Established in 1988, we are a recruitment company who are experts in marketing.
Ball and Hoolahan was set up by marketers for marketers. We have deep roots in the marketing community and have built strong relationships with some of the most talented marketers and leading brands in the industry.
In 2016, Ball and Hoolahan joined forces with Become Recruitment, and became part of the Empresaria Group. As part of a bigger group we have the benefits of support and size that will allow us to grow, without losing the personal touch we are known for, remaining true to our heritage and values.
Sectors we cover
- FMCG – Food, Drink, Household, Beauty, Personal Care, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical
- Retail, Entertainment, Travel, Leisure and Hospitality
- Professional Services, Events, Financial Services, Technology, Telecoms and IT
- Not for Profit (NFP) and Charities
Personal recommendations have always been, and still are the cornerstone of our brand, underpinned by our marketing expertise, personal approach and understanding of people. Whether you are looking for your next career move in marketing, to recruit exceptional marketing talent for your brand or considering a move into marketing recruitment consultancy, please get in touch.
London & South East
Event Executive Travel Industry London c£25k One of the leading names in the travel sector seeks an Event Executive to join their close knit team. Working alongside the Marketing Manager, you will be delivering and managing a portfolio of events including networking and drinks receptions, webinars and a flagship exhibition and award ceremony. Responsibilities will include: Liaising with exhibitors and sponsors to ensure all assets are received and stored and that they are promoted in line with their agreements Acting as main point of contact for queries regarding logistics Securing media partners Coordinating the booking process Managing awards entries and judging process Securing speaker presentations The successful candidate will have experience in event organization and delivery, and the ability to confidently interact with sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, judges, media at all levels.
Head of Product Marketing
Head of Product Marketing Based London Competitive Salary Looking for an experienced Head of Product Marketing to drive adoption of advertising products to increase revenue and growth. You'll be setting the strategy to leverage different cross-functional stakeholders to meet ad revenues. You will create a data driven approach to maximise demand and increase revenue and build partnerships within the business. Ideally you will have: Strong experience in e-commerce and digital preferably with Search, promoted listings or retail ads products go-to-market Excellent analytical, commercial and data mindset Understanding of customer lifecycle through ads products Strategic thinking and strong business development skills Energy, enthusiasm and ability to work in fast pace environment This role would suit someone with an e-commerce background within an innovative and fast growing business. strategic, data focussed and with proven success in driving revenue and growth.
Marketing Manager - UK&I
What a cool role! Working in-house for a small portfolio of sports related FMCG brands, you will be responsible for 360 marketing activations including longer term brand planning, plus getting the product into the right hands at the right time! You will come from a background in sports/ FMCG with a strong background in brand marketing and in particular sponsorship, PR, experiential, athlete management, sampling campaigns, influencer negotiation, digital and social media. You might come from client side or from an agency background- where you have worked across the full marketing mix for relevant brands. In either case you are a dab hand at presenting, pulling together top notch presentations and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This is a fun fast paced role. Sound like you? Get in touch today!
London & South East
Marketing Manager Aviation industry London c£50,000 An exciting role has arisen for an experienced Marketing Manager to join the London based team of one of the leading names in global aircraft sales, marketing and ownership. The successful candidate will ideally come from an aviation or UHNW/luxury background or similar, and will be responsible for developing, implementing and managing all EMEA focussed marketing plans, partnering with the global marketing team and external agencies as required. Duties will include: Working closely with the sales team to build brand awareness and cultivate leads Putting together direct mail campaigns, organizing industry events, managing sponsorship opportunities, developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships, digital and social media marketing, executing CRM and Market Intelligence programme, and PR and media management Ensuring all activities are in line with global brand objectives and guidelines Analysing and reporting in order to track activity and measure ROI Forecasting and managing budgets This is an amazing opportunity to join one of the most exciting, international industries in the world, so get in touch with email@example.com if you would like to hear more!
