Brand Manager

Hot Recruitment Consultants Ltd
Nottingham, UK
19 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Ikano Bank have a new and exciting high-profile opportunity for a Brand Manager based in Nottingham, to leverage the strengths of the Bank by creating and delivering brand plans in the UK.

About Ikano Bank
Ikano Bank is part of an international group of companies operating in the areas of banking, insurance, residential and retail. At Ikano, the vision is to create possibilities for better living. They do this by working together to create simple and meaningful solutions based on fair terms that bring value to our customers.

Ikano believe that by delivering finance on fair terms, they create better possibilities for living and working here in the UK. Their heritage has taught them that having a strong and simple idea, with hard work and good values is important for success.

About the role of Brand Manager
Help bring the Ikano brand and values to life, so together you can make a difference to finance for the many.

Ikano Bank are looking for:

• An experienced marketing and internal communications leader with the skills to strengthen their brand position amongst our internal and external audiences.

• From customers to partners, co-workers and communities, you will be responsible for connecting the brand with these people, sharing their story, growing their reputation and helping attract more people to Ikano Bank.

• This high-profile role requires a real 'Brand Champion' who is confident and passionate about brand marketing, values and culture. Someone who will lead by example and will ensure the protection and growth of the brand is at the heart of everything they do.

Are you the one for Ikano?
The right candidate for the role of Brand Manager will be as keen to prove the value of what they're delivering, as they will be to excel in performance, so measurement is key.

All of the bank's marketing activity must be developed with defined objectives and targets. Activity should be underpinned with clear cost benefit analysis and you will ensure the right analytics are in place to measure performance and impact to the brand.

• You will also have budget responsibility requiring close management of all brand spend vs budget, and cost control.
• As a successful candidate you will lead their brand function and be the focal point for all things brand related within the UK branch.

• You will be highly creative, energetic and driven to deliver, enjoying variety in your work.

• Success in this role goes hand in hand with a positive 'can do' attitude, including the skills to develop new ideas to engage our audiences, whilst also being hands-on to get things done.

What experience are we looking for?
You should have significant experience and an understanding of the marketing mix, you will be a leading voice with strong experience in brand marketing across B2B, B2C and Internal communication audiences.

We're looking for someone with experience of managing people, agencies, budgets and a wide range of stakeholders at all levels so personality and influencing skills will go a long way.

It's vital you can demonstrate a track record in commercial performance marketing techniques for both consumers and businesses. In addition, understanding effective co-worker engagement and leading our collaborations with community and charity partners will be key.

Please note:
The closing date for applications to the role of Brand Manager is Wednesday 21 August 2019 and the Interview date is from 10 September 2019.

For the role of Brand Manager there is a salary on offer in the range of up to £50,000 per annum depending on your experience, with excellent benefits including:

• 28 days holidays plus bank holidays!
• Complimentary fruit and refreshments
• Regular Health & Wellbeing events and FREE access to courses or sessions
• PAID volunteering days

How to Apply
Please note that eRecruitSmart is a Recruitment Agent and is the retained consultancy for Ikano Bank. Your CV will be sent to the Hiring Manager who is responsible for the vacancy that you have applied to at this company. Please only apply if you consent to these terms.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK. Please note, only suitable applicants will be

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