Email Marketing Executive

Job Description, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Email Marketing Executive to join our team in Cape Town. In this role you will be responsible for briefing and sending Takealot's marketing emails (both curated and promotional), conducting A/B tests and performing analyses to optimise performance as well as assisting the greater Marketing Team where necessary.We are a young, dynamic, hyper-growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related Total Remuneration Package, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.This position reports to the Email Marketing ManagerYour responsibilities will include:Creating and sending Takealot's marketing emails. This includes conceptualising the newsletter design and copy briefsWorking closely with the Retail, Promotional and Design teams to ensure newsletters go out on time and accurately reflect products on site.Administrative tasks such as but not limited to creating and managing the briefing process, liaising with Buyers & Clients, managing the Daily Deals process (briefing, checking and sending), conducting thorough email checks to ensure accuracy and suitable rendering of emails across platforms, coordinating approvals, managing unsubscribes, sending out POEs and updating subscriber preference changes as requiredResearching and keeping the team abreast of email and CRM competitor activities, trends and best practicesResearching and keeping the team abreast of developments on the numerous platforms & programs we use to ensure that we are aligned with best practiceAssisting with various Email CRM initiatives

Responsibilities + Skills

Willing to take direction and able to work independently, demonstrating initiativeComfortable working under pressure in a fast-paced environmentConfident, with very strong interpersonal & communication skills and a proven ability to build productive relationships quicklyAbility to take feedback constructively


The ability to thrive under pressure and meet tight deadlinesA strong working knowledge of Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel is requiredExperience in Salesforce Marketing Cloud, ASANA & Litmus advantageous


Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 21st November 2020
  • Designation: Email Marketing Executive
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Johannesburg
  • Salary: 0
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  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 21st November 2020

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  • was officially launched in June 2011, following the successful acquisition of an existing ecommerce business called Take2 by the US-based investment firm, Tiger Global Management and Kim Reid in October 2010. Today, is the leading ecommerce retailer in ... Read moreMission:’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, and has built a foundation on the simple concept that the customer comes first.The success of the business is based on its ability to delight customers with amazing customer service. is dedicated to improving the customer experience, from the moment you arrive on the website or app and place an order to when it arrives at your door. 

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