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
B2B Marketing Manager Buckinghamshire up to £70k This is an exciting opportunity for a confident, numbers oriented senior marketer - ideally from a tech or SAAS background - who understands modern marketing techniques and wants to be part of building something new and exciting. This B2B tech company within the construction sector are on a growth curve to make it one of the largest private software companies in the UK with the financial investment to support its ambitious growth plans. The Role You'll be the driving force in managing the achievement of your business unit's marketing goals and be responsible for all marketing activity and communications to hit the target audience and drive the highest level of interest and uptake across all the products you're responsible for. Your key area's of responsibility will be: Defining the marketing strategy and customer engagement model for the business unit Segmentation and target audience identification Responsibility for demand management strategy and growing market share Creation of thought leadership strategies to increase recognition Data analysis, pipeline and marketing performance management Skills and experience required B2B marketing experience working in a high profile, fast paced, results geared enterprise software business at either a solutions or product level. Excellent business understanding with the ability to analyse market potential, assess competitive strengths/weaknesses, develop a segmentation and account strategy and build an actionable, measurable plan. Understanding and experience of using a breadth of different marketing channels to deliver pipeline growth, build market awareness and improve customer retention. If you are a strong, sales-related marketer, used to working in a demand generation environment, and are comfortable being data driven, this is the role for you!
Local Marketing Manager
Local Marketing Manager Competitive salary and package Based in West London This well known leisure brand with locations across the UK is looking for a customer focused marketer to join the team. You'll be responsible for managing the Local Marketing strategy and activities, with through the line marketing campaigns to drive revenue. Strategically plan and implement local marketing activities delivering an integrated approach across all marketing channels (ATL & BTL, PR, Social, Owned, Earned, Experiential). Managing 1 direct report, the Local Marketing Executive. Coaching and developing their skill sets. Monitor & Support Local Social & PR activities Ensure excellent budget management across all local marketing campaigns and activities Manage marketing agency relationships, ensuring excellent levels of service delivery and output Ensure on-going post campaign analysis and reviews to continually improve Marketing Communications activity
Market Intelligence Executive
London & South East
Market Intelligence Consultant/Executive £25,000 - £32,000 9 month temporary contract A leading tourism agency helping to develop Britain’s visitor economy seeks a Market Intelligence Consultant to lead on the analysis of visitors coming to the UK from the Asian markets. You will be assisting in developing and implementing their insights programme through market research and local market knowledge, and a major responsibility of the role will be to assist the overseas network in understanding audiences from the Asian region. Responsibilities will include: Analysing key data sources such as surveys, forecasts, capacity and booking numbers Responding to ongoing insight Keeping the team regularly informed of market performance, macro trends and consumer insights on an ongoing basis Summarising research and insights to create actionable recommendations for business decision making Investigating emerging trends, competitor activity, customer attitudes and market conditions across Asia Producing substantial documents that summarise, distilling and delivering insights and putting performance into a competitive context Delivering authoritative and visually compelling infographics Updating market pages on websites The successful candidate will be highly numerate with proven analytical skills, and should have experience and a passion for both primary and secondary research, numerical analysis and travel sector trends coupled with knowledge of research techniques. Ideally they would have experience working with stakeholders overseas, and basic SPSS skills would be highly desirable.
