Would you like to play a key part in developing a strong portfolio of Own Brands for one of the UK’s leading retailers? Are you a passionate and driven individual keen to develop your career in Brand? As an Assistant Brand Manager working for Argos Own Brands team you will be joining the business at a very significant and exciting time.
Working in a fast paced and varied environment where no two days are ever the same, the role of the Assistant Brand Manager plays a very important role within the team and the development of Argos’ Own Brand journey. You will be responsible for supporting the execution of the annual brand plans for some of our own brands.
You will be managing a variety of your own projects from day one including managing our social media programme, internal communications and PR events for own brand as well as being the interface with our digital marketing and publications teams.
If you are an individual with a strong focus on customer needs, project management and with the ability to thrive in an ambiguous, fast paced environment then this would certainly be a great role to showcase these talents.
With a target to build an own brand business worth £1.5 billion by 2018, the development of our Own Brand offerings will play a key part of this and Argos’ continued future strategy.
We are able to consider applicants looking for a full time or part time opportunity, working 3 or 4 days per week part time.
As the UK’s leading multi-channel retailer, Argos provides a unique offer of choice, value and convenience to meet customer needs, selling products through over 800 stores, website and mobile apps. Customers can make purchases from stores across the UK and Ireland, online or over the phone. They can also pick up their goods from a store or have them delivered.
Supporting the execution of the annual brand plans (including press, TV, digital media, social media & PR)
Manage the internal communications planning
Working in conjunction with the product manager and brand manager to develop the product offering
Working with the internal trading and marketing/digital teams to develop and execute the annual plans
Marketing budget management/administration
Working with external communications agencies to deliver key projects
Your skills and experience:
Strong focus on customer needs and insight, customer trends, competitor strategies and technological developments
Ambitious and willing to learn / develop a career in marketing and have a genuine passion for customer experience and building great brands
Naturally inquisitive, with an ability to spot opportunities and offer challenges
Strong organisational skills – the ability to handle multiple projects at pace and to hit deadlines
Excellent communication skills with an ability to influence a variety of internal stakeholders and effectively work with external agencies
What you’ll get in return:
As well as the usual company benefits, which include, 24 days holiday, save as you earn, discretionary annual bonus and company pension scheme, you will work in an exciting environment with the potential to develop your skills for a career that fits with your own aspirations.