Junior Commercial Consultant

Reference: 9153 CDS
Consultant: Christa de Swardt 

Job Description: 

  • Maintain and improve the agency cost database
  • Benchmarking of marketing costs and developing rate cards
  • Review and analyses of marketing budgets, scopes of work and supporting documentation
  • Manage and version control all standard agreements, schedules and templates
  • Manage the Cost Consulting service
  • Regular correspondence with clients and agencies
  • Basic understanding and review of agency agreements
  • Drafting of commercial schedules for agency agreements
  • Secondary research on commercial best practices in marketing
  • Investigate automation possibilities and implement new commercial systems
  • Review remuneration methodologies and discuss potential improvements
  • Analysis and review of YTD marketing spend reports
  • Monitor media discounts and commitments
  • Review of quarterly third party cost reconciliations
  • Ongoing assistance with evaluation scorecards and bonus calculations
  • Basic governance and assurance services
  • Classification and tracking of invoices and credit notes
  • Management reporting (and automation of reporting)
  • Management of commercial aspects of a procurement process
  • Work on special commercial projects and support senior commercial team with analyses


  • BCom/BCom(Hons) Accounting or Management Accounting (or equivalent)
  •  2-3 years’ experience
  •  Excel – Genius level (including ability to write macros)
  •  MS Word and MS PowerPoint – expert level
  • Digital media knowledge (social media, influencers, etc.)

How to Apply: 

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za. 
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system. 
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice. 
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.