Thursday , February 22 2024

Takealot Cape Town Vacancies – Retail Marketing Manager

Website Takealot

Job Description:, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for two highly talented Retail Marketing Managers to join our team in Cape Town to complement and play a key role in their accomplished team of Marketing professionals. The business is exceptionally dynamic and fast paced, as the e-commerce environment is ever evolving and significantly growing.

We are 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 as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for defining and implementing Retail Marketing, Sponsorships, Partnership and Commercial plans
  • Define and implement Department and Division level Marketing plans and programs (across all marketing channels) that drive visits and support GMV, growth and shopper acquisition objectives.
  • Build relationships internally with the Retail & Marketplace teams to identify product based marketing opportunities that the marketing team will need to execute on. Develop in-depth knowledge of your Division and Departments in order to craft meaningful product based marketing strategies
  • Manage and grow a team of Retail Marketing Managers, Marketing Coordinator and Digital Campaign Manager
  • Coordinate Retail Marketing team and work closely with and support the Division and Department Managers to achieve overall growth KPIs.
  • Coordinating internal Retail, Marketplace and Marketing teams to ensure each team is aligned on the marketing and promotional calendars.
  • Optimise and manage the Retail & Marketplace department marketing priority executions, process and reporting.
  • Own and manage Partnership, Marketing Income, Coupon and Loyalty marketing budget spend and targets. Be responsible for achieving and tracking all Retail Marketing, Partnership and commercial KPIs.
  • Manage your department’s input into the marketing calendar, driving alignment across the marketing team to ensure that all functions address and deliver on the Retail and Marketplace Department priority requests
  • Developing external relationships with partners to secure and grow shopper acquisition and retention.
  • Build relationships with suppliers, sellers and partners to identify strong co-branding opportunities, and craft value exchange / co-op marketing agreements with these partners. In addition, you will be required to drive commercial opportunities with suppliers through the crafting of proposals, timeous execution of campaigns and post campaign reporting.
  • Identifying relevant events across South Africa that align with the takealot brand, and helping to source cost effective opportunities to participate at these events.
  • Attract new buyers to our site through partnership opportunities with big brands in the market, particularly banks, and engaging in ongoing strategies to unlock the potential of those partnerships.
  • Identifying relevant events across South Africa that align with the takealot brand, and helping to source cost effective opportunities to participate at these events.
  • Operational and Management reporting weekly and monthly (incl retail dept level reporting)

Job Requirements:

  • A strong strategic thinker who has worked with C-level executives – an ability to craft marketing plans to build department sales
  • A highly driven individual who is motivated to drive meaningful sales revenue for the business through retail marketing initiatives including – onsite sales, product launches, co-marketing opportunities with suppliers, event and sponsorship marketing.
  • An inquisitive mind with a passion for data – be highly analytical, using data to inform decisions
  • An understanding of e-commerce and the key levers that drive sales in an e-commerce environment
  • A strong working knowledge of Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel is required
  • Tech Savvy – have a passion for technology and how to use technological solutions to improve performance
  • Creative mindset – be able to craft numerous campaigns across many departments
  • Solutions-oriented – have a can-do attitude and high energy
  • Highly organised and efficient, with an ability to work towards and meet tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail will be very important; strong administrative skills
  • A person who is a very strong relationship builder and can unlock opportunities with partners and suppliers.
  • Good negotiation skills
  • eCommerce marketing experience
  • Experience in developing and managing annual marketing budgets
  • A track record of having developed and implemented successful integrated marketing campaigns across all touchpoints
  • Experience in managing a team, external agencies and having large budget responsibility.
  • A track record of having grown a customer base and performed on acquisition and revenue targets.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to collaborate with diverse teams.
  • Ability to prioritise responsibilities and multiple projects that will impact the business at various levels
  • Experience in retail preferable
  • A bias towards action
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in business, marketing or communication
  • A minimum of 8-10 years retail and marketing experience
  • Experience working across marketing channels – Digital, ATL, Partnerships, Commercial – with demonstrable results
  • Retail or e-commerce industry experience beneficial

Job Details:

Company: Takealot

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town

Application Deadline: N/A

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