Part of a £multi-million international food group our client are recognized as one of the market leaders in the food industry, manufacturing and supplying Branded and Own label high quality food products to the UK's major grocery retailers. Producing highly recognizable brands, they are currently investing heavily on TV advertising and global sponsorship which is driving even greater levels of consumer awareness. Innovative and quality focused they have continued to drive excellent customer relationships and in order to continue this level of customer focus they are now seeking to recruit an exceptional Senior Customer Marketing Manager to work within one of the business core categories.
Reporting to the Commercial Director you will take responsibility for developing and implementing category strategies and tactics specifically within some of the business`s biggest retail accounts. You will be the consumer and category champion and drive growth through effective category management and lead the identification of opportunities for innovation and category growth. You will be responsible for ensuring that all internal & external market research information (IRI, TNS Panel Dates) is effectively analysed at every level in order to identify opportunities & threats in the market place as well driving category reviews, data assessments, category insights, merchandising and in store Marketing Activity. You will be brand champion and therefore required to work closely with the National Accounts teams to help increase profitability through a very proactive customer approach.
You will have gained Customer / Trade or Category Marketing experience ideally gained within a branded FMCG business environment although some own label experience could be an advantage, as well as experience of working across major retail accounts. You will be able to demonstrate a strong commercial awareness combined with a proactive track record. Critically you should have already had a significant strategic input and be able to show how your role has positively influenced business performance.
Silver Stone Search & Selection is an innovative and professional recruitment business which provides a tailored resourcing service. Operating primarily in Food, FMCG, Retail and Pharmaceutical sectors we recruit in commercial and operational disciplines.
Silver Stone Search & Selection
Silver Stone Search & Selection is an innovative and professional recruitment business which provides a tailored resourcing service to both clients and candidates.