Junior Brand Manager
Junior Brand Manager
Salary: £25,000 / Location: Essex
We are working with a market leading client who supplies dried fruits, culinary nuts and seeds to the food industry, as well as manufacturing their own innovative products. Established 160 years ago, they pride themselves on delivering the highest quality ingredients to provide their customers with the most delicious and wholesome products available, on time and on budget.
Reporting into the Marketing Manager, you will be working across trade and consumer marketing with a portfolio of products. Taking on a broad range of responsibilities from product management to brand communications across press, digital & PR, you will also undertake category research and market analysis. You will assist in the support, development and execution of the company marketing strategy as well as helping to drive new business initiatives forward.
You will have previous commercial marketing experience with a focus on project management & cross functional planning, have the ability to "plate spin" and be of a happy, positive and focused disposition. The team are busy and lively!
Review and regular reporting of product performance
Analysis of product and category data to highlight market opportunities and inform brand planning
Work closely with Marketing Manager and NPD to develop an innovation pipeline
Working with agencies across packaging design and campaign management
Day-to-day coordination of marketing budget & spend
Support of the sales team on branded and own label business, including preparation of sell-in presentations, category analysis summaries and meeting attendance where relevant
Coordination of brand support materials including briefs for new press adverts, sales support literature and POS
Coordination of the company websites and management of the social media plan with regular content updates
Regular store audits to review market developments and feed into brand planning
To apply, you MUST have the previous experience indicated, proven literacy and numerical skills and a high level of personal presentation. This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate seeking to capitalise on their experience gained to date, who wishes to further develop their career in a fast paced and challenging sector.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £25,000.00 /year
Required education: Diploma
Required experience: Previous Marketing/Brand Management: 2 years
Required licence or certification: Full UK Driving Licence