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Marketing Assistant

  1. CPS, DHS, Primaflow F&P, PTS
  1. Marketing
  2. Permanent
  3. Full time
  4. Northamptonshire


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Marketing Assistant - Branch SupportCrick - Northamptonshire Full Time - 37.5 Mon- Fri £Competitive inc fantastic benefits. 
Our Plumbing and Heating Division, currently has a fantastic Marketing Assistant opportunity. The successful candidate will compliment our Plumbing & Heating Marketing team, supporting them with the delivery of annual marketing plan within time frames and budgets, with responsibility for regional and local requirements for our bands and branches.
The role
Working alongside the Branch Marketing Manager, you will:
  • Be responsible for all aspects of branch marketing supporting showroom and trade counters in Branch POS for bay dressing, range changes and supporting campaigns, new product and supplier campaigns.
  • Maintain and develop marketing frameworks and mechanisms to support and provide product change initiatives across the brands. 
  • Recommend improvements to working practices and evaluation procedures to support the branches and report return on investments (ROI) for product marketing initiatives.
  • Manage the production and distribution of general in branch collateral that supports the in-store customer experience and brand key messages. 
  • Support the brands to promote their branches locally, managing and developing tools within brand guidelines to help the branches be proactive including marketing templates, giveaways and event support.
  • Champion the use of local marketing for branches and manage reporting mechanisms for Return On Investment measures for potential future marketing initiatives.
  • Work with selected agencies, building relations to support marketing initiatives including creative, media and PR for branch requirements.
  • Support the brand team with absences and work proactively to support colleagues within the wider Marketing team. 

It would be great if you had:
  • 12 months marketing experience.
  • Creative thinking.
  • Knowledge of publications processes.
  • Good copywriting, editing and proof-reading skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Good communication skills and comfortable dealing with  different stakeholders.
  • Well-organised with strong multi-tasking skills.
  • Customer focus.
  • Numerate and able to conduct data analysis.
  • Comfortable with IT and learning new software. 
  • Commercial awareness to always ensure best value.

About Us
As part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK's leading companies our Plumbing & Heating division has the supportive culture of a family run business and an entrepreneurial mindset. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across over 20 leading businesses. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide and have over 28,000 colleagues, sitting under the Travis Perkins umbrella (with brands including City Plumbing Supplies, PTS, DHS, Primaflow F&P Wholesale, Wickes, Tool Station and Tile Giant). We have long been recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers.