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Marketing Coordinator


Sandton, ZA

Job Family:  Marketing
Country/Region:  South Africa

Marketing Coordinator – Coloplast South Africa

Marketing Coordinator – delivering marketing excellence through organizational collaboration, team support and quality initiatives

Our ambitious and quality driven marketing team is seeking a passionate marketeer who is excited by working across business areas and with various teams for strong coordination and execution of local projects and tasks.


Coloplast is a leading MedTech company, and we develop products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. We have embarked on a consumer journey to get even closer to the consumers of our products – and to do this we intend to become more engaging and deliberate in our communication. As a Marketing Coordinator, you will take responsibility for specific initiatives and tasks that aim to professionalize the organization through execution of world class events, development of impactful marketing tools, upholding the Coloplast brand and supporting marketing initiatives. Join us now to help make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs.


When joining Coloplast you will enter a truly global company that offers great challenges, opportunities, and rewards. Reporting to the Head of Marketing for South Africa & Sub-Sahara, you will be situated in our Sandton based office, together with the local HQ team.


Your key responsibilities

Support to the Marketing Team

  • Engage and collaborate with the Market Managers to ensure coordination and support of BA relevant tasks
  • Collaborate with Global/EM and local stakeholders as required
  • Provides a comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to the Marketing Department
  • Support the marketing department's initiatives with the planning, executing, and tracking of marketing programs such as email, event, social media, or content marketing
  • An understanding of Medikredit and working with new NAPPI code applications and any product or price updates
  • Assists in product label approval across all business areas
  • Arrange advertising in industry publications as per brief
  • Support various projects as per the deliverables in the ABP


Deliver high quality events

  • Collaborate with Global/EM and local stakeholders as required
  • Coordinate customer meetings including advisory boards, focus groups, speaker events, and education sessions
  • Independently manage marketing and community events, including overseeing logistics, organising registrations, coordinating with vendors, creating itineraries, and ordering marketing collateral
  • Own the event execution of the Coloplast National Sales Meeting from start to end


Coordinate the development of marketing tools

  • Own the relationship with selected preferred marketing agencies
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external groups, including advertising agency, designers, vendors, printers, and promotion companies
  • Manage relationships with external vendors to ensure high-quality and timely execution of marketing programs, and to ensure competitiveness
  • Assist with Desktop Publishing for the Marketing Department - adapting and modifying literature, posters, flyers, invitations, and other design work
  • Create. proofread, and edit copy for various marketing channels, ensuring consistent voice
  • Support product, event, or content marketing campaigns, including copy, scheduling, testing, and database management
  • Responsible for printing and planning the inventory of marketing materials
  • Translate global documents to local language


Uphold the Coloplast brand

  • Be the ambassador of the Coloplast brand
  • Take an active role in ensuring the Coloplast brand is used in accordance with CVI guidelines
  • Ensure that agencies are adequately briefed and compliant with the brand execution



  • Evolve with the business needs to continuously optimize the marketing processes and services
  • Support general administration: travel, accommodation; arranging meetings; attendance certificates, etc
  • Database management including processing of invoices, maintenance of contractual agreements etc.
  • Supports the Tender Submissions procedure where applicable


Professional qualifications

We are looking for an operationally strong, service focused marketer with a proven track record of implementing local projects and events and working well within cross functional teams.

  • Diploma/Degree in Marketing or similar
  • Minimum 2 years within a marketing environment
  • You have a proven track record of delivering against KPI’s in a marketing or product/event management environment
  • Strong project management skills and stakeholder management across functions
  • Excellent communicator with clear and concise messaging both written and verbal
  • Ability and willingness to travel 10%


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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