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Help focus, grow and strengthen your business with a part-time Marketing Director

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Why consider part-time

Proven process that delivers

The right match for you

Our track record of performance

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Simonsig Tactical Case Study

Simonsig Wine Estate is synonymous with the history of the South African wine industry, the Stellenbosch wine region, and the Malan family name.

Bitzer Case Study 

Industrial Client Supplying a Key Component to the Refrigeration Industry

Radio Taxis UK

The Marketing Centre helps Radio Taxis to create a marketing structure and define their strategy.


Joel Serman
Part-time Marketing Director

Big Biz Experience: Fair Cape Dairies; Woolworths; Tiger Brands; Bitzer

Small Biz Experience: Tuna Marine & Orlichem Chemicals

'Marketing Director of the Year' 2017

Karen Laubscher
Part-time Marketing Director

Big Biz Experience: Indigo Brands, Clicks

Small Biz Experience: The Voice Clinic, Alchemy Business Development

Carolyn Dobbie
Part-time Marketing Director

Big Biz Experience: Pennypinchers Building Materials (Pty) Ltd, BP Express Shops

Small Biz Experience: The Cape Town Book Fair, Washtub Industrial Laundry Service

Kim van der Merwe
Regional Director

Big Biz Experience:

Neotel (Telecommunications)

Vox (Telecommunications)

Volkswagen (Automotive)


Small Biz Experience:

Intuate Group (Broad based IT)

Extra Expertise (outsourced HR and Staffing)

Este Pretorius
Part-time Marketing Director

Big Biz Experience: FNB & Dimension Data

Small Biz Experience: SSI & Glyn Marais

Kate Cole-Bowen
Part Time Marketing Director

Big Biz Experience:   

Glodina (Pty) Ltd

Small Biz Experience: 

Republic Umbrella (Pty )Ltd

The Aromatherapy Company New Zealand


Peter Ivanoff
Part-time Marketing Director

Big Biz Experience: Sasol Oil (Pty) Ltd Edcon Retailing Group

Small Biz Experience: Eazybranch Logistics (Pty) Ltd Uniplate (Pty) Ltd

Sarah Ambler-Smith
Part-time Marketing Director 

Big Biz Experience:

Citrix Systems, Symantec

Small Biz Experience:

Luggage Warehouse, EOH Technology Solutions


Our method has been fine tuned through the years whilst working with many mid-size businesses. This results in you finding the best Marketing Director for your company and your culture. So how does this work?


Business owners can become confused about marketing and that’s totally understandable. Between marketing consultant’s jargon and your sales team potentially considering marketing as part of their departmental function, it can become difficult to know how to move forward effectively. In fact, marketing results can lack focus or consistency, both in implementation and in measurement.

The Marketing Centre approach does away with all these confusing elements, encapsulated through our approach of marketing in a straight forward matrix, called the Marketing 360.

Business Insights

As you would think,  having a large team of highly skilled Marketing Directors provides us with access to an abundance of diverse know-how. We want to share this with you, so you can develop a better understanding of why certain factors work (and how), as well as why they don’t always work out as intended. Above all, knowing what to do next.

The marketing team your business needs for different stages of growth
Growing a business is demanding, no matter what sector you operate in. Having a powerful marketing strategy in place and the right team to deliver it is fundamental to success ...
  • by Sally Shuttleworth
  • 07 January 2020
Five strategies for cost effective lead generation
There is no one size fits all when it comes to cost-effective lead generation strategies. The methods you choose to will depend on a number of factors, including your overall ...
  • by Sally Shuttleworth
  • 10 December 2019
Get Set for 2020,set your brand straight, firm up your plans!
  The Marketing Centre South Africa will be hosting two one day Strategic Marketing Workshops on 31 January 2020, ensure that you don't miss out on this opp ...
  • by Admin
  • 02 December 2019
How to get your current customers to spend more
Marketers often concentrate their efforts on new business, but sometimes, the fastest and most cost-effective way to expand your business is to look at your existing customers ...
  • by Shannon Mackey
  • 18 November 2019
Do you fully understand your customer and your market?
It is really important to thoroughly understand your markets, customers and general environment within which they are making decisions. Without this knowledge you certainly ca ...
  • by Shannon Mackey
  • 05 November 2019
Tools and tips for effectively measuring marketing ROI
Having trouble measuring your marketing ROI? Automation and analysis tools can help. While it’s often claimed that measuring marketing ROI - especially in digital marketi ...
  • by Kim van der Merwe
  • 10 October 2019
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