Brand Manager

Recruiter
Exertis
Location
Christchurch
Posted
14 Jul 2018
Closes
21 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Scope of the Role

Acting as an internal advocate for a portfolio of designated brands, the responsibility of a Brand Manager is to ensure efficient communication of information, driving business plans to maximise sales, margin and support whilst ensuring efficient stock turn. The role involves working with an enviable collection of globally recognised brands where you will generate strategies that help grow market share, the brand's reputation and improve overall client experience and drive growth.

Essential Experience
  • Education to degree level - desirable
  • The ability to teach, influence and manage others
  • Organised and process driven approach
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Competent with MS Excel
  • Experience in a Purchasing/Buying or Marketing Sales environment
  • Experience working with brands
Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the main point of contact and internal expert for your suite of brands and products
  • Develop and progress collaborative business plans for each of your brands, regularly reporting against progress
  • You will identify ways to increase brand presence within existing and new accounts, liaise with the sales team to facilitate growth and come up with innovative strategies
  • Successfully demonstrate a clear understanding of the brand's overall objectives, product roadmap, lifecycle and marketing activity
  • You will identify, engage and evaluate brands to bring into the Kondor portfolio, ensuring we are the first to market with a balanced and diverse product offering. You will utilise the appropriate qualification process
  • Ensure we are purchasing products at the best possible price and favourable terms, to achieve defined margin target for Kondor and our customer
  • You will manage sales forecasts, stock holding and sell through for a range of products
  • Be able to identify slow moving lines and develop creative exit routes to address this
  • Negotiate brand support for promotional and marketing opportunities, analyse sales data and conduct market research
  • Ensure brands are represented in retailer-specific promotions
  • Evaluate brands' marketing plans to identify gaps and sell Kondor marketing services where possible
  • Project manage marketing activities through Kondor's Marketing, IT and Operations teams
Key Internal Relationships
  • Sales
  • Supply Chain
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Finance
Key External relationships
  • Brand Representatives
  • Senior Brand Stakeholders
  • Suppliers
Our Competencies

Energy & Passion - A willingness and enthusiasm for work, takes initiative, sees changes as an exciting challenge

Delivers Excellence - Passion to deliver outstanding results, exceed expectations of both internal and external customers. Focused on excellence, quality and efficiency

Integrity & Honesty - Truthful, dependable and reliable. Can admit mistakes. Puts the team ahead of themselves and expresses concerns and issues openly

Insight & Solutions - Seeks out ways to improve performance, resolve problems and find a better solution. Understands processes and their role in them. Can find the root cause of an issue and identify improved outcomes

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