Marketing Coordinator
Cape Town, South Africa
9d ago, South Africa's leading online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Marketing Coordinator to join our team in Cape Town.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.

We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

Reporting to the Head of Retail Marketing :

Your responsibilities will include :

  • Administrative support for all Marketing team members including, but not limited to :
  • Administration of all Marketing-led competitions and prize-draws (including winner selection, prize fulfillment and CPA compliance documentation)
  • Ad hoc support for all Marketing team members in coordination of daily duties and administrative tasks
  • Daily monitoring & trafficking of all inbound Marketing enquiries from Zendesk, Conversocial & Marketing inbox, escalating to relevant team members and responding directly where possible
  • Assist with administrative tasks around broadsheets
  • Send weekly Marketing Activity Updates
  • Partnership and sponsorship assistance, such as : Weekly / monthly offers (e.g. Mobicred, FNB)Discovery MallUBMVarsity Vibe
  • Creating and management of coupons using the coupon tool
  • Vouchers (request & issue)
  • Approve eBucks
  • Management of Sampling campaigns
  • Event co-ordination and management
  • Prepare marketing reports and presentations by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing all applicable data.
  • Keep promotional materials ready by coordinating requirements with graphics department; inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Assist brand team Competition agreements for Radio adsSourcing products for TV adsInfluencer campaigns
  • Assist Traffic Manager Creating Asana tasks for promo’s, newsletter, weekly carousels, flyoutsFollowing up on creativeBuilding and maintaining brand stores
  • Attributes required :

  • Smart, hard-working, with demonstrable integrity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • A passion for retail and marketing is essential
  • Bias towards action and solution-oriented
  • A self-starter and fast learner with an active thirst for knowledge
  • Willing to take direction and able to work independently, demonstrating initiative
  • Highly organised with meticulous attention to detail, and a well-structured thought process
  • Ability to multi-task and to meet tight deadlines
  • Comfortable working under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Confident, with very strong interpersonal & communication skills and a proven ability to build productive relationships quickly
  • The ability to be reactive and adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Good numerical and analytical skills adept at creating formulae, graphs etc.
  • Fast and diligent learner
  • Motivated self-starter with a drive for results
  • A strong working knowledge of Excel / Google sheets and Microsoft Office
  • Qualifications :

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree to support this role
  • Internship experience in a Retail / Marketing role desirable
  • A passion for (r)etail and marketing is essential
  • A high level of attention to detail and great organisational abilities are a prerequisite to succeeding in this role
  • The Environment :

  • employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of Takealot.
  • com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback / new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.
  • We seek to employ an Extraordinary Mind who :

  • is respectful but forthright
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial , thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for
  • thinks like an owner of the business
  • If you meet the above you are an Extraordinary Mind, so come and join us!

    Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities, to apply.

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