Careers

“If you always hire people who are bigger than you are, we shall become a company of giants” - David Ogilvy

At Ogilvy & Mather, we’re passionate about liberating the talent of people who work for us. The strength of our reputation lies in the collective skills and talents of the individuals we employ and as the number one marketing and communications firm in South Africa, we encourage these individuals to bring their ideas, experiences and perspectives to the workplace without regard to their race, gender, religion, ethnic or cultural background, generation, disability, age, appearance or sexual orientation.

Additionally, we strive to live up to our founder’s vision of providing world-class training and career development for talent. For an overview of our Learning & Development programmes, click here.

For employment opportunities within South Africa:

Ogilvy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Openings

Content Producer

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 31/07/2015

Digital Strategist: Gloo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/07/2015

Proof Reader: Hogarth&Ogilvy

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/07/2015

DTP Operator (x2): Hogarth&Ogilvy

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/07/2015

Senior Strategist / Planner: Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg-Vodacom Account

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/07/2015

Group Account Director: Ogilvy&Mather Johannesburg-Vodacom

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/07/2015

Account Director: Ogilvy&Mather Johannesburg-Vodacom Account

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/07/2015

Account Executive: Ogilvy&Mather Johannesburg-Vodacom Account

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/07/2015

Account Manager: Ogilvy&Mather JHB-Vodacom Account

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 28/07/2015

DTP Designer x 2: Go Advertising

Business Unit: Go Advertising
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 24/07/2015

Art Director / Senior Copywriter: Go Advertising Dischem Account

Business Unit: Go Advertising
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 24/07/2015

Quality Assurance Consultant

Business Unit: Gloo@Ogilvy
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 16/07/2015

Production Assistant- TV & Radio Production Dept.

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 16/07/2015

Illustrator

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 16/07/2015

Business Analyst: Gloo@Ogilvy (3 Month contract)

Business Unit: Gloo@Ogilvy
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 13/07/2015

Project Manager - Admin @ Geometry Global CT (Freelance)

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 08/07/2015

.Net Developer @ Strike Media CT

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 08/07/2015

Managing Director: Hogarth&Ogilvy

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/06/2015

Junior Art Director Geometry Global CT

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 30/06/2015

Junior Art Director @ OgilvyOne CT

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 30/06/2015

Freelance Account Director @ OgilvyOne CT

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 30/06/2015

Retail DTP Traffic Manager – Mid Weight Hogarth & Ogilvy

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/06/2015

Account Manager (KFC): Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 24/06/2015

Project Director: Geometry Global Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 23/06/2015

Project Manager:- Geometry Global Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 23/06/2015

Junior Art Director: Geometry Global Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 23/06/2015

Junior Art Director: Ogilvy One Cape Town

Business Unit: OgilvyOne Worldwide
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 23/06/2015

Junior Account Manager: Revlon Ogilvy Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 22/06/2015

National Financial Director Gloo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location:
Date Updated: 22/06/2015

Senior Developer: Gloo@Ogilvy Johannesburg

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/06/2015

Mid Creative: Gloo@Ogilvy Johannesburg

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/06/2015

Account Director Zambia:-Ogilvy Africa

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/06/2015

Retail Traffic Manager Heavy Weight / Senior: Geometry Global Johannesburg

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/06/2015

CREDITORS CLERK OGILVY & MATHER JHB

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 12/06/2015

Payroll Administrator - Ogilvy & Mather JHB

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 10/06/2015

Group Account Director Castle Lite - Ogilvy One Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 10/06/2015

Digital Group Account Director Castle Lite - Ogilvy One Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 10/06/2015

Retail Creative Director - Go Advertising

Business Unit: Go Advertising
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 10/06/2015

Account Director - Ogilvy PR Cape Town

Business Unit: Ogilvy Public Relations
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 10/06/2015

Managing Director - OgilvyOne Kenya / Nairobi

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location:
Date Updated: 08/06/2015

Financial Director Gloo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location:
Date Updated: 08/06/2015

Senior BTL Copywriter Geometry Global Johannesburg

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 04/06/2015

Front End Developer - Gloo@Ogilivy Johannesburg

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 04/06/2015

Assistant Traffic Manager - Ogilvy One Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 03/06/2015

RTB Account Manager - Neo@Ogilvy Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 03/06/2015

Digital Project Manager - Gloo Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 03/06/2015

Digital Copywriter - Gloo Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 03/06/2015

DTP Designer - Go Advertising

Business Unit: Go Advertising
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 01/06/2015

Digital Business Unit Director - Gloo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 28/05/2015

