Marketing Specialist, InStore Planning - Boots UK

Job reference: 128400BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Marketing and Brand
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Secondment
Hours per week: 25 to 34 per week
As a key member of the ISM team, this role supports the development of the instore marketing planning process, including developing a customer led, commercially optimised and operationally sound plan for the full Boots UK & ROI estate. As a strong member of the team, you will have a flair for planning development, retail knowledge and how stores work, as well as the ability to understand the total business plan and translate that into the instore environment.

Key Responsibilities:

• Support the process for both Events Space and Sales Plan trade-off
• Determine event space requirements from Events Planning Team
• Produce the Instore Marketing plan
• Support the ambition for a neutral trade-off ownership
• Working with the Format, Space and Layouts team on future view of event space requirements
• Support in developing a best practice for walkthroughs, starting with top gondola ends and progressing to all event & salesplan sites (possibility of a dark store)
• Support the ownership of the format-led role of POS

A bit about you:

• Passionate about retail, with knowledge of how customers shop and interact with brands
• Strong ability to trade off instore marketing, instore operations and commercial priorities
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to visualise how plans created will materialise instore, before any development work is started
• Strong attention to detail and a desire to always get things right

What we can offer you:

• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship