Junior Brand Manager
Cape Town, South Africa
23h ago

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.
  • Attributes :

  • 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
  • Qualifications :

  • 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.
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 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
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com
  • thinks like an owner of the business
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