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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Retail Marketing Executive (Publishing) based in Central London. This is your chance to work with some of the biggest names in magazine publishing in a role which will expose you to many career avenues: marketing, analytics, supply chain, media management, retail buying and merchandising/allocation, to name just a few.
It’s a lively, fun sector in which you will be closely involved in the success of your portfolio of magazine titles. These can cover many market sectors such as food, children’s, celebrity, puzzles, women’s, music, TV – the list goes on. The biggest names in the market are here.
As a Graduate Retail Marketing Executive your duties will include:
Analysing sales data, competitor analysis, market planning.
Scheduling in-store promotions and organising point of sale material.
Budgeting, forecasting and ROR/ROI analysis of market support initiatives.
Liaison with the magazine publishers and national accounts sales team.
Modelling what-ifs for different commercial scenarios.
Placing print orders.
A Graduate Retail Marketing Executive will have the following skills and experience:
A confident and fluent user of Excel spreadsheets/Google Analytics with good numeracy and analysis skills.
A team player and a good communicator, in meetings and in writing.
Ambitious, personable and willing to take responsibility.
Similar environments exist in buying and allocating, market analytics, FMCG, market reporting (KantarTNS, Mintel, GfK etc), and the skills element could come from academic studies or work placements.
You will be joining a friendly, professional team in which you can realise your potential, taking advantage of career openings across several divisions and associated companies. You will also be acquiring highly transferable professional skills. In fact, the success of your Graduate Executive predecessors is a testimony to the quality of opportunity.
The Graduate Retail Marketing Executive will receive a salary of £23,000 to £28,000 (negotiable) per annum, dependant on experience, so to apply for this exciting role, please click “apply online” and upload an updated copy of your CV.