Marketing & Communications Manager
(Currently unavailable)


Optivest Health Services, a leading national medical scheme brokerage has a position available for a Marketing & Communications Manager, to work from the office in Durbanville, Cape Town.


This individual will be part of the Operational Management Team, who has the responsibility to drive the success of Optivest in the South African marketplace and achieve the company’s objectives and target. He/she will manage the marketing and communication functions within the group, as part of Service Level Agreements and contracted Business Outcomes.


The ideal candidate is an energetic, enthusiastic person with exceptional leadership and communications skills. He/she also has a proven ability to identify opportunities and deliver effective marketing & communication actions which will generate positive and measurable results.


Responsibilities and requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Operating within a Sales Centre-driven environment in the Financial Services industry (especially Medical Scheme) and an understanding of the inner operational workings of such a business set-up.
    Lead Generation: Develop and manage all digital platforms as well as current and newly obtained affiliate data to generate leads for the business and the Sales Centre.
  • Campaign Management: Manage and execute marketing campaigns and analyse performance to drive lead generation and client acquisition. Will also include conceptualisation and execution of other communications and campaigns in the group (i.e. Client Services & Retention, Internal Communications, etc.)
  • Communications: Oversee content, look & feel, brand application and messaging of the company’s websites and also all external and internal communication and marketing material. Experience in journalism and/or business copywriting is an advantage. Brand development and day-to-day management of the number of brands within the Optivest group
  • Third party management and collaboration (outsourced graphic designers, web developers, internet partners, affiliate partners, stakeholders, etc.)
  • Experience in project management and product development


Required skills and qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualification (Communications / Marketing degree)
  • 2-5 years’ experience in Marketing & Communications
  • Experience within the Financial Services industry and especially Medical Scheme will be an advantage
  • Digital and content marketing, campaign management, AdWords and Analytics
  • Creative thinker, excellent listener and communicator
  • Excellent at working within a team, but also at self-management and to be a collaborative leader
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives at the same time



  • Basic salary plus Monthly Incentives and Annual Bonus


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