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Marketing & Communication Manager

Position: Marketing & Communication Manager

REF: MC-2017



University Degree (majoring in either Communications/Journalism/Marketing Management).

Work Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Sales and marketing of theatre productions
  • Events and campaigns
  • Media relations
  • Experience in operating in different cultural environments would be beneficial.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience and hands on experience
  • Proven record of writing skills, proposal development skills will be highly valuable 

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Marketing
  • Improve programme marketability and profitability by researching, identifying and capitalising on market opportunities; effectively promote programmes to increase growth in accordance with Pacofs Marketing Strategy.
  • Direct internal and external marketing presentations to enhance communication and awareness.
  • Planning, developing, implementing and evaluating advertising, merchandising, publicity and trade and promotion programmes.
  • Collect, analyse and present marketing information with management, thus actively participating in decision making.
  • Interact with service providers and ensure alignment to specific marketing strategy.
  • Compliment, synergise and provide information for the trade marketing role of Sales and Marketing.
  • Managing of Pacofs websites to ensure accuracy of information to the public and media.
  • Direct, manage, motivate and develop marketing teams.
  • Plan, determine, manage and ensure cost-effective utilisation of marketing budget.
  • Identification and exploitation of alternative revenue streams.

2. Communications

  • Develop a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in line with Pacofs Strategy. 
  • Formulate a communications strategy and business plan, ensuring it is aligned to the business’ long term objectives.
  • Develop and manage a Communications Strategy that aims to make every employee a brand advocate
  • Strategy that confidently builds relationships with the media and aims to make them brand advocates
  • To monitor brand reputation in all media environments and proactively recommend action needed
  • Negotiate portfolio strategies and implementation plans with key executives, managers and stakeholders.
  • Provides strategic support on communications to segments & business partners.
  • Manage all internal and external communication .
  • Manage Quality and Performance of the Communications function.
  • Responsible for opportunity identification from an internal and external communications perspective

It’s the responsibility of the applicant, who’s in possession of foreign qualifications to submit documentation to the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) for evaluation.

NB. Pacofs reserve the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s)

NB. Welcome applications from persons with disabilities.

Enquiries: Mr. Thabo Mohlakoana/ Mrs Mojaki, Tel: (051) 44 77771 ext 2256

Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application form, detailed CV accompanied by certified copies of qualifications and Identity Document to: lerato@pacofs.co.za

No late submissions will be accepted. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.  Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.  If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Closing date:   21 NOVEMBER 2017