Job for Marketing/Events Assistant in S.Africa Feb 2018

SPARK Media – Marketing/Events Assistant vacancy in Johannesburg, Craighall Feb 2018

Remuneration: Basic salary
Location: Johannesburg, Craighall
Type: Permanent
Company: SPARK Media


Job description

The following document outlines your key responsibilities and duties inclusive of the skillset required. The list is not exhaustive. As your career progresses within the company we will expect you to grow and develop in your role. Any major changes in your job description will be noted.

Description summary:

Carry out the daily tasks to keep the department functioning by assisting the Trade Marketing Manager with a variety of responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Reconciliation of B2B marketing budget
  • Capturing invoices on the order system
  • Sourcing and production of marketing collateral and promotional items
  • Managing delivery of marketing materials in a timeous and efficient manner
  • Assist with organising marketing campaigns/activities
  • Assist with planning and organising client entertainment
  • Assist with organising branch trips
  • Coordination of sourcing content for external communication
  • Develop and maintain social media presence
  • Assist with organising internal and external events
  • Develop, maintain, and update client database


Company Description

Spark Media, a division of Caxton & CTP Publishers and Printers Ltd is an advertising and media-solutions, sales company. We represent Caxton-owned local newspapers and related digital assets, as well as selected independent publications in Sub-Saharan Africa.


  • Highly organised
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills with a good command of English language
  • Candidate must be familiar with managing content on social media
  • An understanding of SEO/SEM, and experience in website coding would be advantageous
  • The candidate should be willing to travel within South Africa for short periods of time, if necessary

Experience and qualifications required:

  • Driver’s licence with own car
  • Diploma/experience in events/brand management
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite

Please send your salary expectations along with your CV to the below email address, should you wish to apply.

Posted on 08 Feb 09:18

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