• Student Placement - Merrell Marketing UK

    Job Locations UK-London
    Brand/Group
    International EMEA
    Job Function
    Intern
    Type
    Intern
  • General Function

    Merrell believes that nothing should get in the way of enjoying active outdoor adventures. Merrell hiking boots, trail running shoes and apparel are built on Merrell’s outdoor heritage, quality and performance. The trail is the core of our design philosophy and has continued to guide us in the development of innovative products that inspire and enable enjoyment of the outdoors. The remit of this role is to assist in the development and implementation of marketing activity in support of the Merrell Brand, with a focus on the German and Benelux Markets

     

    Primary Duties

    PRIMARY DUTIES

    • Assist in the preparation of all marketing literature, sales materials and selling tools in line with our GTM strategy to support our key product/brand stories on a seasonal basis. Focus on local market and needs for Launch in EMEA.
    • Assist in all activities to support Retail development in the German and Benelux markets – product education, developing and providing of assets.
    • Assist in the preparation for GTM meetings and presentations to ensure all support materials, presentations, etc. are delivered to the agreed timelines.
    • Assist in the EMEA Exhibition organization and execution to ensure all activity is delivered to meet agreed timelines and budgets.
    • Assist in UK/BV catalogue production, working with EMEA marketing and merchandising teams and provide innovative ideas to aid the selling process in the future.
    • Supplying all relevant marketing tools and product information to e-tail to ensure consistent communication of latest brand and product stories.
    • To execute and develop the social media strategy for the German and Benelux markets.
    • Any other duties as reasonably requested.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

    • Excellent Organisation and planning skills
    • Creativity / problem solving
    • Strong work ethic
    • Must be multi-cultural, and able to switch between tasks easily.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally. Influencing skills required.
    • Good oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to multi-task, while maintaining an attention to detail.
    • Proficiency with personal computers
    • Photoshop skills are a plus
    • Preferred - strong personal connections with Outdoor activities
    • Preference - excellent oral and written skills for English and German. Dutch language skills would be a plus.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    • Job starts ASAP
    • Job based in London – 90% of the time
    • Normal office environment.
    • Travel maybe required (within Europe)
    • Must be willing to spend occasional nights away.
    • Must be prepared to work occasional weekends if needed

    INTERESTS / PURSUITS

    • Mandatory: affinity for / interest in sports / outdoor lifestyle
    • Ideal: participant in outdoor activities: e.g. walking, climbing, kayaking, snowboarding, running                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

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