Vacancy: Sales & Marketing Assistant

We are looking for an energetic self-starter who can work well independently and is confident to collaborate in a vibrant technology company based in Johannesburg. You are expected to support research and development of marketing strategies for various information technology products and services. You will implement and execute marketing plans to generate business and complete sales.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute information, ideas, and research to help develop marketing strategies
  • Help detail, design, and implement marketing plans for each product or service being offered
  • Analyse trends, data, demographics, pricing strategies, and other information that can potentially improve marketing and sales performance
  • Develop and expand a portfolio of clients by networking and marketing
  • Prepare sales visits and presentations to pitch product and service to clients
  • Negotiate sales, package discounts, and long-term contracts with clients
  • Establish sales goals, implement plans to meet goals and track progress toward goals and documents sales performance
  • Gain familiarity with the IT industry, and stay updated on trends and innovative products
  • Create marketing literature and web-based features to promote products and time-sensitive sales
  • Attend trade exhibitions and industry events to learn about cutting-edge products and sales
  • Work for technology vendors and distributors and software manufacturers

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field
  • Knowledge of digital marketing is a must
  • 1 – 2 year’s relevant experience in similar role is advantageous
  • Experience with sales and marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, negotiation, critical thinking and ability to meet goals
  • Ability to work under pressure

Are you the person we are looking for? Please send a CV, cover letter and current/last payslip to people@citiblu.com.