Junior Brand Manager

Location: Philippi,Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Date Posted: 03-09-2018
We are seeking a highly motivated Junior Brand Manager who is equally passionate about sports brands and staying fit & active to join the marketing team at our Head Office and to take ownership of developing and growing one of our women’s brands.
Working closely with merchandise and marketing executives, this exciting opportunity is ideal for someone who already has at least a year’s experience as a Junior Brand Manager / Assistant Brand Manager under the belt and is looking for an opportunity to make their own mark and take full responsibility for building a women’s sporting brand – everything from above-the-line and digital communication to instore signage and building social media audiences.
In particular, the key role responsibilities are:
  • Assisting in the management of the brand website
  • Creative direction for brand seasonal photo shoots - both in pre-shoot planning and campaign conceptualization and on the shoots.
  • Grow the brand ambassador network and manage the ambassadors.
  • Building social media audiences for the brand.
  • Creating social media content including through the use of photography from seasonal shoots, and own photography through taking photos created with ambassadors and customers.
  • Conceptualizing and briefing creative campaigns for social media, newsletters and website.
  • Conceptualize and create brand newsletters.
  • Create all written brand collateral for in-store, digital and e-commerce.
  • Managing all brand events and event partnerships
Skills and Experience Required:
  • A marketing qualification (degree or diploma) with at least 1 years’ experience and proven track record in marketing/brand management.
  • Must be highly proficient and highly active on social media – Facebook and Instagram in particular.
    • Previous blogging experience would be advantageous.
    • Previous experience on website Content Management Systems would be advantageous.
  • Must be a keen amateur photographer and/or have a very good eye for photography.
  • Strong creative writing skills.
Personal Attributes:
  • Must be passionate about an active lifestyle and participate in at least one fitness activity such as running, pilates, yoga or gym.
  • Passionate about brands and customer communication
  • Must have an outgoing personality – ability to engage with customers and brand ambassadors
  • Highly energetic.
Our client offers a competitive salary (based on experience) with pension, medical aid and other incentive benefits.  As a company, we place significant emphasis on staff growth and development.
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