Senior Marketing Specialist - Food Manufacturing Industry
Prostaff Holdings
Johannesburg, South Africa
3d ago
source : Executive Placements

Minimum requirements for the role :

  • A degree or diploma or certificate or related qualification in Marketing or related field is essential for this role.
  • Previous experience having worked in a Marketing role ideally within the Baking and or Food or related markets is preferred.
  • An understanding of the bakery and related industries is preferred but not essential.
  • Must have effective communication skills, good coordinating abilities and good management experience in handling the marketing projects and processes for the Company.
  • Must have excellent Microsoft Office skills such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook skills.
  • Previous experience working with Syspro and Adobe is preferred.
  • Previous IT solutions skills would be advantageous.
  • The successful candidate must be able to operate under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Must have a strong general understanding of marketing principles.
  • The person needs to have a strong innovative ability with ideas and solutions as well as a can-do attitude.
  • Previous experience having worked in a strategic and creative marketing role wherein you are working closely with various agencies on different projects is essential for this role.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for :

  • Coordinating a wide range of integrated communication and marketing activities for the Business Unit and at Corporate level.
  • Sourcing and distributing giveaways and other promotional items.
  • Coordinating production and distribution of newsletters and other forms of communication.
  • Developing and placing adverts with selected publications.
  • Developing annual brand plan based on the Business Units strategy.
  • Planning and preparing for and attending tradeshows, Company sponsored promotions and events.
  • Overseeing the production of business cards, product information leaflets, brochures and other such marketing-related items.
  • Initiating and following-through of changes with regard to packaging and liaising effectively with Suppliers and Operations Team.
  • Interfacing and working with Advertising Agency and Marketing Suppliers to achieve specific objectives.
  • Managing the Business Units content on website and social media platforms.
  • Planning, managing and executing the annual customer survey.
  • Acting as the BEE champion for social economic development for the Company which includes identifying opportunities for projects, communication and execution including BEE documentation requirements.
  • Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.

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