Graduate Marketing

Graduate Marketing
AVI Limited
Cape Town, Western Cape


Posted 20 July 2021 – Closing Date 13 August 2021

Job Details

Job Description

AVI LIMITED is known for its leading household brands across many categories including hot beverages, sweet and savoury biscuits and snacks, frozen convenience foods, personal care products, cosmetics, shoes, accessories, and fashion apparel.

A love for the sea and passion for fishing are the driving forces behind I&J, a leading fishing company and manufacturer of high quality chilled, and frozen foods. Almost 110 years old, I&J is the trusted name in seafood, operating a modern and efficient trawler fleet, and continually investing in the training and development of experienced fishing crews, committed to fishing responsibly, with a long-term vision. I&J has achieved and maintained accreditation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) since 2004.

We are looking for, you, a MARKETING GRADUATE who would like to join a company that employs real people to do exceptional things. Are you ready?

Why our Graduates choose I&J

  • Real exposure and practical learning in actual working environments
  • Encouraged to be involved and think of alternative solutions to genuine business issues
  • Constant mentorship, guidance and support
  • Offered meaningful work and opportunities to contribute
  • Held accountable for quality and delivery

What you will be doing:

  • Gain exposure to promotional, advertising, media and research briefs as well as R&D briefs
  • Gain exposure to the full NPD process (New Product Development)
  • Leverage market information and analyse marketing trends to maximise opportunities
  • Assist in the development of packaging, point of sales material, trade presenters and other marketing material
  • Monitor competitor activities
  • Assist with a wide variety of marketing initiatives

What you will need to be considered:


  • Tertiary Qualification within Marketing
  • Have a minimum average of 60% in your final year

Additional Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Mandarin and/or Cantonese
  • Able to work in Cape Town
  • Be a South African Citizen
  • Vehicle and driver’s license would be advantageous
  • Must have a passion for Social Media and Consumer Insights
  • Strong leadership potential
  • Analytical and innovative mind-set
  • Team player with a passion for achieving
  • Enthusiastic self-starter who is open to all the unique learning opportunities we offer

What makes you exceptional?

  • You focus on finding and documenting the facts to better understand the logic behind a problem
  • You can apply technology to quantify problems and interpret data in a rational and objective manner
  • You can build and strengthen mutually beneficial partnerships with others
  • You are confident and articulate when you communicate, you can explain concepts to other people when giving presentations
  • You are reliable and complete your work in accordance with deadlines
  • You focus on consistently delivering high quality work by being meticulous and continually checking the detail of your work
  • You work smart by planning and prioritising your tasks effectively
  • You are energetic and take initiative to get things started and make things happen