Initiate International

Initiate International is a specialist recruitment agency for Tech, Digital Marketing, Online Gaming, as well as Executive jobs globally. We also supply companies with sought after foreign language speakers, specifically within the Gaming and BPO industries.

Initiate International was established in 2007 in Cape Town, South Africa with the desire to offer a new and dynamic style of recruitment service. Our mission is simple: to deliver the highest standards of recruitment service through a consultative approach. We take the time to find out what you are looking for, whether it be in your next career move or in your next recruitment requirement. We understand how important culture fit is, and make it one of our primary targets to match the job seeker to the culture of a company, not just the job spec.

We have offices in South Africa, Asia, Europe and the UK with planned expansion into the US market in 2019.

Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
A leading financial services company have an exciting  job  opportunity for an  Actuarial Analyst, Commercial Pricing  to join their team in  Cape Town . If you have a deep understanding of insurance principles and actuarial pricing techniques, this  job  could be perfect for you! Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Actuarial Analyst, Commercial Pricing  in  Cape Town  will include: You will focus on forecasting experience (underwriting and claims) with consideration on actual experience, and upcoming business initiatives Evaluate and communicate pricing projections with assumptions used in reinsurance, finance, and claim departments, as well as with the frontline regional underwriters Analyze business impact on potential initiatives or pricing changes Monitor the performance of various regions and on various business initiatives Identify key trends and communicate to regions on their competitiveness, growth and profitability performance Recommend actions in order to achieve profit and growth targets. Design monitoring reports necessary to evaluate progress Provide actuarial pricing and technical support to partners outside of actuarial including finance, underwriting and business development Requirements for this  Actuarial Analyst, Commercial Pricing job  in  Cape Town : At a minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, actuarial science or other related field or equivalent experience Experience in P&C industry combined with appropriate academic background and analytical experience is preferred A deep understanding of insurance principles and actuarial pricing techniques is required Believes in working collaboratively with a team and cross-functional areas Familiarity with insurance trends is valuable
Initiate International Johannesburg, South Africa
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
An international tech company have a great  job  opportunity for a  Campaign Developer  to join their team in  Johannesburg . This company creates a truly entrepreneurial, fast paced, challenging and rewarding environment to work in! The ideal candidate would be someone wanting to make the next step in their career, looking to drive team and personal growth, with the potential to grow and lead their own team. Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Campaign Developer  in  Johannesburg : Mastering and adaptation of a range of HTML5 ads, from standard ads to full custom takeovers Development of landing pages and microsites Help map out and plan upcoming digital projects Dissection of briefs, advising on project approach and execution of final delivery Provide production expertise on new business pitches and guide internal teams on production opportunities Attend weekly status meetings with Digital Production Lead Advising on global production and distribution best practice Ability to troubleshoot technical issues and drive solutions Stay up to date of industry creative developments and ensure knowledge is cascaded to digital team Training of new starters Requirements for this  Campaign Developer job  in  Johannesburg : Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Front-end/Campaign developer Advanced JavaScript HTML SASS/CSS PHP Mastering & production of banners is a must Building landing pages and banners of all complexities Working knowledge of ad platforms such as Doubleclick, Sizmek and Flashtalking Responsive web design Javascript animation Working knowledge of using Bitbucket and task runners – preferably Gulp
Initiate International Johannesburg, South Africa
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
A leading retail company have a great  job  opportunity for a  Broadcast Campaign Executive  to join their team in  Johannesburg . You will support the campaign manager to design and develop marketing communications for broadcast and brand campaigns across all customer touch-points including TV, Press, Outdoor, Social, instore, POS, and Display. Does this  job  seem like the perfect challenge? Keep reading! Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Broadcast Campaign Executive  in  Johannesburg  will include: Lead the design, delivery and execution of our marketing campaigns through all channels Support the delivery of our food strategy in taking propositions generated by the planning and propositions team and turning these into engaging best in class campaigns that deliver on objectives Manage campaign budgets both in the planning and reporting of campaign spend Write engaging briefs Evaluate and manage the development of creative work and media plans with agencies to a high level across the right marketing channels Ensure campaigns have clear KPIs, react and adapt to performance to optimise campaigns while live, and carry out the post campaign analysis to share learnings with relevant teams for future campaigns Keep abreast of all legislation and regulations and to ensure all broadcasting communications adhere. Make sure all advertising is legal, decent and honest and in line with our corporate values Requirements for this  Broadcast Campaign Executive job  in  Johannesburg : An understanding of marketing principles (preferably within the retail sector) and the end to end process for a marketing campaign from proposition to deployment How to effectively communicate with customers How to influence and engage stakeholders to deliver effective marketing campaigns An understanding of the communication channels available and media mixes, and how to best communicate in them. The ability to make decisions and recommendations on the best media mix to deliver campaigns How to manage a number of projects and tasks at the same time A strong understanding of customers and have the confidence to challenge decisions based on how they impact customers
Initiate International Sofia, Bulgaria
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
A global iGaming Software development business has an urgent  job  opportunity for a  Head of Mobile  to join an existing team and take control of the business mobile product & development in  Sofia, Bulgaria . This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Mobile Developer seeking a step up in a global business. Due to the location of teams this role will require travel on a bi-weekly basis around Europe; however the rest of your working time can be from home or in offices in UK or Bulgaria. Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Head of Mobile  in  Sofia, Bulgaria : Mobile Strategy – Product & Development Architecture Stakeholder management Delivery of strategy & road maps Man-management Budget Requirements for this  Head of Mobile job  in  Sofia, Bulgaria : Must be an EU/UK citizen Minimum 5 years working with IOS & Android Ability to lead and manage technical & product teams Interest in iGaming industry
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
An award-winning digital marketing agency based in  Cape Town  has an exciting  job  opportunity for a  Search Trader to join their team. This agency’s success comes from the passion, innovation and hard work of the people who work there. This team is looking an internet savvy individual with sound knowledge of the digital advertising industry to fill the position of  Search Trader . Does this seem like the perfect challenge for you? Keep reading! Your key  job  responsibilities as the  Search Trader  in  Cape Town  will include implementing and optimizing search advertising campaigns across various platforms. They use Doubleclick Advertising Solutions and Traders are responsible for campaign optimization, analysis and reporting and also act as a technical contact between account managers, clients and creative agencies. Traders must therefore be able to communicate effectively and manage internal and external client expectations. Requirements for this  Search Trader job  in  Cape Town : Minimum of 2 year digital / campaign management experience Experience in running, implementing & managing Google Adwords, Yahoo, Bing Search campaigns Experience in implementing & managing Re-marketing & Shopping campaigns is advantageous Experience with setup and testing of tracking requirements of online campaigns Knowledge of PPC Search best practises and optimization techniques
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
A global online marketing company has a  job  opening for a  QA Technical Tester  to join their team in  Cape Town . The  QA Tester  will work closely with  Business Intelligence  Developers to ensure the testing needs for all supported  Business Intelligence  projects are met .The  Business Intelligence  Technical Tester will be responsible for the analysis, planning, execution and reporting of technical test related activities for  Business Intelligence  Applications, ensuring that they are effectively tested against agreed prior to, and post production deployment Key responsibilities for this  QA Technical Test job  in  Cape Town : Test stored procedures, views, triggers and functions Troubleshoot database and software interfaces Deployment of SQL Server Integration Services and SQL Server Reporting Services Troubleshooting performance related DB issues at both the SQL server and storage level Review, analyse and identify test requirements based on the functional specifications from technical documentation (Business/Development briefs, Use Case Diagrams, Architectures and/or Integration Documents) and ensure full understanding of individual deliverables Working with  Business Intelligence , Development & Product Teams to understand the requirements and prepare Quality Assurance documents pertaining to planning, design, implementation, execution and exit reporting To apply for the  QA Technical Test job  in  Cape Town  you will need: A relevant qualification ISTQB certification Business Intelligence Test Automation Experience with Database Lifecycle Management Experience coding complex stored procedures (using T-SQL) Strong SQL Server Knowledge (2008 and above/2014 will be used) Experience with SQL Server (MCITP/MCSE/MCSA) Experience of Business Intelligence processes Experience with SQL Server Management Studio, SSRS (Reporting Services), SSIS (Integration Services), SSAS (Analysis Services), SQL Profiler, XML Back End Testing Experience (Blackbox, Whitebox, Essentially Greybox) Visual Studio
