Marketing & Communication Executive (4-month contract) – Johannesburg

This is a 4-month contractual position to operate as the Marketing & Communications Executive for NMG Consulting, you will support the delivery of projects across NMG with a primary focus on connecting with our client networks through multiple digital channels including email communications, LinkedIn and our website. 

Company Overview

The NMG Group is a global advisory and intermediary firm focused exclusively on the financial services sector. Established in 1992, NMG has enjoyed rapid expansion internationally and now has over 800 employees in 18 cities worldwide. Our guiding principal is to always ‘Find a Better Way’.

NMG Consulting is a leading multinational insurance, reinsurance and investments consultancy, integrating consulting, insights and analytics. Our consultants provide strategy consulting, insights, analytics and actuarial services to financial institutions including banks, insurers, reinsurers and fund managers.

We are constantly evolving and the range of work that we do challenges and expands our peoples’ knowledge at lightning speed. Our flat, team-based structures encourage participation from all experience levels – everyone is encouraged to contribute, regardless of their role. We advocate hearing different points of view, collaboration and constructive debate.

Summary Statement

You will work closely with NMG’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and the team that delivers NMG’s Insights – our information-backed market analysis and analytics for clients across the life insurance, health insurance, wealth management, asset management and reinsurance industries.

This is an exciting and global role working with stakeholders in many domains and countries. To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate accomplishments in a lean and dynamic environment. You can juggle several projects at once, have an eye for design, and are meticulous in your attention to detail. You thrive on collaborating across different deliverables, developing communications materials from written content, and keeping projects and timelines on track. You are curious about how to improve on processes and enjoy exploring new and innovating digital tools for managing mailing lists, developing graphics and tracking client engagement.

This is an opportunity ideally suited to an individual with a flair for detail and design.


Marketing & Communication Executive (4-month contract)




Key Responsibilities

  • External Marketing & Communications: Support the design of, and subsequently deliver, mass email campaigns and social media posts, ensuring communication is error-free, adheres to brand guidelines, and delivered on schedule. Maintain subscriber/ mailing lists, updating and refining lists as needed and support efforts to increase NMG Consulting’s LinkedIn following through organic and sponsored content.

  • External Marketing & Communications: maintain and update the corporate website and our portal ‘NMG Connect’ to provide a visitor experience that is both inspirational, informative, and up to date. Design and deliver supporting collateral such as webpages, infographics, emails, digital media, social media content and others, as needed, using a variety of multimedia tools.

  • External Marketing & Communications: transform written content into external communication, by developing pieces across multiple distribution platforms (emails, LinkedIn posts, videos). Analyze data to inform initiatives, inculcate fact-based decisions, and provide strategic insight on brand and channel performance.

  • External Marketing & Communications: create and deliver communications plans to support NMG Insights and operational projects, as needed. Track, measure, and report performance of marketing engagement on the various channels (Website, Email and LinkedIn) against benchmarks and goals

  • Internal Communications - Work with the Human Capital team to support ongoing employer branding efforts. Support internal communications and employee engagement efforts

Competencies, Qualifications & Experience

  • Resourceful, self-motivated and able to multi-task. Outcomes driven and responsive nature, with an ability to balance the inherent tension between tight turnaround times and perfect output

  • Meticulous, with exceptional attention to detail. Proven ability to be a self-starter with energy, enthusiasm and drive in a dynamic environment. Living the NMG Values of Collaboration, Curiosity, Make it Count and Go for It in all that you do

  • ~5 years’ experience in marketing and communications in a professional services company (preferred) with minimum Bachelor’s Degree or comparable professional experience. Experience in a global role.

  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken. Strong communication and interpersonal skills; experience delivering to senior executives

  • Strong design aptitude and writing skills; familiarity with platforms ideally including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel). Experience in managing and using website CMS, digital communication tools, and social media platforms (e.g., Active Campaign, Wordpress, LinkedIn). Proficient in graphic design, photo and video editing using Canva and Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop)

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