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We have deep roots within the fast moving consumer goods sector. In fact, our business has grown from working with leading, global FMCG brands and businesses into the diverse business that we are today.
Things have changed a lot over the last 30 years with talent recruitment in the FMCG sector but we are proud to say that we are still a preferred supplier to many leading FMCG companies. Equally exciting for us, is the wealth of start-up and mid-size businesses who seek our expertise in this field and we are working with a wide range of brands that are just launching or are on an exciting phase of their growth.
We work with a breadth of talented candidates from this sector and they tell us we have some of the best jobs in the marketplace, working with some of the most exciting brands.
Browse all our latest FMCG jobs below. Can’t find what you are looking for? Register and submit your CV today, so we can keep you updated with all our latest FMCG jobs.
Marketing Manager - Beauty
London & South East
Marketing Manager, Beauty £80,000-90,000 Central London Brilliant opportunity for a Senior Marketing Manager with Beauty/Personal Care experience to join a Central London FMCG business. Our client is a well-known player in health and personal care products and this role looks after their flagship brand which is sold in over 70 countries. In this role you would be responsible for the strategic brand plans, innovation and equity both locally and Globally. The opportunity Marketing Manager roles at this level are rarely available on the open market so this is a unique chance to bring your blend of Beauty/Personal Care/Haircare FMCG expertise and strong interpersonal skills to make a fantastic contribution to the team. You will be a self-starter, with a lot of ambition and proven expertise - having lots of examples under your belt where you have delivered a step change for your brands. As Marketing Manager, reporting to a Marketing Director, you will manage and develop strategy and drive growth across a a portfolio of brands and lead a team of 5 direct reports. In summary, you will be responsible for: Strategic brand building Collaborative Business Planning and complete P&L management Innovation- including pipeline funnel Communications Planning and Agency leadership Relationship management To be successful you will need; Brand experience from a classical FMCG company with experience working in personal care/hair care or beauty categories. Line management experience Solid advertising and media planning experience. Strong analytical skills; consumer insights. Strong financial skills - full P&L responsibility; budget planning and management. Commercially aware and connected to the UK retail landscape. You must be able to build strong relationships with sales and trade marketing teams. People orientation – ability to engage and build trust. Demonstrated leadership skills. Mental agility – ability to solve problem Change agility – ability to evolve and drive change. Results driven - proven ability to utilise all elements of the marketing mix to drive the business results. Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills 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 **
Head of Insight and Strategy - online subscription
London & South East
Head of Insight and Strategy- online subscription Paying to £70,000 West London Looking for an insight professional with a combination of in-house and agency experience and recent or current experience working within a direct to consumer/online subscription model business. Leading a team of 3 insights professionals, you will be responsible for leading the consumer & customer insight strategy. You will work closely with the brand and growth teams to develop engaging propositions, brand and digital experiences, that continue to grow the brand and create best in class customer experience. Working with the Innovation team you will develop and deliver consumer centric innovation, optimised through consumer research and validation. This is a fast paced and varied environment – so you must be good at managing multiple tasks, juggling and prioritising. About you: Recent or current experience from with an online subscription business An experienced team leader across Insights with the ability to inspire and engage direct reports to be the best they can be Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build cooperative, productive relationships with internal clients and vendors and influence at senior level inc C-suite & CEO Expertise across consumer & customer research including innovation, brand, user experience and shopper/ growth Experience of in-house research tools & methodologies (online sources, surveys, interviews etc.) Experience of managing agency relationships ensuring best business outcomes Meticulous and detail-oriented with excellent verbal, written & presentations skills You have bags of energy, proactive and a great collaborator who thrives in a fast paced environment 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
Senior ABM - Surrey Up to £38,000 Our client is looking for a talented Assistant Brand Manager with some FMCG food experience who is ready to take on a bigger role. This is an extremely exciting opportunity to work for a leading UK grocery company and on a UK No. 1 top selling brand. Working into the Senior brand manager you will to work on developing new snacking propositions for both kids and adults - working from concept through to launch in store. You will work on campaigns, encompassing ATL, digital, and in-store activation. It's a company with a strong and values led culture where there are plenty of opportunities to flex your marketing muscle, and the right candidate will progress quickly to Brand Manager level. Skills needed for the role Proven marketing experience in FMCG or packaged goods- preferably food or drink Innovation and packaging experience. Great commercial skills - understanding market data and P&Ls - good analytics Experience in building up annual and 3 year marketing plans, working with designers and agencies to deliver both BTL and ATL marketing activity, and brand activation/execution Digital/social media experience. Great communication skills - working closely with the Sales team and with other members of cross functional teams to ensure marketing plans are fully joined-up Budget management Our Client A global organisation with a strong UK presence in the food industry -with many best loved, household brand names. Huge ambition to grow those brands beyond the UK, and committed to developing talent. If you are interested in hearing more 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 **
Assistant Brand Manager
London & South East
