South Africa

National Marketing Coordinator

Company BDO South Africa
Reference # ZMK_01
Published 03/06/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Nationwide, Nationwide, South Africa
BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.

At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities.

BDO South Africa has a vacancy for a National Marketing Coordinator in our Marketing Division , this position can be based in any one of our offices in South Africa so candidates from all regions are encouraged to apply.

The National Marketing Coordinator positions the BDO brand with its target audiences, assisting regions and service lines to help BDO achieve its growth objectives.
Job Functions Communications,Marketing
Industries Accounting & Auditing
Reporting to the Head of Marketing, they will inter alia be responsible for:
•Regional and service line marketing: Working with the national brand marketing team, regional offices, and service lines to:
oTake marketing and communication briefs from the regions and service lines to advise these teams and, where required, develop marketing plans to support their business objectives
oLiaise with national brand marketing team and sector marketing teams to ensure alignment
oExecute elements of the plan, working with the regional offices and the national brand marketing team, including the National Events Coordinator or guiding the region or service line on their own event
oAssisting the national Marketing team with implementing the brand marketing strategy encompassing PR/media, advertising, events, sponsorships and exhibitions, content development for various channels, briefing social media campaigns, video content, research. Integration of respective marketing campaigns, processes and procedures to ensure delivery of the highest quality service to the business.
oEnsuring alignment and consistency of regional and service line activations with the brand marketing strategy, and ensuring all branded elements adhere to Global CVI guidelines
•PR and communication - assisting with PR and content for regions and service lines – traditional media, digital and social channels, website
Qualifications, Work Experience and Knowledge:
•BA/BCom in Marketing Communications/Public Relations/Corporate Communication
•Business writing course
•Project management
•3-5 years’ marketing experience in a professional services firm or a marketing agency
•Knowledge of digital marketing and how a 360-degree marketing campaign should come together
•Knowledge of CRM systems and their use within marketing
•Knowledge of Microsoft Teams/Office 365 helpful

Technical Competencies:
•Excellent command of English, both written and spoken
•Project and client management
•Business writing
•Above/below/through the line marketing understanding and experience
•Marketing/communications strategy creation and implementation

Behavioural Competencies:
•Ability to handle and manage stress
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Problem solving Skills
•Critical thinker
•Socially aware, team player and prepared to pitch in on all aspects of marketing as required
•Brand – support the growth and development of the BDO brand in South Africa, through ensuring alignment and consistency to brand elements
•Skilled in client service management
•Excellent internal and external stakeholder relationship management
•Must be able to work on your own, with attention to detail, think out of the box
•Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
•Quality and detail oriented
•Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks

BDO Core Competencies:
•Relationships and collaboration
•Exceptional Client Service
•Business growth
•Engaging people
•Quality, risk management and operational performance
•Actively demonstrate support of the BDO Values and Clarity Charter

•Must have own car and driver’s licence

The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Job Closing Date 17/06/2021
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