Assistant Brand Manager
Our client is a major branded food business with a host of recognizable brands listed in retail outlets across the UK. As part of a major international food group, they are the brand leader in several of their product groups in both the retail and foodservice market. They have grown organically over the last decade and have exciting plans to further grow their business and market share.
Because of this growth, they are looking to recruit an Assistant Brand Manager to support the brand team on developing one of their core brands and grow the business further.
You will be helping lead, develop, execute and maximise the annual plan of cross channel activations to support the brand amongst its key target consumers and key occasions to include all trade channels -and key audiences. You will challenge their agency partners to deliver best in class execution and deliver cost effective solutions to the business. Managing activation spend for each of the channels and regions recommending budget allocations and working within budget parameters
You will be seen as the expert on activation - monitoring trends and competitor activity to ensure that the brand is competitive, equipped to win and at the forefront of the shoppers mind; you will be sharing your learnings with teams across the whole business.
You will provide evaluations and analysis of activations to wider teams across the business understanding the successes and learnings for future campaigns.
Our ideal candidate
Probably a graduate with a couple of years of commercial experience, you will ideally have worked in a fast moving branded environment. You will be organised, a team player and have a passion for brands and for developing your career in a branded environment. This is a dynamic and successful business and this role will be challenging and demanding and so will enable the right candidate to develop their marketing and commercial skills.
The successful applicant will report to the Brand Manager and although the business actively encourages flexible working you will be required to live within a commuter distance of Bristol.
The package includes a generous basic and performance driven bonus and other benefits.