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Marketing Assistant

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Published 10 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Ross McConville
Job Ref RM283

Job Description

Marketing Assistant (Temp Contract up to 8 Months)

Grafton are currently recruiting on behalf of a leading company within the FMCG sector for a Marketing Assistant. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join an established, forward thinking company.

Our client is seeking to recruit a dynamic individual who will manage and implement bespoke local marketing campaigns for individual stores across Northern Ireland. The successful candidate will commission and analyse store-specific consumer research, visit store locations to build up a picture of the store and competitor environment, liaise with Regional Managers and then suggest and implement a local marketing solution to specific issues or opportunities uncovered, in line with the overall strategic objectives of the business, within the allocated budget.

Essential Criteria:

* Relevant third level qualification with 2 years' Marketing experience or alternatively, where an applicant does not meet the criteria related to formal qualifications, 5 years' Marketing experience will be accepted
* Marketing experience must include: hands on experience of consumer research, experience of presenting to a variety of audiences, end to end management of marketing initiatives
* Full driving licence with access to car
* Working knowledge of food retail sector
* Experience of working on a cross departmental basis
* Competent in Microsoft Office applications
* Creative with excellent attention to detail
* Ability to manage a varied workload to meet tight deadlines
* Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
* Systematic problem-solving and planning skills
* Enthusiastic and flexible with a passion to further develop a career in Marketing

Desirable Criteria:

* Third level qualification in Marketing, Business or related subject
* Completed or working towards CIM / Postgraduate qualification
* Marketing experience within FMCG or B2B environment or customer centric environment