Aspen Pharmacare Careers – Digital Lead

  • Full Time
  • Gauteng

Website Aspen Pharma

Job Description:

Responsible for the development and execution of marketing communications, learning and digital content that support the objectives of the Aspen brands. There is a need to understand all Aspen brands and their objectives.  This includes but not limited to, web content, search engine marketing (SEM) and search engine optimization (SEO). This position reports to the Commercial Head of Consumer & OTC and will be responsible for planning, creating, and executing cost effective digital marketing programs and communications that drive sales and support the customer journey across all of the Aspen Pharma business. Support the Corporate and portfolio brands to achieve its digital goals, understanding the online channel and how to use that channel to reach its target audience. Keep up to date with new opportunities and new thinking, to ensure that the business remains relevant. Find digital routes to market for new and existing brands in line with the commercial objectives. Incorporate strong digital marketing goals and objectives to place several strategies in place to grow the business using Digital Marketing initiatives. Be responsible for the planning, coordinating and implementing all the internal and external marketing communication needs of the business. Design digital media campaigns according to business goals. Coordinate and manage the creation of all digital content such as website, blogs, infographics, videos etc. Establish our web and social media presence Work to improve our brand presence. Maintain and manage all our social media channels. Develop and monitor ROI and KPIs. Stay up-to-date with digital media technologies and latest global and local trends


Job Responsibilities:

  • Create, execute, optimize and maintain all digital marketing efforts including social media, email campaigns, and other online mechanisms in line with go-to-market strategies.
  • Create digital opportunities for new and existing brands and find digital routes to market for these brands in line with commercial objectives
  • Track impact of digital campaigns and channel effectiveness in line with route to market objectives
  • Technically and operationally raise awareness of Aspen’s product information by increasing brand traffic to influence HCP decision making on brands being top of mind.
  • Create lead generating Digital Marketing campaigns based on customer insights such as the Buyer Journey for Business Units.
  • Achieve measurable results and establish an online presence
  • Responsible for all aspects of the Pharma Business Units, Digital Marketing in support of the business objectives and priorities.
  • Test and optimize new and innovative ways to digitally reach the organization’s external audiences.
  • Manage the execution of all Digital Marketing campaigns.
  • Develop insightful, creative and effective strategies and tactics to ensure an effective online presence consistent with brand guidelines.
  • Lead Digital Marketing and communication strategies that build/contribute to brand awareness to increase customer engagement as well as sales.
  • Together with the Brand Management team, analyze usage trends to improve and/or add functionality to the digital channels
  • Investigate new technology and enhancements to increase revenue, brand awareness and improve overall customer experience.

Job Requirements:

  • Matric
  • Degree or Diploma in either Digital Marketing, Multi-Media or Communications.
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of experience in a similar digital marketing role (or related role)
  • Strong understanding of current online marketing concepts, trends, strategies and best practices
  • Demonstrated experience defining and adjusting digital marketing plans and/or strategies based on analytic results
  • Good knowledge of Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Audacity or other media editing software
  • Experience with visual communication methods
  • Knowledge of web design
  • Experience with content management
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Financial acumen – understand measurement & evaluation (M&E) in order to prove Return on Investment (ROI) on campaigns.
  • Proven experience developing successful campaigns
  • Extensive experience and technical understanding across a wide range of digital marketing disciplines – including media, social, web, mobile, search, content, eCRM and data management
  • Written and verbal communication skills, including copy writing that is free of grammar and punctuation errors.
  • Strong analytical and strategic skills.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective, collaborative working relationships at all organisation levels.
  • Proven ability to work on numerous projects concurrently while achieving results and meeting deadlines with a positive attitude and professional demeanour.
  • Develop comprehensive plans to critically analyse the results of the Digital Marketing campaigns.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and listening skills, with ability to translate key messages across all levels at customers and within the organization.
  • Expertise in presenting to and reading all types of audiences – both external and internal customers.
  • Computer literate with knowledge of MS Office Suite.

Job Details:

Company: Aspen Pharma

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Gauteng

Application Deadline: N/A


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