Dr Mumbo

We Are Very Fond Of Using Jargon

Dr Mumbo has a theory about this job ad/ blog posting from We Are Social:  


Dr Mumbo’s theory is this:

Being a social media agency, they realise that people will make fun of them for using wanky new media cliches such as:

  • Rockstar roles
  • Immersion into the digital realm
  • bringing our vision to life
  • live and breathe social media
  • cross modal in experience
  • social media presences
  • narrative

So they’ve decided to create a hilarious parody ad in the hope that it’ll go viral.

But just in case that’s not the case, allow Dr Mumbo to offer a handy translation…

Since we opened the doors of the We Are Social Sydney office earlier this year, we have been very, very busy. We have signed up a broad range of amazing some clients who present their own unique opportunities for development of social strategy and immersion into the digital realm. We’ve been quietly growing our team, but the time has come for us to cast the net wide and loud in search for some of the best innovative thinkers, strategists, community managers and all-around-awesome people to help us keep on bringing our vision to life. We need a new member of staff.

If you live and breathe understand social media, have a strong digital, PR, marketing or communications background and can demonstrate these talents, we’d like to talk to you about joining our team. Ideally with the roles we have available you are cross-modal in experience (nope – that one defeats Dr Mumbo), quick on your feet, a capable multitasker can do two things at once and have a voracious appetite for knowledge are willing to learn. The space we work in is changing fast, and the importance of not only keeping up, but staying ahead of the curve is mandatory you’ll need to keep up with things. It’s why we love it. As has been said about us in the past – We Are Social don’t just discuss how to put social strategy to work for a brand, we make it happen. We’re great. You’ll need to show us that you can help us achieve that too.

We’re not promising an easy road to glory – we are historically picky when it comes to applicants, because it’s a combination of the right people, with the right mix of skills that allow us to deliver the successful overarching offering we do  We will challenge you to show us what you can bring to the table. Don’t get your hopes up though. You will have to walk the walk. We’ll check whether you only got onto Twitter a fortnight ago. The successful candidates will, however, be a part of an exciting, global team and will be offered the ability to carve their own career path within our organisation have to put up with having your headquaerters in another part of the world with all the hassle and inconvenience that involves. Your skills will be refined with the help of the senior team You’ll get told when you fuck up and you’ll have the chance to inspire the people around you as well as partnering with some of the best clients to work with in Australia and you’ll be expected to do a good job for your clients.

If this sounds like it’s up your alley and you’d fit in a community management, or digital/social strategist role, we’d be keen to meet you. Drop us an email in confidence with your CV, your social media presences Twitter profile and some narrative words on why you think We Are Social Sydney can’t live without you want to work for us. We look forward to meeting you!


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