Assistant Brand Manager £30,000 - 35,000, Surrey Our client is looking for a talented Assistant Brand Manager with some FMCG experience already under their belt. This is an extremely exciting opportunity to work for a leading UK grocery food company and on a UK No. 1 brand which is doing really well with good market share. Working into the Marketing Manager, this is a 360 degree role - so you will be responsible for marketing and financial KPIs through excellent execution of brand plans and active engagement with the category team. You will own the annual brand plan and contribute to 3 year strategic plans. You will work on campaigns, encompassing ATL, digital, and in-store activation as well as innovation projects. It's a company with a strong and values led culture where there are plenty of opportunities to flex your marketing muscle, and the right candidate should progress quickly. Skills needed for the role Proven marketing experience in FMCG or packaged goods Great commercial skills - understanding market data and P&Ls - good analytics Experience in building up annual brand marketing plans, and presenting them internally and externally to customers and then executing against them. Great project management skills - working closely with the Sales team and with other members of cross functional teams to ensure marketing plans are fully joined-up About You You'll be a sparky, energetic marketer with a creative flair and enthusiasm for FMCG food marketing. Mature in your approach - looking to grow Excellent communication and presentation skills Excellent interpersonal skills Our Client A global organisation with a strong UK presence in the food industry -with many best loved, household brand names. Huge ambition to grow those brands beyond the UK, and committed to developing talent. If you are interested in hearing more 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 Brand Manager
London & South East
SENIOR BRAND MANAGER, Central London up to £58,000 Senior Brand Manager position in Central London location Full mix FMCG role - White/electronic goods or personal care product experience preferred Our client, a global player in health and personal care products, is looking to recruit a commercially astute Senior Brand Manager with a background in Personal Care or personal grooming , or electronic goods. This brand is well established in the market, but is a new acquisition for the company and a large part of this role initially, will be gaining a deep understanding of the category and then developing strong annual and 3 year brand plans, which will help the brand step change and grow via different channels. You will set pricing strategy, regularly analyse brand and category performance and make recommendations where there are opportunities. You will have full P&L responsibility. You will then work with creative and media agencies to develop powerful brand communications across channels and all disciplines - from creating inspiring briefs to producing engaging and cut through ATL and BTL communications. You must to have the following skills and experience Proven experience in creating brand strategies and executing annual brand plans Prior experience of creating A&P programmes (ATL, BTL and digital/social) Portfolio management experience Have strong analytical skills – financial and market data Excellent communication and presentation skills About You Mature in your approach - looking to grow and learn Excellent interpersonal skills Positive, creative and energetic in mindset 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 **
Global Digital Planning and Strategy Manager
London & South East
Our client is a well-known and well established business with a global portfolio of leading premium, consumer brands. A collaborative and people-centric culture, a passionate,highly talented team, fully aligned on delivering the business vision. 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 consumer brands. 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 and managing agency partners and brand team to effectively communicate global strategy, taking account of different local markets 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. Analyse findings and extract learnings/insights/best practice. Grow capability across the team, developing and delivering digitally related training Supporting Communications Planning & Strategy on Thought Leadership projects relating to digital
Senior Brand Manager - Innovation
London & South East
SENIOR BRAND MANAGER – Innovation, Central London Up to £58,000 FMCG Senior Brand Manager with lots of experience launching new brands into the UK market to join major Global player in personal health. Personal Care or Healthcare brand experience preferred. Our client is a £3.5 billion health and personal care business with global reach. They are looking for a talented marketer with good innovation experience to join their team who will work on the feasibility of launching a new portfolio of brands into the UK market. Reporting into a highly experienced Marketing Manager in this challenging new role for the business, you will work with Global teams and assess the feasibility of launching products that exist in other markets to the UK, using consumer insight, market trend analysis and developing a deep understanding of the chosen categories. Using sound judgement and your commercial capabilities (size/scale/competitor analysis) you will identify the correct products for launch and work through a stage gate process to launch in market. You will work with creative and media agencies to develop powerful brand communications across channels and all disciplines - from creating inspiring briefs to producing engaging and cut through ATL and BTL communications. You must to have the following skills and experience Have strong analytical skills – financial and market data – for opportunity assessment Significant experience commissioning and utilising qualitative and quantitative market research Experience in developing brand concepts and developing launch business cases Significant experience of launching FMCG/CPG brands in personal care or B2C healthcare brands – an understanding of claims development is important. Strong stakeholder management and influencing skills Portfolio management experience Excellent communication and presentation skills Agency management (packaging, advertising, websites) About You Mature in your approach - looking to grow and learn Excellent interpersonal skills Positive, creative and energetic in mindset 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 **
