Marketing Assistant

Location
England,Bedfordshire,Leighton Buzzard
Salary
£20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted
11 Jul 2019
Closes
08 Aug 2019
Ref
14030314/001
Contact
Andrew Cooke
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Marketing Assistant will support the Product Marketing Manager to deliver on the overall gloabl marketing strategy. Some important tasks include monitoring and reporting on market trends, assisting in the review and reporting of the business product range, keeping all online activities current (websites & social media) and exhibition coordination & marketing material creation and coordination.


Client Details

My client is a leading B2B manufacturer operating within the health care industry. With over 40 years of history and placed in over 25 countries around the world, there is now an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Assistant to join a growing marketing team.


Description

The Marketing Assistant will be responsible for the following:

* Product / Category Development - Assess, review & report product / product category performance / promotional activities & trends, identify opportunities for introductions /discontinuations / product changes.
* Market Awareness - researching & understanding the UK health care market needs & upcoming trends (inc. producing and distributing monthly news stories update) & product / competitor research.
* Product Development - liaise with other departments to ensure timeliness of activities, supporting product development process through cradle to grave.
* Working with the Product Marketing Manager, Sales Team & Customers to create artwork and content for print and digital media, packaging and events, along with coordinating designated marketing projects
* Day to day running of the company website, Customer portal, 2 x web stores & social media sites
* Coordinating & main point of contact for exhibition stands/functions (including: stand logistic, support material, promotional items, sample requirements.)
* Providing general assistance and administrative support to marketing department (includes but not limited to: creating customer marketing support collating promo material literature & marketing mailers / emails)
* Providing support to the internal and sales team when required.


Profile

The successful candidate will have the following skills, attributes and experience:

* Relevant qualification or degree (Marketing/Business)
* Organised with great time management skills
* Excellent Communication skills (both written and verbal - English)
* Creative
* Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced team environment
* Strong IT skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook) and Creative packages (Photoshop / Illustrator)


Job Offer

The Marketing Assistant role is offering a basic annual salary between £20,000 - £26,000 (dependent on experience) + other added benefits.

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