Junior Shopper Marketing Manager
- Post Date:3rd January 2024
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About the job
The role of the Junior Shopper Marketing Manager works closely with the Senior Shopper Marketing Manager (SSMM) and Shopper Marketing Manager (SMM) to ensure the smooth running of Shopper activations across all sales channels, brands and countries (UK, Ireland and France). Ensuring 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.
Direct responsibility for training kits, sell in sheets, internal events (circa 4 -6 a year in Reading/Sheffield) and some campaign and NPD projects, whilst supporting on bespoke POS, permanent displays, trade shows and all other Shopper responsibilities. Responsible for managing own project budgets, timelines and approvals and supporting on requirements for SSMM in line with the overall team requirements.
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.
- Bachelors degree
- Marketing degree
- 2+ years of FMCG or retail POS development role ideally or recently completed graduate scheme/placement
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent organisational skills
- Work life balance – hybrid and flexible working schedule
- Competitive compensation programme
- Career growth opportunities in a truly international environment
- Innovation leaders in the protective coatings industry
- Sherwin Academy offers continuous training programmes for all seniority levels
- Attractive wellbeing, mental health, women & inclusion and ID&E programmes
- Please note that Sherwin Williams is unable to respond to any enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies**
Here, we believe there’s not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there’s a place for you at Sherwin-Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We’ll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you to show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive!
Eligibility to Work
You will need to provide proof of right to work. It is a condition of any offer of employment we make to you that you have the permission to work in the country for the role for which you are applying for.
Equal Opportunity Employer
An equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, colour, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, disability, age pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, or any other protected characteristic prohibited by law.
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