Marketing & Sponsorship Executive – 12 month contract Jobs in Melbourne VIC at MARS

Title: Marketing & Sponsorship Executive – 12 month contract

Company: MARS

Location: Melbourne VIC

Here at Royal Canin, we have a rare opportunity for a Customer Marketing Executive to join our Marketing team and manage all the events and sponsorship for the Pro Business for both Royal Canin and Eukanuba across both Australia and New Zealand. This role also supports the Pro Customer Marketing function.

This role will see you work closely with internal departments such as Corporate Affairs, Field Sales, Digital Marketing and Supply Chain and is also the key contact point for external stakeholders such as State Bodies, Brand Ambassadors, Clubs and agencies.

N.B. This role will require very occasional weekend work for attendance to Pro specific events

What are we looking for?

Previous experience in marketing and events preferable;

Understanding of dog and cat shows preferred but not essential;

Attention to detail;

Strong communication skills;

Ability to cope with changing demands and manage priorities.

What would be your key responsibilities?

Creating the Sponsorship calendar and event plan for the Pro Business and managing the forecasts required for these events;

Evaluating the ROI on event and sponsorship activities in order to make decisions on future events; look for ways to improve brand exposure and recommendation through clubs and organisations, Reviewing and actioning the feedback;

Support the PRO Customer Liaison to work with clubs and organisations to ensure that all sponsorship commitments are met by both parties;

Manage the Brand Ambassador programme and support the Field Team with communications regarding engagement and training, contracts, quarterly reporting and ensuring that KPIs are met;

Overseeing major events by attending and ensuring that the strategy is being implemented and further developing relationships with our customers;

Execution of the Promotional Marketing Calendar including eDMs, Print Media, Promotional Banners Artwork across all customer groups;

Execution of portfolio changes (launches/deletions) within PRO Pillar;

Management of social media groups including content calendar planning and creation;

Processing of purchase orders and ensure any approve spend is captured in budgets;

Management of marketing items including ordering with local suppliers and global teams, ensure item setup and receipt into correct location.

What can you expect from Mars?

Awarded #4 (over 1000 employees category) in the 2020 Best Places to Work study by Great Place to Work Australia

Genuine focus on your development with access to world class training

Global health and wellbeing program to support work-life balance

Opportunity to make a difference with our volunteer and ambassador programs

Have a real impact on creating a better world for pets, a world where they’re healthy, happy and welcome.

About us:

What do MARS®, SNICKERS®, EXTRA®, ECLIPSE®, PEDIGREE®, WHISKAS®, DOLMIO®, UNCLE BEN’S® MASTERFOODS ® and ROYAL CANIN® have in common? They’re all made by Mars. We’re a family-owned, principle led business that’s been making products for people (and the pets that people love) for more than 100 years. Together, our 125,000+ Associates around the world are empowered to take action every day towards the world we want tomorrow. Because we know, the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today.

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