Product Data Support Executive (Kensington)

Marketing Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire


ACCO Brands

Description

 


JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Title: Product Data Support Executive

Reports To: 

Department: Kensington

Location: Aylesbury

Job Holder: N/A

 

Achieve. Create. Collaborate. Organize.

Essential brands. Innovative products. Smart investment. Winning team. This is what you will find at ACCO Brands. We are passionate about building a culture that is committed to the success of our employees. If you are looking for an organization that offers rewarding opportunities and is dedicated to team orientation, learning and development, and flourishes with success, we invite you to be a part of building our company for the future.


  1. Purpose of the Job

 

Are you an experienced, organised professional with strong administration and project management skills? This is a varied role within a highly effective team and will be responsible for all aspects of data management within the Product Management & Marketing teams from the new product launch process, to ongoing marketing data management and data relating to product lifecycle management.

 

Following a year of impressive growth, Kensington are expanding to ensure that the central Kensington team runs at full effectiveness. Working with Kensington, the technology brand in the ACCO Brands Portfolio, this role will be supporting all members of the Product Management team together with the EMEA Marketing team. This position will need good communications skills, a high level of attention to detail with the ability to use initiative, manage own workload and ensure deadlines are met.

 

You will be compiling, submitting and maintaining information relating to products, so knowledge and practical application of Word, Excel would be essential to this role.

 

This role does not necessarily require marketing experience or background and would suit someone that comes from and administrative or project management background.

 

 

  1. Organization Chart

 

Available on Request

 

  1. Principal Accountabilities and Key Tasks
  • Ownership and maintenance of all product & marketing master data and content in the EMEA ERP systems  & content syndication feeds.
  • Manage the new product set up processes by taking the forms submitted by the product team and uploading to Acco ERP systems such as SAP and open catalogues / databases such as IceCat etc.
  • Own and maintain the monthly new product update excel file on behalf of the Kensington product and marketing teams.
  • Maintain, update and communicate all product and marketing content updates required by the sales & marketing teams within the business.
  • Ongoing work with the Kensington Asia team on ensuring all Kensingtons regulatory certificates such as product weights and dimensions, WEEE and other EU regulatory data are available and up to date and available to the business when required.
  • Organise product samples to be delivered to new business prospects, for technical support and testing, to the sales team & for conferences and meetings.
  • Liaising with the Kensington global marketing team during product launch to support the localisation of product content across the EMEA regions.
  • Maintenance and distribution of ongoing product updates and communications as well as marketing campaign and assets to the channel sales teams when required.
  • Ad-Hoc channel and product marketing support

 

 

  1. Competencies / Attributes Required

 

  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Strong IT skills, especially MS Excel
  • Strong grasp of the English language & English grammar
  • Self-starter with professional, results driven attitude and strong work ethic.
  • The ability to work independently without day to day supervision & interaction
  • A good communicator, able to work with all functions and levels of the organisation.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Foreign language English is required, any other European language is beneficial
  • Ability to organise, manage time & work on multiple projects in fast paced environment

 

 

  1. Measures / KPI’s

 

  • Product content is translated and uploaded to correct systems on time for each product launch
  • Systems are kept up to date and new product introduction and maintenance processes are executed in a timely manner in keeping with the launch process
  • Become the Kensington product data expert and a key point of contact for other departments within the organisation

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

AODA

Accommodation for applicants with disabilities will be provided in all parts of the recruiting process as required under the ACCO Brands Canada AODA policy.  Applicants are asked to make their needs known in advance.

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