Brand Manager

Posted 4 April by Northern Employment Services Ltd Easy Apply

Brand Manager

Rochdale

9 month fixed term contract

Immediate start

Up to £35k pa DOE

This is an interim position, initially on a 9 months fixed term contract, (although this has the potential to be extended for a further 3 months).

This role is responsible for the implementation and launch international initiatives and core range products to the UK market.

Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for product management, including NPD, ensuring set targets are met, based on Net Sales, Gross Profit & Market Share Level

  • Lead the launch team in preparing documentation, setting targets, defining forecasts and launch timings

  • Be able to confidently produce and present PowerPoint presentations on all NPD to key customers, together with full category plans in order to grow overall sales

  • Monitor and analyse the local market using IRI and GFK data, as well as customer data sources, and use this information to provide updates on sales and competition

  • Work directly with external agencies on promotions and PR, managing budgets and setting plans/strategies as agreed with the Marketing Director

Professional Experience/Qualifications

  • You must have a degree in topic related education such as Marketing, Communication, Media Management

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience at a brand/shopper marketing level

  • Experience within an FMCG environment

  • Knowledge and experience in all elements of the value chain such as Sales, Marketing, Logistics

  • Able to understand and analyse IRI, GFK data and I2C data and Dunnhumby

Skills/knowledge/experience:

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Good leaderships skills

  • Confident presentation skills

  • Confident negotiating

  • Reliable and open minded

  • Results driven

  • Able to work in a team

  • Ability to work cross-functionally

Please note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Required skills

  • Brand Management
  • Product Development
  • Product Launch

Reference: 34828524

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