Web Content Merchandiser
London & South East
Web Content Merchandiser Our client- a leading travel company based in South East London, is looking for a Web Content & Product Executive to help take its product & content strategy to new heights. You’ll work within a team whose sole focus is on their digital efforts and are leading the way in how their customers book and consume travel experiences. The focus of this role is to implement website content plan, working in the CMS (content management system), to merchandise their product effectively and optimise website conversion. It’s an exciting time to join the business, with recent investment into the ecommerce tools and resources and lots of potential and support to be a part of taking our digital commerce efforts to the next level. What you’ll be doing: Working in the e-commerce team under the direction of the Ecommerce Analyst to execute the ecommerce roadmap with the aim of increasing online conversion Update site content including homepages, deals pages, promotional offer pages etc according to ecommerce project plan and briefs, ensuring all product aspects are effectively merchandised onsite – this will involve end-to-end ownership including asset creation (product copy writing and image selection and optimization), content input and publishing in the CMS, and performance monitoring and reporting. You’ll be liaising closely with the Brand Marketing and Content teams, who will support in terms of brand assets, tone of voice and messaging alignment Assisting with the maintenance and updating of other product-related site content Liaise with multiple stakeholders & international teams to execute the above content updates accurately and efficiently. Key Skills Required: Previous work experience involving product CMS A strong interest in or desire to gain experience in a digital / ecommerce environment A head for data with a good design eye and creative flair, being able to bring content and commerce together to Experience involving meeting deadlines, working accurately & efficiently and managing your own time and workload effectively Strong work ethic, demonstrating clear enthusiasm towards your work A meticulous approach and excellent accuracy & attention to detail Good communication skills – both written & verbal Ability to pick up new systems and processes quickly A ‘can-do’ attitude, proactive and self-motivated Team player – easily get stuck in and help out with a variety of tasks Preferably an interest in travel (either from past experience or future aspirations). What we offer: A first-hand experience of working in a global digital marketing team An opportunity to join us at an exciting stage as we have launched a new award-winning website that aims to transform how youth travel is purchased and consumed The chance to learn state of the art digital processes and systems Abundant opportunities to liaise with various teams and stakeholders both within and outside of the digital marketing lab and around the world You will be working alongside an enthusiastic, fun and friendly team Staff discount on brand’s trips (Ts & Cs apply).
Digital Brand Manager
London & South East
Digital Brand Manager Up to £45k London Our client is a multinational pharma and beauty business is looking for a superstar Digital Brand Manager to take responsibility for two of their key brands- one is a beauty brand and one is a hair care brand- both well known and have a presence in major phrama channels including Boots. We are looking for a digital marketing expert who has worked on consumer brands that are sold in major UK retailers and has experience in UK&I markets. You will be responsible for the brand’s websites, email marketing, social media & influencer strategy, search engine optimisation and pay-per-click. Key remit: Working with Brand Managers to define and deliver digital strategy for the brands Creating strategy to drive consumers to website and increase online sales via e-retail partners Partnership marketing Creative content development and calendar planning Tracking and analysing on-line success and reporting to business Analysing, refining and optimising digital channel success Briefing and managing agencies Managing responsibility Managing one direct report The successful candidate will demonstrate previous digital marketing experience in a similar environment and have a proven track record of designing and delivering digital marketing strategies in complex organisations.
London & South East
Brand Manager 12 month FTC Paying to £42,000 This is a fun and fast paced full mix role, that would suit an existing Brand manager from either FMCG or retail background. You will support the Marketing Manager in planning and delivering the 12-36 month strategic plan for the category, using consumer insights to grow both transactions and long term brand health. Develop and manage tactical marketing promotions Manage and deliver successful marketing programmes from research brief to completion Manage and be responsible for the implementation of BTL and ATL marketing initiates Develop clear and inspiring marketing briefs for external agencies to activate promotions and campaigns- advertising Digital, Media, BTL Evaluate, analyse and report on campaign success Identify gaps in core demographic understanding manage internal and external research teams to develop consumer insights Develop media strategies and plans against agreed programmes Budget ownership You will have: Big media budget experience BTL and ATL experience Experience briefing and managing agencies Comfortable using data and insight to inform the marketing strategy Ideally experience in a local market role Ideally experience in FMCG/ QSR/ restaurant/ retail
Email/CRM Marketing Manager
London & South East
Email/CRM Marketing Manager A Global travel company based in South East London seeks a Email/CRM Marketing Manager to join their fast-growing team. You’ll have 4+ years email marketing experience (ideally B2C), including strategy development Experience in creating email campaigns from concept through to copywriting and delivery, including testing & optimisation and reporting on results and demonstrating email campaign ROI Experience creating and managing automated and triggered email journeys, with a drive to continuously improve engagement and retention rates via Salesforce Marketing Cloud An understanding of customer segmentation and experience managing and analysing large quantities of customer data. Experience working with global marketing teams across multiple regions, advising best practice and to develop Global marketing plans for sales, re-marketing, customer re-engagement and customer retention A clear commercial focus and understanding of how email marketing fits into a broader marketing strategy Understand global marketing consent rules across multiple regions and ensure compliance Work closely within the brand and content marketing team to integrate marketing activity with email content plan Work closely with the technology teams to integrate innovative solutions in email Essential skills Proven technical capability using Salesforce Sales and Marketing Cloud product suite and platform Exceptional work ethic and ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines, demonstrating clear enthusiasm towards your work Strong analytical and reporting skills Strong verbal & written communication skills & ability to liaise with stakeholders across multiple regions and time-zones Strong attention to detail with excellent organisational and prioritisation skills Curiosity and energy - ability to understand the customer's true pain points and apply our solutions creatively to establish a differentiated architecture and solution Intermediate working knowledge of HTML and CSS Ability to work independently and take ownership of email program (integrating with wider brand content marketing team) and manage a CRM/Email Marketing team of 4 Enjoy working in a young, dynamic & hard working team Desirable skills Experience in the travel industry
London & South East
Product Manager Overview of the role Do you want the opportunity to work for the leader in partworks publishing? My client is a collectables’ publishing company with a strong creative heritage and an outstanding catalogue of both mass market and niche partwork collections across a variety of genres including graphic novels, craft, lifestyle, model making and kids. The position of Product Manager will report to the Head of Marketing and work alongside two other Product Managers across the full spectrum of marketing activities including market research, eCommerce and test and national publishing launches. The company offers excellent opportunities for development and perks including breakfast on Wednesdays and lunch on Fridays. Main areas of responsibility Co-ordinate and schedule all marketing activity for your own portfolio of titles across the full product lifecycle; including market research, test, launch and subsequent launches in cascade markets. All activity should be delivered on time and to a high standard in order to achieve strong sales and subscriber levels in line with commercial goals. Develop effective subscription offers to achieve customer acquisition targets and improve product retention. Organise qualitative and quantitative market research to investigate and refine new partwork concepts. Write and coordinate the design of creative and engaging promotional marketing materials. Brief and oversee subscription website creation with a focus on user experience, including split testing and detailed analysis to improve conversion rate. Analyse market tests and prepare recommendations for launch based on their results. Support the Marketing Manager in media buying for TV and work with production companies to create TV adverts. Drive customer acquisition through effective digital marketing campaigns incorporating SEM, social ads, display and email. Daily monitoring in conjunction with our digital agency in order to optimise spend. Create and keep up-to-date P&L spreadsheets for titles, including forecasting sales and keeping track of all costs including promotion, production, distribution and fulfilment. Coordinate with relevant departments, including logistics, editorial, production and finance and manage multiple agencies, licensers, freelancers and other commercial partners. Personal qualities Well organised and quick to learn, with a practical and hands-on attitude. A data-driven decision-maker. Without prompting you identify and track KPIs to measure success for new products. Sociable and happy to work in a highly collaborative environment. You are generous with your knowledge and keen to share what you know and learn. Diplomatic and respectful, able to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders and customers. Background and experience 2+ years marketing experience, preferably gained in a B2C environment. Digital & direct marketing experience. A natural instinct for what converts a browser into a buyer. Experience of product P&L responsibility desirable. A passion for publishing and an awareness of and interest in the types of titles we publish. Key skills A detail-oriented self-starter, with a positive attitude, capable of discovering solutions to problems without supervision. Proactive and reactive, able to work to deadlines and manage lots of tasks and stakeholders at once. Excellent communication skills. Highly numerate and analytical. A great collaborator and relationship builder fired up by the prospect of joining a small, cross-functional team.
London & South East
Ecommerce Analyst Location: Bromley South Reporting Manager: Director of Web Job Purpose My Client is a leading travel company and are in search of a 1st class Ecommerce Analyst to join their Digital and Ecommerce team. You will provide actionable analysis and insightful reporting to the leadership and wider business teams. As an Ecommerce Analyst you will be monitoring digital and Ecommerce insights, mapping customer journeys and identifying ways to improve the digital experience for our customers. You enjoy working in a fast paced environment, are passionate of playing with data and producing impressive insights, have excellent attention to detail, impressive problem solving and have good commercial awareness. You will be monitoring web traffic through Google Analytics by ensuring all activities are tracked through Google Tag Manager, implementing attribution strategies and producing insights/analysis using Data Studio. You will own the management of our customer data; providing actionable insights on our customer’s behaviours and campaigns, and help building the customer segmentation and profiling to ensure all communications are optimised and personalised. This is really an exciting opportunity to take on a strategic role with room for progression and to make a real impact in the business as your insights will ultimately lead to the growth of our business. Still interested? How do you stack up against the following? Identify and plan the most effective ways to record and track digital performance and data across various channels Work with several key stakeholders to report business performance, particularly the Ecommerce function Analyse the customer journey on multiple touch-points and look to understand consumer behaviour in order to improve our conversion metrics. Review and build our current customer segmentation to ensure we communicate to customers more effectively and efficiently Setting up the dashboarding and reporting functions to understand performance across various channels Work with development team for implementation of consistent tracking strategy Plan and implement testing strategies that will identify and develop user engagement opportunities Overseeing UX testing and UAT alongside development team Your background/experience Minimum three years’ experience in the similar role in large Ecommerce business, ideally travel Proven track record of producing insights that enable the business making better data driven decisions Good knowledge of Ecommerce channels including, but not limited to website, mobile, social media and telephone Experience of implementing testing strategy including split, A/B and multivariate testing Stakeholder management across various levels and regions Experience of implementing and management of customer segmentation and analysing customer behaviour Good knowledge of PPC and performance marketing strategies Be hands on and go beyond to get the job done The Skills Required Strong knowledge and experience in Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager and Data Studio Experience in SalesForce reporting and analysis Experience of using data visualisation tools, preferably PowerBI Advanced Excel skills Strong analytical, problem-solving, data manipulation and planning skills Good oral and written communication skills paired with excellent stakeholder management Great team player Good planning and prioritisation with ability to work to tight deadlines A collaborative and confident team player who is results-driven and commercially aware A proactive approach to getting things done while demonstrating accountability & ownership Experience working with any of the following tools is a bonus: Sitecore, SQL Server, ContentSquare, Optimizely, Qubit and HotJar The role is based in Bromley (15 minutes from London Victoria). An attractive package, along with great benefits such as travel discounts and a day off on your birthday, will be offered to the right candidate. Fancy your chances? If you think you’ve got what it takes, please submit your resume/CV and tell us why you think you’d be perfect for this role.
Senior Content and Optimisation Executive
London & South East
A well known lifestyle brand seeks a highly analytical Senior Content and Optimisation Executive to take responsibility for the planning, management and development of exceptional content across an international portfolio of websites. You will be working with the wider marketing team and external agencies to ensure that you are delivering the highest levels of optimisation and customer-centric content, and responsibilities will include: Leading the development and management of content across 9 + fully translated sites Supporting global website rollout Ownership of search engine marketing Mapping key user journeys, deploying personalisation based on behaviour and user data to drive greater relevance, higher engagement and increase conversions with our target customers globally Developing website KPI’s and analyse performance Identifying gaps in functionality or errors in the site Supporting the marketing team to execute effective campaigns through the delivery of engaging campaign content onsite Working with external agencies and internal teams to test content and layout changes in order to improve conversion and engagement rates on site Creating and managing a content-based SEO plan for the global websites Working within a fast paced and entrepreneurial environment, the successful candidate will be involved in exciting product launches and major technology deployments. Experience of working with enterprise-grade content management systems would be preferred.
Marketing & Communications Director Based London Salary circa £80,000 You'll be required to establish this new role as a critical part of the senior management team. You will advise the board and senior management team on the marketing and communications strategies required to support the organisation’s vision and strategy. They will support the development of the proposition and will drive the development of effective sub-propositions, ensuring that all relevant stakeholders are engaged. Responsibilities include: Work with the Director of Strategy and Business Development to develop and deliver a growth-focused marketing strategy plan that aligns to overall strategy Review and understand existing data sources on customer needs and insights, especially those which help define the customer journey, develop the most effective media and response channels (owned, earned and paid for), and develop the right engagement propositions and offers. This will be at a Brand, product, price, and service level. Design and build a consolidated engagement model that provides a high quality, connected patient experience across all touchpoints, driving improved consideration, satisfaction and advocacy. Line manage/lead the team responsible for driving brand awareness and reputation through media channels and influencers – delivering positive coverage and minimising reputational risk. Line manage and lead the team responsible for effective internal staff communications. Ensure effective delivery of insight, strategy and engagement requirements, working with and leading cross-functional teams where required Experience: Significant experience in marketing planning and delivery Solid experience of successfully leading a successful marketing team and delivering effective campaigns Experience of developing an effective strategy for an organisation’s digital presence including social media, public websites and intranets A proven record of success in managing change while also developing and maintaining high standards of quality Experience of working with agencies, media strategy and buying, digital transformation Ideally working in the healthcare sector
Global Communications Planning & Strategy Manager
London & South East
Global Comms Planning and Strategy Manager to £60k London We are looking for a strategically minded comms planning specialist who will be able to elevate campaigns from good to great for this well-known alcohol client. Acting as an in-house consultant in the Global brand team, this position is instrumental in developing the strategy for a full mix communications plan, as well as working with local brand teams to be able to adapt and make relevant for local market roll out. Straddling the global strategy and local roll out- you will be developing global tool kits and helping local markets to make these campaigns relevant and implement locally. Working across a number of brands you will help develop and deliver marketing comms strategies with tailored solutions per brand. You have significant experience reading, advising and challenging a media plan and work out how best to optimise and leverage at all times. You might come from an agency background where you have worked on through the line campaigns as a Planner or client Director and have a desire to move into a Client side role where you can really make your mark. Alternatively you might be client side sitting in a specialist function that is focused on strategic comms planning and delivery. This role would not be suited to a typical brand or marketing manager. In either case you are as strategic thinker, who has ideally worked in a global role, where you are used to working with multiple stakeholders, brand owners and local markets. You are creative and driven and enjoy working in an autonomous environment.
Global Digital Planning and Strategy Manager
London & South East
Global Digital Planning and Strategy Manager up to £60k London Acting as an in-house digital consultant in the Global brand team, you will be responsible for developing the digital strategy for this portfolio of well-known drinks brands. Key Responsibilities Partnering with the e-Commerce team to support each other in the development of key brand needs in the digital space Developing global tool kits and helping local markets to make these campaigns relevant and implement locally Supporting brand teams in the identification of suitable agencies Leading the creation of all toolkits in conjunction with agency partners and brand team to ensure they effectively communicate the global strategy, and that it considers the specifics of implementation in different local markets Ensure effective deployment of toolkits to local teams and their agencies via webinars, answering any questions local markets might have on it In conjunction with key brand teams, engage and advise the top markets on their activation plans to ensure effective and efficient campaigns deployment Lead the collation of global post campaign analysis reporting relating to any media or digital activities. Work alongside the global effectiveness manager to analyse findings and extract learnings/insights/best practice which we can roll out across the business Contribute towards the wider capability agenda within the team, including development and delivery of certain digitally related training modules Supporting the Head of Communications planning & Strategy on Thought Leadership projects relating to digital, and also in the management and development of workstreams with global digital agencies
Marketing and Business Development Manager
London & South East
Marketing and Business Development Manager West London £35-40k A hugely successful and unique recruitment company seeks a Marketing and Business Development Manager to take the lead on all BD and marketing initiatives for the fast-growing company. Working with 6-8 sector managers to drive growth across the board, your responsibilities will cover: Developing a strategic Marketing and Business Development strategy and plan in line with the 5 year plan Managing the marketing budget Driving brand awareness through creative communication including digital marketing, direct marketing using internal and external sources which will enhance client development and candidate attraction Creating business development opportunities, through researching client and target activity and understanding current market trends Harnessing cross selling opportunities wherever possible Managing all marketing materials including collateral and creating new brochures to enhance brand awareness Championing specific campaigns i.e. Open Days, Job Fairs, Seminars Assisting the Operations Manager with the website and initiating content to enhance SEO Ensuring brand consistency With previous marketing experience, the successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who is able to initiate and implement ideas successfully.
