Junior Product Marketing Manager

Recruiter
The Workshop
Location
Hampshire
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Product Marketing Manager
Portsmouth
Competitive Salary
Permanent


For 70 years my client has proudly designed and manufactured cutting edge, stylish, high quality industry leading products. They currently seek a Junior Product Marketing Manager to support the Marketing Manager in the delivery of projects and to provide high level marketing and communications support for NPD team.

Job Duties:

- To work independently to manage NPD and offers new perspective to maximize lifecycle maintenance projects as assigned by the Marketing Manager
- To work with other members of the New Product Development (NPD) project team in UK and HK to ensure projects are delivered on time, to cost and specification, following the check-point (CP) process
- To champion the voice of the consumer during the product development phase
- To maintain an in-depth knowledge of company products, key competitors and end user needs within each product category managed
- Works independently to define and lead projects within the category
- Provides solutions to complex problems using various data sources
- To analyse GFK, markets/trends and sales performance in the category to understand the consumer requirements
- To review sales performance and forecast to ensure the product specification is valid
- Create, monitor and maintain competitor and benchmarking intelligence
- To support the creation of product stories and content; ensure agencies are briefed appropriately in order to communicate effectively the key consumer messages on packaging/POS etc
- To support the Marketing Manager/Product Manager with project requests (pack applications, new colour variants, ranges etc)

Qualifications & Experience:

- 2-3 years` experience in marketing
- Relevant Marketing/Industry experience ideally degree educated in business or marketing
- Strong content creation skills
- "Can-do" attitude
- Ability to work unsupervised when necessary
- Attention to detail
- Competent in Microsoft applications (eg PowerPoint/Excel)
- Forward thinker
- Resilient
- Problem solving skills
- Comfortable working in a team environment


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