Product / Marketing Assistant - Global Speciality Products Leader

06 Oct 2017
13 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Product / Marketing Assistant - Global Speciality Products Leader
Competitive Salary + Excellent Company Benefits Package

++ Excellent product management career-development opportunity for a commercially minded candidate with excellent numeracy skills to join a global leader ++

We are offering an excellent opportunity for a product assistant to build their experience and develop a career in product management. Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager with responsibility for the Industrial sector, working proactively with existing and new suppliers to develop and maintain a strong product portfolio.

About the company:

We are Speciality Products (inc Lubricants, Adhesives, Abrasives & PPE) division of a leading $10 billion global distributor of speciality consumables, food ingredients and chemicals serving the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries.

Product / Marketing Assistant Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

Ownership of the Industrial Product portfolio.
+ Creating new and maintaining existing supplier relationships
+ Control and maintain pricing and system data
+ Supporting the web manager with the growth of an exciting new ecommerce
+ Support marketing initiatives
+ Liaising with Stock, Operations and Customer Service teams
+ Respond to sales and other departmental enquiries in order to enhance sales
growth and maintain customer satisfaction

We Are Looking For:

The ideal candidate would have experience in the administration of online CMS systems, exceptional organization skills and be numerically competent and confident. Experience of data manipulation is desirable. You should be eager to learn and develop with a good level of education or the work experience equivalent.

This role will require a flexible approach for someone who is commercially minded with an interest in products and product management. There may be a need to occasionally travel to see suppliers/customers so you will need to be comfortable travelling and meeting new contacts. You should be proactive in your approach, an excellent communicator with good persuading and influencing skills in order to robustly negotiate with suppliers. We are looking for someone with an interest in
understanding the product and customer base and the business drivers. This is a great opportunity to enter into commercial activities with a view to future progression.

What we offer in Return:

+ 33 days holiday
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Death in service benefit
+ Discounted childcare vouchers
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Customer Service Representative, Sales Administrator, Graduate Product Assistant, Supply Chain Assistant, Supply Chain Account Manager, Product & Sales Coordinator, Sales & Marketing Executive, Product Sales & Marketing, Buyer’s Assistant, Product Coordinator, Junior Product Manager, Product Administrator, Supplier Coordinator, Stock Administrator, Inventory Coordinator, Marketing Assistant, Web Coordinator, Digital Marketing.

Interested? Just Apply Below...

...But first a little formality. By applying you implicitly consent to us processing & passing your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. If your skills match the role you will hear back from us within 2 business days. If you have any pre-application questions please email team [at] quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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