Group Marketing and Sales Manager Required:
This is an exciting opportunity to join a diverse professional group of companies to lead, manage and execute proactive brand, sales and communication activities. The Group operates in financial and legal professions and holds key investments in the hospitality industry.
We are in search of a committed, highly motivated, enthusiastic and productive individual with experience in event management, sales, networking, key account management and corporate executive marketing.
Marketing and sales will include, but is not be limited to:
Marketing Plans – market research, analysis, company position, designing proposals and recommendations regarding media, content, advertising and sales.
Company Presentation - posters, pamphlets, signage, onsite branding initiatives, catalogue designs, distribution of pamphlets etc.
Direct Marketing – project and event management, exhibitions, attending relevant events, liaising with our sponsored partners etc.
Networking – generating leads, closing deals and positively representing the brand.
Sales and Corporate - Reaching out to corporates, hotels and tour/travel agencies for functions, business dinners etc. and negotiating deals to have them to host these at our venue; and the management of revenue-generating relationships.
Online and Digital Marketing – Social media platforms, website management, content creation and management, liaising with online partners, e-mail marketing, SEO optimization, online review portals etc. This will be done in connection with the Public Relations Manager and working closely with the graphic designer ensuring that all print and online needs are met according to the standards and time frame expected.
Budget/Finance - You will be responsible for the management of the marketing budget, tracking reports against the budget and ensuring that the business is receiving a value-added response from the marketing.
Post matric qualification relating to the field (marketing, sales, communications, media)
Must have a minimum of 8 years combined experience in Marketing and Sales.
Experience in the hospitality industry shall be valuable.
Ability to accordingly allocate a budget and a strong financial acumen to work within set budget
Experience in networking and building strategic, revenue-generating relationships to grow the brand
Experience in PR development, PR events, digital PR, influencer campaigns and crisis management