Go South–Enterprise Engagement Experts

We are scanning job descriptions and jobs to see how they are changing in the world of Enterprise Engagement in which an organization’s brand links all of its audiences. So far, the best examples of this from a professional standpoint are coming from the southern hemisphere. Check out the job description for this Brand Manager in Capetown, South Africa. We have not edited it. The job description overlays in many respects the learning program of the Enterprise Engagement in terms of the different areas of expertise management will need in the new world of the 360-degree brand.  Please send us or tell us about jobs you see that link external and internal marketing. And for those seeking a big change in life with the right to work in South Africa, good luck!

Brand Manager Job description


Our client in Cape Town is looking for a brand manager with a minimum of two years’ experience in brand management, A suitable undergraduate degree and must have strong attention to detail, good written and verbal communications skills, demonstrate the ability to think strategically and demonstrate a solid understanding of brands and communication.


  1. This position will assist and support the marketing manager and team in upholding the reputation of a highly successful asset management brand.
  2. Brand strategy: Work with the advertising agency to ensure brand integrity and consistency. Make decisions in line with brand values and brand personality.
  3. Above the line advertising: Compile creative briefs. Provide input on creative campaigns. Ensure advertising agency deadlines are met. Evaluate proposed concepts and creative against briefs.
  4. Media: Compile media briefs. Manage media flow plan. Liaise with the media agency to implement media flow plan. Check media tear sheets. Review and secure approval of material.
  5. Below the line collateral: Compile briefs. Manage design changes across brochures in conjunction with agency. Liaise with the content team for new brochure sign-off. Implement content changes and drive approvals. Manage corporate brochure orders and distribution to regional offices and other relevant internal stakeholders. Manage stock levels.
  6. Corporate stationery: Compile briefs for new stationery elements. Manage quarterly stationery orders and manage distribution. Manage information changes/artwork updates to current stationery elements. Manage business card orders, approval process and distribution. Create new/replace old signage on request for the various offices.
  7. Internal branding: Compile briefs. Ensure effective communication with various internal business functions. Manage orders and distribution of branded clothing and staff stationery collateral. Manage new designs from creative conceptual stage through to production.
  8. Administration: Take responsibility for checking and record keeping of CEs and invoices and get them signed off timeously. Respond to advertising and sponsorship requests.
  9. Supplier management: Liaise with our advertising and fulfillment agencies on jobs. Maintain a healthy working relationship with all suppliers. Understand agency structure and adhere to agency’s way of working.
  10. Events: Support the distribution team with marketing collateral. Support the events team with marketing collateral.


  • A suitable undergraduate degree.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in brand management.
  • No financial services experience is required.
  • The successful candidate must have strong attention to detail, good written and verbal communications skills, demonstrate the ability to think strategically and demonstrate a solid understanding of brands and communication.


  • Good understanding of and intuitive feel for advertising.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of media principles and channels.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and great level of accuracy.
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Possess good judgment.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Good project management skills.

Contact details
Michelle Roberts
Datafin Recruitment
087 351 0743


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