Asda House, Southbank, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, LS11 5AD

Customer Planning Marketing Assistant 12 month Industrial Placement 2012

Role Description
This role provides a fantastic opportunity to join the Household and Pet Care category team at a very exciting time in its development. You will be working with a team of buyers and with some of the biggest global brands. We are looking for a highly motivated self starter to pick up the role of Marketing Assistant with specific responsibility for supporting the Marketing manager in all aspects of marketing. This role is extremely varied, involving own label and branded products, planning events and organising marketing communications both in and out of store including online. It also involves interacting with many areas of the business – Trading, ASDA Brand, Corporate Marketing, Customer Insight, Stores and most importantly talking to Customers.

Role Responsibilities
Managing Point of Sale for the category, both day to day requirements and special projects; working with the buyers to develop our own label range and seeing this through the ASDA packaging process; co-ordinating category nominations for media including TV, Press, ASDA Magazine, ASDA FM, ASDA price news; Managing day to day marketing income and spend for a multi million pound budget; Organising and attending customer listening groups; Organising in store events; Working with branded suppliers to deliver co-branded marketing activity.

Role Requirements
To apply you will be looking for a 12 month Industrial Placement as part of your university degree. You will have a passion for marketing, be completely customer focused, self motivated, hard working and results driven. You will also have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate at all levels.

Please read the Industrial Placement and Internships webpage before applying for this position: http://www.asda.jobs/graduates/industrial-placements.html