Senior Brand Manager - Innovation
London & South East
Senior Brand Manager - Innovation London Our client Our client is an established international drinks business, with a variety of brands within their range. They are always at the forefront of innovation and are constantly integrating themselves with new and exciting marketing activation. About the role They are looking for an experienced Senior Brand manager with high levels of creativity and entrepreneurism to manage an existing brand and work on their innovation projects. The Innovation Director would be looking for someone who could be promoted to Marketing Controller level within a year to 18 months. This role explores white space innovation opportunities and brings existing innovation from other markets to test and learn in the UK, to explore the feasibility for nation wide launches. You will manage one or 2 specific existing brands for the UK market, whilst prioritising new innovation initiatives and constantly reviewing projects. You will be working with global teams and stakeholders to share best practise and deliver projects efficiently. This team work in a very fluid and entrepreneurial manner - so the role will feel quite start-up (smaller budgets, not using agencies) and you will be expected to work in an autonomous manner. You will work on launches from concept through to testing and into market if the testing is successful. You will have the ability to influence, design and execute all elements of he marketing mix from strategy through to implementation in market. Your key stakeholders will be the Innovation Director, Category controllers and buyers across all channels, Senior Leadership up to board level and the in-house marketing and design teams. About you Established experience in FMCG food or drink Marketing Strong commercial acumen - P&L management Retail channel understanding Strong thought leadership with a proven track record of creating and delivering innovation projects, with internal and external stakeholders A desire to role up your sleeves and embrace a start up way of working - happy with working at a fast pace. Comfortable with managing ambiguity. Strong people skills, the ability to bring colleagues and partners along the journey - making stuff happen but in a collaborative style. Great project management skills - able to break down barriers to make sure projects move forwards. You will be a have outstanding communication skills, have an analytical approach and be able to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders If this role sounds just like you, please get in touch. ** Please note that due to the high number of applicants we receive, we may not be able to respond to every application. If you don’t hear back from us within 3 days please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please continue to visit our website and register for job alerts as new opportunities arise daily **
Senior SBM/Innovation -Day rate
London & South East
Our client Well known drinks company, looking for an interim Marketing Manager with high levels of creativity and entrepreneurism to work on their innovation projects. Our client is an established international business, with a variety of brands within their range. They are always at the forefront of innovation and are constantly integrating themselves with new and exciting marketing activation. About the role The Marketing Manager will be working within the innovation team, which explores and drives white space innovation opportunities, or brings existing innovation from other markets to test and learn in the UK. You will manage one or 2 specific existing brands for the UK market, whilst prioritising new innovation initiatives and constantly reviewing projects. You will be working with global teams and stakeholders to share best practise and deliver projects efficiently. This team work in a very fluid and entrepreneurial manner - so the role will feel quite start-up (smaller budgets, not using agencies) and you will be expected to work in an autonomous manner. You will work on launches from concept through to testing and into market if the testing is successful. You will have the ability to influence, design and execute all elements of he marketing mix from strategy through to implementation in market. Your key stakeholders will be the Innovation Director, Category controllers and buyers across all channels, Senior Leadership up to board level and the in-house marketing and design teams. About you Established experience in FMCG food or drink Marketing, Strong thought leadership with a proven track record of creating and delivering innovation projects, with internal and external stakeholders A desire to role up your sleeves and embrace a start up way of working Strong people skills, the ability to bring colleagues and partners along the journey You will be a have outstanding communication skills, have an analytical approach and be able to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders If this role sounds just like you, please get in touch. ** Please note that due to the high number of applicants we receive, we may not be able to respond to every application. If you don’t hear back from us within 3 days please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please continue to visit our website and register for job alerts as new opportunities arise daily **
London & South East
