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Marketing Executive

Marketing Executive

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About the opportunity

Join our team as a Marketing Executive and bring our company values to life!

Reporting to the Instore Marketing Manager, the Marketing Executive plays an important role within the in-store marketing team. 

The Marketing Executive, with the support of the wider marketing team will deliver the business Customer Activity plan across the whole of the retail estate.

This role is an exciting role for someone starting out and keen to make a career in marketing

The role is based at our Customer Support Centre (CSC) in Walsall, with the ability to work agile between ‘home’ and the CSC.

This role comes with the ability to study for an apprenticeship qualification.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

What you’ll be doing…

Love our Customers

  • Briefing the creative for in-store activity with a focus on promotional space so to provide quality communications for customers
  • Working with the printers for POS reprints for new stores and library

Care for Our Colleagues

  • Supporting with Retail communications, adding relevant details to documents across Poundland
  • Owning the marketing helpdesk emails from stores
  • Supporting local marketing for new stores and formats
  • Visiting stores for competitor images to be used within reviews
  • Assisting with any store mock-ups required

Protect the Pound

  • Supporting with invoices including purchase orders

What you’ll need…

  • A general interest in retail, marketing, advertising and social media
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at any one time
  • A creative mind with great communication skills
  • Microsoft Office skills

What we can offer…

  • Competitive salary 
  • Potential to earn bonus 
  • Free on-site car park 
  • Onsite coffee lounge
  • Discount Card – 10% discount on most purchases in store including PEP&CO
  • Family Friendly Benefits
  • Loyal Service Awards
  • My Staff Shop – exclusive discount portal
  • Apprenticeships & Career Development  
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Health & Wellbeing – employee assistance programme to support you
  • Holiday Allowance – increasing by one day per year (up to 33 days), along with the option to purchase additional holiday (annually)
  • Pension
  • Birthdays are important, so each year, you can take the day off as an extra day’s holiday

About us…

From one store in Burton-upon-Trent in 1990 to more than 850 across the UK and the Republic of Ireland today, Poundland & Dealz has developed a reputation for offering top brands and quality own-brand products at an amazing value. We sell everything from food and drink to DIY, pet products to stationery, not forgetting our very own fashion brand, PEP&CO. We have recently invested £45 million in the business, opened new stores and revamped existing ones. We’re on an exciting journey, and you can be a part of it.

We’re part of a much larger group in Europe called Pepco which has 3,000 stores in 17 territories serving 50 million shoppers, and the size of our business means there are so many opportunities for you to come and join us. From our retail stores to our support and distribution centres, everywhere you see Poundland and Dealz, you’ll find passionate and knowledgeable colleagues delivering amazing service to our customers. Once you’re part of our family, we’ll give you everything you need to be the best you can be, from training to coaching and mentoring. Our seven core values and seven leadership principles steer how we do business. They give us the building blocks to create a culture where everybody thrives, and sustainability is at the top of our agenda.

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Walsall, West Midlands
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