Head of Marketing

Location: Durban, South Africa
Salary: Executive package offered
Recruiter: Pollock & Associates
Job Ref: 3572
Summary: A dynamic brand and company is seeking to appoint a Marketing Executive. Our client is looking to appoint a marketing genius who is currently a Marketing/ Brand Manager looking to take the next step up to an EXCO level.

 

 

Job Description

You will job shadow and be mentored by the current Head of Marketing to eventually slot into this position within the next 2-3 years.  Ideally suit a young equity candidate with about 8-10 years marketing experience.

Full department responsibility of:

  • Marketing operations
  • Digital
  • Marketing in Product development
  • Marketing in Sales environment
  • Marketing in Customer Care
  • Corporate communications.

Role Overview

An experienced marketer, comfortable in all areas of marketing, brand, design and communications

  • Strong professional services experience.
  • Experience in end-to-end B2B marketing.
  • Partnership generation, which include product development
  • Strategic thinking with the ability to translate strategy into pragmatic, deliverable solutions.
  • Experience working in a digital sales environment.
  • Strong track record of success driving revenue through discovering, prospecting, creating new business and growing and retaining existing business.
  • Skilled in crafting slide decks and written pitch materials.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills, coupled with the ability to manage multiple priorities under tight project deadlines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social media and using this to market a product/service

 EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Matric/Grade 12
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing; Business Communication or related field
  • MBA would be highly advantageous
  • Minimum of 10-years’ experience in a Marketing role
  • Min 5-years’ experience in a marketing/brand/product management role

Soft skills / behaviours:

  • Strong and proven influential skills at senior level.
  • Operating as a trusted adviser and brand ambassador.
  • Strong personal and professional communication skills, including writing, presenting and relationship building.
  • A flexible and adaptable approach and be able to react quickly to changing requirements and new challenges.
  • Pursues innovation and change with a mind-set of continuous improvement.
  • Balances intuition and fact to distil complex thought into compelling ideas.
  • Anticipate future trends to engage and delight clients and users.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

 

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