Internationally famous food company with annual turnover of +2 billion euros, requires entrepreneurial and driven FMCG Marketing Manager to join team. About Our Client Our client is a family-owned business that produces both ambient and chilled foods. Their UK office is based in SW London. Hugely successful, with great distribution in FMCG retailers – they have ambitious plans for growth into other categories. Their culture is entrepreneurial and they believe in empowering the individual. About the Role The team are looking to recruit an experienced FMCG Marketing Manager to develop and execute their ambitious marketing agenda and to create a strategy for further growth. The role is full mix, with where you will be expected to take ownership of marketing campaigns and NPD. It’s an exciting business to work in - fast-paced, with lots of autonomy and the ability to launch new products at speed. As one of the top subsidiary markets, the UK business also have autonomy on marketing communications. Whilst reporting into the head of Marketing you will also have regular exposure to the UK Managing Director and will be line managing 2 direct reports. Responsibilities Support Head of Marketing in the development of a future vision for the brand in the UK Develop and execute the long term strategic brand plan, with a strong focus on the innovation pipeline. Own key innovation projects, working with both UK and global teams to source high quality products our consumers will love and ensuring excellent delivery and execution across the trade Develop compelling stories for growing the brand in existing and new categories Develop optimum consumer communication plans to deliver both marketing and business objectives, exploring new and different ways to connect with our target consumer Accompany and support the Commercial Manager at customer meetings, bringing to life the brand world for the trade Provide leadership and coaching to two Brand Managers About You Our client is looking for an ambitious, passionate and motivated person, who will be excited to work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial company. This role will suit your if you have worked in an FMCG food or drink business and possibly an SME or start-up business, as you need to be both strategic and hands-on. Self-aware, professionally mature with excellent communication and influencing skills A passionate brand advocate with a natural affinity for brands and how they connect with consumers Proven success in a branded FMCG food company You will be classically trained but comfortable with working in an entrepreneurial environment where you can handle ambiguity, roll up your sleeves, and be able to make decisions without a full set of data. Understanding of the UK multiple grocery channels and their associated trading issues Experienced in launching and building brands, developing brand strategy and managing activation. Able to demonstrate working with pace and quick decision making Analytical, inquisitive and creative in your approach to brand challenges. Can balance information and gut feel to make decisions Confident and dynamic with ability to inspire others. Persuasive, determined & makes things happen Track record of senior stakeholder management A lover of good food! If this role sounds just like you, please get in touch. ** Please note that due to the high number of applicants we receive, we may not be able to respond to every application. If you don’t hear back from us within 3 days please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please continue to visit our website and register for job alerts as new opportunities arise daily **
London & South East
UK Marketing Manager, Central London, up to £70,000 About the company: This is a luxury drinks company have a No.1 world selling spirit and a number of other world-famous brands in their collection. They are a friendly and high-performing bunch, with lots of industry knowledge between them and there is a real buzz and ambition within the business because of the potential to grow. About the role: Reporting as no.2 to the Marketing Director, you will work on an exclusive portfolio of world-famous luxury spirits leading the marketing strategy and manage 2 high performing direct reports who have their own brand portfolios. This is a brand new role, created as the company are fast growing and ambitious – it’s an exciting time to join and you will have plenty of opportunity to developing strategies and plans that will build the brands in the UK. Lead and implement the portfolio strategy – balancing long-term equity vs. shorter term commercial objectives Create and delivery game-changing brand and channel plans for the portfolio Manage a budget Support the Marketing Director and work in partnership with the global marketing team in the development of brand strategy Manage and coach the 2 direct reports. You will build best practice brand plans with the UK marketing team, including experiential, PR, digital and trade activation ensuring a connected consumer journey with relevant messaging at every consumer and shopper touchpoint. Analyse performance of the UK business using internal and external data, recommending change or optimisation where required About you: You’ll be a drinks industry expert – good understanding of all channels and a passion for the sector. You will be classically trained (but not boxy and over-processed in thinking) - happy to work in an entrepreneurial environment where you can handle ambiguity, roll up your sleeves, and be able to make decisions without a full set of data. Experienced in launching and building brands, developing brand strategy and managing activation. Experienced at working cross functionally, leading and influencing Track record of senior stakeholder engagement You'll be a sparky, energetic marketer with a creative flair for developing brands, with fantastic communication and influencing skills, who is organised and can stay calm under pressure. Professional, confident, personable, passionate, sociable, self-motivated, autonomous, accountable, team player, results orientated. Trade marketing and/or distributor experience would be beneficial, but not a deal breaker UK Marketing Manager , London, up to £70,000 If this sounds like the perfect job for you - click apply and send your CV to me today.
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