Marketing Assistant - Product

Adecco Group
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
£18000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Marketing Assistant will be responsible for managing the PR, social media (small element of the wider remit), creating effective Point of Sale material, liaising with external agencies as key point of contact and all other marketing tasks to include:

- producing company material including packaging, product branding & QC standards working with different departments to support
- potentially attending UK wide trade shows and key marketing events as required - overnight stays required and occasional weekend work (up to three times a year at peak trade)
- developing market research, producing reports for senior management and analysing data as required
- Competitor Analysis - Regularly research into the competitor brands and report on their new product ranges, pricing, product availability, future developments, market perception etc. and present information to other members of the business.
- Purchase and test competitor products gaining a good understanding of them to be able to demonstrate and present information to other departments.
- Create competitor documents showing the comparisons of the brands - this will support the sales team with customer enquiries.
- Research and Development - Continually researching into the industry to establish new product categories and opportunities and reporting on them regularly.
- Project management - Working on the development of new products as identified in the pipeline supporting the PD Coordinators.
- Support with sourcing and communication with new suppliers to support our product development plans as and when required - this may include retrieving costs, organising samples etc.
- liaising with suppliers such as digital agencies, print suppliers and others to ensure best quality and price provision, working within budgets

The company are happy to support a graduate (or equivalent) with a passion for marketing, a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills.
The ideal candidate will be self motivated, really keen to establish a career in marketing and with a really flexible approach to working with a full marketing remit of activity with the support of a very successful team.
In reward for your flexibility, strong work ethic and flair for effective for marketing the company offer superb opportunity for a marketing graduate ( or equivalent) to really keen to begin a long term career with full support and opportunity to take an active role in all aspects of marketing with consistent development opportunity.
The role is a maternity cover but the client will review the placement continually in light of any other opportunities within the business where possible.

Due to location client has requested candidates have their own transport.
If you are seeking a Marketing Assistant opportunity for a long term career development opportunity that gives you the responsibility to manage an exciting marketing remit of a hugely successful organisation then I would love to hear from you - feel free to contact me on 01244 346674 for more details.

Adecco UK & Ireland are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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