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Digital Marketing Assistant

at Recruit Digital in Cape Town

Digital Marketing Assistant

Our client is a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored if you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborate with the team to ensure all emails are accurately and timeously briefed, designed and approved
  • Execute the sending of emails, push notifications and SMS communications to the client's customers
  • Report on the performance of email and push communications
  • Set up, execute & monitor promotions in the client's promotion system
  • Co-ordinate with the client's sales team to facilitate and execute specific promotions and merchandising
  • Draft reports on promotions and merchandising activities
  • Distribute marketing material to partners of the client, 3rd parties and the sales team
  • Assist with the administration of marketing activities and liaise with suppliers and agencies
  • Assist in the execution of all other online and offline marketing initiatives, activations and events

Attributes required:

  • A sound background in marketing and communication principles.
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude and high energy.
  • Highly organized and efficient, whilst being flexible and versatile.
  • An enthusiasm for, and an understanding of e-commerce.
  • Exceptional English writing skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Numerate & analytical with at least an intermediate knowledge of Excel is essential.
  • Experience with an email marketing tool or CRM platform is beneficial.
  • Tech savvy with an inquisitive mind.
  • The appetite for being involved in a start-up environment


  • A minimum of +/- 1 years working experience in a marketing role.
  • A relevant tertiary B.Com, BSc, Business Science degrees/ diplomas are preferred.

The Environment:

  • The client's employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have a shared ambition of being part of the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
  • They have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
  • They are short on ego and high on output.
  • They are doers and not only thinkers, it's all in the execution after all.
  • They love what we do and what they are creating.

The client seeks to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who:

  • is respectful but forthright
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute the design.
  • is analytical or numerically inclined, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for the client
  • thinks like an owner of the business

Other specifications:

  • You will report to the Marketing Associate.
  • Accepting only EE candidates (African, Coloured, Indian).
  • Work hours: 08:00 am - 17:00 pm.

If you meet the above requirements you are an Extraordinary Mind so come and join them!

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