Account Manager Geometry Global Johannesburg

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 27/05/2015

Creative Director Ogilvy Africa - Barclays Team

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 27/05/2015

Account Executive @ Geometry Global - Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 25/05/2015

Account Director on Hansa - Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 25/05/2015

Account Executive on Hansa - Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 25/05/2015

Brand Team Assistant - Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 25/05/2015

Senior Account Executive on Carling Black Label - Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 25/05/2015

Account Manager on Revlon - Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Account Executive on Revlon - Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

PR Account Manager on Flying Fish - Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Senior Strategist @Ogilvy Africa - SA/Jhb

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location:
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Senior Strategist @Ogilvy Africa -Kenya

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location:
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Creative Director on Barclays @Ogilvy Africa - SA/Jhb

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location:
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Creative Director on Airtel @Ogilvy Africa - Zambia

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location:
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Financial Controller @ Ogilvy&Mather Head Office Jhb

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Digital Copywriter at Gloo@Ogilvy Jhb

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Digital Project Manager at Gloo@Ogilvy Jhb

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Digital Traffic Manager at Gloo@Ogilvy Jhb

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Digital Account Director at Gloo@Ogilvy Jhb

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

UX Lead at Gloo@Ogilvy Jhb

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

PHP Developer at Gloo@Ogilvy Jhb

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Digital Art Director at Gloo@Ogilvy Jhb

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Digital Strategist @ OgilvyOne Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Digital Account Director @ OgilvyOne Cape Town

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Digital Client Service Director @ OgilvyOne Cape Town

Business Unit: OgilvyOne Worldwide
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 22/05/2015

Group Account Director: GG

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 18/05/2015

Account Director: Ogilvy Johannesburg

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 14/05/2015

Client Service Director - OgilvyOne Cape Town

Business Unit: OgilvyOne Worldwide
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 12/05/2015

Account Executive Ogilvy Africa (Across all platforms)

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 11/05/2015

Digital Copywriter Gloo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: Gloo@Ogilvy
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 11/05/2015

Account Executive Geometry Global

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 08/05/2015

Conceptual and Creative Copywriter (Mid-level x 2)

Business Unit: Ogilvy Healthworld
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 06/05/2015

Senior Conceptual Copywriter

Business Unit: Ogilvy Healthworld
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 04/05/2015

Social Media Account and Campaign Manager

Business Unit: Ogilvy Public Relations
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 23/04/2015

Head of Learning & Development

Business Unit: O&M Corporate
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 22/04/2015

Account Manager @ Go Advertising

Business Unit: Go Advertising
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 07/04/2015

Freelance GAD/BUD @ Geometry Global

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 07/04/2015

Strategist - Ogilvy Africa

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 06/04/2015

Media Strategist - Neo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: Neo@Ogilvy
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 06/04/2015

Head of Search - Neo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: Neo@Ogilvy
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 06/04/2015

BUD - Neo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: Neo@Ogilvy
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 06/04/2015

Account Manager - Neo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: Neo@Ogilvy
Location: Cape Town, WC
Date Updated: 06/04/2015

Account Manager - Neo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: Neo@Ogilvy
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 06/04/2015

Traffic Manager (Digital) - Gloo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: OgilvyOne Worldwide
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 06/04/2015

Digital Project Manager - Gloo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: OgilvyOne Worldwide
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 06/04/2015

Digital Account Director - Gloo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/03/2015

UX Lead - Gloo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/03/2015

Account Director on SAB @ Ogilvy Africa

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/03/2015

Account Manager @Go Advertising

Business Unit: Go Advertising
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 30/03/2015

Digital Art Director - Gloo@Ogilvy

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 15/03/2015

EE - HR Generalist

Business Unit: O&M Agency
Location: Johannesburg, GP
Date Updated: 13/03/2015


The Ogilvy Graduate Programme

OGP

The Ogilvy Graduate Programme (OGP) was established to find the best talent among final year creative and marketing students at four carefully selected tertiary institutions. Those we believe suit our needs and show potential for the kind of ground breaking ideas that can define the future of our industry, will be offered a job, kicking off with a six-month training and rotation programme and a full bursary for their final year of study. For more info go to http://ogilvygp.co.za

Internships

The Ogilvy Internship Programme is a great chance to learn, and get to grips with how an agency works. You'll gain untold experience and have the rare opportunity to learn from some of the most talented people at Ogilvy & Mather South Africa. To apply to be an intern at O&M, please contact a relevant office: Johannesburg: careers.jhb@ogilvy.co.za Applications for Johannesburg candidates have now closed. Cape Town: careers.ctn@ogilvy.co.za Applications for Cape Town candidates are still open! Click here to download the application form for the 2015 programme. Durban: careers.dbn@ogilvy.co.za