Marketing Assistant: FMCG Sector – Cape Town

 

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

A wonderful opportunity has become available for a Marketing Assistant at a leading, family run company in the FMCG sector.  We’re looking for someone bubbly and enthusiastic with a “can do” attitude and passion for Marketing in the consumer space. The ideal candidate is driven, analytically minded and strategic in their thinking. Don’t miss out, get in touch today!

 

Responsibilities

  • Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the coordination and functionality of the Marketing department’s activities.
  • Update spread sheets, databases and inventories with statistical, financial and non-financial information
  • Manage total Point of Sale stock – stock takes done – stock must balance. If stock running low – stock needs to be ordered
  • Assisting and supporting regional Promotional and Marketing activities. Calculate costs on point of sale material and cost and profitability of the promotion. Order Point of Sale if required.
  • Responsible for coordinating all in store promoters
  • Assist in the organising of promotional events and attend them to facilitate their success
  • Continuously look for new and innovative ideas for point of sale / promotional ideas/products
  • Coordination of label requests
  • Prepare and deliver promotional presentations
  • Spend time in the trade with the Sales team to understand the business and assist with Customer interactions

 

Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant Degree – Marketing or equivalent
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience, preferably with agencies who support the consumer goods/beverages industry
  • Knowledge of Brand Strategy and application across channel, including local Marketing
  • Budget and Project Management knowledge
  • Understanding of the key drivers of Brand health across entire portfolio
  • Knowledge of key consumption occasions, shopper messaging, and methods of activation
  • Enthusiastic
  • “Can do” attitude

 

Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Level: Junior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Mich1262
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