Marketing And Sales For One Year Fixed Term Contract – Pretoria – National School of Government – The DPSA

SALARY : (Salary level 9) commencing at R334, 545 per annum plus 37 percent

CENTRE : Pretoria.

REQUIREMENTS : A degree or equivalent in Marketing and or Business Development. At least 3 – 5
years relevant administrative experience in business development,
marketing/sales. Competence in Public Relations will be an added advantage.
Valid driver’s licence. Knowledge &Skills: Knowledge and skills of marketing
products and services. Good knowledge and understanding of marketing and sales
principles. Basic knowledge on consumer behavior. Ability to maintain the
department’s stability and reputation by complying with regulations and
professional ethics. Knowledge of Business Development processes, training
needs analysis & the public service decision making processes. Needs to
understand the NSG products and how it will address training needs of
departments. Display professional demeanour. Willing to work additional hours
and travel extensively. Communications/Skills: Good communication skills
(written and verbal). Good presentation skills. Ability to Negotiate.
Customer/stakeholder relationship management skills. Persuasive skills. Persona
Attributes: Innovative. Professionalism. Confidence. Integrity. Assertiveness and
Self Motivated. Resilience. Willing to work additional hours and travel extensively.

DUTIES : Support and enhance relationships with counterparts in the public service in an
effort to secure bulk deals. Maintain relationships with key contacts in the public
service. Propose potential business deals by contacting potential partners and
discovering and pursuing new opportunities. Research and remain abreast of
competitor product development. Assist in closing new business deals. Provide
inputs during the negotiating of contracts and development of the pricing strategy
.Follow up on Memorandum of Understanding (MoA’s) in relation to training
(closing the deal). Follow up with client departments on quotations requested and
not yet taken up. Serve as marketing/sales liaison officers at the NSG. Receive
and follow up on queries and complaints and channel through to manager. Provide
inputs to the development of business Support Implementation of market research
findings and recommendations to internal stakeholders. Effective Marketing and
Sales initiatives of the NSG products and services. Growth of excising client base
and meeting both base and stretch targets. Interpret and implement the NSG
Marketing Strategy. Conduct Market Research and Segmentation. Maintain and
manage business and lasting relationships with key stakeholders and constantly
promote the good image of the NSG. Translate market intelligence findings into
NSG business and clear ability to interpret and translate MPAT, AG and OPC
reports. Develop relationships with various public service departments in an effort
to secure bulk deals. Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts in the
public service. Marketing NSG programmes through conducting exhibitions at
relevant for a. Facilitating advertisement of NSG programmes. Facilitating
production of marketing materials (course directory, brochures, folders, etc.) in
collaboration with streams at TMD and Communications. Updating stakeholder
database to assist NSG marketing initiatives. Provide inputs into database of
stakeholders. Ensure NSG course directory is distributed and updated, Provide
input to the review and updating of brochures and marketing materials on NSG
course offerings. Collate and distribute information relevant to product
development. Support the implementation the Marketing Strategy by identifying
promotion strategies that fit the segment/training/ products/geography. Provide
operational support for the implementation of the marketing strategy. Support in
supervision of sub-ordinates and other participants in sub-component’s activities.
Financial management, in support of the Manager of the sub-component’s
activities. Support Planning, organising and controlling activities pertaining to
marketing/sales functions. Assist in dissemination of information to all
stakeholders (team, clients, managers, etc.) and reporting on activities. Promote
the good image of the NSG at all times. Assist with the compilation of monthly and
quarterly reports.

ENQUIRIES : Ms Z Lamati, (012) 441-6019
: In connection with the applications kindly contact Ms Letty Raseroka (012) 441
6626 or Mr Mpho Mugodo, (012) 441-6017.

APPLICATIONS : Principal: National School of Government, Private Bag X759, Pretoria, 0001

FOR ATTENTION : Ms L Raseroka, HR Unit , National School of Government by hand at ZK Matthews
Building, 70 Meintjes Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria. E-mailed and faxed applications
will not be accepted.

CLOSING DATE : 24 November 2017 @ 16h00

NOTE : Applications must consist of: A fully completed and signed Z83 form; a recent
comprehensive CV; contactable referees (telephone numbers and email
addresses must be indicated); the relevant reference number must be quoted on
the application. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation
certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). All non-SA
citizens must attach a certified copy of proof of permanent residence in South
Africa. All short listed candidates will be required to submit certified copies of their
identity document and qualifications before the interviews. During the interview
the shortlisted candidates might be required to write a technical exercise test that
is relevant to the post. The National School of Government reserves the right not
to make an appointment. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates