Marketing Assistant - Cape Town
If you need to get into the world of marketing but lack experience, we can help!
We are looking for an assistant to join our team and provide support to the Marketing Manager.
You would be responsible for assisting in all areas of a marketing strategy from the development of different elements to their execution. This will include anything from design campaigns to organizing the distribution of literature, or helping to put on an event. Every day will be different, as your role will involve many different tasks. One day you may be carrying out research - an important part of the role - or overlooking a promotion/event schedule, whilst also interacting with tenants at the centers or dealing with clients. You will be assisted by the marketing manager to design and carry out various tasks to help drive various campaigns along.
Duties include general research, clerical, and project based work. The intern projects a professional company image through in-person and phone interaction.
The ideal candidate likes to think, interact and learn. We need a team player with an individual drive for results; someone who embraces challenge with strategy and creativity. In addition the ideal candidate is passionate about social networking.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The intern will assist in the execution of events and promotions for different centers
Assist with the upkeep of social media aspect for various centers, data compiling, as well as a monthly newsletter to be distributed to members.
Assist with compiling and distributing e-mails to tenants and suppliers.
Ensure that the material is submitted within the printing deadline, keep record of advertisements, printed and filed copy
Create and modify documents using Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint.
Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing.
Setup meetings with tenants and suppliers
Support marketing manager in assigned project based work
DRIVER’S LICENCE IS A MUST – NOT NEGOTIABLE as there will be driving involved using the company’s vehicle. DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DON'T HAVE A DRIVER'S LICENCE.
Willing to work Saturdays, Sundays and/or Public Holidays as per event requirements
Have studied Marketing or similar courses
Excellent organizational skills – able to manage themselves and others effectively
Comfortable working with others and on their own
Good communications skills
Ability to work with a variety of people
The position is on a full time basis for a year internship with the company.
Working hours will be:
Monday – Friday
08:00 to 17:00 (45 hour work week, inclusive of Pubic Holidays, Saturdays and Sundays)
Weekends/Public Holidays - as per event schedule
Do not apply if you cannot work weekends and/or Public Holidays.