About The Sponge

We want to be the best branding agency for the world.
The Sponge is unbent on working with partners who give back. It’s who we are and it’s what we do.

Our Values

Big Love, like family
Our team and clients are family. We have each others backs and are devoted to every member’s success.
Delightful Awesomeness
Our playfield is “outstanding”, the step above excellence, where we continuously delight by delivering that extra awesomeness.
Effectiveness over awards
We create stuff that works brilliantly, focusing on being lean and finding the simplest quickest path.
Timeliness and Clarity
We are quick, meticulous and never rush, so our work is always on time and at its awesomest.
Positive Workplay
We play our strengths with energy and have fun. Smiles and happiness are warmly reciprocated and bring positive outcomes.
Perpetuate Goodness
With gratitude we help good, purposeful businesses, and give back via grants and orphan sponsorship.
Obsession with improvement
Our unquenchable fascination for the better way fuels our continuous personal and professional growth.

About “Awesomeness”
We say “awesome” a lot. That is all.

The Role

Seeking A Content Marketing Social Media Rockstar

Do you want to make the world a better place? And work from anywhere in the world?

Our remote team is looking for its missing piece – an awesome social media marketer/content marketer/community manager – who will help us with our purpose: to help good businesses become better brands.

Let’s see if you’re a good fit for our team:

  1. You know social media platforms inside and out. You are comfortable with Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube as well.
  2. You can ghost write content for blog posts.
  3. You’re a natural at identifying and connecting with relevant influencers.
  4. You enjoy building and nurturing online communities.
  5. You’re also a star at writing emails and press releases.
  6. You have design sense and can create or direct imagery for social.
  7. You have experience developing JV’s with influencers.
  8. You have impeccable attention to detail!

Sounds like you? If so, we’d like to get to know you! Send us a cover letter and complete the Challenge below.

Your Cover Letter

Here’s what we need to know:

 

Your Experience

  1. What’s your level of experience? Share a couple examples to demonstrate your level of experience with the various social media platforms, influencers, press releases…
  2. How do you organically grow social media communities?
  3. What steps do you take in planning out social media strategies? What tools do you use?
  4. Are you paying attention? Include the word saturated in the subject line of your email application.

Your Values

  1. Introduce yourself – why are you a good fit for our team? (in line with our culture and values here)
  2. What are 2 of your personal favourite Good Businesses (brands with a positive impact) and why?

Your Availability

  1. Availability for 1-2 virtual meetings a week during Brisbane, Australia business hours.
  2. Able to commit to up to 20 hours/week of awesome work.

Remuneration

  1. What are your expectations?

Our Challenge

The best way for us to see what you’re made of is a real demonstration! Are you up for the challenge?

  • What would you improve on our Instagram?
  • Craft 3 FB posts, 3 insta & 3 Tweets for The Sponge (Include link to photo where applicable)
  • Write a Blog Post that introduces you in a way that demonstrates your spongeness.
  • Bonus: We have a webinar and digital program teaching Good Businesses Advanced Brand Story Crafting. Tell us what you would do to help us reach our goal of helping 10,000 businesses become better brands this year.
  • Your application email subject line must include the trigger word for it to filter into our view.

Application

If you have been nodding furiously all the way to this point – knowing that you are the awesome individual that we’re looking for, then:

 

  • Send us your application to wannabe@thesponge.com.au by 5pm AEST Friday 16th November 2018
  • Make sure you are thorough so we get to see your awesomeness
  • Include answers to the sections Your Experience, Your Values, Your Availability and Remuneration in your cover letter
  • Attach the answers to our Challenge in a separate document

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Warmly,

 

The Sponge Team

 

 

N.B. The content you submit in response to this challenge is for evaluation/screening purposes only and will not be posted on any of our social media platforms.

 

Warning: Agencies, recruiters, spammers and incomplete applications will be ignored/deleted. Thanks for your understanding.