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Brand and Marketing careers

Our Brand and Marketing team drives distinctive client and partner connections that build mutual value and growth. We do this in partnership with the client segment teams and other corporate functions. We are excited about our journey towards a platform business that is active in different ecosystems.

Brand and Marketing plays a vital role in shaping the Group’s internal and external reputation and image, communicating who we are and what we do. We ensure that our clients, partners, and our people build and grow their relationships with Standard Bank. The brand is is mostly seen as the responsibility of marketing but, all Standard Bankers contribute to the brand image and the reputation of the organisation.

OUR DEPARTMENT AREAS
Client Segment Marketing

Our business segment marketing specialists are experts at understanding their target audiences, tailoring marketing to their needs and creating meaningful connections. We put the client at the centre of everything we do to help bring their dreams to life and grow with them.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:

  • Above the line advertising
  • Below the line advertising
  • Through the line marketing
  • Merchandising
Reputation & Communication

Managing our corporate reputation for all our stakeholders is critical to the success of our organisation. We do this by driving employee engagement, thought-leadership, media relations, reputation management and shaping a positive corporate narrative.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:

  • External Communications
  • Internal Communications
Insights

We help the business develop deep human insights to deliver appropriate solutions for clients, as well as track and measure our activities, and monitor our competitive environment.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:

  • Competitor Insights
  • Client Insights
  • Behavioural Science
  • Data Management
Marketing Operations
Operations form the engine room of our marketing function. We are responsible for the effectiveness of Brand and Marketing through processes, and technology that will drive internal efficiencies and effectiveness.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:
  • Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Marketing Technology Management
Design Services
Design Services are anchored in our internal Studio, where we bring the magic of our brand to life in our creative design work for internal and external audiences.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:
  • Multi-media Creatives
  • Quality Assurance Specialists
  • Account Managers
Brand
The Brand team manages, develops and promotes the Standard Bank brand - from defining the brand’s positioning to managing its Corporate Identity and trademarks, to bringing the brand to life through campaigns and events.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:
  • Brand Management
Sponsorships & Events
We conceptualise, manage, coordinate and execute experiential solutions for all Standard Bank stakeholders, both internal and external. Our uniquely curated experiences are brought to life through sponsorship assets and curated events to build lasting relationships with our clients, our people and other stakeholders.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:
  • Sponsorship Management
  • Event Management
Digital Engagement and Platforms
In a digital era, it is critical to connect with people where they are. We do this by driving digital and social media engagement across all relevant platforms to effectively support our business growth strategy.

This team ensures that we leverage our state-of-the-art platforms and technologies to maximise digital engagement with all our clients, people and stakeholders.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:
  • Social Media Management and Discoverability
  • Media Management
  • Group Digital Platforms Management
  • Digital Analytics
  • Data-Driven Marketing
Brand & Marketing Africa Regions
We support all our countries, except South Africa, to stimulate demand for our brand and business within each country, while ensuring we make the right social impact within our communities.

Rise, grow and win with us in the following areas:
  • Corporate Social Investment
  • Business Partnering
  • Brand and Digital Marketing

Personal employee benefits designed with you in mind

When you join us, you’ll enjoy benefits designed to help you achieve your ambitions inside work and out, both now and in the future. The exact benefits you receive will depend on the country you join us in, but can include the following:
Taking care of yourself

We don’t always know where life will take us, so we’ve put together a range of benefits tailored specifically to help you take care of yourself and those you love.

  • Wellness programmes
  • Counselling and advisory services
  • Life, personal accident, incapacity and funeral cover
  • Permanent Health Insurance (PHI) cover
  • Discounted rates for voluntary benefits such as spouse life cover, dread disease cover, funeral cover for parents and/or parents-in-law and medical aid gap cover
Managing your finances

We all have dreams and goals in life – so we have several ways to help make them more accessible to you, with significant savings.

  • Retirement funding
  • Discounted banking products
  • Transactional and investment banking products
  • Home loans and vehicle finance at preferential rates
  • Access to credit
  • Assistance with insurance and wills
  • Online share trading
  • Rewards
Rewards and recognition

We believe in recognising the hard work and positive approach of our people – so we have three formal recognition programmes.

  • Beyond Excellence
  • Mark of Excellence
  • Long service awards
A healthy balance

Your life outside work is important, so we have a leave structure which gives you plenty of time to relax, thrive and be the best you. The exact leave benefits you receive will depend on the country you join us in, but can include the following:

  • Vacation leave
  • Additional vacation leave
  • Study leave
  • Parental leave
  • Compassionate/family responsibility leave
  • Special discretionary leave
  • Sabbatical leave
  • Sick leave
  • Short-term incapacity leave
  • Recognition leave
  • Optional unpaid leave
Please note: We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to benefits. Instead, we believe in taking a more personal approach to giving our people what they need. That’s why our benefits package can look a little different, depending on where you’re based.
Talent acquisition journey

We believe in making dreams possible and connecting the brightest talent to the meaningful opportunities they need to build their skills, ignite their ambitions, and get closer to their purpose.

Apply online

You’ll discover amazing career opportunities on our website. So, start exploring. You can create a profile or log in with your existing details if you’ve already got one. There, you can complete the online application form and submit it, with the supporting documents we’ve requested.

Selection process

  • Shortlist: Our Talent Acquisition Specialist and relevant Hiring Manager review all applications and make a shortlist of the most suitable candidates.
  • Competency- based interview: If you’re shortlisted, we’ll invite you to take part in a competency-based interview.
  • Assessments: If you’re successful in with the interview, you’ll move on to the assessments. Depending on the role you’re applying for, you might be asked to undertake a case-study exercise, technical test, and psychometric assessment, as well as any other role-specific assessment.
  • Panel- interview: Then you’ll proceed to final interview stage, where you’ll meet an interview panel and get to ask further questions.

Pre-employment screening

If you have been successful in the selection process, our Talent Acquisition team will get in touch to get your consent for our pre-employment screening which includes the following:
 

  • Identity and educational qualification verification
  • Credit record and criminal record
  • Outside Business Interest Declaration and Personnel Account Trading Declaration
  • Sanctions screening and confirmation of current employment.

Offer

If we’re happy with your pre-employment screening, one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists will prepare your employment contract and send you an offer letter, detailing everything you’ll need to know about your new role.

Onboarding

Even before you begin working with us, we want you to think of Standard Bank Group as your home. So, before you join, we'll get you off to a flying start with our onboarding experience.