EY Assistant Marketing Manager – Service Line in GT, South Africa

Title: Assistant Marketing Manager – Service Line

Location: ZA-GT-Johannesburg

Job Number: JOH001HY

Key Responsibilities

Strategic responsibilities:

  • Marketing and communications strategy development at the country and Africa sub-Area area levels working with relevant Global teams to ensure alignment

  • Close liaison with the South African Service Line Leadership Team to ensure Go-to_market alignment to the overall business objectives

  • Close liaison with EMEIA and Global Brand and Marketing team/s to ensure alignment with the global strategy and area priorities.

  • The role requires a good understanding of the services offered by the firm and the revenue generating priorities to ensure that the Go-To-Market supports the various service lines in achieving their objectives.

Marketing Responsibilities

  • Management, oversight and where required direct involvement in the execution of local brand and relationship building campaigns that reinforce the company's positioning through:

  • Advertising

  • Sponsorships

  • Exhibitions and conferences

  • Events and hospitality

  • Mailshots and newsletters

  • Thought leadership

  • Marketing collateral

  • Media relations

  • Recruitment marketing

  • Management of onsite, outsourced event managers.

  • Management of external service providers ensuring correct interpretation of visual identity and messaging as well as commitment to quality, including:

  • Oversight of the development and implementation of issue/crisis communication plans working closely with Quality & Risk Management and media relations teams.

  • Recruitment of new hires as the need arises.

  • Management of client relationships at a system and process level ensuring:

  • Data quality on all firm's clients in CRM system

  • Support from account leaders

Operational responsibilities:

  • Financial management and planning including preparing of annual budgets and reforecasts

  • People management, motivation, collaboration and performance management

  • Formal counselling of direct reports in line with the firm's performance management process


Qualifications and Experience

  • Marketing Qualification

  • Minimum of 6 years Marketing & Communications work experience, with a minimum of 2 in a managerial capacity

  • Previous corporate exposure, with a preference for candidates with experience in Professional Services

Skills and behavioural attributes

  • Diverse marketing skill base

  • Leadership skills - ability to motivate and inspire subordinates

  • Ability to operate professionally at the executive/client level

  • Strategic mind-set

  • Excellent English language/writing skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Presentation skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Self-confidence and a positive outlook

  • Time management skills and ability to multi-task

  • Deadline and outcome-driven

Who we are:

At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.

Please note: Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals