Marketing Assistant

We are a young dynamic company looking for a smart, creative, hard-working person with integrity to join us.

This position reports to the Owners/Senior management Team.

Your responsibilities will include:
Coordinate daily and weekly management of digital and store promotion merchandising
Draft reports on promotions/programs and merchandising activities and make suggestions for improvements and optimisation.
Assist with coordinating and loading internal retail/marketing requests for the Shop Team into a project management tool on google sheets
Assist with commercial campaign planning, scheduling, execution and post data capturing and analysis
Assist with sourcing creative requirements (e.g. research, sourcing high res imagery, etc.)
Assist with the administration of marketing activities and liaise with brand partners.
Chasing, reviewing and uploading creative from brand partners and/or Suppliers.
Chasing, reviewing and uploading of marketing briefs
Reviewing artwork against specs and liaising with external partners to ensure final artwork is correct
Assist with planning, scheduling and checking status of production items such as posters; digital content and brand collateral
Maintenance of the marketing calendar
Co-ordinating meetings, agenda’s and action points for strategic partner relationships
Co-ordinate with the Retail and Surf school team to facilitate and execute specific promotions and merchandising.
Collaborate with Operations team regarding data management team to execute targeted campaigns/specials
Support the Senior management’s marketing objectives in daily administrative tasks
Distribute marketing material to partners, 3rd parties and the sales team

Skills & Attributes required:

A grounding in marketing and communication principles.
Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy.
Highly organized and efficient, whilst being flexible and versatile.
An enthusiasm for, and an understanding of e-commerce and digital/social media marketing opportunities
Exceptional English writing skills, with strong attention to detail.
Numerate & analytical with proficient knowledge of Excel.
Experience with an email marketing tool, CRM or other digital marketing platform is beneficial.
Tech savvy with an inquisitive mind.
The appetite for being involved in a startup environment
Meticulous attention to detail
Confident, with very strong interpersonal & communication skills
Ability to build productive relationships quickly
A minimum of 1+ years working experience at a digital agency or similar.
A relevant tertiary qualification. B.Com, BSc, Business Science advantageous.

The Environment:
We are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric and fun team.
We strive to be the leaders in our space.
We have fun, work hard, take ownership and work together to create solutions.
We love what we do and what we are creating.
We are looking for someone who
is respectful but forthright
is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute.
Is self-directed, passionate about delivering a world-class customer experience.
Our ideal candidate is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better; is collaborative.

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