Marketing Manager / Marketing Coordinator - Pet Products

£28000 - £32000 per annum
01 Jun 2017
29 Jun 2017
Elina Lund
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Product Marketing Manager

Location: Blackburn (with some EU & International travel)

Salary: £28,000 to £32,000 dependent on experience

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Our Client:

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and ambitious individual to join one of the fastest growing brands within its sector.

The company is a leading branded and own label pet food manufacturer based in Blackburn. Manufacturing and distributing brands such as; Webbox, Davies, Goodwyns, Oceanic, TastyBone, and Vitakraft through all the major UK grocery channels and also specialist pet trade channels.

As part of the continued development and growth of the marketing department, they are now looking to appoint a Product Marketing Manager, reporting directly to the Head of Marketing.

Key Responsibilities:

As Product Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for the outbound marketing activities for your products. You will craft the messaging and positioning for products. You'll conceive and develop innovative marketing programs that drive demand. Attention to detail and an eye for quality, along with the ability to grasp and translate technical capabilities into benefits is crucial.

In your role as a Product Manager you will develop new products in line with market trends and customer demand working closely alongside the production and technical NPD teams. The successful candidate will have strong communication skills, be able to build enduring relationships and be responsible for delivering profitability targets for many aspects of the company's hugely successful retail portfolio.

The role is generally office based with occasional travel to consumer shows/exhibitions as and when required.

Key Requirements:

* A confident and articulate communicator.
* A highly numerate and intelligent individual.
* A solid understanding of product management and the NPD process.
* Strong commercial understanding.
* An outgoing and friendly personality.
* Good organisation and planning capabilities.
* A track record of building commercial relationships.
* Willingness to be part of a wider marketing team, supporting marketing team colleagues in line with business demands.
* A professional approach.
* Ability to think clearly and calmly when faced with issues or problems.
* Ability to cope well with the demands of a rapidly growing company.
* Excellent work and customer care ethos.
* Willingness to go the extra mile.
* Self-motivated with an entrepreneurial style.
* Full UK and clean driving licence.
* Eligibility to work and live in the UK.

To apply for this role please click APPLY to submit your CV and covering letter

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Marketing Specialist, Marketing Manager, Product Marketing Manager, Marketing Coordinator, Senior Marketing Officer, Marketing Lead, Senior Marketing Coordinator, Marketing Strategist, Marketing Analyst, Digital Marketing Manager, Senior Marketing Consultant may also be considered for this role.

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