Marketing Assistant – £22,000 to £25,000 – Banbury

Location: Banbury
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000
Contract Type: Full-time Permanent
Date posted: 04-08-2020
Reference: 895913

We’re recruiting for a marketing assistant for a very successful & growing retail business based just outside Banbury. This is an exciting role and an opportunity for to join the business and make the role their own with an opportunity to progress and grow. You will support the Marketing Manager by assisting with building pricing models, brand presentations and analysing selling data. This includes owning the product library and writing product marketing copy and ensuring that the products are marketed to best standards online. You will also get the opportunity to attend marketing events and product launches where you will be responsible for setting up and attending the event.

Candidate must have excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, pro-active nature, along with the confidence to present reports and presentations and communicate effectively. The business is going through a period of change and the marketing assistant must be adaptable and able to work under pressure and prioritise tasks. Finally, the candidate must also be a good fit for the business as this is a new and small team who all need to work together and have a roll their sleeves up attitude.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist management team with building the annual product pricing and keeping upto date
  • Regularly research market for comparable products & pricing information to subsequently update UK marketing manager
  • Update trade price lists ensuring all pricing and information is up to date
  • Develop brand preview marketing presentations and attend customer preview meetings
  • Write product marketing copy and ensure great product imagery is used for product pages
  • Own, organise and collect all information to manage and update the product library
  • Own, organise and collect product assets including videos and images
  • Ensure sales agents and online retail teams have product information and assets
  • Work with sales & marketing support team to ensure products are well represented on-line
  • Conduct regular store visits to monitor trends and ensure ranges are best supported at retail
  • Analyse specific market and performance of ranges using NPD and EPOS sales data reports
  • Analyse UK and European market for key trends, identifying new opportunities for products
  • Support UK marketing manager in planning and execution of exhibition stands
  • Support UK marketing manager in the creation of the trade catalogues
  • Help organise and collect sales and marketing presentation samples for meetings and previews

Candidate Requirements:

  • 2+ years of marketing experience/Marketing degree
  • Previous experience within the retail industry a massive plus
  • Excellent written, verbal and client-facing presentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability and willingness to travel within the UK, Europe and overseas when necessary

The client has a fun and supportive work culture where employees enjoy and thrive on working in this environment. You will be rewarded with competitive salary, annual leave and other benefits. We look forward to receiving your CV today!

**please note, due to the high number of applicants we are currently receiving we regret to say if you haven’t heard from us within 3 working days – unfortunately you are unsuccessful on this occasion**

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