Marketing/Brand Manager

Short Job Description: 

Innovative and creative beverage entity is in need of a Marketing/Brand Manager with strong digital and PR background to be at the forefront of brand management and development.

Where will the person be based? (Town/Suburb/work-from-home/remote): 
Southern Suburbs, office based
Select which one of these best describes the role: 
Full time - with flexibility
Main area of expertise required: 
Brand & Product Management
Brand Development
Digital & Online Marketing
Required Qualification: 
Marketing Degree or Journalism/Public Relations or Digital Marketing or similar
List of required computer software skills: 
Ms Office, Social Media Tools (Hootsuite or Social Pilot)
Estimated hours: 
8 hours
Day
Remuneration in ZAR: 
R30 000 - R40 000 dependent on experience and qualification
Remuneration term: 
Monthly
Job posting date: 
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Full Job Description: 

 

Duties

  • Brand management and development for all brands under both holding companies
  • Marketing across all channels
  • Social Media and PR planning, management and analysis
  • Packaging and advertising conceptualising and design
  • Monthly marketing reports and analysis
  • Annual marketing plan per brand incorporating online sales and stockists
  • Manage agencies – Social media, PPC, design and advertising
  • Cross-reference Sales and Marketing reports for monthly trajectory and forward planning
  • Budgeting (Marketing)
  • Maintain relationships with printers and suppliers for all packaging and marketing material
  • Conceptualise new ideas and analyse opportunities for brand growth

Essential

• A Degree or equivalent qualification, or considerable relevant experience, preferably in Marketing, Journalism or Public Relations, incorporating digital channels.
• Proven experience in marketing, digital marketing, communications or PR.
• Track record in managing or having a significant role in running SEO, and digital advertising either in-house or for a client.
• Extensive social media knowledge, in both advertising and public profile.
• Proven editorial and proofreading skills, and exceptional standards of written and oral communication.
• Excellent attention to detail across visual content, branding, messaging and written content.
• Demonstrable ability to produce compelling, accurate and high-quality written, visual, audio and video content with the ability to identify and speak to a range of targeted audiences.
• Proven ability to create and implement structured social communication plans, themes and programming.

Desirable
• Experienced user of the Adobe Suite, social media management tools (such as Hootsuite or Social Pilot), and Microsoft Office.
• Ability to plan, promote and deliver successful virtual events across a broad range of themes.
• Use of Zoom, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint and OneNote.
• A good working knowledge of and skill in the use of camera equipment for both filming and
photography would be advantageous.
• Knowledge/experience with natural products and/or food and drink as well as retail
• Experience in creating podcasts.

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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