Shoprite: Vacancies for 2020

Company: Shoprite
Job Title: Marketing Assistant
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape
Closing Date: 18 September 2020

Job Description

The Marketing Assistant – National Promotions will assist and support the National Ad coordinator in delivering promotional excellence for all National promotion requirements based on strict timelines and processes.


  • Opening of jobs via our Retail Management system (RMS) and related SAP system.
  • Execute campaign managers and Commercial buying team brief requirements in RMS and SAP and keep track of job numbers and timelines accordingly.
  • Ensure that correct media and/or printer specifications are briefed and assigned to the relevant job
  • Liaising with marketing and buying team to ensure the information supplied in the briefing document is correct.
  • Keeping the Ad coordinator informed at all times – what you do has a direct impact on the roles & responsibilities of the Ad Coordinator in executing national leaflets & loading of promotional deals.
  • Manage point of sale requirements between buying community, marketing and third party vendors in the execution of national promotions.
  • Keep marketing up to date on point of sales deadlines for pre-printed product & price elements.
  • Manage the timelines between all the parties involved in getting the point of sale approved on time Final checking of Divisional and National deals prior to activation. Incl. conflict checks.
  • Assist Ad Coordinator with checking of Rewards deals on leaflets before they start – serves as an additional check point to ensure everything is correct. –
  • Website checks on the day that the promotions start.
  • Weekly tracking and update of job number sheet and leaflets saved on the drive, which is shared with various departments so that they are aware what’s coming up. Timeline & process management
  • Ensure all participants to the promotion are aware of the timelines and adhere to them.
  • Regular status meetings with the Ad Coordinator to ensure all is on track and highlight any potential issues that need to be addressed


  • Matric (essential)
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • 1 – 2 years retail experience

Knowledge & Skills

  • MS Office – Excel
  • Systems (any type of system)
  • Basic promotions workflow
  • SAP
  • Time management
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills (Verbal & Written)
  • Computer Literacy
  • Self-motivation / self-starter


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Author: Admin

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