Vacancy: Marketing & Communication  executive

What is the role?


Our marketing and communication executives are responsible for market research, planning and strategy, relevant lead generation, content writing for all event stages, partnerships with media and associations, and brand engagement.

What will my main duties include?

  • Marketing research: past events, feedback forms, product brief, vendor research

  • Planning: marketing strategy, project timeline, branding strategy, event positioning

  • Relevant lead generation: vendor and delegate leads to be pitched by sales

  • Content writing for all event stages: >fax packs, websites, press releases, media advertising, eMarketing, letters

  • Partnerships: media, associations, government bodies and embassies

  • Branding: all pre, at, and post-event marketing collateral

  • Project responsibilities: Email campaigns, database analytics, event website, social media, event list research, data analysis, SMS and fax campaigns

What will i gain from this?

  • Good starting basic salary, and uncapped commissions paid monthly

  • The opportunity to work in our multiple offices across Africa and in Europe and Asia

  • Opportunity to travel to events across Africa and in Europe, Middle East and Asia

  • Structured KPIs for career growth, based on personal performance

  • Comprehensive internal training that will set you apart for future career success

  • Unrivalled career progression opportunities. At Westlion, we are focused on promoting from within

What do i need to bring to the role?

  • Degree level educated

  • Organised, deadline-oriented, dynamic, and self-motivated

  • Superior project management skills, managing multiple projects simultaneously and providing clear communication of timelines and expectations to team members

  • Web site functionality (preferably WordPress)

  • Email marketing automation & CRM experience

  • Excellent English copywriting skills

  • Social media experience with proven track history

If you think this role sounds like you, apply below.