European Retail Intern

Viacom | Internship | UK | Competitive |

Job Summary:

Working within the International Consumer Products department, this role reports to the Senior European Retail Manager. This role will consist of administrative and commercial management and be working to support the team with key European Retail accounts as well as building relationships with local territory retail teams. The successful candidate should have excellent communication, organisational and time management skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the European Retail Team with the day-to-day management of key Pan European Retail accounts (Toys R Us, Amazon, Claire’s Accessories, C&A, Aldi, Lidl, Deichmann, H&M, Carrefour)
  • Support the Direct to Retail team by sending out monthly newsletters both internally and externally
  • Develop relationships with local territory retail teams to ensure regular updates on local retail plans and activities
  • Maintain central EMEA retail documents including roll out grids, best practice documents, licensee lists and competitive retail analysis
  • Create visual reports highlighting market activity for sharing across International teams
  • Build relationships with local licensees to help facilitate promotions and product giveaways
  • Visit key retailers to carry out retailer comp shops and use notes and pictures taken to put together a report based on the insights
  • Creative ideation of promotional and marketing campaigns which can be used at retail
  • Brief creative team to create assets for marketing and retail promotions

Role Specific Skills / Attributes:

  • Experience within sales & marketing and/or brand management
  • Excellent understanding and use of PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UK and European retailers
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work quickly and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to build and develop relationships with colleagues and external clients
  • Good team player with the ability to work autonomously
  • Keen desire to build effective and creative marketing campaigns

Desirable skills:

  • Macroeconomic understanding of the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy
  • A second European language

At Viacom, we value and celebrate difference. We want to ensure that we fully represent the make-up of UK society in our workforce as well as bringing diverse perspectives to our business. We want to make sure Diversity and Inclusion are not just buzz words; we truly want to foster an authentic inclusive environment, where all employees feel that they can bring their whole selves to work. This is embedded in our recruitment practices to ensure we hire the best talent and enrich our mix. For this reason, we are not filtering candidates via a CV this year, so please do not upload one with your application. Instead, we require you to complete a task relevant to the role so that we can assess your talent, creativity and passion.

‘The advert will close on Tuesday 6th March at midnight. Please note that we may close adverts early due to high demand. You will find out whether you have been successful by Friday 30 March.’


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