Initiate International Vladivostok, Russia
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
Long standing online book makers who also offer Poker, Casino and Bingo have a great job opportunity for a Country Marketing Manager to join their team in Vladivostok, Russia. You will be responsible for the implementation of the marketing plan with an objective to acquire new players (“first time depositors”). This job will also require you to be responsible for controlling a multi-million marketing budget and manage a team of three junior staff.   Your key job responsibilities as the Country Marketing Manager in Vladivostok, Russia will include:   Prepare the country marketing and business plan together with the Head of International Prepare a communication plan together Plan and implement marketing campaigns according to marketing plan with strong focus on offline campaigns Media planning and buying (with support of a local media agency) Develop advertising creatives (such as TV commercials, print ads, radio spots – using head office resources or local advertising agency) Monitor results of the campaigns and adapt communication plan if needed Constantly search effective marketing activities which are in line with the marketing strategy defined for the country Networking with potential (media) partners Monitoring of market in regards of competition, consumer needs and possible changes in legal environment   Requirements for this Country Marketing Manager job in Vladivostok, Russia:   Must have an EU work permit University degree in business/marketing would be preferred At least 5 years marketing experience ideally within iGaming Self-motivated and very results oriented Ability to manage a small team of up to 3 people Ability to work in an International environment Interested in sports and internet Experience in planning and implementing offline advertising campaigns (TV, print, radio...). Ability to manage local press relations Strong connections within the territory i.e. PR and networking process Experience in media purchasing and working with advertising agencies   If you meet the above requirements for this Country Marketing Manager job in Vladivostok, Russia, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to tanya@initiateinternational.com If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist
Initiate International Barcelona, Spain
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
One of the largest, online gaming companies in the world today have a great job opportunity for an Online Gaming Affiliate Manager to join their team in Barcelona, Spain. This company’s website spans over 30 different markets, with a wide range of sports offerings, combined with a range of additional products including poker, casino and games. If you are a self-motivated individual with a passion for online affiliate marketing who wants to further their career in the gaming industry, this job could be perfect for you!   Your key job responsibilities as the Online Gaming Affiliate Manager in Barcelona, Spain will include:   Recruitment of new affiliates in a number of territories Management of existing affiliates; maximising exposure opportunities across a number of territories Creation and management of promotional affiliate activity Management of creative assets and related libraries across all products and multiple territories Works closely with the Territory teams to increase channel effectiveness to achieve the annual budget Analyses Affiliate performance by owned portfolio and propose solutions that will improve effectiveness of the portfolio in conjunction with the relevant Territory Manager Monitors affiliate profitability by owned portfolio and suggests commercial interventions where appropriate Analysing performance across all products and multiple affiliate accounts Responsibility for ROI analysis and reporting across a portfolio of accounts   Requirements for this Online Gaming Affiliate Manager job in Barcelona, Spain:   Sales mentality focused on acquiring new business and driving value and profitability Sound commercial analysis of existing and new affiliate arrangements Strong commerciality to lead negotiations and maximize opportunities Understanding & driving channel efficiency & ROI Ideally the candidate will be educated to degree level and have similar experience in a similar role Excellent communication and interpersonal skills The ability to sell the benefits of the affiliate program and acquire new business Strong analytical and negotiation skills Keen interest and knowledge in the online gaming industry and products   If you meet the above requirements for this Online Gaming Affiliate Manager job in Barcelona, Spain, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to tanya@initateinternational.com today! If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist  
Initiate International Valletta, Malta
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
