Business Management and Marketing Assistant

by Panasonic

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Deadline: 31st January 2022
Salary: £19,000
Length: Placement Year (10 Months+)
Roles: Marketing, Sales
Location: South East
City: Bracknell

Business Management and Marketing Assistant

Role Overview

Panasonic is giving you the opportunity to work at the forefront of innovation within Consumer electricals. Panasonic has grown to become one of the largest electronics companies in the world, producing market leading products in home appliances, cameras, TV, surveillance and many more.

You will be joining in a year in which the management and marketing teams will be integral. Panasonic needs your help with the management and marketing processes within several of our Consumer product departments

Primary responsibilities will include:

Product Management role involves:

  • 1. Keeping track of sales and forecasts, updating weekly reports for major customers and gain an understanding of forecasts and market data.
  • 2. Updating web content for online retailers, having a creative influence on the way our products are marketed online.
  • 3. Support new product development and marketing campaigns
  • 4. Assist in promotional activities and events.
  • 5. Creating and designing instore product launches for our products.
  • 6. Liaising with suppliers on visual merchandising.
  • 7. You will gain an insight into Business Planning and marketing plans for your year at Panasonic.
  • 8. Liaise with Japan regarding products, stock and other marketing materials.
  • 9. Liaison with market data supplier: GFK/ Future Source/ You Gov, etc
  • 10. Managing Product Sample Stock - arranging deliveries & collection of stock between other EU countries and UK in order to maintain operating levels.
  • 11. Regular communication with different internal departments including Sales, Brand Communications, PR, Finance and Planning to share information on marketing activities.
  • 12. Bringing potential new ideas and insight into the team on both the market and product.

Experience, Knowledge and skills:

Ms Office 365 Suite. Modern marketing knowledge – Social media, teams, video etc.

Personal attributes:

  • We are looking for candidates who are open minded, self-motivated and creative to bring unique ideas to the Marketing team at Panasonic UK.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills giving you the ability to communicate complex ideas in a comprehensible written and verbal form.
  • Problem-solving ability that will enable you to develop innovative solutions for any kind of barriers or administrative issues that arise.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as within a team environment.
  • Good time-management and the ability to prioritise workload in an organised fashion.
  • Good time-management and the ability to prioritise workload in an organised fashion.
  • Strong drive to succeed within the corporate environment, always looking for ways to facilitate the growth of Panasonic UK.
  • Proactive in the workplace, using initiative to complete tasks without supervision.
  • An interest in commercial marketing or consumer electronics will help you to succeed in each category (Audio, Imaging and Beauty/Home Appliances).
  • Good knowledge in Excel and Microsoft Office to assist in administrative work.
  • Management of responsibilities and ability to take full ownership of daily tasks with a flexible approach.
  • Team player and ability to work in harmony with the rest of the group, having a friendly and approachable presence.

Working environment:

Combination of office and home working

About Panasonic

What does our big picture look like?

Every moment of every day, people all over the world turn to Panasonic to make their lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure. Since our founding over a century ago, we’ve been committed to improving peoples’ lives and making the world a better place, one customer, one business, one innovative leap at a time.

How to apply

To apply for this role and to find out more, please send your CV to Industrial.placement@panasonic.co.uk

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