Strategic Marketing Manager

  • Initiate International
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Mar 31, 2020
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Job Description

A communications agency based in Johannesburg have an exciting job opportunity for a Strategic Marketing Manager to join their team. This unique job opportunity calls for someone who likes to blur the lines of traditional and non-traditional marketing planning and execution.

Your key job responsibilities as the Strategic Marketing Manager in Johannesburg will include:

  • Managing client communications including acting as day-to-day contact
  • Strategic planning of marketing messaging through owned and paid channels
  • Ability to create marketing platforms that drive client goals, and drive them from conception through to execution
  • Collaborate with other internal departments to discover fitting opportunities to cross promote with other agency clients—leveraging relationships and owned marketing assets
  • Developing creative ideas for take-to-market plans—writing concepts and tailored recommendations for clients
  • Versed in Digital Marketing and Strategic Communications—as they related to the integrated marketing mix
  • Conduct ongoing marketplace research uncovering and sharing best practices and trends
  • Attend and work various client events in a marketing capacity as needed
  • Lead conversations (including negotiations) with third parties
  • Leading internal and client brainstorms
  • Some travel may be required

Requirements for this Strategic Marketing Manager job in Johannesburg:

  • Degree with 4+ years’ experience in integrated marketing
  • Experience with outreach to brands and organizations as a part of the marketing efforts
  • Strategic mindset and ability to effectively share concepts and create tailored proposals
  • Ability and desire to work across various verticals including media, sport, entertainment, B2B
  • Existing relationships preferred but not required
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Passionate, curious, proactive, and creative
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
  • Able to multitask and adapt easily
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license and own car