Marketing Assistant (FMCG)

Who We Are:

Oriental Merchant is an established wholesaler and distributor of authentic Asian food goods in the FMCG industry. We supply major supermarkets and independent grocery stores across Australia, New Zealand and Europe with brands and products familiar throughout the Asia Pacific region. We are proud of what we have achieved in the Asian food category and are looking for a new addition to our team in this time of growth.

This role is Head Office based where you will working alongside an enthusiastic Marketing team!

If you have a passion for food and all food things related this is the right role for you!

If you have a food studies background (e.g. Cookery, food studies or food science) or Event Management, Business/Commerce, Finance degree but have a genuine interest in working in the FMCG industry then please apply.

Your New Role:

Working with a team you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Provide assistance to plan, develop and implement of all aspect of marketing, promotions and advertising activities in line with agreed brand strategy and targets;
  • Gather, analyse, interpret sales performance, business review and post-campaign reports;
  • Provide market research to aid managements decision-making;
  • Liaise and maintain strong relationships and communication with internal stakeholders and external working partners such as advertising agencies;
  • Provide support in proper administration and tracking of marketing and advertising expense;
  • Evaluate and recommend sponsorship opportunities that align to agreed brand strategies;
  • Provide data analysis through AC Nielsen, Quantium, Quickturn database;
  • Support event organizing and implementation of on ground activities;
  • Assist with administrative tasks of the department.

What You Will Need to Succeed:

  • Full-Australian working rights;
  • A tertiary/ diploma qualification in marketing, but any applicant with a passion for food and interest in working in the food/beverage/FMCG industry are more than welcome to apply;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese) are viewed as highly advantageous but not essential;
  • Hands on experience in implementing marketing campaigns across both above and below the line channels;
  • Good analytical, numerical skills and ability to interpret data;
  • Strong computer skills in all Microsoft applications;
  • Can-do attitude, results orientated, motivated;
  • Multi-task, able to prioritize, attention to details;
  • Team work and a passion to drive quality outcomes;
  • A passion for food is a bonus.

What You Can Get In Return:

- You will have the opportunity to take your career to the next level as youll gain extensive exposure to the FMCG industry;

- Exciting career progression opportunities and free on-site parking;

- You'll work along a supportive network Marketing professionals.

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

25/11/2019 $0 Eastern Suburbs 1 Marketing & Communications
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