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Marketing Manager - Health Marketing

Business Unit:  Marketing
Function:  Marketing Management
Date:  14-Jan-2022

Discovery – Marketing

Marketing Manager - Health Marketing

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.

 

Key Purpose

To create brand and communication solutions that enable business to meet their objectives by:

  • Driving and defining the implementation of brand and communication strategy and solutions.
  • Interfacing with senior business people to define and co-ordinate brand or communication strategy.
  • Understanding the impact of that strategy across business.

 

Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

  • Unpack complex business needs and to provide creative solutions considering all stakeholders
  • To create integrated solutions which are consistent across all brands/ businesses and communities and which meet best practice principles
  • To ensure that solutions are in line with Discovery marketing model
  • Develop people through coaching (as required)
  • Manage a budget
  • Build and maintain relationships with key business people, both at a strategic and operational level
  • Proactive
    1. Bringing ideas to business
    2. Doing feasibility studies and defining new ways of doing things
    3. Measure impact and drive corrective action
    4. Ensure effective implementation of plans
    5. Manage conflict
  • Reactive
    1. Responding to business needs

 

Competencies

  • Knowledge
  • Different Discovery audiences
  • Various media channels, including electronic
  • Discovery’s products and business processes
  • Key individuals in Discovery and who to go to for what
  • Print and production processes (including time lines and costing)
  • Skill
  • Convert technical information to audience appropriate communication
  • Influence and persuade people to get things done
  • Negotiate
  • Present and sell your ideas
  • Question processes, strategy and outputs
  • Multi-task on multiple projects Leadership skills: Guide, develop and motivate others
  • Make decisions
  • Solve complex problems
  • Build trusted partnerships
  • Manage conflict
  • Manage trade offs
  • Instill confidence in others
  • Communicate well in English both in writing and verbally
  • Attributes
  • Empathetic
  • Diplomatic
  • People and relationship focused
  • Sociable
  • Team player
  • Seen as a trusted advisor by clients
  • Resilient
  • Able to work calmly under pressure and provide answers and direction to others
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Tenacious and persistent
  • Dynamic and energetic
  • Driven
  • Confident
  • Passionate
  • Have initiative- being a self-starter
  • Naturally inclined to work hard
  • Action oriented (doer)
  • Solution oriented
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to think outside the box

 

Education and Experience

  • Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 year undergraduate
  • Post graduate qualification in marketing is preferable
  • Relevant industry qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Marketing or Communication
  • Relevant industry experience, experience in Corporate Wellness, Employer or Business to Business healthcare marketing is preferable

 

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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