Clare has been with B&H for over 3 years and works across consumer brands- with a focus on FMCG. Prior to B&H, Clare spent most of her career in agency side roles – working on brand activation programmes for clients such as O2, Cadbury and Schweppes, a highlight was heading up the global sponsorship and colleague engagement programme for Cadbury’s sponsorship of London 2012. Her passion for people and brands, as well as her personal interest in psychology and counselling led her to a career within recruitment at B&H.
Senior Innovation Manager
London & South East
Senior Innovation Manager £65,000 London This is an amazing and rare opportunity for a marketer with a passion for food, food trends and Innovation! You will have a background in FMCG, gained with known consumer brands and you will have a track record of delivery in Innovation. Reporting into the Marketing Director, the Senior Innovation Manager will own the innovation funnel, setting the strategy and defining how to diversify the brand into new sectors whilst maintaining brand standards. - Oversee development of products through from scratch to shelf - Work closely with the technical team to drive the agenda for growth - Challenge the norm and look to deliver ‘breakthrough’ innovation. - Work with internal teams - operations, sales, packaging and supply chain, and external suppliers - Facilitate problem resolution A lively, collaborative working style and a commitment to delivery are all also top priorities for our client!
Brand Manager £40,000 London Work with the Marketing Director to create the annual brand plans FMCG experience and success with working with cross functional teams and the major mults Be financially accountable- manage A&P, contribute to P&L management and look at ways to improve profitability Identify comms activations to best leverage this fabulous brand Manage the social and digital strategy and activation of the brand Work with the commercial team to identify and unlock key shopper marketing opportunities to help drive brand performance Deliver NPD to market from concept to shelf (concept testing, product development, packaging development, sell-ins) Be responsible for disrupting the category and building brand equity and awareness About you; Proven track record as an ABM/BM in FMCG Able to think both commercially and creatively You have amazing ideas and can foresee how to put these into practise People-focussed, able to build relationships Excellent project management skills Attention to detail and the confidence to work independently and drive projects
Social Media Manager
Social Media Manager £40,000 London MUST BE AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Newly created role for this quirky and well loved drinks brand. Managing one direct report you will be responsible for the development, shaping and implementation of the Social Strategy. This innovative strategy will be delivered across all aspects of the social media channels and you will lead and manage the delivery of all things social, as well as supporting Multi-channel brand campaigns and editorial. You understand how Social can build a brand. You understand how Social can contribute to brand equity. You will have launched products, campaigns and new activity through social, which have delivered against both the business needs and the needs of the customer as well. We are looking for someone who is consumer insight driven, with an eye for detail and analysis and a passion for working collaboratively and getting stuck in! If this sounds like you do get in touch today!
Brand Manager £45,000 Based in Edinburgh or London/ remote Are you a health conscious brand marketer who is passionate about lifestyle and wellness brands? This brand is going from strength to strength, already with a great presence and awareness in the UK and throughout the major mults, plus with big ambitions in other markets- particularly the US and Australia. With a remit of UK and Australia- this is a really key role for the business and you will be required to get stuck into all things from concept through to launch of new products and within new Accounts both here and in Australia. This is a small entrepreneurial business but with big ambitions! Therefore they are looking for a seasoned BM who has had proven success in BOTH a bigger blue chip FMCG environment as well as a smaller start up/ SME. TO apply please only apply if you have the following: Proven experience at Brand Manager level Experience within larger/ multinational FMCG environment Proven success in a Brand Management role in a smaller business/ SME Responsibility for brand budgets and P&L Experience briefing and managing agencies (media, web, production) Knowledge of Food marketing specifically is preferred- other FMCG categories will be considered Experience working with UK retailers inc. major mults Experience in end-end roles - including Innovation/ NPD
Digital Marketing and Social Media Manager
London & South East
Digital Marketing and Social Media Manager Paying to £40K Based in London (once back to the office) Entrepreneurial business with lovely alcohol brands, big budgets, a genuine focus on sustainability and a central London Location. What’s not to love! PLEASE NOTE ONLY CANDIDATES WITH SOME DRINKS MARKETING EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED Key Responsibilities: Work closely with agencies and distributors to deliver sales and marketing strategy in-line with the UK Brand Plan Managing the media-buying agency to plan and roll out the digital ecosystem for the 2021 national campaign Managing Organic content for social media channels and assisting with Paid Working closely with creative and media agency to plan and manage the content calendar Content production - assisting and managing photo and video-shoots for all channels with Brand Ambassador, Marketing Manager and PR Community management – Instagram and Facebook Copywriting – writing and ensuring all copy is in line with the brand TOV Management of the website and ECRM strategy Acting as a brand guardian to ensure all copy and assets adheres to the brand guidelines About you: Drinks industry experience is necessary and a passion for spirits Significant digital marketing experience – managing paid, owned and earned Client side and agency experience would be beneficial Experience managing agencies and also being comfortable with technical aspects of implementing Experience in managing invoices, logistics and ideally big budgets Excellent copywriting and communication skills Proficiency in Word Press, Microsoft Office and Adobe – After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator Strong organisational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment A self started who can happily and efficiently work independently as well as in a team Great attention to detail and problem-solving skills.