Marketing Assistant

Job Location

Bow Garden & Aquatic Centre, Bow, Crediton EX17 6LA, UK

Type of Job

Full Time, Maternity Cover

Published By

David Tucker

Published Date

About the job

We are looking for a Marketing Assistant to work in our office, who will create strong communications for the Garden Centre & retail excellence. To work with management team to increase customer footfall and turnover, via activities incl.;
-Writing press editorials and garnering favourable press and PR coverage
-Layout and content for mail drops & press advertisements
-Writing monthly email newsletters
-Planning and implementing an events calendar. Manage events
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and social media updates
-To work with management team to improve site layout and appearance via activities such as;
Improve fish tank and plant information signage systems,
Constructing & printing POS signage and improving displays,
Assisting with merchandising,
Supporting cafe menu and signage,
-To work with management team to generate extra profitable business via e:commerce, incl.;
Improving and maintain websites & online shop,
Processing & shipping internet orders and dealing with internet customer queries,
-General office administration including;
Uploading products accurately on to epos system,
Stationery, stock ordering,
Analysis of sales by department, including running reports/management information.,
Answering telephone & emails regularly and directing to appropriate team member,
Stock adjustments and stock control counting,
Keeping pricing up to date - Creating labels for shelf edges and hangers etc...,
Processing invoices and accounts support,
-Excellence in serving customers
-Post office executional excellence
-Help achieve shop sales growth in line with yearly targets
-Improve Profitability – Ensure keep pricing up to date via regular EPOS reviews
-Supporting teamwork and other staff members.
-Always being a team player
-Ensure successful compliance & implementation of all Company policies, including health and safety, procedures and standards
-Any other ad hoc task as directed by owners and managers


  • Excellent communication skills – both written & spoken

  • Strong computer skills, especially Corel Draw

  • Pro-activity in developing ideas

  • Meeting deadlines & commitments

  • Strong Commercial judgement

  • Customer service excellence. Go the extra mile.

  • Retail executional excellence

  • Excellent attention to detail as the role is very detail orientated.

  • Strong administration and organisational skills

  • Energy, determination and work-rate.

  • A positive, can-do attitude is critical.

  • Steadiness under pressure

  • Must be a team-player at all times.

  • Adaptability & flexibility. Open to change.

  • Integrity & honesty


· Discounted cafe food (when it is open)
· Discounts in the garden centre
· On-site parking
· Company events & sociable hours 9-5


Bow Garden & Aquatic Centre, Bow, Crediton EX17 6LA, UK

SHOP: Mon to Sat 9am - 5.30pm, Sunday 10am* - 4.30pm
Shop Tel: 01363 82438
WATERSIDE CAFE (OUTSIDE SEATING ONLY) : Mon to Sat 9am - 4pm, Sunday 10am - 4pm 
Cafe Tel: 01363 460466
Bow | Crediton | Devon | EX17 6LA
Email -
*First 1/2 hour browsing only

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