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Supplier Marketing Executive

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Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Manchester, GB

Company: Datwyler

The Distrelec Group (Distrelec & Elfa Distrelec), as part of the Datwyler Technical Components Division, is a leading online high service distributor of electronic, automation, tools and measurement technology in Europe. We operate worldwide and stock over 160,000 products, adding around 2,000 new & innovative products every month, from a linecard of more than 1,000 market leading manufacturers. We have local sales offices across Europe to support our customers and provide them with products and services to suit their individual needs. 


Position Summary
  • Work closely with Supplier Business Managers to create, amend and close supplier marketing opportunities.
  • Work with product managers/suppliers to define product selections, sign off artwork, copy and brief into design team.
  • Capture proof of placements for future reporting purposes.
  • Report on agreed activity, provide proof of activity and commentary on activity based on analytics data.
  • Work closely with Supplier Business Managers (SBM’s) to agree marketing plans for suppliers
  • Ensure delivery of agreed plans by liaising with Product Managers and Suppliers
  • Work closely with marketing team to ensure supplier plans tie in with overall marketing themes
  • Support the Supplier Marketing Manager in maintaining and building strong relationships with our suppliers
  • Deliver effective bespoke marketing plans for our suppliers
  • Brief supplier marketing plans into channels (PPC, SEO, Email etc) and design team to ensure smooth delivery
  • Capture proof of placements to form part of overall reporting
  • Creating reporting dashboard for supplier marketing activity using Adobe Analytics / Email and Social data etc
  • Compile activity report with proof of placements and analytics report – give feedback on activity and recommendations
  • Be the first point of contact between Distrelec and Suppliers in relation to Supplier Marketing Activity
  • Attend and present plans/final reports to suppliers where needed

Degree (or equivalent) qualified advantageous

  • Experience in working on multiple marketing plans
  • Able to manage multiple stakeholders internally/externally to delivery agreed plans
  • Comfortable with chasing for agreements on product selections, artwork sign off, etc
  • Comfortable presenting marketing plans to colleagues and suppliers
  • Self-organising and ability to prioritise workloads
  • Analytically minded and ability to translate marketing statistics
  • Very good interpersonal skills with excellent customer service and "can do" mentality
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
  • Able to efficiently prioritise work and timely inform stakeholders on the progress and blockages
  • Experience working within a multi-cultural/multi-regional environment
  • Strong written and communication skills in English language
Personal Competencies
  • Flexible, highly adaptable and excellent team player
  • Highly structured thinking and ways of working
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical skills
  • Advanced PC skills (MS Office)
Our Offer to You
  • City centre location with excellent transport links
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours with the option to work from home
  • Company paid benefits including life assurance, income protection, private medical insurance, pension, etc.
  • Optional benefits including cycle to work scheme, well-being treatments, restaurant card, activity pass, gym discounts, etc. 
Datwyler Competencies
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies - Team orientation- Encourages teamwork - Level 3
Datwyler Management Competencies- Entrepreneurship- Understands the strategy - Level 4
Datwyler Management Competencies - Result Orientation and Execution- Executes towards results-Level 4
Datwyler Leadership Competencies- Adaptability- Embraces change-Level 4
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Exceed customer expectations - Understands the customer-Level 3


We Offer a Diverse and Global Working Environment
As a globally operating company, Datwyler offers a broad spectrum of job profiles and career oppor­tunities. We offer ambitious individuals who approach their task with dedication and enthusiasm the right environment to excel and grow. This gives every employee the opportunity to influence the way we work. At Datwyler, we enable our employees to bring their talent to a global context and grow it steadily over time. Our employees are therefore at the very heart of Datwyler – we interact with respect, trust and loyalty. Mutual consideration and appreciation are key.