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Associate Brand Manager

Associate Brand Manager

Job Title: Associate Brand Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Tadworth
Industry:
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J16256
Contact Name: Alex Butcher
Contact Email: alex.butcher@nextphaserecruitment.com
Job Published: June 06, 2019 08:38

Job Description

This exciting opportunity is with one of the world’s biggest healthcare organisations and is based in their consumer Healthcare division. It is ideally suited to a graduate with a minimum of 6 months commercial experience (either post grad experience or part of an industrial placement). This role offers day to day control, planning and execution of the marketing operation plan, as well as creating long term plans for continued brand and business success.
 
This role requires a dynamic and creative thinker, who will have an open and challenging approach to breaking barriers and creating engaging brand plans. We seek a self-motivating individual who is keen to expand their skill set and help gain vital experience of operating as a successful marketer.

Role Description
Focused on several foundation brands within the consumer healthcare portfolio, as well as supporting initiatives on other core portfolio brands, this role would be reporting into a Senior Brand Manager and offers exposure to the full marketing mix. This will include managing artwork, copy approvals, stock management and care line support, supporting campaign planning, execution and evaluation across the marketing mix.

The focus of the role will be to develop brands to help deliver sales and profit in line with agreed business objectives in the UK. With support of the UK Marketing team and the line manager, you will lead cross functional teams (internal and with external agency partners) to help the client engage, understand and inspire their consumers and customers. You will also manage the brand Profit and Loss to deliver against targets and maximise ROI.

Suitable candidates will need to possess skills/experience in the following areas: -
• 6-18 months brand marketing experience within an FMCG or OTC environment preferred
• Good understanding of the UK retail trade & UK Consumer/Shopper trends & dynamics
• Experience of developing & executing plans across elements of the consumer marketing mix
• Experience of agency relationship management and budget control
• Commercial acumen and ability to manage the delivery of a brand P&L
• Experience in using AC Nielsen/IRI and Kantar shopper data would be a benefit
• Experience in use of retailer EPOS and Shopper demographic panels would be a benefit