MARKETING OFFICER

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


Fifty-Nine Fifty is a newly born Zimbabwean owned company, based in Harare. It has close to 3 years in the distribution business. We take pride in nurturing local and international brands from infancy to becoming household names in the local market. We value honesty, integrity and superior service to both our internal and external stakeholders.


POSITION: MARKETING OFFICER


JOB SUMMARY We are searching for a passionate Marketing Officer who will be responsible for planning and implementing all marketing strategies and activities of the company. You will be required to align the organization’s strategic and short-term marketing objectives with the company’s strategic and short-term goals. You will be fully accountable for the company’s meeting of its revenue, marketing, and growth goals.


Duties & Responsibilities


• Planning and implementing short-term and long-term marketing strategies for the company under the guidance of the Operations manager

• Time to time situation analysis to identify gaps such as the need for market and marketing research

• Ensuring that the organization is achieving its growth goals by assisting managers with New Product Development (NPD)/ and or New Markets Development planning and launching

• Closely work with the business development team and finance to determine viability of prospective markets

• Planning and implementing marketing campaigns and activities

• Plan and direct advertising and promotional campaigns for the company’s products and raise awareness for the company’s brands in the market

• Contribute to planning and execution of the company’s annual sales plan

• Attend and participate in marketing events to increase brand awareness

• Collaborating with managers in the preparation of budgets and monitoring expenses

• Planning and undertaking market research to keep managers posted on customers, prices, new products, competitors and competitor activities in the market

• Track and record all marketing activities, implement metrics to evaluate their success and amend marketing measures where necessary

• Recognize, study and assess market patterns, competitor offerings and demographics to develop a marketing strategy compatible with the current business environment

• Use research conclusions and analysis to determine the overall direction of upcoming marketing projects, new products/services and the overall strategy

• Handling the company’s PR issues as they arise Requirements & Qualifications

• Proven work experience as a marketing officer or related role

• Solid knowledge of marketing techniques and principles

• Excellent knowledge of MS Office packages

• Familiarity with BRM and CRM practices along with the ability to establish and maintain lasting professional business relationships

• Excellent communication skills, highly eloquent in English and Shona, and basic understanding of any other spoken languages

• Exemplary organizational and multitasking skills

• Creativity and commercial awareness

• Basic knowledge in computers and related technology devices

• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration or related field

• A post graduate certificate or diploma is an added advantage

To apply

How to Apply If you are confident that you meet the above outlined requirements and possess the necessary qualifications and skills, send your RESUME and cover letter quoting the job title on the email subject. Email: [email protected] (MARKETING OFFICER) by no later than Monday 6 th of June 2022 Notes: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted 

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