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Apply now for our Google-backed digital bootcamp, Digify ZA

by: Live Events - 28 April 2015

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We are now taking applications for round four of Digify ZA!

3-month digital marketing bootcamp backed by Google and IAB SA
Application deadline Friday 1 May 2015

Digital marketers and social media ninjas are ruling the world! The digital industry is looking for young people like you to rise up and tame the beasts of the digital world in fun, creative and innovative ways.

Backed by Google and IAB SA, Digify is a 3-month digital marketing bootcamp offering 18-to-25-year-olds intensive training in digital marketing, social media and content creation, as well as key Google modules including Search, AdWords, YouTube and Analytics. Plus you will be trained in professional skills that will help you get your dream digital job.

In addition to gaining technical skills, you work closely with brands, industry insiders and agencies to develop campaigns for real live briefs. So far Digifyers have developed campaign ideas for brands such as Red Bull, Kit Kat, Nescafé, MTN, Nandos and Mountain Dew, British Council South Africa, Red Marketing, Sandton City, Chilladiddo, Shanduka and SEO Tips Spot.

Livity Africa is working with Google and IAB SA to offer every graduate of the programme a paid entry level job or internship. 100% of Digify graduates have been placed in paid roles or internships and started careers at Native VML, Retroviral, FoxP2, Casson Media, Aqua Agency,  iClinic, MTN, Vicinity Media, Hitch Digital , Publicis Machine and African Leadership Academy.

Owethu Makhathini graduated from Digify in November 2014 and currently works for Retroviral. “Digify has been a great experience for me. Learning about the digital world in a fun, interactive way changed my perspective on skills development. Digify encouraged us to explore our ideas and test our creativity by putting us in the same room as industry leaders. I have been using the tools and insights gained from Digify at my new job and I am so much better for it,” says Owethu.

We’re looking for you to become a part of the next generation of super digital talent! Apply online before Monday 27 April, the bootcamp will begin in Johannesburg in May 2015.

APPLICATION CRITERIA

Age: 18-to-25-year-olds ONLY
Location: Braamfontein, Johannesburg
Cost: No cost, however you must cover your own travel costs to and from Livity Africa’s office.
Time requirement: 3 months, 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. This is not negotiable! Please only send if you are able to commit to the above dates.
Recruitment process: Applications close on Friday 1 May 2015. Shortlisted candidates will contacted for an interview. NB: One line motivations will not be considered, so be sure to take your time with your application.

TAKE THE DIGITAL CHALLENGE

So you’re a digital hero? Prove it. Use 3 social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook or YouTube to tell or show us why you deserve to be part of the next generation of digital talent. Why not post a cool image on our Facebook page (Digify South Africa), post an image on your Instagram or send us a tweet. Whatever platform you use, be sure to tag @DigifyZA #DigifyZA in your posts.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED!

For more information about Digify, visit digifyza.co.za, Twitter @digifyza  #digifyza, Facebook.com/DigifySouthAfrica and Instagram.com/digifyza/.