Sanlam Is Hiring: Advertising Assistant (Bellville) – South Africa

What will you do?
This is a specialist role within the SanlamConnect CIE department. This role undertakes the administration and support functions to enable the effectiveness of the Advertising Consultant. And in so doing assists in supporting intermediaries within SanlamConnect with creating and placing adverts (print and digital) that will market their services or products to clients.

What will make you successful in this role?
Key focus areas of this role include:

Support Advertising Consultant to guide and advise intermediaries to create effective advertising
Negotiate and source quotations for advertisements
Create the advertising material, in collaboration with Design Hub
Co-ordinate the printing of advertising material
Arrange and oversee publication of advertisements
Process the invoicing and payments for advertisements

Qualification and experience
Grade 12
Diploma/Degree in Advertising or Marketing
3-5 years’ experience in advertisement creation/placement, preferably within a financial distribution business.
Fluent in English and Afrikaans – verbal and written
Knowledge and skills


MS: Office (Excel, Word, PP, Outlook)
Sap / H4 Hana
Marketing Monitor


Financial Services Industry Knowledge
Sales and intermediary knowledge
Understanding of print and digital advertising principles and processes
Basic DTP knowledge
Branding and Corporate Identity knowledge

Core competencies
Cultivates Innovation
Customer Focus
Drives Results
Being Resilient
Personal attributes
Good relationship / stakeholder/partnership/client builder
Planning, organising and co-ordination abilities
Proactive, initiates actions
Detail minded, accurate
Good communication and negotiation skills

Turnaround time
The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.

Closing date: 10 May 2023

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