Marketing Coordinator

Marketing 23 December 2020 Classified

Arena Holdings / Daily Dispatch

Position: Marketing Coordinator
Reporting to: Marketing Manager
Department: Marketing
Location: East London


The primary purpose of this role is to plan, coordinate and implement all marketing and administrative requirements of the marketing office. This individual is highly focused and motivated with attention to detail and can work independently and as a team player. He/she can develop unique concepts and drive creative briefs meticulously from concept to implementation. He/she will organise polished events and initiatives for Daily Dispatch’s internal and external stakeholders.

Main Responsibilities/Outcomes

•Draft, coordinate and manage the social media content for Dispatch events and marketing promotions on all social media accounts of Daily Dispatch.

•Plan and coordinate all external events and initiatives of Daily Dispatch including the annual Local Heroes initiative, Business Summits and Daily Dispatch Fun Run Events.

•Organise marketing-related internal staff functions.

•Accurately upload all quotes and invoices on the company’s financial system for processin and payment, and book all travel arrangement for the department.

•Plan and implement all sponsorship and partnership agreements signed off by the Marketing Manager of Daily Dispatch.

•Compile well-presented post-analysis documents for sponsors or partners to prove the ROI on events or initiatives.

•Report back to marketing with ideas on how marketing can capitalise on ad hoc promotional activities of other departments and develop plans to promote these initiatives.

•File all documents of marketing events, initiatives and campaigns to ensure that marketing can function effectively, and that information is easily accessible.

Skills, Attributes and Attitudes

•Must be highly creative with good copywriting skills.

•Interested and up to date on latest market trends

•Highly organised and deadline driven

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Qualifications and Experience

•University degree or diploma in Public Relations, Marketing or Event Management with 3 years relevant experience.

A valid South Africa driver’s licence

•Must provide copies of completed qualifications and certificates and3 contactable references

Please send your CV to:

Closing Date: 4 January 2021

Arena Holdings is an equal opportunity employer and as such, preference will be given to candidates who will add to the diversity of our organisation.

Kindly take note that if we do not respond to you in the next two months, you may regard your application as unsuccessful.

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