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Graduate Job Ouest Riviera Maison - Sales and Marketing Assistant

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: ScotGrad – Graduate Placements for Growing Businesses
Reference: Quest01
Salary: £15,000-£17,500  

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EXPIRY NOTICE: This job has now expired and will not be accepting any more applications.

Location - Glasgow

Renfer Ltd, which trades as Ouest Riviera Maison, was recently set up to market a range of homewares by the Dutch lifestyle brand, Riviera Maison. We require a graduate to work on our brand awareness marketing campaign, web and social media strategy in order to increase retail sales and manage the business. This is a 12 month project with the opportunity for conversion to a permanent role.

Job Description

Project Description

The business comprises a retail outlet in Glasgow and a webshop. The brand is highly successful in Europe but unknown in the UK.  Reporting directly to the Proprietor this exciting opportunity will allow an innovative and motivated graduate with a genuine interest in furnishing and understanding of retail sales and marketing gain wide experience in a short-time frame.

Not only is the company looking to consolidate it’s Glasgow presence but there are plans to open an additional outlet in Edinburgh in which case there is a definite requirement for a broader role with additional responsibility to the foregoing.  Currently this is a small company so the successful graduate will gain exposure to all facets of the company including sales, marketing, buying, retail management. 

The Project success will be measured through increased foot-fall and turnover.

Role Description

  • To assist the owner is in developing the brand in Scotland. Key tasks;
  • Assistance with management of the business, purchasing, customer complaints, deliveries etc
  • Develop a marketing strategy comprising use of advertising, PR and internet
  • Implement a social media (eg Facebook, Twitter) strategy
  • Assist with face-to-face customer sales
  • Assist with implementation of appropriate retail systems and processes
  • Organisation of customer focussed events and promotions

Skills / Experience


  • Competent and confident in use of Twitter and Facebook and other Social Media
  • Good customer service skills
  • High-level of communication skills
  • Self-starter
  • Highly motivated
  • Creative and innovative problem solving skills


  • Previous experience of creating marketing and sales strategies
  • Previous service industry experience



  • Interior Design, Marketing, business or relevant degree


  • Interior Design knowledge of and interest in homewares market, interior design


As part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme, the candidate will benefit from support from the TSGPP team and will have access to a residential Leadership and Business skills training course. 


12 months with possible conversion to permanent at the end of the project

All applications will be processed through the Talent Scotland Graduate Placement programme. Please direct all initial questions or enquiries to the Talent Scotland team.

Location: Scotland

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