Online Marketing Executive (French Speaking)

We have an exciting opportunity for a driven marketing professional who is a fluent French speaker to join our Cape Town-based team working for 2 of our exciting marine brands - Sunsail and The Moorings.

Sunsail and The Moorings are 2 incredible brands offering customer’s unique holiday experiences out on the water. From independent sailing holidays to fully catered crewed and power yacht charter we offer our customers a 5* service. Sunsail and The Moorings are proud to be part of the Travelopia group, the world's largest collection of specialist travel brands.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager France and Southern Europe, the Online Marketing Executive will be responsible for implementing the online marketing strategy for The Moorings & Sunsail charter brands across our digital platforms, supporting the success of our acquisition, engagement, and conversion targets.

This includes managing the website updates and Social Media platforms for The Moorings and Sunsail brands, primarily in French, liaising with the company’s CRM, SEO and PPC teams to ensure optimization in those areas, and assisting the Marketing Manager with day-to-day Marketing activities including online advertising, email marketing, and web content updates.

The role’s scope includes ensuring consistency in brand marketing and development and helping reinforce the brand experience through relevant consumer touchpoints. With the majority of global content being created in English, content translations are a necessary part of the role as well as messaging adaptations where applicable to suit the French market.

What you will be doing

  • Planning, creating, and maintaining editorial content for the websites
  • Support PPC and SEO activities
  • Creating and sending out e-newsletters
  • Managing our social media channels and creating content
  • Co-organisation and implementation of online and customer events
  • Assist with any marketing collaterals required ahead of boat shows
  • Development and implementation of activities for new customer acquisition and customer retention
  • Work closely with the CRM team to support any upcoming activity, and find new audience segmentation opportunities
  • Project responsibility for online brochures
  • Media listening, monitoring, and analysis
  • Seizing marketing opportunities and initiating cooperation’s
  • Support offline marketing activities, as and when needed
  • Assist Senior Marketing Manager with the management of Budgets and invoices processing

What we are looking for

To be successful in this role you will be bilingual; fluent in English and French (native), have proven experience in a similar marketing-based role, and have a strong familiarity with Social Media business tools. We are looking for you to have experience working with a customer database to develop segmentation and direct marketing strategies and demonstrate strong communication skills and the ability to build excellent internal and third-party relationships. We want you to have a passion for the customer and brand as well as a passion for the travel industry. The ability to help coordinate, manage, and attend various Boat Shows and Events will also be beneficial.

If you are a marketing professional, fluent in French, and looking for a new challenge in an exciting industry then this could be the opportunity for you – please apply today!

**Please note the start date for this position will be January/February 2022**


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    Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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    Thu, 30 Sep 2021
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