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An effective team is not just a team that works together, they are a team that trusts one another. 

DUO Marketing is unique in that it is a specialist tech PR and digital marketing agency.

Our team is lean and exceptionally agile. We work to support one another to serve our clients.

We offer the following to all permanent employees after a probationary period.

  • Fully remote working environment that demands integrity, accountability and transparency.
  • A DUO compass will guide you through your workday from start to finish (available upon signing of contract of employment).
  • Our benchmarking document is intended to communicate the standard and expectations of excellence so you know what to expect and align with.
  • Prioritising work-life balance. No weekend work or after-hours work encouraged.
  • Payment of market-related salaries and annual increases.
  • Annual performance bonuses driven by the achievement of Key Performance Indicators – given that the company makes its targets too.
  • We have a 19-year track record of paying annual bonuses for staff who meet KPIs.
  • We also have a potential 14th cheque available for those who achieve extraordinary things as agreed upfront in our annual Tribe Incentive.
  • We work towards a strengths-based methodology – no two employees are the same and therefore we prefer to drive individual strengths rather than focus on weaknesses.
  • Quarterly Performance and Career discussions with management.
  • Personal Career Development Plans with an independent HR practitioner. Focus on individual PR agency jobs development.
  • Training – monthly at various levels including leadership training for those selected.
  • Knowledge-sharing sessions monthly presented by internal or external resources.
  • Access to the Plexus Global Training Academy for monthly knowledge sharing and global best practices.
  • Annual internal awards for going the extra mile at DUO, presented at the annual company strategy getaway.
  • Access to Industry and PR-related events (budget allocated per individual).
  • Consultants and partners to call on when we need (e.g. HR, journalists, digital gurus, industry thought leaders, financial gurus for RAs and saving strategies).
  • Discretionary Bonus leave over the Christmas and New Year period potentially brings total leave to 20 days per annum.
  • Bonus leave on birthdays.
  • Study and exam leave.
  • Ad hoc and ex gratia reward and recognition thank you like flowers and/or vouchers & duvet days (assessed quarterly by the whole team).
  • 5 and 10 Years of service rewards.
  • R5000 bonus for referring an employee who aligns with DUO’s processes and quality after probation.
  • Team connecting times for fun activities; breakfasts and other team building activities both online and in person.
  • Flexible work hours policy. T&Cs apply.
  • Providing a pleasant work environment and work tools conducive to productivity.
  • An incredible client base who truly value our service offering. We don’t tolerate abusive client (or staff) relationships, and you are protected from this at DUO at all times.
  • Respect and integrity are critical to our ecosystem. Don’t ever underestimate the value of trust at DUO. It’s everything to us!
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What we will require from you in exchange:

  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Maturity
  • A solutions based mindset 
  • Technology must be something you love.
  • Highly collaborative work style required.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise clients needs
  • Commitment to going the extra mile
  • Willingness to be challenged
  • Passion for client delivery and service
  • Alignment with DUO’s values and mission.
  • Clarity on our goals – demonstrate that you prioritise these
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to research
  • Follow through
  • Delivery orientated
  • Proactive
  • Ability to multitask
  • Team player
  • Ability to self-start
  • Ability to work and learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in project management software, such as Asana, Trello, or
  • Proficiency in Social media management software, such as Hootsuite or Sprout Social.
  • You must be able to self-manage and escalate risks to the business immediately.
  • Quality of output must be at your core. Seriously… quality rules at DUO.
  • If you join our team, you will be given total control over your career and your success.
  • You will need to have lots of energy, be personally-driven, results focused, resourceful, able to deal with issues directly and willing to accept full responsibility.
  • Team is at the core of everything we do, so you must be someone who will never abandon a team mate and who is comfortable letting others win/shine.
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