Business Manager

Short Job Description: 

Degree in Business Science, CA or LLB. Business Manager / Business Assistant to provide assistance to a very busy CEO of a media monitoring company.   Ideally someone from Media industry with an entrepreneurial, problem-solving, fast-acting work ethic. The ideal incumbent is very commercially savvy and highly tech-savvy, as it is a paperless environment using Google for Business.  

Where will the candidate work from, if not home based? (Town/Suburb or state work-from-home): 
Roughly 60/40 Salt River offices and work-from-home
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Flexible working hours
Main area of expertise for this position: 
Executive Level Management - Business/Commerce (general)
Required Qualification: 
Degree in Business Science, CA or LLB
Required computer program skills: 
MS Office & Google for business
Estimated hours (state hours per day or week): 
Half day
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R30 000 - R35 000
Remuneration term: 
Job posting date: 
Friday, November 29, 2019
Full Job Description: 

Summary of key responsibilities

  • Supporting the CEO through a variety of tasks related to project and communication.
  • Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material.
  • Coordinating status across the account management team on KPIs
  • Technically literate and data-oriented.
  • Action-oriented and able to multitask through solid project management
  • Able to effectively communicate in person, via phone and email ensuring that all Business Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.
  • Able to direct and lead the work of others when required.
  • Able to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and a wide degree of creativity, common sense and practical implantation is expected.
  • Have experience in business management and understand financial and business planning and reporting


  • Proven experience in an Executive Business Assistant role.
  • Knowledge of management systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficient in MS Office suite and ability to quickly learn bespoke systems
  • Degree in Business Science, CA or LLB
  • Some experience in a sales and/or marketing environment
  • Strong understanding of the media and advertising industry
  • Proven ability to lead, delegate and motivate others to achieve results

Travel once every two months to Johannesburg for a short trip.

Application process:
Before applying check that your CV is comprehensive and that the roles and responsibilities demonstrate your capabilities and experience rather than a list of tasks. Always write in full sentences. You have up to 12 places of previous employment to demonstrate your skills, use as many as you feel are required but always include more than one. Write a motivational email explaining why you should be considered for the role. The motivational email will be seen before the CV and is submitted to the client with the CV. If you have not heard back within 14-21 days please assume the application was not successful.

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