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Marketing Leads Consultant

Business:  Marketing
Function:  Marketing Management
Date:  07-Apr-2021

Discovery Connect: Marketing Leads Consultant

 

About Discovery

Discovery’s core purpose is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. We seek out and invest in exceptional individuals who understand and support our core purpose, and whose own values align with those of Discovery. Our fast-paced and dynamic environment enables smart, self-driven people to be their best. As global thought leaders, Discovery is passionate about innovating in order to not only achieve financial success, but to ignite positive and meaningful change within our society.

Discovery Connect is Discovery’s direct-to-consumer sales channel, with over 300 staff generating >10,000 sales per month across Discovery product range. For the last 5 years it has been one of the  fastest growing divisions within Discovery, offering a high performance environment with excellent opportunities for personal growth.

 

Job Description

The Marketing Leads Consultant is expected to be dynamic, motivated and solutions driven person, supporting the leads generation initiatives for Discovery Connect. The successful consultant has the ability to be flexible, adaptable and as the ability to build relationships within and outside of Discovery , with the aim to grow D2C interest in the  Discovery product range and generate quality leads.

 

The consultant is expected to support leads opportunities for Discovery Connect through an on-going opimisation of existing processes, investigate new leads ideas, have the ability to drive lead generation campaigns with third parties (e.g. radio stations and retailers), and work together with the digital team on leads generation opportunities across all Discovery products.

 

Key Outputs

The successful individual will be required to perform on, but not limited to the following key outputs:

  • Collaborate with the product-specific marketing teams to coordinate lead generations  initiatives
  • Work together with Discovery staff to resolve queries and escalations
  • Communicate with lead suppliers and drive optimisation of leads quality
  • Investigate and drive new leads generation initatives
  • Compile leads generation reports for management and billing
  • Monitor leads generated on a daily and weekly basis
  • Keep up-to-date with competitor product and service offerings and industry developments
  • Has the ability to validate the technical solution against business requirements for leads generation.

 

Personal attributes and skills

The successful individual will be required to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Self motivated
  • Goal orientated
  • Team Player
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Adaptable to change
  • Persuasive and resilient (an entrepreneurial mindset)
  • Self managed with sound time management
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge
  • Dynamic and energetic
  • A self-starter on new initiatives
  • Flexible and adaptable

 

Qualification & Experience

  • Minimum 3-year undergraduate degree or diploma
  • Minimum of 2 years-experience in Marketing, PR or Communication
  • Relevant industry experience

 

Employment Equity  

The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY   
                             
The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

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