Admin/Data Analyst - Worcester Posted Oct 11
Pontoon , Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
 
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Admin/Data Analyst - Worcester

Overview

Job ID#: 1404

Brand: Smiths News

Job Category: Clerical/Admin.

Position Type: Full - Time - Permanent

Location: Worcester, UK

Working Pattern: Office hours

Salary: £ + benefits

Position DescriptionBrand Overview

Connect Group PLC is one of the UK's largest specialist distributors operating in large and diverse markets. The Group has four separate divisions, connecting suppliers to customers in an efficient, knowledgeable and service oriented way.Role Description

Supply & Allocation Executive - Worcester

About the Supply & Allocation Executive role:

Job Purpose

To maximise sales for publishers through effective sales development activity and copy placement (allocation of copy to retailers)

To deliver agreed service levels for named publishers

Ensure all copy management disciplines are maintained to the standards detailed in the business rules.

Ensuring full compliance and delivery for all publisher copy management briefs.

To ensure all work stream activity is completed within agreed timescales.

To provide the principle interface for named publisher or copy management activity

To identify sales opportunities and take relevant action to fully realise potential

To maintain agreed publisher relationships

Principal Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Linking in with the National Newspaper Office/publisher account teams to provide analysis of data and focused account development

Benchmarking No 1 for supply management performance

Ensure integrity of all banding/segmentation information

Achieve and review performance to publisher/retail targets

Essential

Previous Experience

Experience in administration/coordination/data management tasks

Skills/Competencies

Ability to use own initiative and show sound judgement

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Proven ability in identifying new ways of working and improvements

Proven understanding of customer service - internal or external

Ability to organise own workload effectively

Ability to build relationships within the immediate and wider teams, and external

Ability to work as a team in order to ensure deadlines are achieved

Ability to plan and prioritise own work

Good attention to detail in order to ensure accurate reporting and processing of information

Personal Attributes

Ability to remain calm in a pressurised time sensitive situation

Positive and flexible attitude to change

Demonstrable commitment to personal and professional development

Educated to GCSE level or equivalent - Maths and English Grade C

Desirable:

Experience in data analysis

Customer service experience

Able to manipulate data and trend analysis

Microsoft Office - moderate

Demonstrates ability to adapt approach to suit a person or situation

Ability to influence outside of immediate team

Working knowledge of SAP

Post GCSE qualification - NVQ, A-level

About Us:

Our Connect News and Media division; Smiths News is the UK's largest news wholesaling business with 55% market share, distributing newspapers and magazines on behalf of all major national publishers and a large number of regional publishers. The business serves 30,000 customers across England and Wales, supplying large multiple retailers and independent newsagents. Dawson Media Direct supplies newspapers, magazines and inflight entertainment technology and content to over 120 airlines in 115 airports worldwide. More recently, we have invested in two exciting new businesses. Pass My Parcel is a click and collect local delivery service with clients including Amazon and ASOS. Jack's Beans is a vended coffee brand which we market through retail outlets across the UK.

Employment Type: Permanent
Other Pay Info: benefits

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