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Supplier Marketing Manager


Corby, GB, NN17 5JF London, GB, N1C 4AG

Brand:  RS Components
Function:  Marketing

Supplier Marketing Manager

Location: Hybrid working model: Home / Corby office


Summary of the role:

The purpose of this role is to develop, lead and coordinate co-marketing activities with targeted electronics suppliers as part of the Integrated Marketing Plan (IMP) and ensure that these programs maximise customer preference and supplier value. The role will be a core part of our group marketing community and will help to set the tone for greater alignment and consistency across our marketing teams. 



What you will do

•    Develop, lead and co-ordinate clear and cohesive marketing plans for targeted electronics suppliers as part of the Integrated Marketing Plan (IMP) that are digital-first, data-driven and ROI focused
•    Work closely with P&SM at a local and group level to develop supplier marketing strategy 
•    Manage resources and liaison with local markets to ensure the programs are planned, executed, and reviewed for excellence in execution and positive ROI
•    Ensure all supplier marketing campaigns, marketing channels and reporting are deployed to support the successful delivery of each program which can be reported back to the supplier
•    Manage marketing budgets and supplier funding including reporting 
•    Analyse our product and service propositions and consumer insights
•    Shape and communicate our vision and mission
•    Translate our propositions into plans and go-to-market strategies
•    Measure and report performance of all marketing campaigns, and assess ROI and KPIs
•    Monitor market trends, research consumer markets and competitors’ activities
•    Oversee new and ongoing marketing and advertising activities
•    Monitor customer reactions
•    Devise innovative growth strategies



What you will bring

•    Experience of Electronics market 
•    Ideal, but not essential, agency experience, with regular presentations to clients
•    Experience in a matrixed global organisation 
•    Highly digitally astute 
•    Experience of managing co-marketing activities with suppliers
•    Ability to develop brand and commercial programs and communicate recommendations
•    Experience in identifying target audiences and devising effective commercial programs
•    Understanding of the full marketing mix but likely to lead specific areas
•    Strong analytical skills partnered with a creative mind
•    Data-driven thinking and an affinity for numbers
•    Commercial proficiency
•    Cross functional team leadership
•    Outstanding communication skills
•    Up to date with latest trends and marketing best practices



Our Amazing Leaders are required to:

Show Passion - I connect deeply with others – colleagues, customers & suppliers
•    I share my aspirations. I am transparent and honest. I act and communicate with integrity
•    I collaborate with others, so together we thrive and transform our business

Act with Humility - I create the environment for others to ask ‘what if’, and do amazing things
•    I listen to understand diverse views, as I don’t have all the answers
•    I empower others to try new, exciting things; and challenge limiting beliefs. Sometimes we fail, but we do it together and we learn

Demonstrate Trust - I lead by example, align others around ambitious goals, and check in regularly
•    I commit to and am accountable for two or three key priorities; and I deliver on them
•    I join the dots for people across matrix teams, give them ownership, and make sure we always know how we are doing


What we offer
We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. In this role, we can confidently offer the following flexible working patterns: 
•    Working remotely - from home or any other work location 
•    Working flexibly - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive. If you need some flexibility please just ask us and we’ll be happy to discuss it with you.


We are RS
Electrocomponents is committed to creating an inclusive environment where people thrive. We recognise that a diverse and representative workforce is critical to our success, and our aim is to create a business where people can be their best selves. Our employees expect this as a matter of course and it is fundamental to how we attract, develop, and hold on to the best talent.


We recruit and develop employees who are the best suited to the requirements of the role, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. We believe everyone should be able to bring their true self to work and be given the opportunities to succeed. If you require any adjustments during this process to ensure you can bring your true self, please let us know.


Increasingly powered by digital technology, we’re our customers’ one-stop-shop for electronic products and components. We began in a north-west London garage supplying spare parts to radio repair shops back in 1937. Today, we’re using digital to revolutionize the way we do business and strengthen our position as the people engineers turn to for help, advice and knowledge.


But if we’re going to be first choice for customers, we also want to be first choice for our future colleagues. We’re looking for people who are passionate to support the customers of today, and the engineers of tomorrow. Together we keep innovation at the forefront of what we do. Do you?

We’ve been on an incredible journey but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us?


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