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Digital Solutions Consultant

Benefits:Great offices, amazing people and culture, remote work flexibility
Location:Cape Town, Foreshore
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior

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The Digital Solutions Consultant's role will form part of the product specialist & consultancy layer within the global Operations team. This role requires high expertise within the media & Martech field as consultancy towards clients, internal operations and commercial team will have to be provided.

The Solution Consultant is primarily responsible for determining the overall strategic, operation and technical scope of new business opportunities, which includes, but not limited to, working closely with commercial & operational teams on Business development, (proposals / RFP’s), identifying opportunities to present customized solutions for organisations, and head the delivery of those solutions.

Ensure the demonstration of technical feasibility by beta tests and trial programs, and then productise and train for scaling solution as an expansion on current product/service offering.

The Solutions consultant will also assist global markets when required with the commercial structures,  product consultancy and technical advice.  They will be responsible for delivering frameworks and strategies that will enhance client network, workflows and business results. 

So what is solutions consultant?

Digital Solutions Consultants are responsible for coordinating with client's management to understand their business problems and develop effective digital solutions.  In more simple words, DSC will be responsible for recommending marketing strategies and ideas to achieve company revenue goals.  Working with MDs to identify new business opportunities and write a business case/proposals. 

The role of a Solutions Consultant requires the building of activation, and implementation strategies, drawing up of technical solutions documents, designing of frameworks, SOWs, audit outputs, best practice documentation, Blueprints and guidance on migrations, implementation and responsible for new stack onboarding, training and enablement programmes.

Keeping a close eye on strategic clients will be a default with the onboarding of strategic clients by following a process framework, and be responsible for the client's Governance of their GMP tech-stack. 

The Solutions Consultant will work closely with Operational Country Heads to assist teams with analyzing data and advise where campaign strategies can be improved. This role requires practical knowledge of data layers, measurement strategies and tracking setups, audience segmentation, campaign management, media strategy, creative advice, advanced research and analysis.  

Keeping up to date with global market trends, data-privacy, new products, product updates & innovative media strategies will form an integral part of this role.

This position is one of the few around South Africa and will be a major step in your online career.

Place within organisation
  • Reports directly to a strategic consulting lead in the consultancy team and in-directly to the H/O consultancy
  • Falls within the reporting lines under the operations director
  • Works closely with Operational Country Heads, MD's of various markets, other in-market consultants, Commercial Teams, and Paid Media Managers. 
  • Nurture partner relationships, in particular, Google (GMP) and Facebook as our platform partners.


  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Minimum of +seven years experience in digital marketing
  • Comfortable presenting and pitching for business with strong presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to relate to the client's needs and translate them into workable and innovative solutions. 
  • Strategic thinking
  • Experience with media strategy and planning for X-Channel investment to showcase yield
  • Advanced programmatic media buying experience
  • Google marketing Platform (GMP) experience
  • 3rd Party tracking solutions
  • Paid Social media buying experience
  • Google Analytics and advanced data analysis, including attribution reporting
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of Javascript and HTML
  • Strong mobile and app experience, including Firebase and AppsFlyer
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel/Google Sheets
  • Data studio and dash-building experience
  • Project Management
  • Experience building and optimising feeds for data-driven projects / and or shopping
  • Knowledge of digital transformation
  • Data management with some experience with Google Cloud (BQ & ADH)
  • SEO and website optimisation
  • API integrations
  • Language capabilities:  German, Spanish
  • Train-the-trainer facilitation
  • Ability to understand the customer's key business & marketing challenges and translate this as a proposal on how our tech & consulting services can achieve these goals  
  • External consultancy towards clients globally:
    • Technical and strategic audits, including data-privacy compliance
    • Map organisational goals to marketing initiatives and design a measurement framework to track the performance of marketing initiatives
    • Designing a technical solution and roadmap for client's to improve their business goals and process by combining deep tech, product & strategic knowledge.
    • Act as technical and strategic support where needed
    • Assist clients to understand and know how to read and interpret their data
    • Attend client meetings remotely and or on premises.  (COVID regulations apply)
    • Be responsible for the training and enablement of client's and their stakeholders, formulating a development plan that will support the client's transformation to digital maturity.
    • Drive innovation and spot opportunities to enhance or expand service offerings to clients
  • Internal Consultancy towards Incubeta (internal teams):
    • Working closely with APAC, EU, US ans SA commercial teams to support business development
    • Market research and the analysis of market trends
    • Mentor and guide junior team members on tech-implementations, campaign strategies, best practices.
    • Quality controls / audits and able to spot where clients's accounts have room for improvement and growth
Desired characteristics
  • Good technical communicator - be able to turn complexity into simplicity
  • Must have a passion for digital marketing and want to build a career within the digital space
  • Autonomous, proactive and resourceful attitude where you are a self-motivated and driven individual
  • Cool under pressure 
  • Ability to be entrepreneurial and to create their own opportunities and continue to define new consulting solutions to the markets.
  • Ability to operate at optimal levels without clear direction, as the DSC should be the directions creators and spot loopholes within client strategies and or commercials.
  • Ability to work under pressure and able to concentrate in the middle of chaos (being able to streamline the chaos) 
  • Strong ability to prioritize and managing own time as well as assisting teams where needed 
  • Taking the lead on brand/client innovation
  • Take the lead in client meetings and questioning client approaches, strategies and commercials to maximise the potential of delivering a stellar solution.
If you believe you fit the bill, please send your CV and cover letter to Natasha at moc.atebucni@astnelat Take note that if you do not receive a response within two weeks of applying, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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