This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic Product or Marketing Manager with a strong bias towards sales to work within a market that is currently experiencing heightened awareness and to further develop the Fire Protection Association’s (FPA) product portfolio, focussed initially on our Fire testing services.
The FPA is a not- for-profit organisation who works to identify and draw attention to the dangers of fire and how these can be kept to a minimum. Due to the FPA’s trusted and independent status it has attained an unrivalled reputation for quality of work and expertise in all aspects of fire including; fire testing and research, consultancy, training, membership, risk surveying and auditing. The FPA actively campaigns and lobbies for improved fire safety within industry and government and is seen as a go-to authority for expert, impartial advice.
We are now looking for an experienced Product / Marketing Manager with a strong sales bias to join our team. Their main responsibilities will be; to identify market opportunities for our fire laboratory, develop product value propositions, identify key target audiences and produce marketing and sales lead generation plans that will raise awareness and generate significant revenue.
Little work will be undertaken online but relationships will need to be built in this niche area, particularly with key R&D decision makers and appropriate trade associations.
This is an exciting time to join the FPA as the market conditions have created significant opportunities that need to be exploited. This role has the potential to develop over the next 18-24 months, moving towards being a more senior Marketing Manager with additional responsibilities.
To be considered you will be an experienced Sales orientated Product / Marketing Manager, currently working in a business to business environment. You must be a strong communicator and influencer as well as being be able to build strong and trustworthy relationships both internally and externally.
If you feel you could really help the FPA bring its fire testing facilities to the forefront of the industry, we would love to hear from you. In return you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package which includes an excellent pension scheme and use of the sites full sports facility.
If you are interested, please send your CV and a covering letter to Jo Griffin - HR Manager.
Closing date 26th April 2019