Marketing Manager Salary circa £60,000 Based West London You'll be responsible for: Developing tactics to activate the strategy and innovation and plans for Europe and Middle East Leading the development of the annual brand plans and creating compelling internal selling stories and analysis for plans Developing best in class creative & communications plans that deliver into the unique tone of voice Developing deep understanding of consumers, customers and categories Executing consumer research and delivering actionable insights Leading the development of new line extensions and product-related marketing opportunities, from concept to launch (including management of Stage Gate process and complete comms development) delivering this in full and on time. Managing project teams and timelines to launch products and programmes. Strong leadership of cross-functional partners required to ensure successful delivery. Strong collaboration across regions and channels required to gain a deep understanding of their market needs from a consumer and business standpoint. Assisting in defining strategy reflecting competitive and consumer trends and market needs. Creating and /or managing the innovation funnel / roadmap for platforms that deliver against the objectives and strategies with senior marketing manager. You'll need to be a strong, well rounded brand marketer leader with a successful history in developing winning brand marketing, innovation and communication strategies.
London & South East
Innovation Manager £35-40k Moorgate Our client, a national charity dealing with vulnerable young people, seeks an Innovation Manager to take on the responsibility of developing new fundraising products to attract support. Working closely with the fundraising, communications, partnerships and beneficiaries teams, the successful candidate will be managing the innovation pipeline, insight, research, testing and delivery of projects, so will need to be an experienced end to end project manager. Experience expectations include: Leading innovation, co-creation and change management Proven experience of a new product development environment with an ability to demonstrate creativity, take calculated risks and innovation in thinking and practice Confidence in compiling and presenting business cases to key stakeholders Innovation pipeline management/delivery in the charity or commercial sector: Significant fundraising and/or commercial income generation New proposition development Project management Social media marketing knowledge and testing Budget management and financial modelling Agency management Digital build management Qualitative Research Creative facilitation/ideation This is a new role, and an extremely exciting opportunity for a strong FMCG marketer to move into the third sector, or for someone with previous experience in a similar position.
Regional Marketing Manager
European Marketing Manager Germany Our client is looking for a Regional Marketing Manager, preferably from within a premium brand FMCG company to join their fast growing, German based team. The successful candidate will be a creative, dynamic marketer with experience of working on disruptive and innovative campaigns. Responsibilities will include: Ensuring execution of all marketing initiatives Managing market, consumer and competitor insights and ensuring these are incorporated into overall strategies Tracking and reporting on online activity Aligning global and regional strategies Working with channels such as influencers, PR and events Trade marketing experience with some social and digital acumen is required. The ability to speak German would be a plus, and European experience is a must.
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
Account Manager £40,000 Are you an experienced Agency side marketing professional who is passionate about client service, events, brand partnerships with a love of all things food and drink? This boutiques agency creates unique, engaging events for a number of high profile clients, with the aim of raising brand awareness, consideration and driving footfall. If you are a client Account Manager within an advertising, brand partnership, experiential or PR Agency this could be the role for you. This role will focus on a flagship event that attracts tens of thousands annual visitors. You will be instrumental in delivering this world class event, while employing a professional skill set and excellent communication skills. What your day looks like: Communicating with corporate sponsors and brand partners developing marketing plans and activities to leverage the brand and partnerships Making the events happen. Liaising with blue chip clients to develop brand activation and bringing these to life Looking at potential partnerships and negotiating commercial / contra deals Working with our suppliers: design agencies, press, printers and graphic designers Creativity- coming up with creative solutions. Campaigns to make a memorable and original event Hosting the events on the day, problem-solving and managing the customer experience Using your technical marketing skills across Social media and digital plus skills in Excel, In-design and Photoshop
Events- Account Manager
London & South East
Account Executive/ Account Manager London £25,000 This leading premium food and drinks marketing agency is looking for a superstar Account Exec to join the team and be involved in some fabulous London and National campaigns and Events. Ideally already in an agency role where you are working in a client facing role, you will be a dab hand at putting together exciting brand partnerships and event ideas, presenting these to clients and reporting on campaign success and ROI. To apply you will be: Strong communicator Highly organised, with very good attention to detail Ability to succeed in a deadline-driven environment Ability to work under pressure and multi-task An entrepreneurial spirit and a self-starter who gets the ‘small business / start-up’ way of working Social media knowledge Competent user of Excel / Indesign / Photoshop, Microsoft office Client Account Exec/ Manager background from an advertising/ PR/ brand partnerships/ events / experiential agency
Head of Retail & Hospitality
London & South East
Head of Retail and Hospitality FTC 6 months- potential to extend £65,000 This is a new hire for our clients first Head of Retail and Hospitality to look after the opening of a new retail/ consumer experience centre due to open in Spring 2020. You will have significant experience in retail marketing, ideally having launched and opened new retail outlets, bar, clubs, restaurants or destinations. You will have a destination marketing or retail marketing background and enjoy working in a fast paced, fun environment where it is all hands to the pump. The brand is linked to a number of other venues and retail outlet (both on and offline) so you will be responsible for ensuring that all sites are running to the highest of standards, representing the brand in the right way and providing the best experience for the customer.
