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Promo & Events Planner

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Posted: 8 June 2022

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Promo and Events Planner in Leeds.

 

Immediate start, initially 12 weeks with a potential to extend.

 

£13.46 per hour

 

Working Monday to Friday 8:30am- 5pm

 

Working within the trading function, you will be key part of fast paced business, looking after Promotions and Events. 25% of total business sales are generated from a compelling customer focused promotional program, so it is imperative that the correct planning and execution is actioned. Events are a key point of difference for our client and create a destination shop for customers. Understanding and implementing the correct event strategy will make a real difference to the performance of the overall business.

 

This role offers real diversity and challenge, as you will be working cross functional within the business. Building relationships with other colleague will be key to landing a cohesive program of activity. You will be working as part of a team of 10, whose roles will cover Ambient, Fresh, Non Edible and Frozen, so you will have the opportunity to learn and gain an understanding of several areas.

 

The ins and outs:

 

Management of critical paths

Financial analysis and reporting of promotional and event performance

Understanding the key drivers of incremental sales by category

Strategic planning of your areas promotions and events

Challenging traders to ensure the customer is at the heart of all activity

Gatekeeper of promotional principles

Communicating activity to store in a timely manner to ensure correct implementation

Liaising cross-functionally where stakeholder engagement is key to delivering market leading activity

Management of exit strategies                    

What you’ll need:

 

A trading background, enabling you to understand the complex nature of different OD’s

The ability to influence others and negotiate effectively to achieve strategic aims

Strong analytical abilities and sound financial awareness, coupled with sound Microsoft Excel skills

The ability to spot and act on opportunities, to deliver ever improving ways of working

Great time management skills, with the ability to priorities’ short and medium term projects

The ability to flex your style, engaging and working across different levels of the business

Challenging the status quo and adding value where appropriate

If you believe you can add value to this team, and can demonstrate sound knowledge and skill set as required, then please apply online and we will be in touch with you in due

course.


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