Brand Manager (CR550)

Our client, a manufacturing concern based in Stellenbosch is seeking a dynamic and energetic Brand Manager to join their Johannesburg team.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the FMCG market and consumer behaviour. Superior EQ and exceptional communication skills are required to engage with a broad variety of stakeholders. The ability to conceptualize, plan and implement creative marketing plans will be key for this role.


  • Create brand plans – conduct market research, understand strategic requirement, compile and create social media strategy,

  • Implement brand plans - ensure necessary resources are procured, ensure timeous execution of brand strategies, monitor and measure success of strategies

  • Continuously monitor brand health – regularly conduct trade inspections, take cognisance of sales feedback, routinely conduct product audits to assess relevance, packaging, content, pricing and positioning

  • Assist with sales administration – customer and rep queries

  • Assist with all aspects of brand support – compile customer requests, promo material briefs, liaise with designer, obtain quotes, develop and manage brand ambassador program

  • Liaise closely with all role players in sales & marketing process internally and externally (ad agency, PR, suppliers, distributors)

  • Assist with new product development – identify new product opportunities, create NPD briefs, compile new product launch plans


  • Tertiary qualification in Marketing, Commerce or Business

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in similar role in FMCG / Retail environment

  • FMCG/Retail experience and knowledge

  • Knowledge of beverage industry - beneficial

  • Outstanding computer literacy: MS Office (Excel & PowerPoint)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in an African language a definite advantage

  • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport

  • Enthusiasm for all aspects of brand development

  • Strong strategic thinking and creative skills

  • Commercial acumen

  • Sales and marketing insight

  • Strong people and relationship skills

  • Demonstrate leadership qualities

  • Strong administrative and analytical skills


Competitive market related salary

Please use the following reference number in the subject line of your email: CR550 when applying for this position. Please submit your CV, salary expectation and notice period in Word Format to Kindly consider your application unsuccessful should you not receive feedback within 1 week.


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