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Marketing Manager


We are looking to employ a

Marketing Manager

as from 12 July 2021

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Marketing Manager to manage a small team and collaborate with various stakeholders. The ideal candidate has hands-on work ethics, will be responsible to develop marketing plans with specific objectives across different channels and leading the execution of marketing campaigns and events from start to finish, leveraging internal support and driving collaboration. He/she should be comfortable with day-to-day marketing and PR activities, as well as long-term strategy, continuously evaluating and optimising marketing activities and strategies. If you are a people-person who is passionate about education and loves the rewarding challenge of the continuous development of the DSK school brand, we look forward to hearing from you.

Qualifications and Skills/Characteristics

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Marketing and Communications, business, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in Marketing and Communications or Brand Management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and German
  • Proven experience developing marketing plans and campaigns as well as organising events
  • Proficiency with digital marketing and social media strategies
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Strong collaboration abilities and networking skills
  • Creative and strategic mind
  • Multitasking, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Being able to deliver and oversee tasks in a punctual and calculated manner to ensure all deadlines are met
  • An eye for good design and layout as well ensuring brand consistency across all communication and designs
  • Tech-savvy, specifically in Microsoft products such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneDrive…


  • Previous work experience in a school environment
  • Copywriting, proofreading and translation experience
  • Some Adobe Photoshop and InDesign knowledge
  • Photography and video skills ( as well as video-editing)
  • Knowledge of WordPress and MailChimp
  • Additional languages like Afrikaans and Xhosa is advantageous
  • Knowledge and experience in Fundraising and Sponsorship
  • Experience in internal communication

Please address your application to Helga Ewers at the email address below.


Please note, only South African ID holder or Permanent residence holder and/or with relevant work allowance in South Africa can apply. Please also note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Thank you for your understanding.

Closing Date
Deutsche Schule Kaapstad
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