Activations Specialist

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Activations Specialist

Remuneration: negotiable Cost to company 
Benefits: Within the cost to company benefits
Location: Cape Town
Job level: Senior
Type: Permanent
Reference: #Mich1448
Company: VGP Recruitment

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

We have a top job opportunity for a senior Activations Specialist at a full-service production agency in Cape Town. This exciting role will see you working on a highly innovative tech client, an exceptionally fast paced and unique brand. We’re looking for an extremely well organised, confident and enthusiastic candidate who has worked in an advertising/marketing agency.
Please note that this position is not remote work as you will be working from the offices in Cape Town (City).
Responsibilities
  • Liaising with clients to ascertain their precise Activations requirements
  • Producing detailed proposals for events/Activations/Brand Launches (e.g. timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets)
  • Agreeing to and managing a budget
  • Coordinating venue management, caterers, stand designers, contractors and equipment hire
  • Organising facilities for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality and the media (if required)
  • Planning room layouts and the entertainment programme, scheduling workshops and demonstrations
  • Coordinating staffing requirements and staff briefings
  • Briefing and liaising with clients and the creative team to create events/Activations that deliver on key strategic objectives for the event and on the overarching strategy
  • Coordinating suppliers, handling client queries and troubleshooting on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly
  • Overseeing the set-up and striking events/Activations, trade show stands etc.
  • Post-event evaluation (including data entry and analysis and producing reports for event stakeholders).

Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:
  • Relevant qualification
  • Minimum of 3-5 years ACTIVATIONS Brand Management experience within an Agency environment
  • Classical client service experience
  • An understanding of the production process - Preferred
  • The proven ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, highly stressful, deadline-driven, and multi-tasking environment
  • Strong people skills and the ability to interact professionally with diverse groups in a cross-cultural environment
  • The ability to work independently or as part of a team 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with keen attention to detail
  • The ability to prioritise and use sound judgement and initiative         
  • Results-oriented, self-motivated and forward thinking
  • Commitment to facilitating flawless process.

Should you not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Company Description

VGP Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency in the advertising, marketing, media, creative, digital, PR/communications and publishing industries.
Posted on 24 May 13:05

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Michelle Snitcher
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+27 21 422 1037


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