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CPF Account Manager

Soapbox South Africa is looking for an enthusiastic, charismatic and conscious account manager to work on one of our flagship projects: Captain Fanplastic. The school programme teaches learners about the impact and value of plastic through storytelling, creativity and gamification. You will be held responsible for the whole ecosystem of the programme: schools, partners, facilitators and the execution.


  • Business development (nationally and internationally)
  • Onboarding schools all over South Africa
  • Setting-up a network of facilitators all over South Africa
  • Executing the programme all over South Africa
  • Developing and maintaining a strong relationship with schools and partners
  • Upgrading the programme where possible (e-learning)
  • Social Media Management on all relevant channels (Facebook & Instagram)
  • Managing creative freelancers (facilitators, photographer, videographers)


  • Matric (Grade 12) or Equivalent
  • University degree in Marketing/Business Administration (strong academic results)
  • 2 year work experience in similar position (account management & sales)


  • Setting a strategic vision
  • Commercially astute
  • Creative but realistic
  • Organizational and analytical
  • Independent

skills & requirements

  • Communication and relationship building skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Digitally literate (G suite)
  • Adobe skills (Photoshop)
  • Social Media
  • Persuasive skills
  • Fluent in English and additional language (isiXhosa or isiZulu)
  • Valid Driver’s licence
  • South African nationality


  • Market related salary
  • Social impact
  • Behavioural design training
  • Vibrant startup office culture (Bo Kaap)


The job opening is situated in Cape Town. If you are interested, please send your CV and motivation letter to After that – when there is interest from both parties – a meeting will be scheduled.