Job: Assistant Email Marketer

Title Assistant Email Marketer
Categories Marketing
Date Posted11 January 2017
Salary market related
Location Cape Town

Our client is one of South Africa’s leading South African online retailers, and they are looking for an Assistant Email Marketer to join their team in Cape Town. This candidate will aid the Email Marketing Manager and broader creative team with day-to-day execution of our client’s Email and CRM strategies.

What do I need to be?

  • Proactive, competitive and curious.
  • Analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • A risk-taker
  • Business-smart
  • Self-directed, taking action based on own initiative
  • Collaborative, and able to communicate clearly
  • Thorough
  • Customer-focused
  • Tech Savvy
  • Highly organized and efficient, with an ability to work towards and meet tight deadlines.

What will I do?

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Briefing newsletters. Under the guidance of the Email Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for conceptualising, creating and maintaining the design briefs.
  • You will be responsible for the daily execution of newsletter sends to our base. You will ensure all of our emails are sent out timeously and successfully. This may require work outside of standard business hours and will be managed accordingly. 
  • With assistance of the email-marketing manager, you will be responsible for completing the weekly email report.   
  • You will assist with additional administrative tasks such as but not limited to managing unsubscribes and subscriber preference changes.

What do I need?

  • A minimum of 1+ years working in Email marketing, CRM and/or related digital marketing roles.
  • A Bachelor’s degree.
  • A grounding in marketing and communication principles.
  • Creative mindset
  • Solutions-oriented mind-set
  • An inquisitive mind with a passion for data – The assistant email marketer will be highly analytical, using data to inform decisions. 
  • A strong working knowledge of Google sheets and Microsoft Excel. 
  • Capability to present ideas succinctly in writing and verbally.

This is a great opportunity to work for one of the best companies in South Africa, as well as receive training, work in a great environment with dynamic and hardworking team members and be able to craft numerous campaigns across many departments. If you are interested in this opportunity please send a copy of your CV to

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Alex Moult – Digital RecruiterAlex is a recent graduate with a degree in Psychology and Linguistics. She has always had a love for computers and all things digital, and is eager to forge her new recruitment career engaged with this field. Alex is friendly with a vibrant personality who hopes to make a positive impact on everyone she meets. Alex is a proud geek, and if you don’t find her in a coffee shop, you’ll find her playing card or fantasy games with friends or curled up in pyjamas playing video games.Contact manager
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