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Marketing Manager (SSMM)

Main job function

  • Responsible for managing the company’s marketing
  • Use market research and analysis to direct marketing strategy and
  • Oversee the production of all promotional materials and marketing
  • Reports marketing and sales results to Executive team

 

Product and Sales

  • Identify target markets and assist in developing strategies in alignment to the sales
  • Research and analyze market trends, demographics, pricing schedules, competitor products, and other relevant information to form marketing strategies.
  • Enhance industry knowledge by utilizing collateral from Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to achieve a comprehensive grasp of their company’s products and services, enabling the creation of impactful content that effectively communicates their brand and delivers their message.
  • Delivery successful marketing campaigns while owning each stage of the process end-to-end (from idea to completion).
  • Develop and continually improve various marketing materials and products to assist with the sales process, i.e. presentations, pamphlets, proposals, videos, products, and other marketing
  • Provide marketing reports on sales data, market trends, forecasts, account analyses, new product information, etc.

Marketing & Brand Management

  • Develop marketing and advertising strategies and plans, to include recommendations, reports, and presentations to stakeholders.
  • Brand Management, to include consistency of logos, colors, images, videos, internal and external documentation, and brand assets (artwork, e-content, signage, adverts, branded products, branded shirts, ) across all touch points.
  • Promote the business brand both internally and externally with effective communication, newsletters, and other communication
  • Regularly vetting third party providers against performance and outputs and managing an effective preferred suppliers
  • Build, execute and manage the social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging, and audience
  • Develop LinkedIn posts with strategic writing techniques and targeted frameworks, incorporating captivating catchphrases to attract the ideal audience for compelling
  • Manage and oversee website, including content, images, updates, newsfeeds, SEO and always ensure alignment to the business strategy.
  • Lead marketing initiatives with internal and external resource teams i.e. graphic designers, web developers, press release, customer events.
  • Work closely with global office personnel on office branding, newsletter and other customer relating
  • Measure and report on performance measures and indicate return on marketing
  • Complete management of industry-specific events, overseeing all aspects from coordinating with organizers for marketing opportunities, drafting media-related documents, researching attendees and target markets, organizing introductory meetings, strategizing cost-effective collateral, scheduling LinkedIn posts for various areas to showcase global presence, preparing presentations, white papers, and articles for approval, and securing post-event commitments and marketing collateral from
  • Managing marketing budget including securing third party/ alternative funding
  • Initiate vendor-specific targeting projects in collaboration with SMEs to promote specific products and
  • Assisting team members with day-to-day marketing tasks and activities as

Communication and Relationships

  • Build strategic relationships and partners with key industry players, agencies, and
  • Be a professional and knowledgeable ambassador for the brand and image, during all client and supplier engagements, events and other internal or external meetings.
  • Proactive and regular collaboration and liaising with managerial staff and other relevant

General

  • Work both individually and as part of a team where
  • Fulfil any training and/or examination requirements as per the Company’s skills and certification
  • Be willing to carry out or assist with such tasks as may be required to achieve deliverables, or as reasonably requested by a member of the
  • Regularly familiarize yourself with the Company’s portfolio of Products and Services, Customers, Suppliers. and internal Procedures

Necessary Experience and/or Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree / Diploma in Marketing
  • 5-8 years of experience within a similar role
  • Proficiency in the MS Office, emails, social media, presentations
  • Knowledge and experience in Design software
  • Knowledge and experience withing a Technology, ICT or Telecoms environment
  • Experience with an international environment

Personal Skills/Competencies Required

  • Knowledgeable in a wide range of marketing techniques and concepts
  • Creative and Innovative
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Confident and outgoing personality
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Well organized, self-motivated, ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work effectively under
  • Proficient and comfortable with new technology
  • Demonstrating the ability to work both independently and as a valued team

 

 

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

To apply for this job email your details to Sharonsmit@armstrongappointments.com