Global Customer Marketing Placement

by CooperVision


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Deadline: 31st January 2022
Salary: £18,000
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Marketing
Location: South East
City: Segensworth, Fareham

Global Customer Marketing Placement

SHIFT: Monday- Friday 8:30am- 4:30pm

A brighter future awaits you

We create brighter futures – for our customers and for people like you who want to join our team, make a difference and go further.

As our Global Customer Marketing Intern you’ll be part of a growing global business, reporting to the Senior Global Customer Marketing Manager, with a presence in over 40 countries. Which means you’ll have brighter opportunities to make a positive impact on our business and your career. This could include involvement in cutting edge new product development and international collaborations.

For a big company, we feel small. You’ll join a friendly team that’s open, flexible and respectful of each other’s differences.

We live by 4 values which define our unique culture; we are dedicated, we are inventive, we are friendly, we are partners. To help us achieve our goals, we’ll give you everything you need to help you achieve yours. We are brighter together, we’re the type of place where you can be yourself, whoever you are - we’ll achieve amazing things.

If you share our vision of helping our customers see more clearly every day, get in touch.

What will you be doing:

In this role you will be predominantly marketing focused with exposure to other areas of our cross-functional customer business team.

The successful candidate will gain real-life experience on what it’s like to work in a cross-matrix environment, gain an in-depth understanding of how we drive B2B2C sales through Customer Marketing, have hands on budget-management experience and understand the importance of commercial-thinking in marketing.

The Global Key Accounts function is a close-knit, fun group that go over-and-above to deliver extraordinary sales. This role will be working predominantly focussing on one of our largest Global accounts that has high exposure throughout the CooperVision business. We are looking for the candidate to really integrate into our team and become one of us, challenge our thinking and our status quo and come in with sleeves rolled up and ready to learn.

Main focus areas for the role:

  • Hands-on campaign experience from insight to creation to execution
  • Understanding category insights, driving marketing campaigns
  • Support in building briefs for projects
  • Progress reporting
  • Roll out
  • Category thinking and insights sharing
  • Owning global insights hub
  • Creating insights playbooks and soundbites
  • Consolidation and analysis of category-led pilot learnings
  • Internal stakeholder management and communication
  • Participate in EMEA workstream meetings and monthly Customer Marketing Connect
  • Host internal monthly marketing updates liaising with Global Key Accounts sales team are kept up to date with activities
  • Support pulling together the monthly Global Key Accounts and presenting to team members in market
  • Direct local market support for a key European market

Ongoing responsibilities:

  • Budget management
  • Maintenance and monitor our Global Customer Marketing Budget and the Global budget shared with our customer and communications
  • Support in collating and tracking local market budget expenditure
  • Reporting on marketing excellence
  • Following up on ROI (return on investment) and other metrics of success for initiatives
  • Build best practise case example to share amongst the Customer Marketing community
  • Ad hoc operational support
  • Support Global Commercial Operations in ensuring that we fulfil customer requests

What skills and experience should you have?

We’re looking for someone with a proactive mindset who can bring new ideas to the table by being confident and using their own initiative. There is a need for you to manage multiple tasks on a daily basis with great attention to detail, so having strong organisational and time management skills will certainly be required.
Excellent verbal and written communication and the ability to express opinions in a respectful way is important for anyone in this role. Be curious, be willing and be yourself.


Experience working an in optical setting e.g. working in an optician is a plus but not necessary. We require the successful applicant to be fluent in English however additional languages is plus but not necessary.
Currently undertaking an undergraduate degree in a business, marketing or communications-based course or a health/science related course looking to bridge into the business world

If you like what you see, join us and not only will you be joining a growing business full of opportunity and diversity but you will also be working alongside some of the brightest, most dedicated and passionate members of our industry. We promise this won’t be a short-sighted move.

What we offer

You’ll receive competitive compensation and a fantastic benefits package including; 25 days annual holiday, pension scheme, healthcare cover, life assurance, a discounted contact lens scheme and much more!

If you like what you see, take the first step towards your brighter future and apply today. All suitably qualified applicants will receive equal consideration and opportunities from CooperVision

About CooperVision

CooperVision is a global leader in the contact lens industry, dedicated to helping improve the way people see every day. Achieving that goal takes the collaboration of team members with wide-ranging skills; from scientists and researchers, to manufacturing and operations experts, to sales and marketing professionals.

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