Markham: Brand Manager








Position Description:

Brand Manager – Markham
Cape Town

Permanent

 
The opportunity:

 

Be inspired to work for the leading men’s Fashion Brand in SA!

Markham always attracts talented people who are youthful, confident, current and connected, and most importantly enjoy a fun working environment plus great culture.

 

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and energetic Brand Manager to join our Marketing team. Have you got what it takes?

 

As the MARKHAM Brand Manager, your key responsibilities will be:

 
  • Ensure execution across the brand is aligned to the broader marketing strategy of Markham.
  • Be Customer obsessed – Collaborate with Insights and data analytics to identify trends, issues, opportunities for growth and development of the Markham brand and unexplored markets.
  • Build strong customer targeted strategies – retention, rewards, new markets.
  • Have a key understanding of digital marketing and the experience in social media as a communication channel.
  • Have a key understanding of digital marketing and the experience in social media as a communication channel.
  • Collaborate with all internal partners and external partners where needed to create, lead and brief promotion/media content in all channels.
  • Work closely and collaborate with product and design & trend forecasting teams to constantly evolve the Markham brand.
  • Own the collaboration strategy. Build a pipeline of brands and individuals that will build brand value for Markham.
  • A huge passion and drive to make a difference in SA with the ownership of the Markham CSI and Sustainability.
  • Ownership and evolution of the production and aesthetic for all seasonal brand campaigns with internal and external partners.
  • Budget management for content creation and production, Social media  community management, purchasing of paid media, influencer and marketing strategies.
  • Reporting of all above KPI’s and campaign success on a monthly basis to management teams. 

 

 





Requirements:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Minimum 3-4 years working experience at a management level, incl. people / team management.
  • Minimum 6 years relevant retail / brand experience is essential
  • Proven track record and ability to market a brand by demonstrating innovative and creative thinking within this area.
  • Ability to persuade and influence both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work well under pressure and deliver to aggressive deadlines, incl. problem solving
  • Experience in campaign shoots, fashion production and creative directing desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication at all levels of organisation
  • Proven leadership and people management ability

 

 

Competencies and behaviours for success:
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Creativity
  • Great written communication skills
  • Good numerical & analytical skills
  • A passion for retail & the fashion environment
  • The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • A calm attitude under pressure
  • The ability to work independently
  • The ability to take own initiative
  • A high level of attention

 

Preference will be given, but not limited to candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act