Marketing Assistant - Global Distribution Brand

Middlesbrough, Cleveland£18,000 - £20,000 + Excellent Company Benefits

Marketing Assistant - Global Distribution Brand

£18,000 - £20,000 + Excellent Company Benefits
The Role:
We currently have an opportunity for a Marketing Assistant to join our team in Middlesbrough. The Marketing function is tasked with creating value from our Pricing System and CRM (Customer Relationship Management System) by driving best practice within the Sales and Commercial teams. This activity involves elements of data analysis, administration, product development and training.
To be successful in this role, you need to understand what sales & commercial are trying to achieve and how the systems can help them to achieve their targets. Marketing also performs the more traditional role of supporting the selling effort with effective Marcoms. This aspect of the role includes the creation of brochure-ware, adverts and eshots and the maintenance of the external web-site.
The Marketing function is small and the Marketing Assistant will need to perform all the above tasks, operating with a high degree of autonomy.
Who we are:
We are a Leading Global Chemical & Product Distributor with a local presence. We provide technical expertise in application development, excellence in logistics support, and outstanding customer service to help our partners grow their business. Our comprehensive portfolio of over 11,000 products serves customers across a wide range of industries. Serving more than 80,000 customers at over 250,000 delivery locations in more than 100 countries, we provide a portfolio solution for their commodity and specialty chemical needs. Our employee base is about 850 across 18 sites over the UK and Ireland.
What are we Looking for?
Traits of our ideal candidate:
> Highly motivated individual, who is seriously considering a future career in sales or product management
> Dedicated and thorough in ensuring that all objectives are met
> Strive for excellence in customer service, will have good communication skills
> Excellent attention to detail and be able to work alone when required
> Self-motivated, focused, flexible, numerate and possess excellent organisational skills
> A willingness to learn 
> Good IT skills
> Strong Excel skills and experience of web-site maintenance would be an advantage
Salary & Benefits:
In addition to a competitive salary we offer a generous and varied benefits package to all of our employees. In addition to 25 days holiday, the Company offers a generous pension scheme with contribution rates and life insurance that are amongst the best on offer in the marketplace. Once a year, we open our popular ‘flex’ window to allow you to buy or sell holidays and vary your pension contributions should you wish to do so.
Additionally, through the Company’s benefits portal, you can access numerous employee discounts at leading retailers and insurance providers, there are over 1,000 offers to choose from. You can also access childcare vouchers and huge discounts on private healthcare and income protection insurance. Whatever your circumstances we have a benefits package that can truly be shaped around the individual.
You may have worked in the following capacities:
Marketing Assistant, Marketing Executive, Product Marketing Executive, Product Executive, Graduate Product Assistant, Sales Executive

Application Statement:
To apply for the role of Marketing Assistant - Global Distribution Brand simply submit your application (CV and a covering letter). If your skills meet with our client's requirements, we'll load your application into their application system for them to action. (Minus your contact details, we guard this). By submitting your CV and cover letter, you give “express consent” for us to process your application in conjunction with this vacancy. is a unique online recruitment agency and operates an “Equal Opportunities” policy. We will gladly accept applications from all interested candidates.

11 Apr 2012
09 May 2012
Transport / Logistics
Assistant / Graduate
Client Side