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  • Marketing Assistant

  • Business: GM Division
  • Sector: Marketing
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £Competitive + Excellent company benefits
  • Hours of work: 37.50 hours per week, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 20-Dec-2018
  • Job reference: 19002

Job Description

Brand Assistant

Location: Lakeside, Northampton

£Competitive + Excellent company benefits

Travis Perkins are recruiting for a Brand Assistant working within the Own Brand Team, supporting the implementation of plans that will drive competitive advantage and produce long term profitable growth for their own brands.

This exciting role will cover eight  of Travis Perkins’ own brands sold across over 600 branches nationally.  If you are looking for an exciting role that will develop your marketing skills, then this is the role for you!

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Providing marketing project support to the Brand Manager to implement the Brand Communication Plan.

  • Ensure accurate proofing and sign off of product support materials (Packaging, Photography, Technical information) are available online and offline as required.

  • Liaise with internal and external design agencies and suppliers to deliver projects on time, on brief and in compliance with brand guidelines.

  • Work with internal stakeholders to deliver briefs and development of marketing communications (e.g. brochures, Point of sales pieces, emails, online sites etc.)

  • Collaborate cross functionally to assist in the delivery of  marketing materials which may include email, radio, direct mail, web marketing, POS

  • Issue of Purchase Orders and updating budget sheet

  • Champion ad hoc projects as and when required.

It would be great if you are…

  • Marketing experience required.

  • Well organised with the ability to plan workload to achieve deadlines.

  • Numerate with strong attention to detail. Confident with spreadsheets.

  • Enthusiastic, proactive self starter

  • Hands on team player

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Effective at listening to briefs, taking notes accurately and making them happen

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to a broad spectrum of individuals

  • Confident, assertive manner able to question and push back if required

  • Strong customer focus

But what can we offer you?

As one of the UK's most trusted name in building materials and home improvements we believe in being the best at everything we do. Travis Perkins Plc are a 28,000+ strong team, with c. 2,000 locations and 20+ market-leading businesses (including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies).


Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers: offering you the opportunity to fulfil your potential in a forward thinking company that still believes in upholding family values - and putting our colleagues and customers at the heart of our growing business ensuring we are making decent returns. Despite our size, we’ve got the values of a family run business and the mindset and ambition.

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