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Trade Marketing Assistant

Job Title / Position: Trade Marketing Assistant

Job Ref no: BedsTradeMarkAsst

Branch Location: Bedford

Work Location: Bedford

Salary: 21,000 - 25,000

Shifts / Hours: Permanent

Job Description:

Quest Employment, one of the midlands largest independent recruitment agencies, are currently recruiting a Trade Marketing Assistant on behalf of our well established Bedford based clients.

This manufacturing / distribution company have experienced large financial growths over the past 3 years and are looking to expand their marketing team with a keen & enthusiastic addition.

The successful candidate will be working directly under the Marketing Manager & in conjunction with field sales, working in a fun, highly motivated environment, within an approachable and friendly company. Will have the benefit of 25 days holiday (+bank holidays), life insurances, pension & KPI based bonus structures.

The ideal candidate will have previous marketing experience or a degree in marketing, will be created, driven and want to progress their career in an expanding company.

Key responsibilities of the role are;
- Manage the implementation of the operational marketing plan for the trade channel
- Design creative material using Adobe Indesign
- Develop and implement campaigns and events
- Engage with customers & listen to ensure their buy in
- Communicate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders
- Assist in managing sales force requests for local activity
- Support the National Accounts Manager
- Come up with ideas to enhance sales opportunities
- Assist in producing marketing metrics for the channel
- Implement regular communication plans both internally and externally
- Prepare & coordinate an advertising plan and PR opportunities
- Generate and manage e-shot campaigns with coordinated effort with sales teams
- Manage the company's digital message through the channel
- Support & promote the company's mission, vision & values

The desirable skillset of candidates is; organisational, good attention to detail, creative, analytical skills, relationship building, good communication skills, presentation skills & good IT skills. We require candidates to be able to take responsibility, be enthusiastic & driven and approachable.

Essential experience and / OR degree in marketing.

This role is available immediately so please apply now.

Date Advertised: 22 February 2016

Date Closes: 27 May 2016

Contact in branch dealing with this advert: Amy Hamilton - please call 01234 358844 or email


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