Marketing Coordinator

Marketing Coordinator 14 April 2022 classified



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 department.

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 organize 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 processing 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

• Manage current and exiting suppliers as well as source new suppliers when needed

Skills, Attributes and Attitudes

• Must be highly creative with good copywriting skills

• Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook

• 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

• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Marketing/PR/Digital Marketing/Events

• A valid South Africa driver’s licence & reliable vehicle

• Must provide copies of completed qualifications and certificates and 3 contactable references.

Please send your CV to:

Closing Date: 29 April 2022

Based on our risk assessment, being fully vaccinated is an inherent requirement of this job.

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

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


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