Marketing Assistant

Location UK / Dungannon Area

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1434052

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Marketing Assistant based in Dungannon

Marketing Assistant

Job Reference: MA-13.08.2019


Status: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5.30pm

More details

Donnelly Group require a Marketing Assistant. This role is based at Head Office in Dungannon, however travel to other Donnelly Group locations & events will be required. Reporting to the Head of Marketing, the employee will be responsible for proactively supporting marketing activities for all brands and Donnelly Group projects, working closely with the marketing team to achieve business and sales objectives. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Work on allocated brands and Group areas of responsibility as agreed with the Head of Marketing, actively plan and implement all marketing activity;
  • Complete both internal & external Marketing Plans for allocated brands on a quarterly basis and communicate to relevant brand contact/team where appropriate;
  • Attend meetings and updates with Sales Managers/Site Directors and manufacturers for allocated brands as and when required to discuss results and objectives going forward;
  • Prepare for and contribute to weekly departmental marketing meeting to review campaigns, discuss plans and share ideas;
  • Update and maintain Donnelly Group website (and manufacturer websites where applicable);
  • Working with Head of Marketing to book all media & product placement bookings and updating maintaining quarterly marketing plans on Office 365;
  • Allocate appropriate brand PO number at point of order with all suppliers;
  • Review, code and approve invoices in a timely manner, querying any discrepancies with the relevant brand Marketing Executive or Head of Marketing;
  • Monitor and obtain copies of competitor advertising and Donnelly Group advertising from available sources;
  • Complete with the allocated brand Marketing Executive quarterly reclaims and pillar evidence for applicable manufacturers;
  • Book, help organise & set up and attend off site trade shows and showroom events throughout the year;
  • Provide regular management information where required;
  • Ensure all queries are managed and dealt with / completed in a timely manner;
  • Carry out all administrative duties in accurate and timely manner;
  • Comply with all Health and Safety legislation to ensure safety and well being of self, colleagues, customers and visitors;
  • Carry out ad hoc marketing requirements and team cover as and when required and as directed by the Head of Marketing to include attending Donnelly Group events and showroom events as and when required;
  • As part of the marketing team, you may be required to work in accordance to the operational needs of the company. This includes flexibility during company events and other marketing requirements;
  • Travel to the various Donnelly Group locations as and when required. 

Person Specification

  • Possess a second level qualification and/or degree in marketing or related discipline;
  • One year experience in a marketing or related role (may include an undergraduate placement position);
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Must possess strong IT & written skills, be able to pay close attention to detail, and work with a high degree of accuracy;
  • Possess strong communication and organisational skills;
  • Must be able to work on your own initiative;
  • Full valid driving licence;
  • It would be advantageous if the candidate had working knowledge in the Automotive Industry and/or a marketing role. 

Other Information

  • Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5.30pm
  • 30 days holiday (20 annual, 10 stats)
  • Access to Health shield medical cash plan
  • Company Life Insurance
  • Company Pension Scheme 

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to the company website 

Closing Date is Friday 23rd August 2019