Executive Marketing and Communications - Pretoria

Executive: Marketing and Communications – Medical Scheme – Pretoria

Reports to the Chief Operating Officer

JOB SUMMARY

Executive: Marketing and Communications and you will be required to:
? Provide strategic direction and drive the execution of the Member Service and Experience strategy aligned to the overall organisation strategy, ensuring that the organisation’s profile and brand is upheld through effective marketing, communication, member relationship and stakeholder management for the Scheme.
? Devise, create and manage the Marketing & Communications plan for the Scheme and service offerings
? Responsible for safeguarding the reputation and corporate image of the Scheme in terms of External Communications and to drive Internal Communications, by working closely with Human Resources in order to effectively inform and shift mentality of employees.
? Manage a team of direct reports to drive efficiencies, assume responsibility for the Marketing & Communications budget and provide reports to the executive as required.

KPAs:
? Administration and support
? Budget, expenses and procurement
? Correspondence and Documentation Processes
? Project Management
? Technical Expertise and Application
? Risk Management
? Staff Management Responsibility

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Essential
? Master’s Degree in Communications, Marketing and Advertising or equivalent in a related field
? Twelve (12) years of functional experience with at least five years in a highly strategic Marketing and Communications Senior Management role including staff supervisory, budgetary, and management responsibility.
? Should have at least five (5) years’ experience in media management
? Experience within the public sector environment is a must
? Proven track record in devising and implementing a marketing & communication strategy
? Strong commercial acumen, self-motivated

Desirable
? Member management experience within the Healthcare industry
? Ability to communicate at executive level

SKILLS and COMPETENCIES
? Negotiation and influencing skills
? Excellent verbal and written communication skills
? Good analytical problem solving skills
? Good leadership skills fostering excellence
? Ability to think strategically and formulate operational plans
? Ability to integrate and manage large projects
? Ability to think conceptually and deal with complex problems
? Maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the field
? Stakeholder relationship management
? Responsible and reliable / Results driven / Action orientated

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