SAGA: Marketing Assistant

South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind (SAGA)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 11 April, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind (SAGA) is a fully constituted welfare organisation registered with the Director of Fundraising at the Department of Social Development and approved Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) that works to enhance the mobility, independence and dignity of blind and partially sighted people. SAGA advocates the recognition and protection of the rights of all persons with disabilities.

SAGA seeks to appoint a Marketing Assistant, based in 126 Wroxham Road, Rietfontein, Sandton, Gauteng.

This is a full-time contract position.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen within the South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind for a Marketing Assistant to work with a busy and motivated Marketing Team to achieve our targets.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Management of the donor database;
  • Interaction with direct marketing house;
  • General marketing, administration and PR duties;
  • Event management;
  • External communication i.e. Donors and Puppy Raisers.

Requirements:

  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal, who places a high value on attention to detail;
  • Driver's licence (not negotiable);
  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to the aims of the South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind and the College of Orientation and Mobility;
  • Must be a good team player who can also work on their own initiative and willing to work weekends and afterhours ;
  • Highly computer literate (with strong abilities on Word, Excel);
  • Strong administration and organisation abilities;
  • Knowledge of data bases to extract relevant statistics;
  • Previous event management experience;
  • Research skills;
  • Good client facing ability.

To apply, submit a CV Pieter van Niekerk - PieterV@guidedog.org.za; or fax to: 086 506 3364

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

If you do not hear from the Association within a month after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

For more about the South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind, refer to www.guidedog.org.za.

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies.

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