Job profile at a glance :
As a Marketing Assistant, you are expected to make a genuine contribution to the organisation. You will need to support the work of the brand team and Marketing Executive on projects such as developing marketing, social media and promotional campaigns, sales and shopper strategies and campaigns, as well on collecting and interpreting marketing analytics.
Excellent organisational skills are a main requirement for a marketing assistant role, as well attention to detail, professionalism, responsiveness, the ability to handle multiple projects and remain calm under pressure.
You will need to work independently and as part of a team, and ensure that you use your creativity, express ideas and execute tasks to make a real contribution to the organisation and its mission.
This work will be a critical factor for the smooth operation of the Marketing department and the attainment of its goals, as well as for the long-term growth of the company.
What will you do :
WHAT YOU WILL BE MEASURED ON :
A post-graduate specialisation in Marketing is preferable. Experience Requirementso Minimum 2 years’ post-degree experience.
o Marketing in FMCG with interaction with trade and sales will be advantageous. Key OutputsEXPECTED SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
o Understanding of key marketing drivers and strategies and have demonstrated how these can be utilised to increase market share, revenue and Gross Profit.
o Business acumen with an understanding of business drivers which should include budget management, forecasting, P & L optimisation and management, impact of numeric / weighted distribution on revenue, as well as an in-
depth understanding the portfolio in terms of volume, value and Gross Profit drivers and how these need to be balanced and optimised to exceed revenue and profit targets.
o Solid capability on Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel. Capability should include being able to put together attractive well thought out presentations (PowerPoint) to enable decision making, clear agency briefs (Word), be able to amend Innovation templates (Excel) and develop basic market share insights (Excel).
o Positive, action orientated attitude with a real desire to learn and develop.
o Problem Solver, Creative / Innovative Thinking.
o Organised and practical approach to your work, solving problems, seizing opportunities and focus on creating value for your team and the organisation.
o Inquisitive and eager to learn, confident to use own initiative but with strong focus on detail.
o Ability to work flexibly and proactively to achieve results.