Backsberg is on the search for a dynamic Marketing Assistant

Thursday, 10 January, 2019
Bianca Lenhardt     +27 21 875 5141

Backsberg Estate Cellars is on the search for a dynamic Marketing Assistant to assist with day-to-day operational activities in the Marketing Department. The successful candidate must be hard-working and passionate about marketing and PR-related activities. The applicant must be able to coordinate several tasks at once and have strong administrative and linguistic strengths.

Candidates with experience in events coordination, social media management, copywriting, public relations, photography, and design will be considered favourably. Moreover, a general interest in the wine industry is essential.

If you believe you have what it takes then please send a concise CV, your desired salary CTC, as well as complete and send through the below short task to

*Note that you will be called for an interview by the end of January, should this be necessary.


  1. Write a blog post of approximately 250 words on a lifestyle-related topic of your choice; for instance: ‘10 Health Benefits of Wine-Drinking’.
  2. Style and shoot an image - or even design a graphic - that you believe would best fit in the promotion of this piece (here is your opportunity to really show off your creative talents so give it your all).
  3. List how you would promote this piece in both an online and print context.