In Commercial Planning we pride ourselves on making a good impression, every time. After all, months of planning go into our events whether it’s Valentine’s, Schoolshop or Black Friday. We want to inspire customers to shop key events in their life; whatever way they want; across all our brands and channels.
In our team, we aim to ensure that our events deliver the goods for our customers while meeting our commercial aims for the business, This means that we deal with Space, Ranging, Trading, Display and Retail teams to name but a few, so that we can ensure our events are both inspiring and relevant.
As an Event Planning Manager you’ll ensure Sainsbury’s has an effective multichannel event plan throughout the year. You will facilitate and drive the work of cross-functional teams to innovate, brief, govern and deliver customer focused events setting overall financial and customer objectives and targets. This role ranges from the big idea that starts a project, to presenting to our board, to chasing the trading team for that last essential product.
In this role you’ll be working with stakeholders at all levels, so you’ll need to be confident in dealing with a wide range of people. We’re looking someone who has a great awareness of the commercial market, who can work in a flexible style that will help us to deal with changing priorities and customer shopping habits.
This role can be based in either Milton Keynes or Coventry; with travel between locations on a regular basis.
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