Global leader in safe, high performance waterproofing, cleaning and conditioning for outdoor gear


Careers at Nikwax

Nikwax provides a challenging environment for staff with opportunities spanning manufacturing, design, engineering, sales, marketing, service and support. Our business is growing and we constantly seek motivated individuals to join our successful teams.

Current vacancies

If you would like to work at Nikwax, keep a look out for the latest career opportunities below.

Trade Marketing Executive

Nikwax, a leading international manufacturer of outdoor clothing and gear aftercare products for clothing, footwear and outdoor clothing and equipment require a Trade Marketing Executive to support the increase in demand for Nikwax products.

The Role

You will increase demand for the Nikwax products and services, and positive Nikwax brand awareness by:

  • Liaising with store merchandising managers and undertaking customer market research to ensure Nikwax’s retail presence is optimised
  • Planning, developing, distributing and managing in store Point of Sale (POS)
  • Developing training packages for retail staff and managing their ongoing update
  • Liaising with distributors to identify and provide marketing support tools and materials
  • Developing and managing Nikwax presence at UK and international trade shows.

The Person

This role is within our Group Marketing and Identity team and we are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is an excellent communicator with good listening and analytical skills to be able to respond to research and feedback from distributors, retailers and consumers. You will have strong organisational skills along with the ability to prioritise multiple deliverables.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level, with a marketing qualification such as CIM (or equivalent) and have at least 2-3 years relevant work experience. Ideally, you will have experience of international retail marketing and consumer retail behaviour as well as commercial marketing and communications experience. In addition, exposure to planning and implementing trade show representation for international audiences would be a bonus.

The role will be based in Wadhurst in East Sussex and will include a small amount of travel including overseas. The successful applicant must be eligible to work in the UK.

The Rewards

  • An opportunity to work within a company where you can see the effect of your efforts
  • Be a part of enthusiastic, professional and dedicated team
  • Potential to grow and develop within this expanding company
  • Competitive benefits and rewards
  • Work within a friendly and informal environment.

To Apply

Click the button below to apply for this position online by no later than Monday 27th August 2017.

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