Assistant Product Manager

Blue Tree Recruits
London (Greater)
13 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Product Manager - Kingston, Surrey
£20,000 -£25,000 plus benefits

We have an excellent opportunity to join an international, highly successful brand who are looking to recruit an Assistant Product Manager; a graduate, with a degree from a top 40 university at 2:1 or above. The ideal candidate will have good numerical skills and excellent attention to detail.

Principal responsibilities
• Support product managers to achieve relevant commercial plans and budgets.
• Set up, report on and measure product promotions with guidance from Product Manager.
• Manage product pricing with Product Manager’s authorisation.
• Help to initiate launch of all new products.
• Brief internal teams on product, price and promotion information.
• Act as first point of contact with Sales team and Communications team.
• Procure and control stock of product samples supplied by European headquarters.
• Assist in projects where applicable.

Main tasks
• Drive business to hit monthly sales target with daily communication with Sales and operations teams.
• Monitor daily sales, margin, backorders and supply performance for specific product categories.
• Support product managers with weekly trading meeting together to identify gaps and opportunities for product categories.
• Administer prices within European HQ guidelines with authorisation of Product Manager.
• Run promotion plan with authorisation of Product Manager. Create ARFs and track spends against advertising and promotion targets.
• Track performance of promotions and report to the wider team.
• Ensure Sales and Communications team have all necessary product knowledge & materials to be able to support the delivery of strategy and budget.
• Support Sales to ensure better communication with customer team regarding product- related information.
• Support Communications team to optimise communication with press regarding product- related information.

You must have excellent presentation and communication skills and possess the ability to work with and achieve targets . You must have the ability to use Microsoft Office at intermediate level, have excellent networking skills and a basic understanding of photography

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