Head of Marketing

Armstrong Lloyd
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a talented Head of Marketing to join our client's team. They are an innovative company within the food industry in the midst of some very exciting change with ambitious growth plans. A fast growing British company with a great reputation for quality, the business is going from strength to strength as it transforms and broadens its relationship with its customers.
Reporting to the Commercial Director, the Head of Marketing is a dynamic role requiring a passionate foodie with strong integrated marketing skills who can demonstrate both brand and trade marketing expertise. This is a pivotal role that will help to shape the strategy for the business.
The role is based in their head office in Watford.

The ideal candidate:
·Should have a strong understanding of the UK foodservice and food supplier market and will ideally be from a foodservice, food & drink background.
·Minimum 4 years demonstrable marketing experience
·Can demonstrate use and understanding of market & customer insight to drive decision making and activity. Adept at translating insight into actionable plans that drive commercial benefit.
·Brand Management and Trade Marketing experience, clear evidence of strong commercial and business rigour with "end to end" thinking.
·Strong knowledge of new media, digital and social marketing
·Experienced in working with national sales team and adept at sales force communication; able to engage and connect to ensure successful implementation.
·Outgoing, collaborative and entrepreneurial approach, a self starter

Key responsibilities:
·Work closely with the Commercial Director and Head of Sales to develop an annual trade marketing strategy co-ordinating brand, agency and sales/telesales team to meet company and departmental objectives
·Manage category, innovation and NPD with strong project management skills
·Take accountability for the implementation, measurement and monitoring of your plan, seeking feedback from sales and analysis to continuously improve the impact of activity.
·Manage and develop marketing team
·Influence and drive innovation strategy

This is a great opportunity to shape strategy and have a real impact on the business with a forward thinking company, in return the successful candidate will receive an attractive package including car allowance.

Armstrong Lloyd is a marketing specialist recruitment services provider. Due to the high volume of applications received, we are not able to respond to each individual applicant, regrettably only those selected will be contacted. We will, however, keep your CV and information on file for consideration against upcoming positions. If you do not wish us to keep your CV and information on file please state on your application