Marketing Account Manager

  • Marketing
  • Johannesburg
  • 10/05/2023
  • Wage Agreement
  • Full Time
  • Urgent
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Job Title: Marketing Account Manager

Division: Marketing

Location & Address: Kyalami, Johannesburg

Reports to: Marketing Operations Manager

Direct Subordinates: 0

Total Staff in Function: 8



  • Procurement
  • Sales Operations
  • Brand Operations
  • Account Managers
  • Systems Engineers / Presales
  • Marketing
  • Logistics
  • Regional Managers


  • Vendor
  • Resellers
  • End Users
  • Vendor Alliance Partners


Main Purpose of Position:

The Marketing Account Manager will operate as a dedicated member of the marketing team managing internal and external marketing efforts for FD. This position must utilize skills including team-based interaction, project management, goal setting, and administrative support. The Marketing Accounts Manager must have the ability to work under pressure, demonstrate active listening, and exhibit organizational skills. This is a demanding and diverse role that includes a mix of administrative tasks, project coordination, and creative work. The Marketing Account Manager must be able to operate independently and function as a member of the team. The Marketing Account Manager should have good problem-solving skills, be able to make informed decisions, and display excellent interpersonal skills.


Create, implement, and manage project plans for various marketing activities.

  • Prepare marketing plans for the company and its vendors.
  • Implement and coordinate approved marketing activities in the quarterly marketing plans for the company and its vendors.
  • Liaise with all role players: Vendors, Product managers, Suppliers, and Marketing team.
  • Keep an updated task list and project sheet for all marketing activities and events.
  • Schedule regular progress meetings with Brand Managers to ensure activities are carried out as per the approved marketing plan.
  • Obtain approval and sign-off from Brand Managers for marketing activities.
  • Maintain a tracking sheet for all marketing activities.
  • Manage Marketing budgets.
  • Manage marketing briefs for marketing activities.

Liaise with suppliers for events and branded marketing collateral

  • Keep and maintain an updated trusted supplier database.
  • Manage the procurement process with Brand managers and suppliers. From sourcing to final delivery.
  • Negotiate the best pricing and best quality.
  • Ensure that all vendors and company brand guidelines are adhered to.

Plan and execute internal and external company events as well as regional events

  • Assist with company regional events and functions.
  • Keep a project sheet for all events and functions.
  • Liaise with trusted suppliers.
  • Manage event budget to prevent overspending.
  • Assist with setup and registration.
  • Manage all suppliers and processes required for a successful event.
  • Create a post-event report for all events.
  • Book and make travel arrangements if required

Vendor portal administration

  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the vendor marketing portal with marketing activities.
  • Submit claims with POE as per vendor requirements.
  • Work closely with the finance administrator regarding quotes and invoices related to marketing projects.

Minimum Qualification :

  • Marketing Diploma or equivalent
  • Digital Marketing Qualification would be an advantage

Minimum Experience:

  • 2-3 Years of relevant experience in Marketing position.

Office Requirements:

  • Work-from-office environment.
  • Semi-formal dress code.
  • Working hours are from 08:00 – 17:00.
  • Excellent international business language skills (English), both written and verbal.
  • Reliable transport to and from the office.

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Johannesburg, Gauteng: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • What is your current/ previous gross salary?


  • Diploma (Preferred)


  • Marketing Account Management: 2 years (Required)
  • Digital Marketing: 2 years (Required)