July 15, 2024

DESCRIPTION
The following document outlines the key responsibilities and duties, including the required skill set. The list is not exhaustive. As the employee’s career within the company progresses, we expect the employee to grow and develop in his role. Any significant change in the job description will be noted.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with the sales team to develop and implement sales support documents relevant to the needs of businesses and the various printed products within the Caxton Group.
Up-to-date knowledge and desire to stay up-to-date with ongoing research in the marketing, advertising and media communication industry.
Ability to critically analyze research and turn data into meaningful information.
Analyze and interpret data from both industry research and the Company’s own research tools.
Identify knowledge and evidence to support the sales pitch.
Conceptualize and write sales support documents and presentations.
Understand and interpret a writing and develop the required schedules and media proposals.
Monitor, manage and update sales tools using online and offline databases.
Personal characteristics:
Critical thinking
Sense of urgency and responsibility
Ability to stay calm and focused under pressure.
Good interpersonal skills
Confident, self-directed and forward-thinking
Proactive and collaborative team worker

REQUIREMENTS

Two to five years experience in a marketing or media communication environment or a tertiary degree in a related field.
Strategic and analytical thinking.
Accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work with numbers.
A working knowledge of MS Office.
Presentation and proposal writing skills.
Ability to create well-designed presentations that are visually appealing.
Preference for data science or research experience.

HOW TO APPLY

Send your CV to: info@sparkmedia.co.za

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