Temp Assistant Brand Manager
Stellenbosch, WC, South Africa
4d ago

Temp Assistant Brand Manager

Date : 10-May-2021

Location : Stellenbosch, WC, South Africa

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  • Company : Distell Limited

    Applications are invited for the above-mentioned position in the Marketing Division , based in Stellenbosch .

    Purpose of the Position :

    To develop, manage, grow and sustain a prominent brand that delights consumers through the understanding, anticipation, creation, and meeting of consumer needs.

    Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to :

  • Maintain and update Regional Brandbox input
  • Assisting with monthly reporting on sales and A&P budgets
  • Assist with country’s marketing budgets on expenditure, as well as monitoring thereof
  • Assist with packaging upgrade launches, assist with new SKU launches and rollouts
  • Assist with the procurement process of merchandise material, as well as the managing thereof
  • Assist with implementation of Cycles and consumer engagements
  • Drive gathering & storing of Regional competitor / trend information management, and assist in interpreting regional trends and competitive activities
  • Drive impactful and cost-effective brand campaigns
  • Support direct line manager with relevant and accurate analysis on brand performance and budget status
  • Support Marketing Manager with strategy, planning, and content development
  • Support brand team to grow brand equity and ensure that overall Brand Health targets achieved
  • Implement regional brand plan elements
  • Write and submit clear and timeous procurement briefs
  • Rollout brand elements to touchpoints including digital / social media communication and campaigns
  • Track and report on campaign effectiveness
  • Ensure merchandising & POS collateral is available and deployed as required
  • Create funds planning and manage campaign processes in SAP CRM
  • Manage specific brand campaigns from concept to execution (end to end)
  • Provide assistance to broader team in execution of brand plans
  • Drive continuous improvement in area of responsibility
  • Feedback relevant marketing insights and campaign learnings to drive improvement in campaign impact and effectiveness
  • Drive world-class implementation of new product launches and take corrective action where required
  • The successful candidate must preferably have the following experience / skills / qualifications :

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification degree / diploma (i.e. BComm. IMM )
  • Minimum 3 years relevant marketing experience, ideally across a range of categories / FMCG’s
  • Knowledge of product pricing, packaging, distribution, and positioning
  • Familiarity with the latest marketing trends and best practices
  • Ability to conduct research and analyse data
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and sound presentation skills
  • Knowledge of SAP CRM as a planning and management tool for the brand activity will be advantageous
  • Proven and appropriate brand knowledge
  • Computer literacy Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Basic SAP knowledge
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven numerical aptitude and above-average analytical abilities
  • Able to work independently and under pressure
  • Willingness to travel
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