FLEXIBLE WORK LOCATION, WITH TRAVEL TO HEAD OFFICE IN LONGBRIDGE
Calling all ambitious marketing professionals! We are looking for a highly capable and experienced Brand Manager to join the team for a 12-month fixed term contract (maternity leave cover), with the potential for a longer term contract.
USN UK is a leading global sports nutrition brand, operating successfully in over 70 countries worldwide, with the UK being a critical market in delivering the global growth ambitions.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a genuine passion for consumers as well as a strong track record in developing and executing strong brand plans. Our ideal candidate will align to our values of One Team, Accountability, Ambition and Passion. They are at the heart of how we do business, and our new Brand Manager will drive exceptional performance through our values in line with our strategic goals.
We are looking for a results-driven Brand Manager who has a credible track record of delivering portfolio growth and strategy execution throughout their marketing career. This Brand Manager will oversee a vital portfolio of USN brands that delivers 50% of the total sales generated by the business. In addition to driving brand strategy execution, they will also foster rand manage strong relationships with some of USN UK’s largest retailer partners.
Key areas of responsibility are:
- Brand & portfolio management.
- Strategy & communication development
- Strategic initiative execution aligned to broader strategy
- Shopper activation &customermanagement
- Supporting product development & Go To Market
- Supporting product design&artwork development
- Performance tracking & competitor intelligence
A minimum five years’ experience is required along with experience of brand planning, strategic and competitor analysis, budgetary control and project management.
You will have the ability to develop strategic thinking, whilst being equally adept at executing in the near-term. Managing and influencing stakeholders throughout the business, to ensure marketing strategy is understand and executed properly is essential along with developing and maintaining strong relationships with colleagues.
You will need to be a pro-active self-starter who is both curious and hungry to learn & develop within an entrepreneurial environment. You will be a positive, results focussed individual with strong accountability for self and others. You’ll be a team player who seeks to work with and share with others to improve the business.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to grow and develop in an incredible company where the focus is on challenging yourself and continually striving to improve and exceed your personal and our business goals.
Are you up for the challenge?