Product Manager Assistant/ Marketing Admin/ Marketing Assistant

23 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Daniela Brazza
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Product Manager 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:

Working within a dynamic marketing department, your role forms an essential link in the supply chain of the company. You will experience first-hand the full mix of the product life cycle, assisting the Product Manager (PM) in the sourcing, purchasing of defined products before taking these to market.

Utilising this market knowledge, you will assist the PM in developing cohesive marketing plans for your product portfolio through various communication channels, executed by the marketing communication team.

The role challenges both your analytical and creative approaches to problem solving.

We are looking for someone who wants to get started in marketing or deepen their marketing expertise as well as develop their skills further. You will part of a dynamic team and can actively contribute.

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
* 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

You will have regular contact with suppliers and colleagues in marketing communication, cataloguing, pricing and inventory departments.

The Candidate:


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


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

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, Marketing Assistant, Marketing Admin may also be considered for this role.

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