Would you like to work for a company that offers a complete Gaming Entertainment suite including exciting odds on International as well as local sports events, casino and poker. This team have a great job opportunity for a Poker Manager to join their team in Valletta, Malta. This calls for a person who thrives in an exciting and dynamic environment and is not afraid of hard work while at the same time has the ability to execute decisions with the bigger picture in mind   Your key job responsibilities as the Poker Manager in Valletta, Malta will include:   Lead the Poker Team and manage the day-to-day running of the department Develop and implement execute quarterly business plans based on companies strategy Monitor the Poker market, to ensure monthly benchmarks are made to ensure a competitive Poker product Ensure Poker Lobby and Client is used to maximize sales Grow Poker in close co-operation with Marketing, Affiliate and CRM Managers Improve poker VIP and affiliate programs Produce weekly sales reports   Requirements for this Poker Manager job in Valletta, Malta:   Strong business mindset and understanding coupled with knowledge of the online Poker business and the commercial impact of Poker features and the Poker product. At least 2-3 years of experience in a similar role and experience from the Online Gaming Market/Poker is an advantage Excellent analytical skills with the ability to present business and technical solutions and recommendations clearly in verbal and written presentations are a must Results driven, possess strong management skills and have the ability to develop and implement practical decisions   If you meet the above requirements for this Poker Manager job in Valletta, Malta, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to tanya@initiateinternational.com today! If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist.  
Initiate International Milan, Italy
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
A  leading online gaming operator has a great job opportunity for a talented Sponsorship Manager to join their team based in Milan, Italy. You will be responsible for promoting your celebrities and professionals via various means. Does job seem like the perfect challenge? Keep reading!   Your key job responsibilities as the Sponsorship Manager in Milan, Italy will include:   Media partnerships management and activation Sport partnership management and activation Media and sport partnerships management for major consumer brands: Deals / licenses negotiation and development Online and off line deal activation, including street marketing, event, PR, etc.   Requirements for this Sponsorship Manager job in Milan, Italy:   Worked for a major sport sponsor and/or within a media company partnership department Sport agencies management Internet world understanding and experience Brand launch experience Sports knowledge and interest Media industry understanding and experience Sport environment understanding and experience; especially at football club level. Consumer marketing understanding and experience Ability to flexibly evolve in a fluctuating and fast growing environment while maintaining high professional standards Creativity in developing implementation plans   If you meet the above requirements for this Sponsorship Manager job in Milan, Italy, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to tanya@initiateinternational.com today! If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist
Initiate International Pretoria, South Africa
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
Are you fluent in German? Would you like to work for a large global business that creates customer loyalty for their clients across the globe? Keep reading! This forward-thinking company have an exciting job opportunity for a German speaking Team Leader to join their team in South Africa’s capital city. If you have excellent interpersonal and coaching skills; and demonstrate initiative, enthusiasm and professionalism, this job in Pretoria, South Africa could be perfect for you!   Your key job responsibilities as the German speaking Team Leader in Pretoria, South Africa will include:   Lead the day-to-day business operations of a blended team Provide leadership, while coaching the Deputy Team Leader and/or agents to improve skills and general development to meet departmental and specific individual objectives Responsible for performance evaluations, corrective actions, handling concerns or issues and personal development of Team Leaders, including regular review and feedback on their work and general performance Implement incentives to boost employee morale and create a positive team environment Communicates and documents any operational concerns or issues immediately to Account Manager Consult with HR on employment, welfare and development matters and ensures HR receive necessary documentation relating to absence, sickness etc. Ensure policies and procedures and implements consistently with sound judgement and fairness Keeps accurate and up-to-date Working Files for all staff containing information on performance, attendance, absence, etc. Identify opportunities for systematic improvements and report it to the Operations and Account Manager Promote positive relations with client and other personnel, without releasing confidential information through improper means   Requirements for this German speaking Team Leader job in Pretoria, South Africa:   Must be proficient in both English and German verbal and written Ability present data in a clear and concise manner. Ability to provide constructive feedback at all levels Good facilitation, negotiation and presentation skills Good report writing skills Computer literate with experience using Microsoft Office Products Ability to understand, interpret and action improvements based on contact centre operational statistics Proven ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects Ability to motivate individuals and team towards quality, quantity and development objectives   If you meet the above requirements for this German speaking Team Leader job in Pretoria, South Africa, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to contact@languagerecruiters.com today!
Initiate International London, UK
Mar 27, 2020
Full time
A leading agency within and outside the iGaming industry have an exciting job opportunity for an experienced Bingo Acquisition Manager to join their team in London, UK. You will be responsible for driving revenue to their online Bingo brand and forthcoming brands as well. If this job sounds like the perfect challenge for you, keep reading!   Your key job responsibilities as the Bingo Acquisition Manager in London, UK will include:   - Execute policy for profitably acquiring new players - Develop the lifetime value for all online gaming propositions - Alongside the specific third party account managers to manage the day to day running of online gaming businesses - Keep all information streams up to date on a daily basis, and to create reports relating to this as and when required - Manage all accounting and invoicing - Manage and develop the testimonials process - Conceive, seek approval for and manage the execution of all online and print advertising in relation to the gaming brands - Remain up to speed on online gaming trends and developments - Create strong and productive relationships with third party service providers   Requirements for this Bingo Acquisition Manager job in London, UK:   - Bingo/Games experience is essential - 2 – 3 years acquisition marketing experience - Proven track record in driving bottom line revenue   If you meet the above requirements for this Bingo Acquisition Manager job in London, UK, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to tanya@initiateinternational.com If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist.
Initiate International Johannesburg, South Africa
Mar 26, 2020
Full time
Are you constantly daydreaming about travel and thinking of the next destination to visit? Do you find yourself convincing family and friends to go and try new countries? If so, read on! A large international travel group have an exciting job opportunity for a Dutch speaking Travel Consultant to join their team in Johannesburg, South Africa. They are looking for enthusiastic fluent Dutch speakers who are ready for a career in travel (and not just a job).   This Dutch speaking Travel Consultant job in Johannesburg, South Africa will require to sell amazing travel experiences to your customers. Before you begin your role, they’ll give you all the training you need to boost your knowledge of worldwide travel, train you on airfares and sharpen your sales skills. This is a unique job opportunity to sell a product you love, while also benefiting from a generous bonus structure. This team offer a lucrative salary and amazing benefits!   Requirements for this Dutch speaking Travel Consultant job in Johannesburg, South Africa will include:   Must be fluent in Dutch Sales experience - this is essentially a sales role (the more you sell, the more you earn) Travel enthusiasm and experience Good IT skills - able to pick up systems quickly Strong communication skills - being articulate is key to speaking to their customers Empathy - the ability to make your customers feel loved   If you meet the above requirements for this Dutch speaking Travel Consultant job in Johannesburg, South Africa, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to contact@languagerecruiters.com today!
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Mar 26, 2020
Full time
A large Tour Operator, providing licensed Package Holidays to destinations across Africa, Europe, and Asia have fantastic job opportunities for a fluent Greek speaker to join their team as a Greek speaking Resort Team Leader in Cape Town, South Africa. You will be responsible for leading, motivating and coaching a team of Resort based Customer helpers to deliver VIP customer service at all times. Does this job seem like the perfect challenge?  Keep reading!   The Greek speaking Resort Team Leader in Cape Town, South Africa will plan rosters to ensure their team are visiting their customers at their hotels at the optimum times and are on hand to share their great insider knowledge of the resort, suggesting recommendations of excursions they provide that match their needs and ensure they have a great holiday.   You will also be the team's first point of contact for advice, as well as working with their local agents and colleagues to help deliver feedback to improve service delivery.   If you love the idea of taking responsibility for customers' holiday experience, then this Greek speaking Resort Team Leader job in Cape Town, South Africa could be the perfect role for you. Already living in the destination, or willing to relocate, you'll know the location inside out and speak Greek confidently, as well as being fluent in English.   If you meet the above requirements for this Greek speaking Resort Team Leader job in Cape Town, South Africa, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to contact@languagerecruiters.com today!
