Head of Marketing, Thetford -
We are working on an exclusive and retained basis with our client based in Thetford, for a newly created Head of Marketing vacancy.
The business itself hold a great heritage, as a successful UK based manufacturer. Realigning and refocussing their business over the last couple of years has delivered substantial growth and they have accelerated their international trade. The business has brought on a number of 'big hitters' in personnel, bringing extensive experience from a wide range of industries, mixed with long serving employees who know their market inside out.
The company is a 'high energy marketing led business', and they're proud of it. The US and UK are their core markets; being an ambitious business they're wanting someone to help push their products out globally. The key areas of focus for the role would be; brand, new product development, team leadership and extension into new geographical markets.
The role itself sits on the Senior Leadership team and reports straight in to the CEO. You will speak to the real decision makers, have a genuine influence on business strategy and be involved at board level discussions. You will have full ownership of the product and marketing teams - it will be your responsibility to drive the strategy globally and increasing brand equity.
In terms of skill set, they're looking for someone with strong branding and product experience, ideally from a background of both B2B and consumer lead industries. In addition, one product vertical in particular targets a highly regulatory space, so experience in an industry with tight regulations or 'red tape' would be beneficial.
Furthermore, the role has a significant element of leadership. Along with managing a small team, you will need to enjoy mentoring and driving a team through a season of change within the business, based around the business scaling up.
We're looking for someone who can recognise the business is small today, but has ambition and potential to be something much larger. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious senior marketer looking to put their stamp on a business at a genuinely pivotal time. For more information, please apply.
Due to the location of the office, this role would be suitable for those living in: Cambridge, Kings Lynn Bury St Edmunds, Peterborough and Norwich.
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