Marketing Assistant

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Junior/Mid
Company:Viv Gordon Placements

A leading FMCG brand in the healthcare sector has a lovely opening for a junior to mid-weight marketing assistant. We’re looking for a confident, talented, creative, and energetic marketer with a passion for brands to support the Marketing of a portfolio of healthcare brands through the professional channel. The position requires a strategically minded, hands-on approach with strong multitasking and problem-solving ability. It requires a split focus between managing a portfolio of up-and-coming brands and offering general support to the greater marketing team. This role is admin-heavy. This is a super opportunity to work for a dynamic, growing company offering great growth opportunities for an ambitious individual.


Brand management:
  • Work within a cross-functional team to develop brand strategy, marketing plan, and budget
  • Implementation of marketing plan and management of budget allocation
  • Ongoing competitor research
  • Relationship management on a brand level: internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop, produce, and distribute all marketing material
  • Arrange training to all internal and external stakeholders
  • Prepare and drive promo specials (in collaboration with sales)
  • Manage expectations and help resolve challenges around delivery
General marketing support:
  • Assist the marketing and sales team with all marketing related activities and projects
  • Assist in production and distribution of all marketing material (incl. other brand portfolios)
  • Assist with all marketing activities on retail brand ranges through healthcare professionals: Managing in-practice display stands, distributing marketing materials to sales force, driving sales, and promo initiatives
  • Arrange logistics for all prof. channel roadshows and event (in collaboration with marketing and brand managers)
  • Assist with consignment management
  • Assist preparation and send-out of newsletters (in collaboration with brand managers)
The successful candidate must have/be:
  • Business or marketing-related degree or equivalent professional qualification
  • Two to three years’ marketing experience
  • Experience with relevant software applications (proficient in MS Office)
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Team player with a strong sense of accountability
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, and tenacious
  • Creative flair
  • Proactive approach to relationship management and new opportunities
  • Down-to-earth personality
  • Confident
  • Own transport - essential
Should you not receive a response within 10 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

Viv Gordon Placements (VGP) is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, public relations and publishing industries.

Posted on 19 May 09:53

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