Product Managers Assistant / Product Marketing / Data Analyst

Location
England,Warwickshire,Stratford-upon-Avon
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
13 Apr 2017
Closes
11 May 2017
Ref
FNSD-14
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Assistant
Sectors
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Product Managers Assistant

Location: Stratford upon Avon

Salary: Competitive

Our client has been in distribution and wholesaling for over 80 years with a product portfolio that now spans the Automotive, Travel & Leisure, Maintenance & Accessories and Retail sectors.

Job Role:

To assist Product Manager (PM) in sourcing, purchasing and achieving the supply of quality products to the business for a defined group of products, ensuring they meet the needs of the market and the company.

To work with Marketing Services (MS) assisting to develop cohesive market plans for the categories under their management utilising the company chosen media vehicles.

Key responsibilities and duties - daily tasks will include but not be limited to:

Range & Data Management

* Organise & assist Product Manager (PM) to collect and analyse all data which measures product performance and take agreed action to ensure maximisation of sales and profit
* Assist PM to develop and enhance relationships with suppliers and ensure they understand and meet, the requirements
* Help PM to understand the needs of the customer and develop the product range through effective NPD to meet those needs
* Support PM to analyse price benchmarking data to validate the market competitiveness
* Accurate maintenance of electronic trading systems - K8, F:Drive
* Assist PM to manage the suppliers in order to continually improve stock availability and maximise stock turn
* Work with PM to help manage supply chain on product flow, availability, packaging, warranty issues and stock cleanses

Marketing & Communication

* Assist PMs to increase category awareness through regular contact with field sales team, presenting category updates and gathering feedback
* Assist PMs to create communication plans (PR, editorials) for all media to all audiences, internally and externally inclusive of B2B and B2C
* Be proactive and creative in suggesting and influencing marketing and commercial initiatives to ensure product performance is continually enhanced
* Communicate product messages and product launches using our intranet to inform internal stakeholders

The Candidate:

Essential

* Data processing and analysis
* Proactive and driven
* Strong commercial awareness
* Ability to communicate at all levels
* Strong numerical & analytical skills
* Microsoft Office skills, particularly excel
* Attention to detail
* Administrative skills
* Communicating information
* Commercial awareness
* Planning & Organising
* Delivering results and meeting customer expectations

Desirable

* Campaign Planning
* Range Profiling
* Commercial and pricing proposals
* New product development
* Creative & Innovative

To apply for this role please click APPLY to submit your CV and covering letter

Candidates with previous experience or relevant job titles of; Product Development Assistant, Marketing and Sales Assistant, Programme Development, Product Development Coordinator, Campaign Manager, Data Analyst, Product Marketing Assistant, Campaign Planner, Marketing Executive, Marketing Analysis, Product Development Manager, Programme Development, Product Development Coordinator, Senior Product Manager, Product Manager, Product Coordinator, Product Development Manager, Product Management may also be considered for this role.

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