Initiate International Cape Town, South Africa
Mar 26, 2020
Full time
Are you fluent in Norwegian and passionate about travel and Customer services? We may have the perfect job opportunity for you! A leading travel company are looking for a Norwegian speaking Passenger Service Agent to join their team in Cape Town, South Africa. This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting forward-thinking business. Apply today!   Your key job responsibilities as the Norwegian speaking Passenger Service Agent in Cape Town, South Africa will include:   Delivering fantastic customer service Providing a warm and friendly welcome Supporting our customers throughout their journey in the airport Providing an efficient check-in& boarding service Being the welcoming face that meets our customers on arrival   Requirements for this Norwegian speaking Passenger Service Agent job in Cape Town, South Africa:   Must be fluent in Norwegian and English Genuine passion for delivering outstanding customer service A positive and flexible approach and always have a "Happy to help" attitude at all times A Supportive mindset, always looking to help our customers and your team A Proven track record in handling customer queries in a fast-paced environment Flexibility to work across rotational shifts   If you meet the above requirements for this Norwegian speaking Passenger Service Agent job in Cape Town, South Africa, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to contact@languagerecruiters.com today!
Initiate International Johannesburg, South Africa
Mar 26, 2020
Full time
Are you constantly daydreaming about travel and thinking of the next destination to visit? Do you find yourself convincing family and friends to go and try new countries? If so, read on! A large international travel group have an exciting job opportunity for a Swedish speaking Travel Consultant to join their team in Cape Town, South Africa. They are looking for enthusiastic fluent Swedish speakers who are ready for a career in travel (and not just a job).   This Swedish speaking Travel Consultant job in Cape Town, South Africa will require to sell amazing travel experiences to your customers. Before you begin your role, they’ll give you all the training you need to boost your knowledge of worldwide travel, train you on airfares and sharpen your sales skills. This is a unique job opportunity to sell a product you love, while also benefiting from a generous bonus structure. This team offer a lucrative salary and amazing benefits!   Requirements for this Swedish speaking Travel Consultant job in Cape Town, South Africa will include:   Must be fluent in the Swedish language Sales experience - this is essentially a sales role (the more you sell, the more you earn) Travel enthusiasm and experience Good IT skills - able to pick up systems quickly Strong communication skills - being articulate is key to speaking to their customers Empathy - the ability to make your customers feel loved   If you meet the above requirements for this Swedish speaking Travel Consultant job in Johannesburg, South Africa, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to contact@languagerecruiters.com today!
Initiate International Pretoria, South Africa
Mar 26, 2020
Full time
Are you fluent in   German   and looking for a new challenge? We have an exciting   job   opportunity for a   German  speaking   Switchboard Operator  to join a popular international Technological Automotive company in   Pretoria, South Africa . This is a very busy switchboard, so you must be very eager to work in a fast-paced environment. Does this sound like you? Keep reading! Your key   job   responsibilities as the   German   speaking   Switchboard Operator   in   Pretoria, South Africa   will include: Answering and transferring calls in   German   and English Directing all calls to the correct customer services agent Efficiently assisting & resolving queries Responsible for ensuring Reception effectively & efficiently managed Provide members with a positive first impression Requirements for this   German   speaking   Switchboard Operator job   in   Pretoria, South Africa : Must be fluent in   German   and English Great customer service skills Basic PC literacy Customer service driven Superior communication skills If you’re fluent in   German   and meet the above requirements, this   German   speaking   Switchboard Operator job  should be perfect for you! Make sure you get in touch by sending your CV through to   contact@languagerecruiters.com   today! We look forward to hearing from you!