Vacancy: Brand Executive - Lenovo (Midrand)

Brand Executive - Lenovo (Midrand)

Applications in the form of an updated CV to be addressed to Talia Marr Via e-mail on [email protected] 
Closing Date: 18 May 2022 @ 17h00

Brand Executive - Lenovo (Midrand) Role Description

Reporting to the Head of Brand: Tier 1, the successful candidate will be based in Midrand and will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities


  • Effective management of a comprehensive brand management team
  • Take the lead role in vendor relationships and interface into the larger Pinnacle team
  • Business Strategy Development and Execution
  • Present strategy as part of a quarterly review
  • Overall responsibility for vendor stock, sales and performance
  • Leverage vendor programs to maximize rebate opportunity
  • Own vendor marketing plan and execution
  • Delegate, coach, motivate and mentor team members
  • Dissemination of targets internally
  • Manage brand sales funnel and team interactions with vendor
  • Attend product training and events
  • Generate sales leads and constant follow up with deals
  • Identify opportunities to market products and the company
  • Liaise with vendor and industry to understand product and market trends and amend plans accordingly to ensure efficient product life cycle management and maximize opportunities
  • Clearly communicate product, market strategy and objectives
  • Monitor inventory (inventory turns, stock ageing, stock days, obsolesces, stock outs) in order for stock to meet all key performance indicators
  • Negotiate targets, rebates, co-op marketing funds, stock rotation, pricing and supply
  • Assisting sales silo managers in developing their account plans in the context of specific
    brand strategies
  • Drive customer breadth
  • Ensure exceptional customer experience

Talia Marr
Recruitment Specialist

+27 (11) 265 3277



  • Matric with mathematics, a sales and marketing tertiary qualification and/or relevant diploma is essential
  • 3- 5 years’ experience within brand management is preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience within a distribution environment is preferred
  • Vaccination Certificate Required
  • Experience in managing a team and giving direction as well as delegating tasks
  • Above average computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and One Note is essential
  • Passion for technology and ability to learn new products
  • Results and deadline driven
  • Excellent technical knowledge
  • Excellent selling skills
  • Attend and present product training
  • Driver’s licenses and own transport is essential
  • Ability to carry through a task to completion
  • Ability to deal with people at all levels including high profile clients and projects
  • Established habit of working smart without close supervision, with a “Service Orientated” attitude
  • Good time management and ability to effectively prioritize workload
  • Copes effortlessly within a high stress and pressurized environment i.e. ability to handle pressure
  • Meet weekly and/or monthly targets
  • Be willing to go the extra mile
  • Customer focused and delivering above average customer service i.e. customer satisfaction principles and practices
  • Service quality orientated
  • Above average administration skills, communication skills and writing skills
  • Basic calculations (ability to work with numbers)
  • Self-actualization (capacity to assert oneself)
  • Motivation (ability to motivate others)
  • Negotiation (in a spirit of co-operation with the aim of an amicable outcome)
  • Tact (courteous, diplomatic, respectful manner)
  • Excellence orientation (set and achieve high standards & ongoing improvement)
  • Feedback (provide positive, helpful & productive feedback)
  • Liaison (establish effective personal contact / channel for communication between parties)
  • Written communication (convey information through written instruction)
  • Decisiveness (ability to make decisions, render judgment, take action & apply corrective measures)
  • Evaluating (ask questions, analyze, give attention to and attend to detail)

Personal Attributes


  • Mature and outgoing individual
  • Well-groomed and highly presentable
  • Well organized individual
  • High attention to detail
  • Assertive and positive individua
  • High level of energy
  •  Team player
  • Motivated and driven
  • Self-starter, self-confidence and self-driven
  • A high level of perseverance
  • Be patient, tolerant and diplomatic
  • Problem solver
  • Positive attitude
  • Proactive individual
  • Analytical thinker

All applications in the form of a detailed CV must be forwarded to:

Talia Marr
+27 (11) 265 3277
[email protected]

By sending your CV to apply for the position, you give your consent for the information to be processed and you also acknowledge and understand the purpose for which your personal information is required and will be used for. 

The Company is under no obligation to fill this position and should you not have had any feedback within 2 weeks after the closing date, you may consider your application unsuccessful.