Marketing assistant (MoreCycle)

Client MoreCorp
Published 14/02/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Woodmead, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
The MoreCorp Group is a sport, leisure and wellness company underpinned by technology, with our main focus being within the golf and cycling domain.
MoreCorp is the holding company of MoreGolf and MoreCycle.
For more information visit http://morecorp.co.za/
Job Functions Marketing
Industries Sport & Recreation
Specification
The leading sports cycling retailer needs are looking for a marketing assistant. The role reports directly into the marketing manager. This position requires a flexible person who is a self-starter, works well in a pressurised environment, and is deadline orientated. Candidates must have a comprehensive grasp of the English language.
Requirements
3 year marketing degree with no less than 2 year’s marketing experience. Must be a cyclist with knowledge of the sport and all it entails. This is a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring marketer to make a mark in the retail world, working with a great group of people in a favourable working environment.
The marketing assistant will be responsible for:
•All administration within the department, including but not limited to:
oTaking calls/replying to emails from suppliers and salespeople
oThe processing of invoices
oThe preparation of marketing/CRM reports or lists
oUnderstanding and appreciating customer profile and the communication thereto
oBriefing projects into the design studio, tracking the progress of these projects and ensuring that all projects are completed on time and to budget
oDealing with suppliers such as printers/signage makers - sourcing quotes, appointing work and managing projects until completion
oAll dealings/communication with store based staff. The candidate will be the official contact person for store staff.
•Managing all in-store price ticketing including:
oCreating new products on Episys (in-store price ticketing system)
oUpdating prices
oTraining for Episys
•Reviewing store compliance with regards to price ticketing
•Regularly visiting and auditing stores to assess compliance levels with regards to:
oStaff understanding of promotions
oMarketing POS
oGeneral signage
oPrice tickets
oPromotional displays and merchandising
oFollowing up on store compliance reports with regards to required actions from all departments. The candidate will take ownership of the audit and ensure that all resulting jobs and projects are completed by the relevant department/person within a reasonable time frame and to budget.
•Training and mentoring store staff with regards to:
oEpisys
oCRM
oThe correct display of signage and POS
•Promotional merchandising and displays
•Store refits and revamps, including but not limited to:
oLiaison with the operations department, merchandise department and suppliers regarding upgrades and improvements. Completing projects on time and to budget.
oManaging the budget with regards to store revamps and refits
oStore signage
oStore fixtures
•Day-to-day running of social media profiles. Driving visibility of the brand online. Driving engagement with customers leading to an increase in store footfall, website visits and sales:
oDeveloping a clear content and communication plan
oCreation and posting of content
oCommunication of all promotions across all profiles
oDealing with customer queries
oManaging the social media advertising budget
oPlanning and implementing various social media advertising campaigns
•Race Number Collections
•Establish race schedule and contact list
•Schedule race number collection and partnerships across all stores
•Schedule relevant race number collections at each store.
•Activation and launches
•Plan, cost and operate off-site activation
•Develop and implement customer data capture campaign
•Reporting relating to activation
Job Closing Date 30/04/2017
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