This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Marketing student to gain practical experience in this forward-thinking retailer and wholesaler of video games, board games and other exciting entertainment products. Mentored throughout, you will assist in product marketing including market research, writing copy and product testing. Based at their brand new £4.5 million premises, the selected candidate will have access to a chill out room for playing video games or just taking time out, as well as the use of a fleet car to explore the beautiful surrounding area. In terms of professional and personal development, this is an experience not to be missed!
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Writing copy for our new products
Product photograph on and off site plus photo editing and manipulation in photoshop and lightroom
Competitor and market research /analysis
Product testing - QA
Studying for a degree in Marketing or other relevant
Good spelling, grammar and punctuation
Good research skills
Computer literate; Microsoft Office and Google Docs
Positive attitude and flexible approach to work
Knowledge and interest in video games and entertainment products
Photoshop an advantage
This host company has more than decade of experience in online retailing, starting with a single eBay store and now serving a large customer base of video gamers, board and card game fans and collectors with an ever-expanding range of products, sites and services. Today the company has 25 custom created websites and sells on 25 marketplaces. They serve different domestic and international markets and manage the video game range of one of the big-four UK supermarket chains. Their online range has risen to over 90,000 products and in 2018 they had a turnover of £38million. With over 100 employees, they are expanding rapidly with new business developments including new cutting edge, custom designed ecommerce software and further diversification into other emerging markets for both retail and wholesale customers. Exciting times ahead!
Good spoken and written English levels are required (B2 onwards)
Chesterfield, England Home of the famous twisted church spire, Chesterfield is the largest market town in Derbyshire with over 104,000 people. With plenty of pubs, clubs and eateries and a short distance from the beautiful Peak District national park there will be plenty to see and do. If you fancy a trip to the city, then Sheffield is just 11 miles to the North. During your stay you will have every chance to experience the welcoming hospitality of Northern England.