Marketing Assistant

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Published 8 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