Profession promotion assistant

Promotion assistants provide support in the implementation of programs and promotional efforts in points-of-sale. They research and administer all the information required by managers to decide whether promotional programs are required. If so, they support in getting of materials and resources for the promotional action.

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Personality Type

  • Investigative / Enterprising
  • Artistic / Investigative

Knowledge

  • Communication principles

    The set of commonly shared principles in regards with communication such as active listening, establish rapport, adjusting the register, and respecting the intervention of others.

  • Advertising techniques

    The communication strategies intended to persuade or encourage an audience, and the different media which are used to achieve this goal.

  • Time management

    The practices concerning the conscious planning and controlling of the amount of time spent on executing certain tasks to improve efficiency and productivity.

Skills

  • Help coordinate promotional activities

    Help establish a schedule for promotional activities. Define the content of promotional activities. Select resource person or people to delegate and share relevant information with them. Prepare the necessary material.

  • Support managers

    Provide support and solutions to managers and directors in regards with their business needs and requests for the running of a business or the daily operations of a business unit.

  • Perform office routine activities

    Program, prepare, and perform activities required to be performed everyday in offices such as mailing, receiving supplies, updating managers and employees, and keeping operations running smoothly.

  • Assist in the practical actions for developing marketing campaigns

    Provide assistance and support in all the efforts and actions required to implement a marketing campaign such as contacting advertisers, preparing briefings, setting up meetings, and shopping around for suppliers.

  • Perform clerical duties

    Perform administrative tasks such as filing, typing up reports and maintaining mail correspondence.

  • Perform business research

    Search and collect information relevant for the development of businesses in different fields ranging from legal, accounting, finance, up to commercial matters.

Optional knowledge and skills

manage the handling of promotional materials meet expectations of target audience keep promotions records create advertisements perform video editing ensure equipment availability operate a camera motion graphics coordinate events liaise with distribution channel managers develop promotional tools manage budgets graphic design sales promotion techniques

Common job titles

  • Promotions assistant
  • Secretary
  • Asst/assoc/full professor
  • Administrative assistant