Events Co-ordinator at Good Hope FM (Cape Town)

By on June 8, 2012

Main purpose of the position:

To assist the Marketing Manager in all Marketing- related matters pertaining to the station both on- and off- air.

Key Accountabilities:

  • * To assist the Marketing Manager in sourcing information that is pivotal in creating the marketing strategy for GHFM
  • * To identify key events that are in line with the station’s target market, in order to create maximum awareness
  • * To generate and implement marketing support for programming and sales objectives
  • * Assist in co-ordinating with sourcing of quotes for branding and merchandising, from the various preferred supplier list according to the SABC protocols and procedures
  • * Consult with and provide feedback to the Marketing Manager on the status of promotions
  • * Ensure the proper management and maintenance of GHFM branding and promotional material and arrange for the correct erection and break-down of branding at all GHFM events
  • * Plan, negotiate and organise events with clients, marketing and programming departments
  • * Ensure that all events and remote broadcasts are branded to ensure maximum exposure
  • * Management and implementation of off-air promotional activities and their on-air application
  • * Maintenance of off-air promotions and events calendar in consultation with key stakeholders
  • * Build and maintain good relationships with all internal stakeholders
  • * Manage the contractual and financial relationships (including invoicing) associated with off-air promotional activities
  • * Generate relevant financial and contractual documentation related to events
  • * Draft and implement all event branding, briefs and outside broadcast plans in consultation with management and relevant parties involved
  • * Negotiation and liaison with advertising agencies, clients and suppliers as required
  • * Provide suggestions for relevant budgets for the purchase of branding and promotional material.
  • * Manage event specific budgets as per the approved marketing budget flow plan
  • * Negotiate good rates with suppliers to ensure cost containment of the marketing budget
  • * Generate travel budgets for relevant events to be approved by the Station Manager
  • * Initiate external communication to support and promote off-air activities
  • * Manage all on-site event activities for the GHFM event calendar.
  • * Support the marketing team as a whole


  • * Matric plus three years marketing experience or relevant tertiary qualification
  • * 2 years experience in event coordination and management
  • * Computer literacy
  • * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • * Customer service orientation skills
  • * Ability to work under pressure
  • * Willingness to work long hours and on weekends
  • * Good organizational and time management skills
  • * Must have own transport, willing to travel and be prepared to work non-office hours outside of office work hours
  • * Must be willing to work on the ground at all events to ensure fluid management of events as they roll out
  • * Valid drivers licence

Interested candidates must forward their applications with a concise CV to: Human Resources Manager


Closing Date: 15 June 2012

If you have not had any response within six weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.


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