Marketing Executive

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Marketing Executive
Promotional Merchandise Design and Creation

As soon as possible
6 months or longer
Accommodation provided + £50 per week
Maidenhead, Berkshire

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Job description:

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to learn and experience marketing in “real time”. You will be involved in the frequent launch of products into the promotional merchandise industry. Each product development and marketing cycle last 2-3 weeks and you will be required to work to deadlines and support the sales team with effective marketing.

You will have the opportunity to practice what you have learnt and the exciting opportunity to introduce and recommend new products that you feel will be suitable for the chosen market.

You will see instant results and will have a direct impact on the business. This is a role that will allow you to develop your marketing skills and build new techniques.

Your role will include:

* Market research for the chosen product
* Supplier selection and evaluation
* Pricing negotiation
* Strategy formation for bringing the product to market
* Implementation and execution of the marketing strategy
* Monitoring and reporting of results
* Product development
* Training the sales team on the latest product and how it compares with the company’s competitors in that markety
* The successful candidate will work in a relaxed semi-formal office environment, Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Essential requirments:

* Fluent spoken and written English
* Native French language skills preferred
* An understanding of the wide variety of marketing tools is required and willingness to actually put in to practice what you have learned.
* A strong ability to work professionally, quickly and accurately under pressure
* An analytical approach to your work
* Ability to meet deadlines
* Strong communication skills and ability to interact with suppliers
* Be able to communicate clearly and concisely with sales staff and senior management
* Confidence to report and recommend on results achieved
* Enthusiastic and highly motivated to generate leads for the sales team
* Outgoing personality

Additional requirments:

* Previous experience in a marketing environment both online and offline would be an advantage
* HTML skills preferable
* Design skills an advantage

About the company:

* We are the fastest growing supplier to the promotional merchandise industry.
* The company prides itself on innovative ideas and a creative approach to a well established industry
* In a short time, the company has made a significant impact on the industry and are looking to grow further with the recruitment of skilled and driven staff.

Internship placement location:

# The company is based, in new modern offices, in Slough, Berkshire.
# Slough is situated in a prime location on the edge of Berkshire and the borders of central London. With easy access to major road, rail and air routes, Slough has a population of 110,000
# Described as a dazzling mix of cultures, Slough without doubt is an economic success story for the South-East and provides world class global communication links, a highly skilled flexible and stable workforce, first class industrial, commercial and technology based developments, all matched by quality business and community partnerships, public, private and voluntary sector organisations
# London is just 20 minutes by rail and 30 minutes by road. Heathrow Airport is literally 10 minutes, with Slough a proven location for business with the country’s motorway infrastructural junction just minutes away (M25, M40, M4, M3, M1)


* Accommodation will be provided. In addition the company will pay an allowance of £50 per week to cover subsistence.
* The company also employs an “Earn While You Learn” policy where bonuses are also paid on ALL orders closed, as well as weekly and monthly additional bonuses.