Worcester, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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Admin/Data Analyst - Worcester
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:
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
Experience in administration/coordination/data management tasks
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
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
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
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