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Marketing Graduate - Brand Specialist

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Job Reference: 2 3 2 1 7 7 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Closing date: 18th June 2024
Assessment centre: July 2024
Start date: September 2024
Salary: £29,000
Location: Nottingham Support Office

About the Role
The Marketing Graduate Programme is designed to immerse you in the exciting world of Marketing at Boots. Connecting with our customers is pivotal to our success, not only allowing them to discover and explore our amazing products and services but ensuring we deliver a more personalised and convenient experience that keeps them coming back for more.

Our Marketing teams are continually generating creative and engaging content through an integrated omnichannel approach (i.e. across our stores, mobile app, TV/Radio, social media platforms, emails etc), generating loyalty, satisfaction and trust. It’s a great place to find out more about our customers, unleash your creativity or put into practice your analytical skills.

Sitting within the Brand team, as a Marketing Specialist, you’ll support the development, implementation and delivery of the 360 marketing plan for the Business Unit (Health, Beauty or General Merchandise) that you support. The plan will support cross channel implementation to drive growth for the business and keep our customers coming back for more. It’s a high profile and varied role.
We’ll help you develop the skills and expertise that you need to become a Marketing specialist of the future. You’ll have access to functional and role specific training to help set you up for success.

What you’ll do
  • You will work cross-functionally with Retail, Marketing, Buying, Legal and Finance to ensure all activity is legally sound and reflective of the trading priorities, representing the priority messaging and objectives.
  • You will work across the wider marketing teams to deliver one seamless activation plan for key marketing moments, events and NPD across all channels in line with the annual plan, managing the critical paths and costs to deliver strong ROI
  • You will work alongside our Marketing Manager to build and deliver our marketing reports & set and measure KPIs and benchmarks, telling the story internally.
  • You may be required to travel to agency meetings, shoots or events.
  • You will have the opportunity to be involved in supporting the delivery of wider projects.

What you’ll need to have
 You must be on track or have achieved a 2:1 degree or above

It would be great if you also have
  • Proactive attitude, keen to get involved and bring new ideas and give something new a go
  • Excellent communication skills and talented relationship builder, an ability to work well as part of a team and confident working with many different internal and external stakeholders at one time
  • An awareness of customer, market changes and industry best practice, and a passion for best-in-class marketing communications, and understanding of creative excellence
  • Strong organisational and time management capabilities, experience of delivering to tight deadlines
  • Change mindset
  • An ability to challenge processes / figures and deliver efficiencies
  • A strong drive for self-development and growth
  • An interest in data driven Marketing/Digital Marketing campaigns, our brand and what we do to ensure we can continue to develop and innovate the customer experience for the future
Our benefits
  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Flexible benefits scheme including discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes, holiday buying and much more.
We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that offer flexibility to suit you - find out more at Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by Boots and may not be accurate.

Why Boots
At Boots, we foster a working environment where consideration and inclusivity help everyone to be themselves and reach their full potential. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, passionate about embracing the diversity of our colleagues and providing a positive and inclusive working environment for all. As the heart of everything we do at Boots, it's with you, we change for the better.

What's next
After your application and assessment have been reviewed we will be in touch. For candidates who are successful at this stage, you will receive an invite you to an assessment centre. If you have not been successful on this occasion, you will be notified by email.

If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to help you to be at your best.

Boots is a Ban the Box employer and will consider the suitability of applicants with criminal convictions on a case-by-case basis.

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