Marketing Assistant

Location: Banbury - Hybrid
Salary: £22k-£26k
Contract Type: Full-time Permanent
Date posted: 29-06-2022
Reference: 896187

We are recruiting for a marketing assistant for a very successful & growing retail business based in Banbury. You might be looking for your first marketing job opportunity following a qualification or be looking for the next step in your career.

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.

The idea candidate must have excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail and a 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist management team with building the annual product pricing and keeping up to 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 OR Marketing related qualification/degree looking for first role in Marketing
  • Previous experience within the retail industry a massive plus but not essential
  • Excellent written, verbal and client-facing presentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

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