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Marketing Coordinator

The Programme 

Takealot.com, South Africa's leading online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Marketing Coordinator to join our team in Cape Town. We are a new dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.  
We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, 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 build something great. This role reports to the Head of Retail Marketing. 

What You Will Do 

  • Load promo and merchant priority on Google Ad Manager timeously. 
  • Monthly Google Ad Manager reports for promo and merchant priority campaigns. 
  • POE screenshots & documentation. 
  • Execution of weekly merchant priorities i.e. prompt buyers and suppliers for briefs, send relevant specs, follow-ups, artwork and stock approvals. 
  • Scheduling & Loading Merchant Priority Flyouts. 
  • Manage Marketing Inbox. 
  • Daily monitoring & trafficking of all inbound Marketing enquiries from Zendesk, Conversional & Marketing inbox, escalating to relevant team members and responding directly where possible. 
  • Creating and management of coupons using the coupon tool. 
  • Booking of merchant priority campaigns into Asana and check against marketing calendar. 
  • Administrative support for all Marketing team members. 
  • Administration of all Marketing-led competitions and prize-draws (including winner selection, prize fulfilment and CPA compliance documentation). 
  • Ad hoc support for all Marketing team members in coordination of daily duties and administrative tasks. 
  • Assist with administrative tasks around broadsheets. 
  • Send weekly Marketing Activity Updates. 
  • Partnership and sponsorship assistance, such as: Weekly/monthly offers (e.g. Mobicred, FNB), Discovery Mall, UBM,
  • Varsity Vibe, Vouchers (request & issue) and Approve eBucks 
  • Management of merchant priority sampling campaigns. 
  • Event co-ordination and management. 
  • Prepare marketing reports and presentations by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing all applicable data. 
  • Keep promotional materials ready by coordinating requirements with graphics department; inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt. 
  • Assist brand team. 
  • Competition agreements for Radio ads. 
  • Sourcing products for TV ads. 
  • Influencer campaigns. 
  • Assist Traffic Manager. 
  • Creating Asana tasks for promo’s, newsletter, weekly carousels, flyouts. 
  • Following up on creative. 
  • Building and maintaining brand stores. 
  • Uploading Ts and Cs on site.
  • Supporting function to the Retail Marketing Managers.  

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. 
  • Between 1-2 years' experience as a Promotions/Marketing Coordinator or in a similar role. 
  • Internship experience in a Retail/Marketing role desirable. 
  • A strong working knowledge of Excel/Google sheets and Microsoft Office. 
  • Good numerical and analytical skills - Adept at creating formulae, graphs etc. 
  • Smart, hard-working, with demonstrable integrity. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication. 
  • A passion for retail and marketing is essential. 
  • Bias towards action and solution-oriented. 
  • A self-starter and fast learner with an active thirst for knowledge. 
  • Willing to take direction and able to work independently, demonstrating initiative. 
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail, and a well-structured thought process. 
  • Ability to multi-task and to meet tight deadlines. 
  • Comfortable working under pressure in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Confident, with very strong interpersonal & communication skills and a proven ability to build productive relationships quickly. 
  • The ability to be reactive and adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Fast and diligent learner. 
  • Motivated self-starter with a drive for results.

We seek to employ an extraordinary 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. 
Closed 4 months ago
Closed 4 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Marketing and Sales

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Cape Town (South

  • Closing Date:4th Apr 2021, 6:00 pm


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