Brand Manager (Marketing, Manufacturing) BLUB45616

Recruiter
Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Location
Cambridge
Salary
From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum Excellent Competitive Salary
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Brand Manager (Marketing, Manufacturing) BLUB45616

Histon, Cambridge

Excellent Competitive Salary

Our Client works with a pretty tasty portfolio of brands – even if they do say so themselves!

From Covent Garden’s delicious soups, to Linda McCartney’s sublime meat-free dishes and Hartley’s sweet treats, they feature on the daily menu of millions of families around the globe.

This is a role which puts the candidate in the lead seat to maintain and expand several market leading and iconic brands – including Hartley’s Jam, Robertson’s Marmalade, Frank Cooper’s Marmalade and Rose’s Marmalade, to drive profitable growth of the branded Spreads portfolio worth £62.5m at Retail Sales Value.

Joining them as a Brand Manager, you will have full responsibility for the marketing mix, NPD pipeline and will oversee the strategic development of the brands within existing channels, coupled with the development into new channels.

Proactively questioning and making recommendations to the Marketing Manager on strategic issues, to include aiding the Marketing Manager in the completion of the strategic plan, you will work with internal stakeholders to gain commitment as well as owning strategic projects. Driving projects through the business, you will lead a cross-functional team, working across the business, influencing key parties to deliver the project objectives. You must monitor the marketing expenditure on a regular basis, monitoring every element of the P & L above fixed overheads, making recommendations to improve profitability whilst maintaining the product values in the brands.

With proven experience within marketing / brand management and educated to degree level within Marketing / CIM, you will ideally have experience within FMCG / Grocery industry. With a passion and drive to succeed, you will have the ability to work independently with excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

So, if you fancy working with quality brands that you know and love, in an environment that is challenging yet rewarding, fast paced yet friendly, then apply now.

Our Client is embarking on an exciting journey, and they want you to come along for the ride!


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