takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Junior Brand Manager to join our team in Cape Town.
We are a young, dynamic, hyper-growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people to join us. We offer 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 be part of building something great.
Reporting to the Brand Manager, your responsibilities will include :
The Junior Brand Manager will work closely with the Brand & Communications team and our content and design teams to coordinate and manage assigned brand projects and campaigns.
Engaging with key cross-functional internal teams, stakeholders and third-party agencies to complete briefs and project manage campaigns from start to finish to ensure expectations are managed across the board and deadlines are met.
Take ownership of brand project management briefing processes.
Task and manage marketing channel managers to support and execute brand marketing campaigns.
Create excitement around the brand and help come up with ideas to further build brand equity and development.
Input ideas for new and existing brand campaigns and take ownership of their development and implementation.
Daily management of brand campaign documents like marketing calendars, campaign & project control documents, battleplans, briefs and campaign decks.
Assist with brand reputation management by creating communication briefing documents and assisting with internal research and investigations.
Assist with monthly brand marketing administration.
Highly organised with meticulous attention to detail and a well-structured thought process.
Ability to multi-task and to meet tight deadlines.
Very strong interpersonal skills and experience of marshaling cross-departmental resources towards daily goals and objectives.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office - Microsoft Excel experience essential
The person will have a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in a marketing coordinator or a similar role and will have strong project management experience.
A passion for retail and marketing is essential.
Ability to run projects according to basic project management processes and protocols.
Experience working with project plans and project management tools.
A high level of attention to detail and great organisational abilities are a prerequisite to succeeding in this role.
The Environment :
takealot.com 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, it's all in the execution after all.
We love what we do and what we are creating.
We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary 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
will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com
thinks like an owner of the business
is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARD WORKING