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Communication and Events Manager - Supplier Engagement

Posted: 10 Dec 2020 Closes: 15 Jan 2021
Herts, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time TSC_603722

What's in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren't limited to:
  • Annual bonus scheme where you can earn up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day (plus 8 Bank holidays)
  • On-site state of the art gym at our Welwyn Campus with discounted "Gympass" membership & free health checks via Nuffield Health
  • Retirement savings plan - save between 4% and 7.5% and Tesco will match your contribution
  • LifeAssurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Share Schemes - Join our 'Buy As You Earn' & 'Save As You Earn' share schemes after 3 months service
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
    • 10% increasing to 15% after every pay day for a four day period, off most purchases at Tesco
    • 10% off One Stop
    • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
    • 20% off all F&F purchases
    • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. T&C's apply
    • 25% off Tesco CafĂ©
    • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
    • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shuttle Bus Service to/from Hatfield & Welwyn Garden City Station to Welwyn Campus & Hatfield Offices
  • Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life's challenges
  • Financial wellness - Tesco has partnered with experts to help you make the most of your money
  • Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners
About the role

In this role you will lead your team to deliver world class communications and events for UK Foodsupplier partners alongside leading the Supplier Network owning the relationship with its external providers, to make it value adding for members.
You will be responsible for
  • Developing and leading a high performing team, giving them the opportunities to be their best.
  • Forecasting and managing your budgets effectively, always being cost conscious.
  • Working alongside the Head of Supplier Engagement to develop and deliver the communication strategy for allexternal partners.
  • Writing world class external communication to inform and upskill our supplier partners while making it simpler topartner with Tesco.
  • Leading and managing internal and external stakeholders to deliver world class supplier events for all of our foodpartners whilst leading the team to support your Colleagues with any external facing partner event.
  • Ensuring consistent delivery of communications and support events.
  • Making sure we lead innovative and informative events that make it easier for suppliers to partner with Tesco.
  • Ensuring the Network is focused on its core aims, content drives membership growth and gives value to members.
  • Negotiating annual contracts with network providers to deliver value.
You will need

Experience relevant for this role:
  • Writing external or internal communications
  • Working with our supply base
  • Relationships with commercial teams
  • Interest in sustainability and innovation
  • Events management
Operational skills relevant for this role:
  • Influencing
  • Stakeholder management
  • Mailchimp
  • Clear communication
  • Project Management
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Strategic thinking
  • Budget management (Lead role)
About us

Tesco has become a market leader by doing the little things that really matter for our customers and colleagues. It is part of what makes Tesco such a great place to work!

We are the UK's number one retailer and we pride ourselves on offering a great shopping experience. We are passionate about our food, merchandise and services and will always try to get things right for our customers.

But did you know we also offer great job opportunities? With stores, distribution centres and offices across the UK, we have a vast variety of roles and we are always looking for people who have a hunger to work with customers and colleagues across our exciting business. We believe in treating each other with respect and giving everyone an equal opportunity to get on. It's our people that make the difference every day - helping us make a difference for our customers.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We strive to create a workforce that reflects our customers not only here in the UK, but worldwide. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range applicants from all walks of life, offering many varying working patterns across our business and we would love to hear from you!

NOTE: Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details on your agreed start date.


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