Location
Dunnington
Department
Operations
Advertising Salary
£20,000 - £24,000 per annum

About The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and passionate Communications Executive to join our growing Retail Team!

This role is take to build and issue operational updates to our Retailers and to provide day to day support to the Retailer Communications team, which would include reporting and data management.

You will be responsible for the production and issuing of Retailer News, weekly targeted emails, surveys, SMS and Push Notifications and create and upload targeted retailer distribution lists using excel, CMore and Dotdigital. You will need to work to tight deadlines and liaise with internal stakeholders to issue emergency communications when required.

You will create/upload new pages, banners and messages on ActivHUB and be the departmental expert for the Site Core system. You will take ownership for the contacts database and to ensure all information is current, correct and protected in line with GDPR. Finally, you will support the collation of content for Retailer Events including EXPO and Roadshows.

About You

You will be a confident, approachable and enthusiastic individual with exceptional attention to detail. It is essential to demonstrate strong communication and grammatical skills, both written and verbal and be Intermediate Level for Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Due to the nature of this role, occasional ‘on-call’ / weekend support maybe required in case of emergencies. 

 

About Bestway

In 2021 Costcutter Supermarkets Group were acquired by Bestway Wholesale and as such became part of the Bestway Retail Division. The acquisition has created some exciting roles that we are looking to recruit talented, dynamic and driven individuals with a passion for the ever-changing world of retail and wholesale.

Established in 1976, Bestway Wholesale has grown to become the UK’s largest independent food and drink wholesaler, we also operate in Banking, Cement and Heath Care Sectors with UBL Bank, Bestway Cement and Well Pharmacy.

Our mission is to be the ‘Best Way to Grow your Food and Drinks Business’.

With 58 depots spanning the length and breadth of the UK, Bestway Wholesale is a supply partner to over 70,000 independent retailers and 40,000 catering and foodservice operators.

We have scale and purchasing power to help our customers compete in an ever-changing market. In addition to supplying to thousands of convenience stores, Bestway Wholesale also operates the award-winning Best-one symbol group which has 1,400 members across the country and over 3,500 independent retailers have chosen our depot-run promotion club, Xtra Local, as their retail club of choice. 

Through the acquisition of Costcutter Supermarkets Group into our Bestway Retail Division, our annual wholesale turnover has grown to c£3b per year.

Bestway Retail now supports nearly 3000 symbol retailers as well as operating over 400 franchised stores, and over 170 company owned stores throughout England and Wales, we employ over 2500 colleagues who enable us to provide a great local retail service in our communities.

We own the UKs largest franchised off license and convenience chains which encompasses the brands Bargain Booze, Wine Rack, Select Convenience and Central Convenience. Our vision is to be the best value off licence led convenience retailer and wholesaler.

Both retailers and suppliers are supported by this new additional scale of the combined business, with the collaborative partnership approach making Bestway the partner of choice for growing sales in the convenience market.

Join us and you will be joining our fast-paced business, entrepreneurial and dynamic business. It's an incredibly exciting time to join us in this new venture!!

 

 

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