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Graduate Job Assistant Product Manager (Category Marketing) / Market Assistant

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Networx Recruitment
Reference: WRXAS12287
Salary: Salary £Dependant on skills  

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Assistant Product Manager (Category Marketing) / Market Assistant

Salary £Dependant on skills

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

They do exactly what it says on the tin – could you?

Established in the UK for over 70 years – Our client is the UK’s market leading wood care brand.

 

It is a brand that is synonymous with DIY and its strapline ‘does exactly what is says on the tin’ has been built through years of marketing investment and a commitment to product quality and service.

 

They continue to develop and innovate to offer the consumer market leading products.

 

They are currently looking for a marketing professional to join the Head Office team in Sheffield as an Assistant Product Manager/ Market Assistant.

 

The ideal candidate will have a marketing qualification combined with 18months – 2 years relevant marketing experience. However, exceptional recent graduates with relevant sandwich degree experience will also be considered.

 

 

THE ROLE:

 

Key responsibilities include assisting in the creation and implementation of the marketing plans for the development of the brand portfolio in both UK and international sales channels. This position is an integral part of the category marketing team responsible for providing the link between the marketing department and field sales forces.

 

Assisting in the development of the company’s category marketing strategy in both independent and international channels you will maximise distribution and sales for both core and new products. Communicating the brand message to consumers, you will support in the development and communication of the key trade arguments to further our brand distribution and sales. You will produce ‘brand plans’ relating to future category initiatives and implement these plans through excellent working relationships with the sales department and key retailers.

 

In addition you will propose and manage the performance of tactical activity for the brand areas with promotions, product literature and P.O.S on time and within budget. You will also ensure a good working knowledge of all necessary product/ category information and interpretation of market data to understand and develop business opportunities.

 

 

THE PERSON:

A career minded committed marketeer.

 

The ideal candidate will possess a marketing degree or equivalent and have industry marketing experience as well as effective interpersonal skills. Sales team and customer facing experience is an advantage. With your strong literacy and numeracy skills you will have the capability to understand budgets and undertake market analysis, planning and prioritising multiple projects and demanding deadlines. Recent graduates with a relevant business degree and experience will be considered.

 

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Location: Yorkshire and Humberside

Recruiter Details

Amy Burill

Networx Recruitment

01943 467 766

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