Brand Manager - FMCG

Job Title: Brand Manager - FMCG
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Trowbridge
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: 15627602
Job Published: January 23, 2018 00:00

Job Description

  • Highly varied Brand Management role. 
  • Work within the beauty/cosmetics industry.
  • Drive the NPD plan.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen in Trowbridge to join a large beauty manufacturer as their new Brand Manager. With an impressive portfolio of brands/products this is an exciting opportunity to join a well established company within the beauty and fashion sector. This is a fast paced, busy and dynamic environment that offers a varied role with genuine career progression opportunities, and a great sector to be working in!

What you’ll be doing

You will be responsible for developing and implementing the brand marketing plan, support the development of strategy across the full marketing mix, and manage comms, PR and the NPD program. You will take management of the brand to maximise profitability, evaluate internal and external market and consumer trend data to make key strategic decisions.

NPD opportunities will be identified with a full commercial business case presented to the management team, you will then execute agreed NPD projects to achieve profitable brand growth from concept through to implementation. Marketing collateral must be generated to support local marketing initiatives including selling tools and retailer literature, and you will manage third party agencies to oversee PR and digital activity including social media and brand websites.

As well as this you will attend retailer meetings when required and off site events and exhibitions in the UK and Internationally. This is a very hands on role, and you will even get involved in photoshoots including the casting of models and choice of model imagery use. You will provide regular brand updates and report monthly on UK spend. It's a big role!

What experience you'll need to apply
  • Strong brand management experience including strategy development
  • Ideally come from an FMCG environment
  • Good experience of NPD from concept through to launch
  • Strong project management experience
  • Highly commercial with good numeracy skills
  • A strong written and verbal communicator
What you'll get in return for your experience

You will be working in a large team with great offices and in an environment that will truly reward your hard work. With a competitive salary (£35-£45k) and good benefits package, you will work with some great brands and take ownership of the future direction whilst managing the budgets. If you're looking for a role with a lot of variety that offers a long term career then look no further!

What's next?

Are you excited by this challenge? Then apply now or contact Chris (01179 269530) for more information.