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Senior Marketing Analyst

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationMatric
  • Experience
  • LocationWestern Cape
  • CityCape Town
  • Job FieldSales / Marketing / Retail / Business Development 

The Senior Marketing Analyst plays a key role in driving the execution of marketing strategy for a portfolio of university online short courses. Reporting to the Portfolio Marketing Manager, the role provides tactical and strategic direction in achieving targets for a portfolio of courses. The Senior Marketing Analyst also works closely with different functions across the Digital Marketing spectrum including Product Strategy & Research, Digital Media, SEO, and Sales.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Monthly digital media planning & budget allocation.
  • Representing the Strategy department in various multi-stakeholder huddles & catch-ups.
  • Monthly forecasting of course performance against targets.
  • Setting course-level investment strategy (~$10million in revenue).
  • Conducting deep-dive analysis of courses where necessary to problem-solve and establish renewed tactics.
  • Daily analyses of course performance through the conversion funnel lens.
  • Working with supporting Marketing teams including Brand, Market Research, Email and Sales to meet course targets.
  • Developing and maintaining an ongoing understanding of digital media build structures at a practical and operational level.
  • Supporting the Marketing Lead or Portfolio Marketing Manager in portfolio-level spend decisions to ensure an optimal return on investment.

Things That Should Be In Your Background:

  • Marketing Degree or similar qualification with at least 2-3 years of experience in digital marketing strategy, digital paid media or a related function.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of key digital marketing platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Adwords, Twitter, Google Analytics, etc.
  • Strong Excel and Google Docs business skills.
  • Comfortable analysing and making decisions with performance data.
  • Self-starter and voracious learner who is technical, analytical, organised and able to manage multiple projects to excel in a fast-paced environment.
  • Intermediate skills or the desire to learn Tableau and Salesforce (preferred).
  • A sound understanding of the Digital Marketing ecosystem.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to 2U on to apply