Assistant Shopper Marketing Manager – POS Ops
- Post Date:9th February 2022
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Job Title: Assistant Shopper Marketing Manager – POS Ops
Core Responsibilities And Tasks
Works closely with the Shopper Marketing Manager to ensure the smooth running of POS operations across all sales channel and brands. Is responsible for the management, forecasting and printing of all POS, training kits and merchandising aids – both generic and campaign related. Works closely with the POS Creative Assistant to ensure timely execution of all POS, training and merchandising kits in line with marketing plan, channel plans and within channel constraints e.g. cost-effective delivery across multi-store distribution.
Project status and timing
Highly organised and analytical this role must be the go-to person across the business for status of POS, MA and training kit projects and timelines and can answer queries across all channels. Works closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure excellent communication and alignment of activity and that plans are communicated and delivered on time. Responsible for the full print process from signing off quotes internally to ensuring artwork delivery, through to final store delivery.
Print and distribution relationships
Excellent relationships with vendors for order tracking and control of all operational elements i.e. orders, deliveries, invoicing etc for POS MA and training kit projects. Works closely with procurement team to assess vendor performance and ensure best supply to SW.
POS expertise and understanding
Actively builds knowledge of POS executions – types, materials, quantities and vendors etc. to be able to act as an internal consultant around the feasibility of ideas and innovations. Using close relationships with vendors is efficiently able to get guidelines quotes to contribute to innovative thinking and projects.
Gathers information and insight from channels, retailers and general shopper insights to support Shopper Marketing Manager and wider team in delivering first class POS, MA and training kit solutions to retail customers to drive business. Develops contacts and partnerships/relationships within key customers to aid acceptance and implementation of our activity and plans.
Stock management and forecasting
Ensures that suitable POS, training kit and MA levels are maintained and rolling POS equipment is reviewed and de-listed or renewed in line with business needs. Uses relevant systems to run and share reports to ensure communication of stock levels and to understand and execute action that needs to be taken.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
- Marketing degree or equivalent
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
- FMCG or retail POS development role
WELCOME TO SHERWIN-WILLIAMS
Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $18 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide. Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today.
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