Marketing Assistant (DBN)

We Want You:

Ready to dive into the dynamic world of marketing? Join us in Durban as a Marketing Assistant! Collaborate with our team to drive brand strategies, execute marketing campaigns, and spearhead exciting projects. If you’re up for the challenge, apply now and let’s make marketing magic together!

You Bring:

  • Completed or studying towards a relevant Degree or Diploma.
  • Microsoft Office.
  • 6 months -2 Administrative experience.
  • 6 months -2 years Marketing experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to foster relationships.
  • High level of organization and attention to detail.
  • Excellent planning and time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and cross-functional group.
  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline-driven environment and show initiative.
  • Ability to work under pressure and still produce good quality results timeously.
  • Understanding of basic business and marketing concepts.
  • Ability to spot emerging trends.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, presentation, organizational and reporting skills.

What You’ll Do:

  • Drive and take responsibility for researching competitors, technological trends, and gaining deeper insights into our target audience, thereby enabling enhanced content development through comprehensive research. Additionally, assist in organizing market research initiatives and staying updated on current trends and the latest technological advancements in the ICT industry, including upcoming events and tech releases. Support the marketing team with planning, implementing, and monitoring brand and marketing campaigns and various other projects.
  • Develop a knowledge of, and be conversant in the ICT industry, business model basics, key issues and competitive situation.
  • Assist with executing the brand and marketing strategies and contribute to developing campaigns with the Team.
  • Coordinate status meetings to discuss progress, oversee the compilation of comprehensive status reports, and diligently track deadlines to ensure they are adhered to. Additionally, report findings from ongoing research endeavors and communicate the results to relevant stakeholders.
  • Provide administrative assistance and support to the Brand and Marketing Team.
  • Provide support for, and attend, promotions, marketing or company grassroot events and exhibitions where required.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to do whatever is required to get the job done right and with enthusiasm.
  • Update and maintain the marketing department’s documentation and databases.
  • Ordering of marketing materials, stock takes and replenishment of stock and promotional items.
  • Daily operational tasks to ensure the smooth running of Team.
  • Consistently demonstrate project-leadership traits and be prepared and proactive, thorough and accurate.
  • Arrange branding and marketing collateral as required.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Effectively manage and organize workload and workflow.
  • Monitor stock, budgets and reconciliations in real time reporting on any variances.
  • Actions any reasonable marketing related tasks required.
  • Some weekend and after-hours work may be required from time to time.
Living the Spirit:

  • Be proactive in offering assistance and volunteering to take on tasks or projects when needed.
  • Don’t wait to be assigned work; actively seek opportunities to contribute and add value to the team’s efforts.
  • Demonstrate a “can-do” attitude and a willingness to learn and grow.
  • Approach your daily responsibilities with enthusiasm and a positive outlook.
  • Embrace new challenges and changes in your marketing projects as opportunities for growth and learning.
  • Be open to trying new approaches and exploring innovative ways to support the team.
  • Express your unique perspective and creativity in your work, while ensuring it aligns with BETS brand identity.
  • Don’t be afraid to suggest creative ideas and solutions that reflect your authentic self.
  • Encourage a work environment where colleagues can also express their individuality.
  • Collaborate effectively with your team members by actively communicating and sharing ideas and feedback.
  • Support and assist your colleagues in their tasks and projects.
  • Recognize and celebrate the successes and contributions of your team, acknowledging that together you achieve more.
  • Ensure that your work aligns with BETS values and brand identity and maintain consistency in how you support in your marketing campaigns and projects.
  • Ensure that your tasks and projects directly contribute to BETs brand and marketing objectives.
  • Maintain open and transparent communication with your team members and stakeholders, sharing insights, progress, and challenges as they arise.
  • Bring your passion for marketing into your work, and let it shine through in your contributions to the team.
  • Continuously seek opportunities to learn and grow in your role, staying up to date with marketing best practices and industry trends.
The Company We Keep:

At BET Software, we don’t just recruit talent, we cultivate it. Our learning and development programmes, our various opportunities for growth, and our well-deserved incentives are what keep our All-Star Team the best amongst the rest.

Please note that only candidates who meet the stipulated minimum requirements will be considered.

If you have not been contacted within 30 days, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful.

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