Product Marketing Manager - Birmingham

Jonathan Lee Recruitment Ltd
Smethwick, UK
02 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The opportunity

A rare and unique opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and motivated Product Marketing Manager.

You will be responsible for over-seeing the Click & Collect business and partnering with key internal and external partners to develop and execute a new business strategy.

This remit requires an experienced Product Manager with strong project management skills, with a desire to contribute to building a solution that could be a genuine game-changer for the retail consumer market in the future!

Main duties and responsibilities:

· Build an intimate knowledge of the business's product offering in relation to:

- Customers

- Growth & profit drivers

- Operational requirements

- Innovation

- Supply chain

· Work with Sales and Manufacturing team to ensure necessary lead times & expectations are set and delivered on from quotation / specification stage to through to final installation.

· Influence Outlook and Product Manufacturing forecasting process through providing accurate, up to date information to the Marketing, Finance and Business Unit Manager.

· Contribute to strategy with management team members to drive new ideas and provide fresh insight within the business.

· Liaise with global partner businesses in the development & promotion of the Click & Collect business.

· Maintain and build effective relationships with customers.

· Champion the application of an 80/20 business process.

Person specification

· Full product life-cycle experience.

· Capability to deal with complex & professional customers.

· Excellent project management skills and communication.

· Demonstrable understanding of in-depth technical product knowledge and technical marketing.

· Ability to combine analytical reasoning, creativity and judgement.

· A quick learner, comfortable with steep learning curves and able to handle simultaneous complex matters.

· Fluent French would be an advantage


· Circa £35,000 - £50,000/year starting salary (flexible dependant on experience)

· Annual company bonus

· Company car / allowance

· 26 days annual holiday allowance (plus bank holidays)

· Employer enhanced pension scheme up to 11%

· Relocation allowance available

· Opportunity to be a leading part of a growing team providing an innovative product into the consumer retail sector

· A wide range of career development opportunities across a diverse global group of companies

Click & Collect

The Click & Collect business is progressing from a Start-up to full commercialisation. We will be implementing Click & Collect lockers where consumers will be able to collect their shopping at places other than supermarkets; safe in the knowledge that their frozen, perishable or liquid purchases will all be available, fresh and easy to access at a time and location to convenient to them.

The Company

With over 200 years of rich heritage, this specialist company has always been associated with trust and honesty. Over the years, they have proven they understand the changing nature of markets and customer needs in line with the ever-changing world around us. In doing so, we have built a reputation for constantly evolving to deliver exactly what the customer wants with visionary performance been one of industry firsts, technical advances and design triumphs. Today, this is an international business with an excellent world-wide reputation. A trusted brand name associated with making a wide range of quality, innovative products developed to solve their customer needs.

If this sounds good to you

This projects as a challenging yet highly rewarding career opportunity for someone looking to develop their career as part of a start-up business within a diverse and innovative global organisation.

We are hoping to speak to driven, organised, motivated and self-aware product management or technical product marketing professionals with a background in a consumer lead retail sector living within or looking to relocate to the Birmingham area.

For more information, please contact Colin Reeves in confidence on or email

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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