Marketing Assistant (POS Assistant)


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive plus benefits

Closing Date

27/05/2022 22:45

About the Role

Join one of the UK’s most renowned retailers in our marketing team as a Marketing/Point of Sale Assistant.

Working within the Point of Sale (POS) team, the role is a great role for someone looking to move into a marketing role.

The role will include briefing and signing off creative, sending communications out to store, managing the POS stocks, implementing POS in our mock shop, budget admin.

You’ll play a key role in the end-to-end lifecycle of our POS activity, from creating briefs to liaising with retail stakeholders to ensure they have everything they need for effective POS displays.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Creating POS specs – Seasonal, Mailer and Adhoc.
  • Maintenance of POS databases
  • Produce monthly POS order line reports to monitor store activity
  • Maintain a strong relationship with all internal stakeholders – VM, Retail, B&M, the wider Marketing team
  • Build relationships with B&M team to understand the product stories to ensure correct use of POS
  • Work alongside the creative artwork team & Buying teams to brief in POS specs, sign off and to send to print.
  • Support store development new store openings / refresh programme –ordering POS required, being a key point of contact for the store and occasional visits to support the new store set up’s
  • Point of contact for our POS order line facility. Dealing with queries, checking stock levels and producing monthly reports on stock orders
  • Support the print team for purchase orders and invoice queries
  • Assist in the set up & presentations of model stores
  • Work alongside the VM team to set up POS / Theatre in our onsite mock shop for seasonal E2E sign offs
  • Support the wider creative marketing function when required to deliver key projects / deadlines.

About You

  • Excellent PC skills – Microsoft PowerPoint & Excel essential
  • Excellent proven communication, presentation & influencing skills
  • Experience of delivering to tight deadlines
  • Planning and organisational skills.
  • Naturally enthusiastic and energetic with the ability to be solutions based
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • An understanding of Retail practices / POS knowledge desirable

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family, you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

Matalan value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities.

Matalan wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the application and interview process and ultimately, in their role. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.