Retail Marketing Assistant
Head Office - Kean St, London

Job reference: 00805

Location: Head Office - Kean St, London

Closing date: 10/12/2017

Department: Marketing & Communications

The primary focus of this role is to work with the Senior Retail & Brand Marketing Executive to grow sales of Paul Smith retail, by planning and executing best-in-class marketing and clients’ initiatives in each market, support development of retail-centred seasonal campaigns and integrate retail in the overall Paul Smith customer experience.
Work with the Senior Retail & Brand Marketing Executive to develop and implement seasonal marketing plans for Paul Smith Retail, managing the retail budget to meet short and medium term priorities.
To be pro-active and reactive in the market place, working with the Buying and Retail Departments to promptly plan activities.
Drive retail marketing innovation, by performing regular competitor analysis and keeping up to date with new retail marketing opportunities.
Organise and oversee the creation of all deliverables (postcards, seasonal cards, shop opening announcements, event and exhibition) for retail customer events. 
Work with the Senior Executive to ensure clienteling and CRM are a priority in retail. 
Inform and motivate store staff around key products and marketing initiatives through newsletters, training programs and contests.
Essential Experience and Skills Required: 
Educated to a minimum 2.1 level in a Marketing, PR or Business degree or equivalent practical attainment and experience.
Advanced level in Microsoft Office packages, including Word and Excel.
Demonstrated retail or trade marketing experience with good practice in CRM. 
Experience of reporting, direct mail development and events management with the ability to interpret financial data quickly and accurately.
Interest in fashion and knowledge of the international fashion market, the press market, current trends and media.
About You:
A highly self-motivated and helpful individual who has the ability to stay calm under pressure and work to strict deadlines.
Team worker who can work using their own initiative and is able to build effective working relationships.
Reliable and trustworthy with confidential information.
Well presented with individual style confidence and a creative flair.
Passionate about the Paul Smith brand.
In addition to the annual salary this role attracts -
A generous Clothing Allowance
Discretionary discount on PSL goods
An annual leave entitlement of 28 days, inclusive of Bank Holidays increasing by one day per year up to a maximum of 33 days


The closing date for this job has now passed.