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  • Posted: Dec 6, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Mr D - Junior Merchandising Associate

    Purpose of Role

    To assist in the execution of merchandising efforts and advertising campaigns across the Mr D grocery vertical.

    Your responsibilities will include:

    • Execute on merchandising plans with a focus on maximizing discoverability and conversion
    • Maximize the usage of the Mr D app merchandising inventory and report back on successes and learnings
    • Work closely with the Pick n Pay Merchandising and Digital Teams to ensure best practice and seasonal alignment to Pick n Pay merchandising priorities
    • Briefing campaigns to the creative team on all media required to communicate promotions and drive continuous improvement of promotional and non-promotional merchandising
    • Ensure all relevant parties, including partners approve campaign artwork as part of the sign-off process.
    • Contribute to merchandising planning sessions 
    • Maintaining clear and timely communication with internal stakeholders, providing updates on campaign progress and addressing any concerns or questions
    • Schedule merchandise banners and in app real estate 
    • Carrying out daily app walks to ensure that app banner placements are aligned with daily targets
    • Supporting the team with the management of the Coupon tool (campaign set up, monitoring and reporting)

    Attributes required:

    • A hands-on team player
    • A highly driven individual who is motivated to drive meaningful sales revenue for the business through retail marketing initiatives including - promotions, product launches and co-marketing opportunities with brands and third parties. 
    • A person who is a very strong relationship builder and is keen to unlock opportunities with brands and third parties.
    • Motivated, and capable to focus on and hit aggressive growth targets 
    • Strong prioritization skills 
    • Fast learner and ability to thrive in a dynamic and high pace environment 
    • Systems thinker with the ability to understand and break down complex problems and relationships 
    • Creative and practical problem solving skills; solution-oriented 
    • Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to work independently and achieve a wide set of goals and objectives in a challenging and changing environment 
    • Resilience and perseverance to overcome challenges to achieve objectives 
    • A high level of integrity and respect 

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Relevant tertiary qualification
    • A minimum of 1 to 3 years retail, marketing and/or advertising experience 
    • Experience working across marketing channels – Digital, ATL, Partnerships – with demonstrable results would be beneficial 
    • Experience in an e-commerce environment will be beneficial.

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