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Retail Marketing Manager

Retail Marketing Executive

JD Sports – Bury HQ

Hybrid working

Forward role are working exclusively with JD Sports to recruit a Retail Marketing Executive who has experience in offline Marketing and who may have experience within Retail or working with a bricks and motor Retailer with a physical store base.

JD has some fantastic company benefits including a great holiday package, discounted use of the JD gyms, free onsite parking and company discount across the JD group!


  • Supporting the delivery of all 3rd party brand campaigns in the retail marketing channel. Delivery of window, in store POS and marketing activations.
  • Working alongside all internal marketing channels to deliver consistent 360 campaigns.
  • Monitor progress of campaigns using various metrics and submit reports of performance.
  • Calendar management of campaign go live dates, product launches and commercial opportunities.
  • Daily management of 3rd party brand in-store POS ensuring that all stores in UK and International territories are kept up to date and refreshed.
  • Management of POS, campaign and trade calendars and status updates.
  • Working with agencies to compile distribution lists and manage the process to print and deliver campaigns into stores
  • Day to day management of all 3rd party brands in the business, building relationships, assisting with enquiries attending regular meetings with both external and internal contacts.
  • Supporting in the development, execution and delivery of in store events/activations.
  • Communication to head office personnel, stores, area and regional managers about upcoming POS drops, campaign launches and events.
  • Working closely with buying and merchandising teams to ensure the marketing strategies with the brands are in line with our buys to maximise commercial success.

Person Specification

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Competent on Microsoft Office – Outlook, Teams, Word, and Excel as well as the online platforms such as google docs.
  • Experience working in retail marketing sector.
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a wider team.

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Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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