World Class 'Best Practice' Marketing Director
(FMCG or FMCG related environment)

Organisation poised for significant national and regional growth. Reposition and rebrand in a classical, FMCG yet innovative way, bringing a private sector approach to drive quality, high performance and growth in the Higher Education sector

Our client, Monash South Africa (MSA), is a South African based tertiary level academic institution. MSA is part of Laureate International Universities, an international community of universities, that encourages learning without boundaries. Their purpose is to offer higher education with a unique multi-cultural perspective, prepare students for exciting careers and life-long achievement. They believe that when their students succeed, countries prosper and societies benefit. We require a world class, 'best practice' Marketing Director, who is able to lead the strategic vision as a business partner, as well as be hands on in the daily operations of the Marketing function.

Key inputs: A relevant qualification/degree, ideally in marketing and/or an MBA. Minimum 5-8 years experience and track record leading an innovative and classical brand/marketing strategy and team in an FMCG or an FMCG related environment, like Market Research, Strategy Consulting, an Advertising Agency, or a branded services environment. A successful track record delivering a repositioning and/or a rebranding strategy to drive high performance brand equity and growth.

Reporting to the CEO, key outputs are to: lead and drive the marketing, rebranding and repositioning strategy; work "hand in glove" with sales, to drive brand equity, growth and performance; stakeholder engagement including government, shareholders, alumni, employees/academic staff, students, parents, etc; day to day PR and events; market research; traditional and internet based communications strategy (internal and external); product development.

Key attributes: a self motivated, ambitious, high energy team leader and team player with strong communication skills and a  global mind set. A leader who can balance strategy and operations to develop and execute a dynamic plan.

A highly competitive package commensurate with experience and track record
Reference:AP0675

Submit a detailed CV (no certificates or references) to our office.

Please provide your confidential email and fax.

P.O. Box 78343
Bryanston 2021
Fax: 086 627 1521
Email: company@mp-a.co.za

Closing date: 28 March 2014