7 months ago
Elevation Marketing are currently working on a retained basis to recruit a Head of Marketing and New Product Development for a well-established successful client in the South Yorkshire area. My client is within the Building Products sector.
Joining the senior management team you will be responsible for shaping the new marketing and NPD strategy for the company during this exciting phase in development.
With a diverse and large mix of products selling through multiple channels (DIY Sheds, Merchants and House Builders), a focus of this role will involve making improvements in understanding the sectors, end user and target markets, increasing end consumer pull and reshaping the view of the current markets.
As a product, focused Head of Marketing you will inspire end customer groups with engaging new product develop ideas, driving innovation through the industry.
This role will also have exposure to the European business and will be responsible for filtering design concepts to the UK market and pushing innovative ideas from the UK to Europe.
You will be responsible for the day to day management of the product development and marketing communication team and work closely with the sales & customer service team and manufacturing & production teams to ensure business goals are achieved.
You will have experience of the full marketing mix including digital activities to support with an upcoming European web rebrand project taking the lead for the UK. Coupled with taking the lead on ongoing digital activities for retail partners.
Elevation Marketing would be keen to speak to candidates with the following skills sets:
*Candidates must be able to demonstrate experience of working in a product focused marketing managerial position
*Exposure across the full marketing mix including digital projects
*Experience of reporting to the Senior Management Team
*International experience would be highly advantageous
*Experience of the manufacturing, retail, building, construction markets would be preferred
*Blend of b2b and b2c routes to market
*Graduate calibre - any design focused degrees would be highly advantageous
*Passion for design and innovation with an eye for new products / markets
*An understanding of the NPD process from concept through testing to launch
*Analytical with good customer insight experience
*Ability to work under pressure
*Strong people manager with ability to inspire and motivate teams
*Energetic / Tenacious
Elevation Marketing is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on mid to senior level positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.
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