Retail Marketing Executive
360 Resourcing Solutions
Little Chalfont
6d ago

The Entertainer is the largest family-owned toy retailer with over 170 stores in the UK and a rapidly growing online and international business.

We have opened over 30 new UK stores in the past two years and we have ambitious plans for further growth. As part of the brands International growth strategy we have recently acquired the Spanish toy retailer Poly which has seen an addition of 55 shops to the retail estate in Spain.

Most recently we completed the acquisition of the Early Learning Centre and have ambitious plans to relaunch the ELC brand in the UK.

This is an exciting time for the business as we look to integrate these companies and build the brands. As one of the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to work for in the UK we really care about our people, customers and the communities in which we trade in.

We are now looking to recruit a Retail Marketing Executive to join the marketing head office team based in Little Chalfont, Amersham.

Reporting to the Retail Marketing Manager and working closely with all other marketing colleagues the Retail Marketing Executive will look after promotional POS campaign activity for stores.

This is an entry level marketing role suitable for an ambitious and hard-working person with exceptional organisational skills.

Responsibilities Retail Marketing Executive

  • Responsible for small format point of sale (POS) for each promotional period managing requirements, spare requests, production, delivery and communication.
  • Overseeing merchandising supplies from managing storage, stock levels and requests from stores to reordering and improving processes.
  • Proof reading, amending briefs and requesting images / samples from suppliers
  • Collating and organizing images to supply to design agency
  • Liaising with stores and Retail Ops to ensure they have all the marketing materials required to deliver impactful marketing campaigns
  • Manage all other store requests including dummy boxes, spare large format POS and gift cards
  • Responsible to collating, packaging and postage of any samples required by bloggers, PR, TV agencies or other suppliers
  • Support with photoshoots / film shoots for TV or PR activity
  • Support gift card management (design, ordering and fulfilment) and responsibility for the day to day management of in store music systems and licenses.
  • Take ownership for all incoming and outgoing marketing materials and storage.
  • Produce to the weekly trade marketing report, collating information from all the marketing team.
  • Keep up to date and accurate records of competitor promotional activity.
  • Required Skills Retail Marketing Executive

  • Experienced in using outlook and excel to a competent level.
  • Able to work well under pressure and handle multiple projects.
  • Logical and methodical approach.
  • Effective time management skills to achieve required outputs within deadlines
  • A marketing qualification is preferred although not essential, an interest in toys and curiosity of retail marketing is required.
  • As Retail Marketing Executive you will be self-driven, enthusiastic with an appreciation for working collaboratively. The Retail Marketing Executive will offer great marketing exposure to the successful candidate and comes with the potential of career progression.

    The Retail Marketing Executive role offers a competitive entry level salary with bonus and additional benefits such as annual retail allowance and life cover.

    The Entertainer have an amazing culture and environment to work in and have been recognised as a Sunday Times top 100 company to work for.

    If you would enjoy being part of our success-story then apply now to be considered for the Retail Marketing Executive role.

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