Marketing and Events Co-ordinator
- Wage Agreement
- Full Time
Vodacom's No1 Franchisee (Head offices based in Montclair) with 12 Vodacom Retail outlets requires a dynamic Marketing Events Co-Ordinator
The South African 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 and 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.
If you are looking for a traditional 8am -5pm job then Marketing is most certainly NOT for you! Although roles such as marketing co-ordinator may be predominantly office-based, there is no such thing as ‘normal working hours’ as your work week is determined by deadlines. The ideal candidate should preferably have their own vehicle.
Duties & Responsibilities
In this role you will be responsible for managing the department in a job that is a long way removed from the typical 8am - 5pm!
The list of tasks you are expected to complete is impressive in terms of variety and includes arranging point of sale for promotional events, communicating with retail staff, creating online content and organising market research etc.
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 co-ordinate Marketing Campaigns and manage the Promotions calendar
Assisting team members with day-to-day marketing tasks and coordinating marketing projects and activities as requested
Oversee the Graphic Designer by mapping out daily tasks and ensure all are produced within deadline
Proof reading all agency materials from first layout to print proof to ensure style, consistency, clarity and readability, trademarks, registration information, referencing style and branding information are adhered to
Co-ordinating all marketing between MD, graphic designer, printer and delivery to all Retail Stores. Ensuring deadlines met timeously
Coordinating and collating marketing material and content, and ensuring it is up to-date and relevant. Packing, labelling and despatching all items to be used at Retail stores, events and exhibitions to ensure that they are available when required.
Ensuring that all marketing material is aligned with the company brand identities.
Circulating regular Internal updates to Retail store staff with brand's offers and deals to capitalise on sales
Updating and maintaining the marketing department’s documentation and databases
Have love for technology and gadgets
The ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines.
Able to multi-task and work across multiple brands.
Able to work under pressure and maintain detail, accuracy, and consistency.
A wide vocabulary.
Curiosity. The ability to consider and see different points of view
Knowledge of marketing automation tools to work smart and not hard so that all work flow processes and planning can be streamlined
Able to travel to Gauteng when needed
Min 5 years or more experience in all the above requirements
Strong organisational and research skills
Creative and on the ball attitude. Able to multi task and work to with speed to to the nature of our industry.
Able to create structure and process
Attention to detail and work under pressure
Ability to work with speed and quick turnaround
Passion for marketing and events and love what you do. Attention to detail and be a perfectionist.
Able to create marketing plans to show suppliers ROI in order to get their support
Own it and do it now attitude
Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm
Saturday 8am to 1.30pm
Be FLEXIBLE to work overtime during the first week for the month and peak seasons
Salary negotiable based on skills and attitude
Yearly Bonus after 12 month employment
Incentives after 6 month of employment
If you think you know that you have what it takes to be part of a leading Mobile company then apply with a detailed updated CV with your profile.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: R10,000.00 - R12,500.00 per month