People Development Associate

  • Full-time

Company Description

At Jellyfish, we believe in the power of diverse perspectives and inclusive collaboration. We welcome individuals who excel in collaborative, varied teams and value the unique contributions that each person brings to the table.


Jellyfish is a global digital marketing agency; a unique fusion of tech enthusiasts, creative minds, and media and data experts all united to empower our clients along their digital journey. Our commitment to embracing diverse perspectives fuels our innovation and strategies that challenge the status quo, reinvent media activation, and craft influential stories for our global clients and their customers. Join us in shaping a future where business growth and personal fulfilment go hand in hand.

Job Description


Reporting to the Senior Director, People Development, you will join a culture that values cross-functional and global collaboration. You will be part of a fantastic and supportive People team to achieve our collective business goals. This is a really great opportunity to join us at an important time in our growth and build your career in People Development!

Joining us means you will have the opportunity to partner with our People team in South Africa, and connect globally with a collaborative and diverse team of People professionals, who strive for excellence in everything we do.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

The work that we do as a team covers a variety of different areas, with the vision of applying our skills, building our confidence and enhancing our own superpowers.

  • Onboard - we help new employees to get settled and onboarded into working life at Jellyfish, through the support of a buddy and a structured onboarding program.
  • Develop - we provide different tools, resources, training and support for employees to continue building their knowledge and technical expertise.
  • Grow - we deliver support on the daily operational skills that are required for success, including support through our mentoring program.
  • Boost - we provide training for individuals, teams and leaders, to help with their ongoing development, to boost their abilities and performance.
  • Accelerate & Retain - we provide opportunities for progression, continued growth, stretch and challenge, to help develop and retain our global talent.

Your initial priorities for the first 3 months (whilst onboarding) in the role, will include getting to understand and support our People Development processes, tools and platforms. You will work in partnership with others across our global team to help improve and automate our processes, including making improvements to our team reporting and training scheduling. Once you've completed your onboarding phase, you will have the opportunity to work on both global and regional projects, which will allow you to further develop your skills as a learning professional.


  1. A grade 12 or matric
  2. Any learning and development/HR type of qualification
  3. At least one year experience in a training/development role

Note: We emphasise skills, expertise and behavioural attributes over years of experience and traditional degrees. If you want to join our collaborative team, we invite you to apply today with your resume in English.

Additional Information

Join Jellyfish and experience a workplace where we prioritise your growth, celebrate your contributions, and empower you to tailor your work environment to suit your needs.

💰 Reward: You'll receive a loyalty salary increase on your Jellyfish anniversary, in addition to our company-wide annual bonus.

💫 Custom Work Environment: Work remotely for up to 60% of your days and shape your day between 8am. and 6:30pm with flexible working hours.

📈 Growth, Your Way: Grow your career with one paid day each month for self-development and access to LinkedIn Learning with unlimited online courses.

👪 Family Support: Enjoy 14 weeks of paid leave for primary caregivers and 4 weeks of paid leave for secondary caregivers. We also provide £1000 (or equivalent) towards courses for returning primary caregivers to support your transition back into work.


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