Marketing and Innovation Manager

Blue Spark
South East England
15 Sep 2017
15 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The Company

Are you a creative and motivated food marketer looking to take the next step within an established food business? Supplying a wide range of retail customers, this forward thinking food establishment produces popular branded and own label products. They are looking for a Marketing & Innovation Manager who can own and champion the business agenda.

The Role

In this critical role you’ll report to the Head of Marketing & Innovation, sitting on the senior leadership team you’ll develop, deliver and review annual brand plans in line with the strategic growth objectives, investment priorities and relevant financial targets. You’ll liaise with Marketing and NPD teams to propose marketing tools and promotional campaigns that drive value sales and profitability across their core product range. You’ll also work cross functionally to ensure all internal teams understand and support the brand’s objectives through the execution of the 3 year NPD pipeline by mentoring the NPD Technologist. In addition to managing the day to day implementation of the brand strategy, you’ll conduct consumer category and competitor research and analysis, delivering P&L with clear KPIs and taking commercial ownership of key projects to maximise category growth.

The Person

We are looking for a motivated Brand, or innovation professional who is educated to degree level with a real passion for brands, marketing and making things happen. You will have a proven track record of delivering and implementing strategy within a food manufacturing business, managing project launches and increasing product awareness. You will have the commercial awareness to identify potential opportunities for the brand and be able to implement strategic plans to ensure fantastic results. Ideally you will have a marketing qualification along with experience of working within food manufacturing. Your confidence at building effective working relationships and your ability to demonstrate your passion for excellence will help this company continue to grow.

If you are confident, driven and ready for the opportunity to learn and progress in a dynamic company then this could be the perfect role for you. Apply now or call us on 0845 2600 737 to find out more.


Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

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