Marketing Assistant: FMCG Sector (425 views)

Cape Town, South Africa
January 10, 2018

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

A wonderful opportunity has become available for a Marketing Assistant at a leading, family run company in the FMCG sector.  We’re looking for someone bubbly and enthusiastic with a “can do” attitude and passion for Marketing in the consumer space. The ideal candidate is driven, analytically minded and strategic in their thinking. Don’t miss out, get in touch today!


  • Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the coordination and functionality of the Marketing department’s activities.
  • Update spread sheets, databases and inventories with statistical, financial and non-financial information
  • Manage total Point of Sale stock – stock takes done – stock must balance. If stock running low – stock needs to be ordered
  • Assisting and supporting regional Promotional and Marketing activities. Calculate costs on point of sale material and cost and profitability of the promotion. Order Point of Sale if required.
  • Responsible for coordinating all in store promoters
  • Assist in the organising of promotional events and attend them to facilitate their success
  • Continuously look for new and innovative ideas for point of sale / promotional ideas/products
  • Coordination of label requests
  • Prepare and deliver promotional presentations
  • Spend time in the trade with the Sales team to understand the business and assist with Customer interactions


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant Degree – Marketing or equivalent
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience, preferably with agencies who support the consumer goods/beverages industry
  • Knowledge of Brand Strategy and application across channel, including local Marketing
  • Budget and Project Management knowledge
  • Understanding of the key drivers of Brand health across entire portfolio
  • Knowledge of key consumption occasions, shopper messaging, and methods of activation
  • “Can do” attitude
  • Enthusiastic 

Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.



Salary: Negotiable