Digital Co-ordinator


Sandton, ZA

Job Family:  Marketing
Country/Region:  South Africa
Digital Co-ordinator

Digital Co-ordinator – Coloplast South Africa & Sub Sahara - support in building a bridge to our consumers


Coloplast has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated, collaborative, hands-on individual who is inspired by the idea of assisting in building the company’s digital journey.


Coloplast is a leading MedTech company, and we develop products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. We have embarked on a consumer journey to get even closer to the end-users of our products – and to do this we intend to become more present and accessible in the digital space.


As Junior Digital Co-ordinator you will assist in ensuring that the various online tasks are implemented timeously, within the brief, and at a high quality. You will be required to assist in managing the overall organization and maintenance of online, and offline marketing assets and content. Join us now to help make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs.


When joining Coloplast you will enter a truly global company that offers great challenges, opportunities, and rewards. Reporting to the Senior Digital Marketing Lead, you will be situated in our new Sandton-based office, together with the local HQ team.


Key Responsibilities

Support to the Digital Marketing Manager

  • Manage the content and permissions for all digital platforms ensuring that access is correctly controlled and all marketing assets including the Coloplast CVI are correctly maintained.
  • Support the content planning meeting process and contribute to the conceptualisation of content for webshop, newsletters and online / offline platforms.
  • Maintenance and optimization of all local websites and social media platforms

Support in building Coloplast online presence

  • Contribute to social media strategy and work with the agency appointed to implement the scheduled content calendar on social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, ensuring relevant content is aligned.
  • Community management of social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, YouTube ensuring timely responses, i.e. responding customer reviews across all platforms

Deliver regular reporting

  • Track and analyse the performance of content on web, social and online platforms monthly. (build a presentation that summarises the stats)
  • Keep in touch with industry trends and technologies to identify ways of optimising opportunities for improved performance and delivery

Collaboration across teams

  • Develop relationships as an important point of contact for content for colleagues, clients, agencies, and suppliers.
  • Work closely with the marketing team to collaborate with internal and external cross-functional and project teams to facilitate communication and status reviews within the scope of this role.


Professional qualifications

We are looking for an operationally strong, digitally inclined individual with a proven track record of implementing local projects and working well within cross-functional teams.

  • Minimum 3 years within a marketing environment
  • Digital Marketing Knowledge (experience in google analytics, website back ends)
  • Campaign management
  • Graphic design experience (traditional and digital media)
  • Software experience: photoshop, illustrator and in design. (Design portfolio of work completed to be submitted with application. Maximum: 10 pages, file size 4MB.)
  • Microsoft Office & windows Experience
  • You have a proven track record of delivering against KPIs
  • Strong project management skills and stakeholder management across functions
  • Excellent communicator with clear and concise messaging
  • Strong ability to internalize the diversity and complexity of the South African market and to identify opportunities based on this
  • Ability and willingness to travel 10%


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 14.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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