Junior Marketing Consultant

Milpark Education (Pty) Ltd

Western Cape, South Africa


Sep 14

The Company Milpark Education is a registered Private Higher Education Institution offering business management education that focuses on the areas of management and leadership, financial planning and insurance, and banking across South Africa and in other parts of Africa.Milpark offers full-time, part-time and distance learning Higher Education (HE) and Further Education and Training (FET) qualifications, as well as career-focused short courses. The higher education qualifications offered start at NQF level 5, extend into levels 6 and 7, and culminate in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) at NQF level 8. Our financial planning qualifications cover the spectrum from NQF level 4 through to NQF level 8.Milpark Education has been rated as the Number One Private Provider of the MBA degree and was placed fifth in the overall rankings of accredited business schools in the 2012 PMR.africa national survey on accredited business schools offering MBA/MBL degrees in South Africa. Milparks ValuesThe Milpark culture is based on 5 core values:We focus on providing quality education to our students We focus on our excellent customer serviceWe work together with integrity and respectWe take personal accountability and responsibilityWe create value for our stakeholders through innovation and operational excellence The position:Responsible for the development and implementation of new and current projects of the Business School, the School of Financial Planning & Investment, CA Connect and Sales Call centre to ensure that all marketing activities, either requested by a school, department or communicated by marketing, is fulfilled. The role also identifies and proposes new marketing opportunities for these clients. In addition, the research, planning, creation, implementation, and management of innovative and approved client marketing projects.The goal is to ensure that the marketing efforts of the company add the highest value to its business.Key Performance Areas:1.CommunicationManage marketing to client and visa versa marketing communication.Take action minutes in monthly meetings between marketing and the client.Ensure follow up of plans occur and all stakeholders are optimally informed.Provide weekly feedback in status meetings with Marketing Manager and ensure marketing colleagues are informed.Report monthly in meetings on progress.Milpark Happening liaise between the team and the Marketing Manager to plan and create weekly Monday morning posts about the events happening in the week at Milpark. 2.Content and event creation Identify and develop opportunities with the client to provide content and events. Maintain alignment across client and brand requirements.Website ensure client website content is correct [client corrects].Collaborate with content writers, marketing staff, event agencies and designers as required.3.Project ManagementWorking with the clients to manage daily, monthly and seasonal deadlines.Prepare project timelines & budgets as required.Organise project status meetings with marketing team and client.Ensure project assets are saved and organised appropriately on internal drives for future use/reference.See all ventures through to completion and evaluate their success using various metrics.Sourcing and liaising with 3rd party suppliers, including payment of invoices, when required.4.Product Launch and Course promotionLiaise with clients regarding new product launch plans. Liaise with clients on existing course promotions.Compile a project plan for the marketing launch or marketing plan.Agree dates and deadlines with clients.Ensure implementation of all marketing aspects: Digital, social, website, sales communication, by creating a project plan and communicating the required deadlines to responsible parties.5.Online Event Management Manage the online webinar platform as used by Milpark Education.Webinar Profile Maintenance, Webinar Scheduling, Covers and Link Creation, Testing Speakers, Hosting sessions. Providing Feedback and Sharing with Social Team.6.Sales Devise, implement and manage processes to facilitate proactive and collaborative ways of working with the sales for each client.Ensure call centre sales and MBS sales has the most current information regarding marketing information e.g. product launch information, new marketing material, specials and advertising.Ensure knowledge of the clients monthly, semester and annual sales budget and be able to report on these figures, when required.Ensure knowledge of lead numbers.Work with Sales to create exciting communications for their team.Report on progress at monthly Sales and Marketing meetings.Be aware of client competitors and how they are positioning themselves in the market.Be aware of the clients process regarding sales activation.Be aware of the clients key corporate contacts and how the school or business unit creates business.Desired Behavioral Competencies include: Ability to influence decision-makers Enthusiastic and driven to succeed Excellent consultative skills Excellent oral and written communication skills Passionate about providing quality education Superb Relationship building skills TeamworkHighly organized and strong time management skills.

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