Press and Marketing Assistant - Food & Beverages

London  |  Head Office

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Competitive Basic Salary and Excellent Benefits
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This role forms a key part of the Press and Marketing team, helping to shape the future and driving Harvey Nichols vision across , Food, Wine & Restaurants.

Working closely with the F&B Press & Marketing Manager and Head of Brand, Events and PR, this role is responsible for delivering memorable and ground-breaking integrated activity, campaigns and PR.


What you will be doing:

  • Assist the F&B PR & Marketing Manager to deliver the annual marketing calendar.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to establish priorities and activity.
  • Work with suppliers to develop opportunities to support sales and drive promotional opportunities.
  • Management of third-party relationships and the projects/promotions relating to partners.
  • Create support plans for exclusive and new brand launches.
  • Monitor campaign results and ROI and create reports as appropriate.
  • Deliver each campaign on time and within budget.
  • Plan and manage budgeting for specific projects.
  • Proactively drive editorial coverage in key media.
  • Liaise with press and hold store appointments as appropriate.
  • Support at press and customer events.
  • Oversee store filming and photography.
  • Manage press requests, including sending imagery and quotes.
  • Drafting press collateral and appropriate releases.
  • General press office and marketing duties.


A bit about you:

  • Team player
  • Experience within Food, Wine & Restaurants
  • Passionate about customers, innovation and the company’s brand
  • Demonstrates leadership potential
  • Well rounded and ambitious
  • Organised and efficient
  • Accuracy and attention to detail (copy checking, figures, minutes, spelling and grammar)
  • Strong creative and design judgement
  • Self-motivated and shows initiative
  • Represent the brand values both internally and externally
  • Confident, ambitious and outgoing personality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


About your Experience:

  • Degree in Marketing or similar experience
  • Experience in executing successful marketing campaigns
  • Strong mathematical competency for sales/budget analysis and management
  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Excellent administrative and presentation skills
  • Strong passion for the food & drink industry
  • Luxury experience desirable


All your hard work, rewarded:

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

Flexible working
Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance

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