Marketing Assistant - Retail

£25,000 – 27,000 per annum
06 Aug 2019
16 Aug 2019
Marketing Disciplines
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Assistant / Graduate
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Marketing Assistant - Retail 

Owned by our client, one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world, The O2 has become the multi-award winning home of world-class entertainment. The 20,000 capacity venue has hosted a variety of artists and shows including Prince, Ed Sheeran, Adele, the BRITs, ATP tennis World Tour Finals, NBA Basketball and more. 

ICON Outlet is a 210,000 sq. ft. premium urban outlet that brings shopping to The O2, for the first time. With over 60 superstar brands offering up to 70% off, including Nike, Adidas, Ted Baker, Guess, Calvin Klein and Skechers, The O2’s offering is evolving to reflect the consumer-led convergence of retail, leisure and entertainment.

Position: Marketing Assistant - Retail 
Location: The O2 London 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £25,000 – 27,000 per annum 

Closing date: 15th August 2019 

About the role: 

They are looking for two Marketing Assistants to be responsible for implementing and managing all marketing and communications activity for ICON Outlet at The O2, playing a pivotal role by delivering campaign that advocate the brand proposition and drive footfall and spend. The role will require a close working relationship with the Head of Marketing (Retail) and Marketing and Communications Director as well as wider teams across The O2. 

You’ll assist the Head of Marketing (Retail) to implement a Retail Marketing framework and consistently deliver measurable sales driving initiatives to achieve YoY growth / learnings, whilst building strong relationships with tenants, understanding their requirements and translating these into programs of activity to help support sales. 

Working closely with external agencies to create campaigns to raise awareness and drive footfall to ICON Outlet, you’ll liaise with The O2 destination marketing team co-ordinate activity. 

You’ll also be responsible for all on-site and off-site messaging and collateral and creation of bespoke messaging by event genre and champion creative excellence, quality standards and brand guardianship. 

About you: 

- They’re looking for someone with previous relevant marketing experience in the retail sector; outlet retail experience is desirable. 
- With experience across all marketing and communications channels (digital, media, events, advertising, PR, tourism marketing, you’ll have strong social media skills and experience in managing creative and media agencies. 
- They’re looking for someone who has a passion for brands and maintaining brand integrity! 
- You will have strong experience of stakeholder management with the ability to influence; along with excellent communication and problem solving skills. 
- With the ability to build good working relationships across diverse business areas and functions, you will be a team player with a positive and flexible attitude to work. 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their career further within the marketing and retail industry and to be part of one of the world's largest entertainment and sports organisations. 

Our client is an exciting and inclusive place to work. They value their employees and inspire them to be the best they can be! 

Their employees benefit from a group private pension plan, private medical insurance, life assurance, EAP, 50% off travel on MBNA Thames Clippers, Cycle to work Scheme, Season Ticket Loan, office fruit, holiday exchange, giving back days and discounts at bars and restaurants at The O2. 

They are committed to equality of opportunity for all and their approach to recruitment and selection is fair, open and based purely on merit. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 

You may have experience of the following; Marketing Assistant, Marketing Administrator, Marketing Officer, Marketing Executive, Administrator, Marketing Graduate, Communications Assistant, etc. 

Ref: 88248

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