KZN's largest Vodacom franchisee with 10 branches and growing requires a DYNAMIC Marketing coordinator for the Head office in Montclair.
The SA marketing sector is undergoing significant changes as it grows and adapts to the new demands of consumers. The emergence of Big Data is the latest transformation faced by the sector & if you wish to be a success in the marketing field, it is essential that you remain up to date with the needs of our industry’s target market. Read on to find out if you have what it takes to be part of this fast growing mobile industry.
What Will I Be Doing?
Marketing: This involves working within the advertising, digital, print or direct marketing industries in what is a fast-paced and challenging role. Your main role is to oversee marketing campaigns, promotions & your daily activities are likely to include managing in detail the entire companies marketing activities which includes a graphic designer, proofing all advertising before printing or posting, able to design in the absence of designer, updating of websites & social media, planning and executing of all promotions and exhibitions, coordinating between suppliers handset manufacturers & network, looking for new marketing opportunities and always being ahead of the industry.
Brand : Your job is to ensure the brand you work for looks the part in terms of integrity as well as appearance. In this role, you can expect to perform the following duties: performing consumer research, keeping tabs on market trends and organizing launch parties, networking events to increase awareness of product offering. You are required to have Graphic design and proof reading experience with attention to detail.
Marketing Assistant: In this role you will be responsible for managing the department that is a long way removed from the typical 9-5! The list of tasks you are expected to complete is impressive in terms of variety & includes arranging promotional events, communicating with retail staff , creating online content & organizing market research etc.
PR: You will be responsible for trying to generate publicity. The role has a range of tasks to complete on a regular basis including overseeing social media PR strategies & content production, building positive relationships with the media and writing press releases.
Is There Anything Else?
If you are looking for a traditional 9-5 job then marketing is most certainly not for you! Although roles such as marketing assistant may be predominantly office-based, you will be away from your desk for long periods of time as you need to attend exhibitions, promotions meet with suppliers, center management & Store managers to plan & execute all marketing activities.
There is no such thing as ‘normal working hours’ in marketing as your work week is determined by deadlines.
Email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org if you feel you are the right candidate for this opportunity.
Salary: R7000 to R9000 per month