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Marketing Assistant

R 6.500,00 monthly eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal 1 June

Important company in the sector

  • Description

  • KZN's largest Vodacom franchisee (based in Montclair) with 9 Vodacom Retail outlets requires a DYNAMIC Marketing and Design Assistant.

    Marketing: 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.

    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 and Promotions calendar

    Oversee the Graphic Designer by mapping out the daily task and ensure all produced within deadline

    Proofing all advertising before printing or posting and ensuring deadlines met timelessly

    Coordinating all marketing between MD, graphic designer, printing and delivery to all stores

    Driving social media and helping build and maintain website

    Manage Bulk email campaigns via mail chimp

    Planning and executing of all promotions and exhibitions with co-ordination between suppliers, handsets manufacturers, network and sales force

    Looking for new marketing opportunities and always being ahead of the industry.

    Brand: Your directive 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: Keeping tabs on market trends and organising launch events, networking events to increase awareness of product offering.

    Event /Promotions: In recent years, the marketing industry has changed and now companies know the importance of face-time with consumers. As an marketing co-ordinator, your duties include planning events / promotions on time and within budget, providing leadership to your promotions team and travelling to the sites to ensure best implementation.

    Marketing Assistant:

    In this role you will be responsible for managing the department in a job that is a long way removed from the typical 8-5!

    The list of tasks you are expected to complete is impressive in terms of variety and includes arranging promotional events, communicating with retail staff , creating online content and organising market research etc.

    Is There Anything If you are looking for a traditional 8-5 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 and Store Managers to plan and execute and all marketing activities

    There is no such thing as ‘normal working hours’ in marketing as your work week is determined by deadlines. The ideal candidate should preferably have their own vehicle.

    Monday to Saturday position

    Monday to Friday - 8:00am to 5:30 pm / Saturday - 8:00am to 1:30 pm (as per above must be prepared to work over time when needed and be flexible

    Package: Salary negotiable based on experience

    Retirement Annuity after 1 year service

    Email a detailed CV with your profile and 1 page motivation of why you think you are the best candidate for this opportunity.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: R5,500.00 to R6,500.00 /month


    building and driving Social media: 2 years (Required)
    marketing cordination and design: 2 years (Required)
    website maintainance: 2 years (Required)

    Diploma (Preferred)

    Durban, KwaZulu-Natal (Required)

    code 08 (Required)
    Work Remotely:

    Temporarily due to COVID-19

  • Number of vacancies: 10
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Certificate
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Marketing Assistant

  • Province

    eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    R 6.500,00 monthly

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