Advertising Analyst
Surrounds, South Africa
5d ago, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Advertising Analyst to join our Group Business Development team in Cape Town.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative and hard-working people with integrity to join us.

We offer a market related Total Remuneration Package, which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored, as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

The position reports to the Advertising Manager.

Your responsibilities will include :

  • Strategic & market analysis of the online advertising sector in South Africa
  • Analysis of the performance of Advertising assets and creating reports that inform decision making in the business
  • Assisting the Advertising Manager in building Advertising budgets; forecasts and sales team targets
  • Building insights into trends and opportunities within Takealot’s Advertising business
  • Performing ad hoc analyses to support the Advertising sales team; product team and campaign management teams
  • Support key client meetings with data-driven insights
  • Attributes required :

  • Analytical and critical thinking, using data to inform decisions
  • Logical individual, motivated by building workable solutions
  • Ability to disaggregate and structure solutions to ambiguous problems
  • Solutions-oriented, can-do attitude, self-motivated
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to interact professionally with internal and external people
  • Strong aptitude to learn new systems
  • Capability to present ideas succinctly, in writing and verbally
  • Qualifications and Experience :

  • 3+ years analytical, finance or management consulting experience
  • Bachelor in Commerce Degree required
  • High proficiency in advanced Excel
  • The Environment :

  • employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.
  • com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.

  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback / new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.
  • We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who :

  • is respectful but forthright
  • is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
  • is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
  • is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
  • is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
  • is entrepreneurial , thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
  • is business SMART. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input;
  • is curious and challenge the status quo
  • is innovative and enjoys iteration
  • is collaborative
  • will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for
  • thinks like an owner of the business
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