Brand Manager

Location
Berkshire (GB)
Salary
To £35,000 plus benefits
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
13 Aug 2019
Ref
TP884927
Job Discipline
Brand & Product
Experience Level
Executive
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Brand Manager

Confectionery

Home Counties

To £35,000 plus benefits                    

TP884927

Lovely brand management role in a small, friendly and supportive team, with brand and channel responsibility.

What’s the role?

This is a great o[opportunity for an Assistant or Junior Brand Manager to step up and take full responsibility for the management and implementation of projects for a small brand portfolio in a leading FMCG company.

Core responsibilities

  • Brand Management of two brands and a small channel portfolio from development to implementation:
  • Internal and external communications with international offices, agencies and suppliers
  • Project brief development
  • P&L development and approvals
  • Key milestones management
  • Experiential activities
  • Marketing support including in store activation,  and sampling etc
  • Support the Marketing Controller with the brand planning process
  • Preparation of marketing plans and Brand presentations
  • Support the sales team with account specific activity
  • Manage consumer & trade PR and consumer engagement (sampling, press releases)
  • Liaise with Digital agency and International Marketing teams on digital platform communication
  • Manage Trade Marketing materials and support; POS and Sales presenters, flat-packed display materials etc.
  • Prepare and present marketing reports, activity trackers, performance reviews & updates for team and board meetings
  • Manage Marketing budgets; track expenditure, manage Purchase Orders, support with planning annual plan volumes and budgets
  • Ongoing analysis of market data with the Category Manager - EPOS, IRI & Kantar

Skills Checklist

  • Graduate in Marketing or Business discipline – 2:1 or above
  • Experience in an FMCG business at Assistant or Junior Brand Manager level (or above)
  • Decisive and action orientated
  • Persuasive – able to clearly present ideas, convince others and gain agreement for proposals
  • Planning and organising; able to establish a course of action (for self and others) to accomplish a goal
  • Creative; able to develop imaginative solutions in business situations, with the capacity to find alternatives to traditional methods and approaches to resolve problems
  • Detail focused; able to handle the people, details and administration associated with the job
  • Strong work ethic; set stretching goals or standards of performance for self and others within the organisation
  • Effective communicator in individual or group situations

Client profile

Global family owned confectionery business with a portfolio of much loved brands.

The Tarsh Partnership is committed to finding the right roles for talented candidates.  We are a leading name in marketing recruitment.  We have significant experience in marketing recruitment working with brand management, communications, category management and insight/research specialists.  If you would like to discuss this role, or any other roles that might be suitable, please email or call one of the team. If you don’t feel this role is quite right for you but think you know someone who might be suitable do please pass this advert on. We offer a recommend a friend scheme and you could receive £200 of John Lewis vouchers should your recommended friend be offered and accept the role.

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