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12 May, 2022
12 May, 2022
Act as chief custodian and manager of a brand to drive the long and short term marketing strategy to achieve the overall objectives for the brand. Achieve brand objectives set to improve brand power, marketing effectiveness and targets, share of wallet and multi-product holding. Develop the communication & media strategy to drive the right mix of media and target identified audience and
proposition development and go-to-market strategy. Gain insights and identify opportunities/innovations based on market; customer and competitor research and analysis to support the business strategy. Guide the commercial and operations teams to drive growth and influence the tailored customer experience across the value chain and negotiate with management, agency and partners.
Manage and oversee the different channels that makes up the brand including the affinity channel of the brand.
Job Title: Marketing Manager: Virseker
Location: Gauteng Area, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: MM:V12/05/22
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Brand Strategy and Effectiveness:
Take responsibility for implementing Virseker’s brand strategy. Serve as ambassador for the essence of the brand and, defining the measures used to determine brand effectiveness and using the results to inform future activities.
Lead and coordinate the development and delivery of marketing communications strategy across all stakeholders to support the business plan, increase sales, brand loyalty and awareness.
Manage budget plans for a department; could involve development or delivery (or both).
Marketing Impact Assessment:
Provide input into appropriate metrics and other data, participate in reviews, assess activities, and recommend improvements based on metrics and analyses.
Stakeholder Engagement (Internal & External):
Identify and manage stakeholders up to top management level, finding out their needs/issues/concerns and reacting to these by leading and coordinating the development of stakeholder engagement plans to support the communication of business information and decisions. Manage external stakeholder relationships with Media partners and Agencies.
Leadership and Direction:
Communicate the local action plan; explain how this relates to the function’s strategy and action plan and the broader organization’s mission and vision; motivate people to achieve local business goals.
Develop and propose own performance objectives; take appropriate actions to ensure achievement of agreed objectives, using the organization’s performance management systems to improve personal performance. Manage and report on team performance; set appropriate performance objectives for direct reports or project / account team members and hold them accountable for achieving these, taking appropriate corrective action where necessary to ensure the achievement of team / personal objectives.
Organizational Capability Building:
Use the organization’s formal development framework to identify the team’s individual development needs. Plan and implement actions to build their capabilities. Provide training or coaching to others throughout the organization in own area of expertise to enable others to improve performance and fulfill personal potential.
Grade 12/ SAQA Accredited Equivalent (Essential);
University Degree in Marketing / Advertising / Communications or equivalent (Essential);
Postgraduate Marketing / Advertising / Communications qualification (Advantageous)
10 or more years substantial general work experience in Marketing (Essential);
Experience in a Financial Services Industry (Advantageous)
3-4 years’ experience in managing a Marketing team (Essential)
*SAQA Accredited Equivalent* – It is the onus of the applicant to provide TIH and its subsidiaries with certified evidence that their qualification(s) meet the equivalent NQF level required for this role at time of application.
Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA)** competency requirements: FAIS recognized qualifications / Regulatory Examinations / Class of Business Certification and / or CPD according to your DOFA (where applicable) – As a registered Financial Service Provider, we are mandated to ensure that all our representatives are always and remain fit and proper at all times. By applying for this role, you consent to having your relevant qualification and or accreditation or confirm that you are working towards meeting the competency requirements. You further consent to the relevant information being verified.
The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. TIH is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.
Should you not hear from our team in 30 days, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.
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Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of South Africa’s leading financial service providers. Our portfolio includes short-term insurers, a long-term insurer, health insurance as well as an insurance and personal finance comparison platform. We’re pioneers with a hunger for best, bringing customer-focused innovation and service excellence to the financial services industry. We’re an undivided team of diverse thinkers and doers who believe in leading through technology and pushing past their limits.
What we offer
TIH offers an exceptional benefits programme, and competitive compensation packages. You have options for Life Cover, Disability Benefits, Provident Fund, Medical Aid, and more. Office benefits include free undercover parking, free Wi-Fi, ATMs, an onsite gym, subsidised meals, convenience store, coffee shop, free seasonal fruits – every day, and an Active Access walking programme
Application Deadline: 19/05/2022