Assistant Brand Manager / Brand Executive
Position: Assistant Brand Manager / Brand Executive
Location: St Albans
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Who Are they?
our client are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies, Wagon Wheels and Thomas Fudge’s to name just a few of their brands. They are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!
They are the UK’s third largest – and fastest-growing – biscuit manufacturer, and their vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking great biscuits & snacks that delight their consumers, shoppers and their customers. Their head Office is in St Albans but the majority of out 1800 employees are based in their four bakeries in Llantarnam, Blackpool, Edinburgh and Dorset.
Alongside some of the nation’s most loved snack brands, such as Maryland Cookies, Jammie Dodgers and Wagon Wheels, they work in partnership to manufacture a number of Mars branded biscuit products, Marmite biscuits and Cathedral City savoury snacks. They are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector.
What are they all about?
our client pride themselves on being an employer of choice. Their goal is to support their team in achieving their career goals, by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Their culture is the foundation of their business. They are fast paced, agile and fun.
They don’t want to bore you with just a job description - they want to tell you what it’s really like to work for them.
So let’s start with ….…
Why work as part of their Brand team?
You’ll get to work alongside a Senior Brand Manager helping drive one of the UK’s leading biscuits brands, their Brand team also work very cross functionally and you will help drive and grow the category brand for the business. Innovation is a key part of the role and you’ll get to see idea’s come to life through working with the NPD & R&D teams. This is a really exciting time to be joining a Brand Marketing team and is a fantastic role for some looking to develop their career.
What are the key ingredients needed for the role?
They are looking for someone who understands brand marketing or brand projects within a FMCG / consumer led product environment. This would be a great role from someone who is looking for their 2nd role within brand marketing, or someone who has a relevant degree but has completed a lengthy placement as part of their course. It important to be able to hit the ground running.
You’ll need to have good knowledge & use of MS Office, especially PowerPoint & Excel.
Final part of the mix.
You’ll need to be motivated, have great communication skills and a willing to get hands on & work cross functionally at pace. A good foundation in the basic principles of marketing either through education or commercial work experience is key.
If you are ready to begin a career with real bite they would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.
Competitive Salary plus Company Performance Bonus, 25 days holiday (option to buy up to 5 extra days a year), Company Pension Scheme, Single Healthcare Cover, Free Fruit, Free Fitness Clubs such as running, yoga and boot camp, and a flexible working policy.
You may have had experience or be interested in the following: Food Marketing, Assistant Brand Manager, Assistant Project Manager, Brand Executive, Category Analyst, Brand Marketing Executive etc.