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Cape Union Mart

Cape Union Mart International (Pty) Ltd has been equipping South African adventurers since 1933, and is South Africa’s favourite outdoor adventure store. Stocking everything one needs for outdoor pursuits – including hiking, camping, trail running, mountain biking, snow sports, travel and more – Cape Union Mart is an essential first step in every adventure. Cape Union Mart has stores across South Africa, and in Namibia and Botswana.

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Junior Marketing Manager (Stellenbosch)

Remuneration: negotiable Cost to company 
Benefits: Within the cost to company package
Location: Stellenbosch
Education level: Diploma
Job level: Junior/Mid
Type: Permanent
Reference: #Mich1263
Company: Viv Gordon Placements

We have a stunning opportunity for a junior marketing manager at a renowned estate in the Cape Winelands. We are looking for a dynamic, results focused individual to join their marketing team. The role will see the successful candidate formulating, managing and implementing the leisure sales and marketing plans, providing the business with the tools to sell their services while growing defined markets. As one of Stellenbosch’s best-known leisure destinations, your portfolio encompasses a hotel and spa, conferencing, multiple restaurants, a shop, food garden and more. You will report to the marketing director. This is a really exciting chance to get flex your superior marketing skills while working for a company that values sustainability. Don’t miss out, get in touch today!

Responsibilities

  • Understand the company’s strategic goals and work within these parameters while challenging convention and looking for ‘new and better ways of doing things’ 
  • Compile an annual marketing plan alongside the marketing director and the leisure head, GM and commercial manager
  • Create and administer related budget
  • Work with leisure HODs and HOTCOM to identify product, event, promotional and media opportunities
  • Work closely with marketing/PR, Revenue and operational teams as well as support functions to ensure targets are met
  • Communicate campaigns and product information to all pertinent audiences, including internal, trade and consumer audiences 
  • Create effective online campaigns specific to the Leisure industry needs to ensure high rate of conversion on the website 
  • Manage workflow with agencies through briefs, job tracking, costing, production, implementation, deadlines and follow through analysis
  • Manage and improve on standard operating procedures (SOP), product and offering specifications and policy documents for marketing systems
  • Research competitors through quarterly benchmarking reviews of agreed product and service offerings 
  • Implement all on estate signage and collateral e.g. menus, in-room communications, product descriptors, newspaper.
  • Monitor, analyse and present research findings to the Leisure team 
  • Think creatively but also put structure and implementation to roll-out plans

RequirementsThe successful candidate must have/be:

  • Tertiary business-related qualification, e.g. B.Com., diploma in marketing management
  • Five years’ industry related experience – preferably in the hospitality industry 
  • Strong understanding of online communication opportunities for the Leisure industry
  • Able to make informed decisions quickly and effectively, with the flexibility to adapt to different situations and environments as necessary 
  • Technologically proficient, especially with report writing capability and experience with CRM, database and project management software programmes (e.g. Basecamp)
  • Highly organised and detail-oriented with strong financial acumen and excellent time management skills 

Should you not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

Viv Gordon Placements (VGP) is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, public relations and publishing industries.

Posted on 05 Feb 11:43

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Area Operations Leader (Bloemfontein)

Remuneration: Market related 
Location: Bloemfontein
Job level: Management Snr
Job policy: Employment Equity position
Type: Permanent
Reference: #CUMG-928
Company: Cape Union Mart

Job description

We are seeking a self-motivated, goal orientated individual, passionate about the Cape Union Mart group and their career development, to manage stores in the Northern Region.

You will be responsible for improving performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability through the effective implementation of strategies in line with the company vision.

Requirements

  • Lead a team of store managers towards effective collaboration and attainment of goals
  • Optimise and oversee in-store operations to ensure efficiency
  • Attention to financial performance in order to ensure that stores are profitable and stay within budget
  • Responsible for all store recruitment and timeous filling of vacancies
  • Ensure compliance with company’s policies and operational guidelines
  • Deal with challenges by providing creative and practical solutions
  • Evaluate performance using key metrics and address issues to ensure improvement
  • To participate and contribute to a culture that builds rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional customer service
  • To promote equality and diversity as part of culture of the organization
  • To ensure that the people-perspective is represented in strategic decisions
  • Provide teams with a stimulating and supportive environment and drive their growth and development
  • Decisive thinking and an ability to analyse information quickly and use it to make robust decisions
  • Ability to work well with a range of people both within and outside of the organisation
  • A strong inclination to take on additional responsibilities and ensure delivery with high level of commitment
  • Leading and driving change management projects and promoting operational projects and initiatives to internal clients and getting their buy-in
  • The ability to lead in a highly pressurised, rapidly growing environment

Experience and qualifications

  • A minimum three years’ management experience in operations in a retail environment
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact at all levels
  • Proven managerial and leadership skills (inspirational leadership)
  • Proactive management and the ability to work unaided
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Qualification in business or retail management advantageous
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel extensively within the region

Personal skills/attributes

  • An emotionally intelligent, inspiring leader
  • Action orientated/results driven
  • A strategic mindset
  • Ability to convert vision and strategy into actions and results
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Strong delegation skills
  • Sound decision-making ability
  • Ability to work in a Team
  • Conflict management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • People focused
  • High tolerance for stress

Posted on 30 Jan 11:05

Cape Union Mart

Cape Union Mart International (Pty) Ltd has been equipping South African adventurers since 1933, and is South Africa’s favourite outdoor adventure store. Stocking everything one needs for outdoor pursuits – including hiking, camping, trail running, mountain biking, snow sports, travel and more – Cape Union Mart is an essential first step in every adventure. Cape Union Mart has stores across South Africa, and in Namibia and Botswana.

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PPT Sales Assistant (Kimberley)

Cape Union Mart

Cape Union Mart International (Pty) Ltd has been equipping South African adventurers since 1933, and is South Africa’s favourite outdoor adventure store. Stocking everything one needs for outdoor pursuits – including hiking, camping, trail running, mountain biking, snow sports, travel and more – Cape Union Mart is an essential first step in every adventure. Cape Union Mart has stores across South Africa, and in Namibia and Botswana.

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Sales Assistant (Kimberley)

Cape Union Mart

Cape Union Mart International (Pty) Ltd has been equipping South African adventurers since 1933, and is South Africa’s favourite outdoor adventure store. Stocking everything one needs for outdoor pursuits – including hiking, camping, trail running, mountain biking, snow sports, travel and more – Cape Union Mart is an essential first step in every adventure. Cape Union Mart has stores across South Africa, and in Namibia and Botswana.

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Store Leader/Assistant Leader (Kimberley)

Cape Union Mart

Cape Union Mart International (Pty) Ltd has been equipping South African adventurers since 1933, and is South Africa’s favourite outdoor adventure store. Stocking everything one needs for outdoor pursuits – including hiking, camping, trail running, mountain biking, snow sports, travel and more – Cape Union Mart is an essential first step in every adventure. Cape Union Mart has stores across South Africa, and in Namibia and Botswana.

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