Junior Product Manager - FMCG

England,Greater Manchester,Manchester
£28000 - £30000 per annum
17 Jun 2019
15 Jul 2019
Nicky Price
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a European consumer brand based in Manchester is recruiting a Junior Product Manager to join their fast paced, dynamic marketing team. If you are currently working in a marketing/product development role and looking to move into a sole product development role then please get in touch!

Key Responsibilities:

Analysing market trends and sales performance in order to make informed recommendations for both branded and private label product ranges. Understand distribution channels, customers and consumers intimately to deliver insights to fuel brand growth. Provide quarterly competitor insight reporting and analysis and present findings to the brand team

Analyse competitor activity in order to propose EPD and NPD product opportunities with a competitive edge over competition and works alongside the product development team to determine the product vision, positioning, and direction

Support brand managers channel marketing strategies in developing product/brand stories and manage point of sale for the product through various channels

Support brand managers in management of the product life cycle and rationalisation programmes. Work alongside the Brand Managers to identify new opportunities, service improvements, and cost reductions within entry and exit product strategies

Manage internal product set up process and procedures

Provide supporting materials for product launch i.e competitor analysis, market analysis, business performance analysis, and pre sell documents

Presenting compelling sales arguments to customers alongside the Brand Managers and sales to share objectives and harmonise customer promotion plans

Support A&P budget management and ROI delivery

Skills Required:
Educated to degree level, ideally in a marketing-related environment
Experience of working in a marketing role with some npd/product development, product marketing exposure

Experience of analysing
Understands and loves brands
Good presentation skills
Excel, PowerPoint, Word competence
Completer finisher
Can manage multiple projects at any one time
Full UK driving licence and access to car at all times
Analytical with great attention to detail.
Salary up to £30k
Flexible working hours, 36.5 hour week, finish at 1.30pm on Friday's
24 days holiday + bank holidays
Car park

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