintaining budgets for events.

Traffic Management

  • Ensure all timelines and project milestones are adhered to.
  • Traffic all jobs both internally between the marketing department, agency and suppliers to ensure timely sign-off, compliance and accuracy.
  • Track and communicate all projects and delivery schedules with internal divisions and suppliers.

Skills and experience required:

  • Good understanding of office management and marketing principles.
  • Demonstrable ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines.
  • Well-organised with a customer-oriented approach.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office suite.
  • Top notch communication (written and verbal) and people skills.
  • Have a keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Resilient and composed under pressure
  • Performance-driven
  • Marketing degree or relevant diploma.
  • Previous marketing assistance experience an advantage.
  • Salary based on experience.

CONTENT STRATEGIST

In a world where content is king, and everyone with a Facebook account is a guru, we’re looking for an anomaly that can not only strategise, but also conceptualise and deliver clear, well-crafted content across a multitude of platforms. As you hand deliver our brand to the world, you’ll need to immerse yourself in the cutting edge technology that is pioneering the way through the 4th Industrial Revolution, humanizing our tech-talk and helping multiple industries see the light. Or at least the light switch.

Come carve the way forward for content in the tech space. Apply now… if you dare.

HIGH-LEVEL OBJECTIVES 

  • Oversee all content initiatives, both internal and external, across multiple platforms and formats to drive sales, engagement, retention, leads and positive client behavior, ensuring that all content is on-brand, consistent in terms of style, quality and tone of voice, optimised for search and UX on all channels.
  • Develop, implement and maintain a holistic content strategy that compliments company USPs to develop competitor advantage in the beginner segment, supporting and extending marketing initiatives.
  • Populate, maintain and grow portals and programs with content that engages with clients in a rewarding way.
  • Ensure consistent communication is delivered in innovative formats in line with the strategic placement and positioning of the brand.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

These responsibilities speak to your day-to-day responsibilities. Whilst certainly not comprehensive, they are a guide as to what is expected of you in the role.

  • Develop and implement a holistic content strategy that includes all viable channels, ensuring that content activities are integrated within traditional marketing campaigns.
  • Develop, implement and report on monthly blog and social media posting plans / content outreach.
  • Work with the marketing team to develop a conversion funnel that incorporates all possible means of communication. Assist in streamlining communication processes and channels, as well as determine most effective methods of communication.
  • Conduct ongoing usability tests to gauge content effectiveness. Gather data and analytics and make recommendations based on those results. Work with owners of particular content to revise and measure particular content and marketing goals.
  • Be responsible for planning, developing and producing copy for website pages (e.g. home pages, landing pages, product pages), managing the process of content development from planning to completion, and developing the content strategy for brand new sections on the website in-line with conversion, engagement and SEO goals.
  • Develop standards, systems and best practices (both human and technological) for content creation, distribution, maintenance, content retrieval and content repurposing, including the real-time implementation of content strategies.
  • Leverage industry and general news to identify content marketing opportunities and strategically action content development plans.
  • Establishing a work flow for requesting, creating, editing, publishing, and retiring content.
  • Develop internal and external newsletters.
  • Manage on and offline reputation, ensuring consistent messaging across all forums.
  • Monitor, manage and build online communities.
  • Oversee the development, implementation and optimization of a comprehensive SEO strategy to boost online presence, in-line with our PPC strategy.
  • Write and distribute press releases and statements.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with a list of relevant influencers and media contacts.
  • Work with various internal departments to determine their communications and content needs, ensuring a consistent brand message is being communicated at all times.
  • Work with the Marketing team to develop and implement innovative campaigns that align with marketing and business goals.
  • Develop and maintain a user-friendly, comprehensive communications style guide.
  • Prepare communication responses to interview requests, reputation and product challenges and changes.
  • Ensure a consistent brand experience and implement appropriate localization /translation strategies.
  • Assist with the creation of a strategy for developing outreach and advertising as needed.

JUNIOR CONTENT WRITER

Passionate about words? Concerned with the correct use of commas? Driven by digital? We need you.

We’re looking for a junior copywriter with some experience in the digital space, the tools to craft clever copy, the balls to reshape the way content is seen in the tech space and the brains to accurately disseminate content in a meaningful way.

  • Write and assist with the distribution of on-brand press releases in line with the overall marketing and business strategy.
  • Assist with the management of company communications both proactively and reactively as needed, ensuring the distribution of approved, consistent, clear messaging that is in line with the brand as well as greater business strategy.
  • Actively seek out opportunities for guest posts both internally and externally.
  • Assist with the creation and distribution of long-format and rich media content e.g. blog posts, infographics, videos, etc.
  • Continuously seek opportunities for content improvement, innovation and expansion on all company assets, e.g. website, brochures.
  • Write and develop internal and external emails and adhoc communication.
  • Write and develop content to brief as needed.
  • Edit and proof-read content in line with company style guide as needed.
  • Disseminate content as per content and social media strategies.
  • Manage and engage with social media communities to ensure a conversational communication style is implemented and queries are answered timeously.
  • Monitor online mentions of key brand terms to manage our reputation as well as the online behaviour of our customers and competitors.
  • Monitor and maintain active profiles on Q&A websites and listing sites to ensure that we have a constant conversational communication style, as well as a presence in relevant conversations.
  • Monitor local and international trends and act swiftly to assist in the creation of relevant content.
  • Prepare regular reports that cover mission-critical metrics. Prepare in detail, present in summary.
  • Fully immerse yourself in all relevant departments to ensure clear communication, consistent messaging, buy-in, effective teamwork and progress.
  • Assist with ad-hoc requirements as the scope and strategy of the department and business evolve over time.
  • Ensure that all work done is in line with an in the best interest of branding, IP and general company guidelines and restrictions, as well as the broader business strategy.

Requirements: 

  • 2 Years experience in a similar role.
  • Subbing or editing experience highly advantageous.
  • Agency or print experience highly advantageous.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing and SEO best practices.
  • Experience managing and growing online communities, social media in particular.