Time2Grow Internship (UoB) Support Manager


University of Northampton
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28 hours per week for 10 weeks
Smart Casual




This role is supported by the 2014 – 2020 European Social Fund Programme.

Time2Grow Internships are only open to graduates who reside in the South East Midlands area.

All Time2Grow Internships are 28 hours per week for 10 weeks. The rate of pay is £11 per hour with an additional £1.33 per hour holiday pay.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Support Manager to join our Bedfordshire based Garden Wholesale & Retail business. This role will see you work with all parts of the business providing a wide range administrative

The Planet Garden Business includes: -

* Wholesale Rose Plant supply to Garden Retailers,

* Operating three Garden Centres.

* Home shopping business (www.worldofroses.com

* Help to develop the group Business Development Plan – including defining; Business Strategic Objectives, Organisational Strategy, Management Strategy, People Strategy, Marketing Strategy and Systems Strategy.

* Update and manage stock control system.

* Targeted Marketing to both existing and new customers.

* Customer Analysis.

* write and dispatch email marketing campaigns.

* provide accurate reports and analysis to clients and company management to
demonstrate effective return on investment (ROI)

* manage the contact database and assist with lead generation activities
* strong verbal communication skills for articulating ideas to colleagues and clients excellent written communication skills for producing high quality content.

* attention to detail and accuracy.

* the ability to work independently and flexibly.

* the capacity to prioritise and work across multiple projects.

* the ability to work as part of a team.

* organisational skills with the ability to deliver a high volume of quality

* creative skills for contributing new and innovative ideas.

* the ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

* networking and analytical skills.

* knowledge of existing and emerging social media platforms.

* excellent IT skills.

Graduate Degree: Business Management / Exec MBA

Upper Caldecote, Near Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

Working hours are 39 hours per week, although hours may increase during large-scale marketing campaigns and project work.

Opportunity to land a permanent job after 280 hours are completed on Time2Grow.