Marketing Associate

  • Full Time
  • Ndola, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website Greenlight Planet Zambia

About the role:

The Marketing Associate will will leverage their expertise in planning and implementing marketing and brand activation activities for the entire life cycle of all Sun King products and services.

What you would be expected to do:

Trade coordination

  • Work closely with the sales team to align trade marketing activities/campaigns.
  • Be in forefront of the activity planning process, clarifying trade activities, and schedules.
  • Provide market, in-trade, and other companies insights into the brand processes.
  • Ensure synchronization of the trade activities with the overall brand plan.
  • Planning and execution for new product and service launches.
  • Conduct regular trade visits for research and to assess activations and launches in key markets.
  • Pre and post-marketing campaign evaluation through estimated ROI and market feedback as well as market data readings when applicable.
  • Assess success & prepare closing reports for all campaigns and launches.
  • Track monthly activities & generate monthly reports.

Trade visibility.

  • Work closely with the procurement team to requisition for branding materials, POSM, merchandise, and other resources required for visibility drives across the country.
  • Management of all local council requirements related to visibility.
    Carry out audits as per market itineraries to evaluate the execution of trade visibility as per required standards.
  • Manage appointed agencies & train them on visibility guidelines and a picture of success.
  • Ensure the development & deployment of all marketing materials.
  • Furnish the input needed for budgeting for visibility and any other BTL materials.
  • Sun King Store Branding and Merchandising
  • Ensure store location is at a vantage point and within Sun King standards.
  • Supervise and coordinate with suppliers to ensure timely execution of store branding as per signed-off artwork, and set standards and Turnaround timelines.
  • Oversee the design and production of in-store displays, signage, and other merchandising materials.
  • Conduct regular store visits to ensure compliance with merchandising standards and gather feedback.

Agency management.

  • Develop and manage close relationships with agencies and suppliers.
  • Drive cost productivity in procurement.
  • Manage agencies in the implementation, execution and evaluation of marketing campaigns.
  • Work closely with finance to give activity cost forecasts for proper financial planning and efficient achievements.

Data Checks and Reporting:

  • Check sales data and market trends to assess the effectiveness of all marketing activities.
    Prepare regular reports on marketing performance and provide insights on areas improvement.
  • Any other duties allocated to help the business.

You might be a strong candidate if you:

  • Have a degree qualification, preferably in Supply Chain management or business.
  • Administration, Data Science or any Finance Related Course from a Premier Institution.
  • Have 2-3 years’ experience in data processing, inventory planning and management.
  • Have excellent MS Excel and Google Sheets data processing and presentation skills.
  • Have the ability to work comfortably with and maintain large volumes of data.
  • Have excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Have the ability to work remotely under minimal supervision.
  • Always on the road managing stocks across the country.

What we offer (in addition to compensation and statutory benefits):

  • An opportunity to grow as a professional in a dynamic, fast-growing, high impact industry;
  • The chance to work in an open-minded, collaborative culture surrounded by enthusiastic Greenlighters who are driven by the challenge of continuously innovating and growing an innovative, sustainable business with a profound impact on the world;
  • A truly multicultural experience: you will have the chance to work with and learn from people from different geographies, nationalities, and backgrounds.
  • Structured, tailored learning and development programs help you become a better leader, manager, and professional through the Greenlight Academy.

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