West Coast Personnel
CapeTown, South Africa
6d ago
source : Job Placements

Marketing Assistant - 6 Month Contract

Brackenfell, Cape Town

R15,000- R20,000 per month

A Steel Company seeks a Contract Marketing Assistant. Other than the marketing experience, we need a really strong administrator for the role.

You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the Marketing department and the attainment of its goals. You will need to display a high degree of project management competence in order to control, manage and follow through on all items on the marketing action lists.

Attention to detail, and the ability to take initiative, are vital.


  • Maintain digital filing systems for all marketing collateral, photography, digital and traditional ATL marketing materials.
  • Implement and manage a project management system for documenting and tracking activities related to the inventory of marketing and communication material, and distribution thereof.
  • Update monthly reports, spreadsheets, databases, and inventories (with statistical, financial, and non-financial information
  • Assist in maintaining accurate marketing databases used in direct marketing campaigns and promotions
  • Maintain Marketing Guard books, updating them with Advertising, Editorials, Advertorials, event coverage, PR, and digital posts.
  • Assist in the organizing of promotional events, CPD events, and other events as required
  • Assist in content procurement (photography, articles, write-ups, usage permissions, etc) for digital platforms (web and social)
  • Interface with marketing suppliers in the supply of goods and services
  • Produce, maintain and manage the marketing library and records : including standardized presentations, proposals, communication pieces, training materials, video materials, and technical reference material, in central and well-documented archives
  • Maintain a full Marketing Budget Management system with all controls, and supply monthly feedback to the Manager this includes raising Purchase Orders, managing collation of Cost Estimates, ensuring timeous payments, and administer the monthly budget master control documents.
  • Administer and keep records of customer training / loyalty programmes and similar ie manage support materials, logistics, databases and related details associated with these programmes.

  • Diploma / Degree in Marketing, Project Management or similar
  • Experience as a marketing assistant or client service assistant or Agency Traffic assistant

  • Good understanding of office management principles

  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Highly developed communication and people skills
  • Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Well-developed project and event management skills
  • A customer-oriented approach
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office Suite, including word, ppt, excel, and outlook.
  • Practical skills in database management
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and independently.
  • Excellent ability in written and spoken English
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