Ready to Start your New Career?

Written by 
Dee Set Staff
16 January, 2023

Here at the Dee Set Group, we help the UK’s biggest retailers and brands sell more. We do this by having the best people, the best tech and the best processes. All in all, it results in a great service to our customers, and a pretty sound return in terms of increased sales.

For those who enjoy dealing with people and marketing goods or services, beginning a career in field marketing can be fulfilling and interesting.

What makes a great merchandiser?

Here are some things you should be aware of if you're considering pursuing a career in field marketing:

  1. It's critical to have effective interpersonal and communication abilities. Merchandising necessitates communication with a variety of people, including team members and customers. You'll need to establish connections with store members and be able to problem solve at times.
  2. You must be organised and have good time management skills. Being able to prioritise assignments and fulfil deadlines is essential because merchandisers sometimes work on several projects and campaigns at once.
  3. You ought to feel at ease carrying out independent work. Merchandisers frequently travel independently, put together promotional displays and operate alone. You must therefore possess self-motivation and the capacity for initiative.
  4. You will require flexibility and quick thinking. Field marketing can be unpredictable, and you might need to adapt to shifting conditions or unforeseen difficulties. The key is having the capacity to think quickly and come up with innovative answers.

It’s not all hard work

By that we mean, a job at Dee Set is not your typical 9-5, and we like to think we offer our colleagues more than just a wage as part of their benefits package. Whether it’s getting paid when you want, having access to industry leading discounts at over 900 of the places you already shop in or need a bit of TLC with your health and well-being, we’re there for you every step of the way. To see what we offer our colleagues in more detail, check out this page - Employee Discounts Don’t Get Better Than This.

Got you thinking?

For those who enjoy dealing with people, marketing goods or services, and working on their own, a career in field marketing is gratifying and exciting. You can flourish in this dynamic sector if you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, are able to manage your time wisely, and the capacity to think quickly.

Oh, and just to mention. Applying for a role with us is as uniquely unique as we are – as we’ve created a process that’s more engaging, gets to know you better and allows you to really have the chance to shine. So, forget your standard CV, we’re putting you straight through your first stage interview wherever you are, and as soon as you’re ready. Cool right? Others agree – which has allowed us to proudly recently take home awards for our efforts.

What are you waiting for?

If you're interested in starting a new career this year in field marketing, now is the time to take action! Don't let your ambition and motivation go to waste. You could even be starting your new job as early as this week!

To see the full range of roles we currently have available – Click here

We look forward to onboarding you very soon! 😉

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