London & South East
Brand Manager - OTC 12 months FTC Great opportunity to work with a well known Consumer brand leader. They have some well known and well-loved OTC brands in their portfolio, so a great opportunity to make your make your mark on some household name brands. 12 MONTH mat cover role. The role: Define and develop strategies to maximise brand potential Execute promotional campaigns across the full marketing mix. Full budget responsibilities for maximising promotional campaigns Lead preparation of the brand plan, update and work with cross functional teams About you: You will need OTC or FMCG experience, be very commercial (understand a P&L), Track record of launching into the UK market, Previous development and execution of ATL and BTL. Work closely with Trade/Sales teams on sell in and presentations to Retailers DIGITAL – able to create social media strategy and campaigns Lead and manage agencies
Senior Brand Manager
London & South East
Senior Brand Manager LONDON Have you worked with curls? Or have beautiful curls of your own? If you appreciate a brand that is focused on curls then this could be the role for you! Our client has a strong presence in the UK and US and is looking for a superstar brand marketer to join their small but growing team. Reporting into the CMO, but with close interaction with the MD this full mix SBM role will suit someone who enjoys everything from brand development, insights, analytics, NPD, brand planning and comms development and execution. The team is still small and agile and likely to grow- but you must enjoy working in a smaller entrepreneurial environment at pace, where you will be responsible for all aspects of brand marketing from a strategic perspective to checking labels/ packaging. Ideally you will have: Worked on brands with a D2C offering A background as a BM, PM or SBM in Beauty/ Personal care/ haircare/ skincare A real genuine affinity with the brand and the brands missions - i.e have curly hair yourself or know the ins and outs of the curly hair market Strong content creation Experience in NPD from concept to launch- understand stage gate process, briefing R&D directly Experience with product packaging, boxes, kits, labels - strong attention to detail on design Ability to work at pace and turn things around very quickly
Digital Brand Manager
London & South East
Digital Brand Manager Based in Greater London/ Bucks Are you a real foodie who is a digital whizz looking for your next challenge? Ideally you will have worked as a Digital specialist in FMCG/ consumer brands. We have a fabulous opportunity to join an entrepreneurial l yet hugely successful healthy food brand. Reporting to the Marketing Director you will be responsible for raising the bar from a digital perspective. The business is a fast growing, digital first and is undergoing a brand refresh which this person will be instrumental in rolling out across digital platforms. Skills required: Website development Content development Social Media Digital advertising Simplifying complex ideas and effectively communicating these
Brand Manager Pharma B2B
Brand Manager Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manger you will be instrumental in driving value for customers and patients within the sector. Full mix B2B role Work closely with Sales, marketing and PR teams to ensure the products are positioned and promoted in the best way Support the creation and delivery of Brand Plans Manage customer / marketing mix, with digital as a core focus Manage the budget for the designated brands Strong digital focus About you: Ability to ‘think outside pharmaceuticals’ and bring other industry experience to thinking and strategy An understanding of the respiratory market and the external factors that affect it Work with internal departments to evolve the business unit approach in line with the broader (digital first) company strategy Ability to analyse market information, identifying trends and proposing actions to capitalise on opportunities Need to have / happy to study for a ABPI certification
London & South East
Brand Manager – Haircare £40,000, London Our client a major player in the health and personal care and haircare categories with global reach. They are looking for a Brand Manager to join their team working on 2 key brands in the portfolio. About the Role You will have responsibility for working across the full marketing mix for 2 well known brands. Both brands are at different stages and have different challenges and opportunities. You will input into the brand strategy and annual brand plans, supporting in brand communications as well as working on the innovation strategy. You will work closely with global teams, cross functional local teams and various agencies (research, comms, etc). You will be responsible for tracking brand KP'Is and reporting on performance and for analysing market data, so it’s important that you are numerically literate and are comfortable working with financial and market information. You must to have the following experience: You will either be an experienced Brand Manager or an ABM looking to step up You will have a really thorough grounding in the full marketing mix, and will have previous FMCG brand experience Prior experience of creating A&P programmes (ATL, BTL and digital/social) Have strong analytical skills – financial and market data UK marketing experience - knowledge of UK grocery and pharma retailers and on-line Ideally experience in international markets About You Results Driven and Commercially focused Excellent interpersonal skills, enjoys working collaboratively Ability to multi-task and prioritise Able to think strategically and be decisive Get up and running quickly, a fast learner Positive, creative and energetic in mindset
Assistant Marketing Manager - FTC
Assistant Marketing Manager - FTC 12 months Competitive salary Immediate start Looking for a highly creative marketer with a positive mindset and can do attitude to join global home appliance brand. You will need to have a minimum of 3-4 years B2C marketing experience gained within a fast paced marketing function covering all areas of the marketing including digital, SEO, Programmatic and ECRM. You'll be supporting the Marketing Manager in delivering and taking ownership of marketing plans from strategy through to execution. The ideal candidate is someone who is customer centric with a passion for putting the customer first and be able to multi task and achieve deadlines. Main responsibilities include: Manage production of brand content including lifestyle images and videos and be comfortable in managing production agency to ensure all assets are in line with brand guidelines and on budget; Support Marketing Manager in executing key campaigns including taking ownership of digital campaigns which includes asset development and producing toolkits and presentations; Manage and update the website content ensuring website is SEO optimized Manage eCRM strategy to include triggered programmes and targeting; Support in executing brand PR and social media strategy including trade media plan with PR Agency; Track brand and campaign performance, digital activity, web stats and produce regular reports and presentations If you think this is you and you're ready to get stuck in and make a difference, get in touch today.
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