Product Assistant

Location
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
BSMLL43994
Contact
Lara Lee
Discipline
Marketing
Sector
Beauty, Fashion
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Junior
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

A fabulous opportunity has arisen for a Product Assistant to join a leading distributor of own brand and branded beauty products based in Tamworth. Supplying to both Professionals and Retailers, they have a passion for the brands they work with and scour the globe to bring the best of the best to their customers.

The Role: This is a brand new role and an exceptional opportunity for someone who is looking to take ownership of a beauty brand which has only recently been launched to the professional market. Reporting to the Product Marketing Manager and working closely with members of the marketing team, the Product Assistant will be responsible for owning the full product life-cycle across all categories within the brand. Responsible for competitor and trend research, NPD, pricing, promotional activity and all brand marketing communications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Market analysis- trend research, customer feedback and competitor research
  • Range reviews and NPD/NPI
  • Pricing and negotiation
  • Report on category performance, sales and stock levels
  • Setting promotional calendar and briefing creative and digital marketing teams
  • Strong relationship management

The Candidate: To be considered for this Product Assistant role, you will have some experience in a product role; this could be product development, buying, sourcing etc. and be commercial and career driven with a hunger to grow and develop a brand. A relevant placement year as part of a degree would also be considered. You must be able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen and have a natural head for numbers. You must also be comfortable working in a fast-moving, autonomous environment.

The role would suit a product assistant, category assistant, brand assistant, buying assistant.

The role will be office based in Tamworth, a short distance from the M42 with a salary commensurate for a junior level role. Commutable from Birmingham, Warwick, Stafford, Coventry, Atherstone

BSMLL43994

Product Assistant, Tamworth, £compet