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Job Title
Marketing Assistant (Travel/Tourism)
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience
3 to 5 years
Salary
Negotiable
Job Published
10 August 2022
Job Reference No.
1877829214

Job Description

We are looking for a Marketing Assistant to support the Brand Manager in developing and implementing effective brand-building strategies. The successful candidate will be a highly organized individual who has excellent attention to detail. The candidate must be creative, results orientated, and have a passion for all things related to Brand and Marketing. An analytical mind and research skills are essential to this job. You must be an excellent communicator and team player. Your goal will be to increase brand awareness through effective marketing plans and campaigns.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Brand Manager and be a brand guardian of all branded elements e.g., visual, and verbal identity, marketing materials, and in-camp materials across all platforms- Print to Digital
  • Present and execute creative ideas for marketing activities
  • Manage all branding, collateral on agent platforms including the Info Zone, Agent Zone, Dropbox, WETU, and Safari
  • Cataloguing and managing all brand assets e.g., photography, videography, and final branded materials
  • Coordinate marketing requests from RMM, sales, procurement, and other teams

 

 

  • Ability to take briefs from other departments, dissect the briefs and ensure that an in-depth brief is provided to whoever needs to action it e.g., designer, operations, or a third=party supplier
  • Track budgets to maximize gains and reduce costs
  • Manage supplier portfolio for procurement purposes
  • Managing the payment processes between the regions we operate in e.g., CE, LPO and Invoices
  • Prepare reports on brand performance and quarterly output
  • Full procurement of brand needs e.g., sourcing suppliers, providing costs, presentations on branded items to meet brand production requirements
  • Manage the daily tasks, brief the designer, and ensure deadlines are met
  • Utilize the task management system and ensure all tasks are inputted onto this system for tracking and deadline setting
  • Project assistance on key brand tasks for the financial year – Annual Report, Uniform, In-House Magazine, Branded items for Camp

 

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification in marketing with 3 – 5 years of experience in the brand space
  • Passionate about Positive Impact, conservation, and sustainability
  • Proven experience assisting senior team members
  • Familiarity with the latest marketing trends and best practices
  • Ability to conduct research and analyze data
  • Organizational skills and experience in meeting tight deadlines
  • Ability to deliver a consistently high level of work
  • Ability to work well and consistently in high pressured situations
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to drive projects forward, manage all stakeholders and stick to timings, deadlines, whilst ensuring top-level work is delivered
  • Results-driven attitude with a creative mindset
  • Willing to go the extra mile and be a team player and be considerate of all the various business needs
  • Experience in tourism is advantageous
  • Photoshop and basic design skills are advantageous

 

 

Required work practices:

  • Across all interactions, promote the image of the commercial team as a best-in-class externally with our clients and internally with key stakeholders
  • As a key point of contact and the face of the company, upholding and contributing to the reputation of the company as a leading safari operator
  • The company values are values that play an important role in how we define ourselves and set ourselves apart. We place a high value on living these values in everyday work practices. These values are genuine, inspired to do good, caring family spirit, teamwork, dedication to service, consistent quality, and going the extra mile
  • When staff events happen within working hours it will be compulsory to attend

 

Conditions and hours of work:

  • This position is based in the Cape Town office, and you would be required to work 9 hours per day including a one-hour lunch break. The working hours need maximum flexibility as required for business purposes but are generally coordinated within the team to be between the hours of 07h00 and 18h00
  • Overtime may be required during peak periods
  • While this position does not require travel, we do suggest you have a valid passport should an opportunity arise

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