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Marketing and Communications Lead


Alfred H Knight has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing and Communications Lead to join our team based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

This role will support the Group Marketing and Communications function in the delivery of the Group’s Marketing and Communications Strategy regionally. Your primary focus is to ensure effective regional marketing campaign delivery for the AHK Divisions; Metals & Minerals, Energy Services, Circular Economy, and Agriculture appropriately, according to regional objectives and the local markets.

You will oversee the planning, execution, and operations of AHK’s regional marketing campaigns and initiatives using relevant marketing tech/automation tools, SEO, paid media advertising, performance tracking, analysis, and reporting.

Additionally, you will oversee local internal communications, be a regional brand ambassador, and manage local PR of the operations within the region.

The role seeks to ensure rigor and to optimise processes and procedures while meeting expectations in terms of cost-effectiveness and pace of output.



Alfred H Knight is a totally independent, family owned business spanning five generations. A global network of strategically placed offices and laboratories enable global trade by providing independent inspection, analysis and consultancy services to the metals and minerals, solid fuels and agriculture industries.

We have honed and carefully crafted our reputation. Delivering knowledge and professionalism in all aspects of weighing, sampling and analysis. We thrive by continuing to re-invest in our facilities, technology and people. Click here to find out more about AHK.



To be successful at Alfred H Knight you will need to display the following:




  • Digitally savvy with experience in a range of digital systems including Mailchimp, HubSpot or equivalent, and CMS (WordPress or similar).
  • Creative with experience using Canva, Adobe Creative Suite, ideally with some video editing knowledge.
  • An excellent communicator – verbal and written skills for presenting, and producing reports or business cases.
  • Task / Project Management and prioritisation skills – must be able to manage multiple projects and campaigns with dynamic deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Maintains a high attention to detail, expert proofreading skills.
  • English speaking as well as native/regional language.


Required Work Experience

  • 3-4 years of experience working in a Marketing Role.
  • Experience preferred within a TIC company or life sciences, engineering or manufacturing related organisation.
  • Experience working with a range of key stakeholders, developing relationships through trust and expertise.


Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Marketing/Digital Marketing.
  • CIM Level 6 Digital Marketing or equivalent preferred.
  • Project Management Qualification desirable.


Travel / Rotation Requirements

This role may require occasional travel nationally/internationally for meetings/events/training and development and some flexibility in working hours when liaising with overseas offices.



We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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