NPD / Brand Manager Toiletries

Kinetica (UK) Ltd
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • NPD / Brand Manager – Toiletries
  • South West London, Richmond upon Thames, Middlesex
  • £35 – 40k pa
  • 12 Month Maternity Cover Contract
  • Veblen has an excellent opportunity for an NPD / Brand Manager to join the team of our client – a fast-expanding beauty company that develops and designs exclusive brands for a number of leading retailers. This role is based on a 12 month maternity cover contract.

    Operating globally, the company designs, manufactures and distributes an array of quality toiletries spanning skincare, haircare, gift, beauty accessories, bathing and bodycare.

    The Responsibilities

  • Direct responsibility for three national brands within the portfolio
  • Manage retail accounts in all aspects of account management with retailers
  • Proactively explore new listing opportunities
  • Manage all aspects of NPD from start to finish
  • Closely monitor and analyse sales volumes, market trends and competitor activity
  • Tight budget control to ensure brand delivers strong profit
  • Manage sales forecasting and production planning
  • Develop strong relationships with suppliers and manufacturers
  • Work with internal teams on website and social media platforms
  • Manage external PR agency
  • Event management
  • Management of photography and printed materials
  • This is a diverse, multi-faceted role in which you will harmonise your brand management and new product development skills. The successful NPD / Brand Manager must have considerable experience working within FMCG / beauty industries. We are looking for a commercially driven person with knowledge of sourcing, NPD, marketing and working with UK retailers.