Exciting up & coming Food Brands are looking for a marketing assistant on a part time basis. The role is part time consisting of 5 half days a week.
A dynamic personality, passionate about food and particularly good wholesome brands. A closet or inspiring chef / amateur photographer will also be a plus.
Creates marketing and social media campaigns and strategies, content ideation, and implementation schedules
Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action
Manages communications and engages with community
Ensures brand consistency in marketing and social media messages
Researches and monitors activity of company competitors
brands and companies
Collaborating with other likeminded brands, with clients and other stakeholders (such as social media influencers).
Keeping track of data and analysing the performance of social media campaigns
Assist with general administration
The ideal candidate will assist us in growing our distribution network of restaurant, hotels, catering organisations, retail food chains. A brand ambassador with a friendly demeanour a positive attitude, who will work proactively and creatively to increase marketing activities and ensure that the business remains well-informed of industry trends.
The job is based in the KZN midlands in and around Howick with some travel.
We offer in the range of a R4,000 – R6,000 basic salary, depending on experience.
The position is available in January.
Only successful candidates will be interviewed.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS & COMPETENCIES:
Diploma or degree in Marketing
Proven working experience in social media marketing or as a digital media specialist
Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
Adequate knowledge of web design, web development, CRO and SEO
Knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing channels
Positive attitude, detail and customer oriented with good multitasking ability
Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Must have current, unendorsed driver’s license and own vehicle.