Senior Marketing Manager: Retail: Africa (449 views)

Cape Town, South Africa
Mar 9, 2018

Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged candidates

We have a terrific opening for a Senior Marketing Manager at a renowned retailer working with their Africa region Marketing team. The role calls for someone driven who can use their business acumen, leadership skills and experience to effectively manage the Marketing strategy. The portfolio covers their Commercial (Cellular and Financial Services) offering and all corporate brand communications. Strong retail experience will give you the edge!



  • Manage all promotional activities for Cellular and Financial Services
  • Update, implement and communicate the monthly marketing content plan
  • Analyse and provide feedback on customer research, current market conditions and competitor information
  • Monitor, review and report on all marketing activities and results including post promotional reviews
  • Ensure brand consistency across all communication channels and manage all communication to stores
  • Manage the relationships and service level agreements with all service providers and stakeholders
  • Negotiate marketing funds with suppliers
  • Network with and leverage from Group best practices
  • Lead and manage a team
  • Prepare and adhere to marketing budgets
  • Ad hoc duties and involvement in projects as required


The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Business Degree/National Diploma in Marketing Management
  • 5+ years’ experience in Marketing Management
  • Experience in Digital marketing practices, including Social Media
  • Experience in the retail industry (discount retail in Africa) – will be a strong advantage
  • Strong English communication skills (verbal & written) as well as presentation skills
  • Advertising experience in an agency environment – will be an advantage
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office) – Advanced
  • Willingness to travel to and within various African countries
  • South African Citizen
  • Honest, passionate & resourceful
  • Leadership skills
  • Planning, organising and control skills
  • Business acumen
  • Building and maintaining relationships abilities
  • Learning and change orientation abilities
  • Negotiating and influencing skills
  • Stress tolerance.
  • Driver’s license and own transport – essential


Salary: Negotiable