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Senior Category Events Manager - South East

Job Title: Senior Category Events Manager - South East
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q91187
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: SSP.04694.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: January 11, 2013 21:16

Job Description

A highly uique Buying & Marketing Insight position has arisen with this blue chip retailer. In this role you will ensure that all-year round promotional and seasonal events are executed to the highest level. This retailer is looking for an individual to work with their Marketing Team, leading a team who will work in conjunction with the Events & Promotions through-out the year. This will include daily & strategic involvement regarding planning of events, budgets, forecasting of product to ultimately optimise sales and opportunities! The successful candidate will work closely with Supply Chain, Buyers, Events, Space Planning & Visual Merchandising team. Your responsibilities include: * Working with budgets – sales VS costs * Reviewing trade recommendations in regarding to Space planning in store * Delivering margin targets. * Leading & coaching a team and monitorin them against KPIs * Respond quickly to trading condition, promotions and competitor progress in similar areas * Project managing & delivering on critical path * Developing relationship and influence * negotiation price & terms through non-direct reports The ideal candidate would have a selection of the following: * Buyer who is also analytical in their approach or evener a merchandiser than has dealt with product * You will be providing, budgeting, looking at Space in store, margin and what the market is doing for anything Seasonal and be able to execute this within budget and on time * Range planning across all seasons * Managed and lead a team and has worked alongside Marketing * Working with budgets * Exceptional Project Management skills and a track record of working within critical paths In return you will have the opportunity to work in one of the UK’s leading retailer. You will also have the opportunity to earn bonus & have exceptional working condition. This is a key leadership role & is at the highest level of the category so opportunity for progression to the next grading and more progressive & lucrative opportunities. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you please send your cv quoting the reference Q91187.