London & South East
UK Brand Ambassador Based in West London Salary up to £40k This premium alcohol brand is looking for a brand ambassador to straddle the sales and marketing teams, with the ultimate goal of driving the brand to be the go to brand in its category with on-trade and off-trade partners. The focus will be on premium and prestige outlets where you will be responsible for increasing listings and growing brand awareness and prestige. You will have relevant drinks experience - ideally in a client side role, working with on-trade accounts. Alcohol is preferred or a relevant brand that has a strong and premium presence in the on-trade. If you have the following skills/ traits then get in touch today: Sales experience – proven ability to win new account and gain new listings Experience in developing and managing bar tender advance programmes Developing and implementing trade and consumer facing events Brand campaigns and activation including pop ups, influencer events Strong digital and social, be great at creating and posting engaging content in real time Brand partnership- development and delivery Brief and manage agencies Act as brand guardian - ensure brand positioning and TOV across all channels Be the face of events, the face of the brand Great at presenting / strong communications skills Personable and good at building relationships
Marketing and Comms Executive- Events
London & South East
Marketing and Comms Executive- Events Paying to £26k-£28k This is a fabulous opportunity for a budding marketer with a passion for events/ destination marketing to work for a leading London events business. What you will be doing: Providing fantastic marketing support to the leading events within the UK Delivering email campaigns Using analytical tools to report on email marketing success, including delivery/bounce rates, open rates, CTR and conversion Driving enquires for venue hire Content creation for website and other digital channels Tracking all marketing activity in order to measure ROI Helping to grow our community of fans and follows Writing promotional copy and articles for media partners Database management including segmentation, data cleansing and sourcing new data Working with internal teams to deliver campaigns on time and on budget You’ll be part of an award-winning, friendly, bright team with both creative flare and a strong focus on results.
International Marketing Manager
London & South East
International Marketing Manager Paying to £65k Based in London Working for this fast paced and entrepreneurial drinks business with a team of passionate and vibrant, fun marketers - the purpose of this role is to grow the international presence, brand love, distribution and sales within key markets outside of the UK. This alcohol brand is going from strength to strength, and bringing disruptive innovations not only in the liquid form but across other exciting, creative and often crazy brand campaigns and initiatives that make the brand famous worldwide. Already in over 50 markets, this brand has a great presence but the purpose of this role is to really scope out what can be done to help markets bring the brand to life and build the brand story in markets, driving consistency across the brand but also leveraging market differences - particularly in key European markets. This will mean a good grasp of the nuances between different markets, possibilities and limitation for activations on the ground and identifying new opportunities for innovative campaigns or NPD. You may come from a more traditional big blue chip businesses where you are used to working with multiple stakeholders in a process driven way and want to experience a more fast-paced action oriented environment where ideas can come to life more quickly, or are from a smaller entrepreneurial business and looking for a greater challenge where you can be autonomous and own the agenda from an international perspective. You aren’t constrained by process and are a creative thinker with the ability to hit the ground running, build great relationships and work into HQ creating compelling business plans to launch activities/ innovations in market, or vice versa taking head office innovations to markets and getting sell in through local markets teams and distributors on the ground. Ideally looking for someone who has a drinks/ FMCG (client side) background who has worked in local/ regional roles and ideally has had exposure to European markets. You will have worked with distributors and understand the distributor model and be adapt at creating compelling stories and business cases to build brand and drive market share.
Category Development Manager
London & South East
Category Development Manager £40,000 Our client is a leading global business with some of the world’s best known alcohol brands sold in over 140 countries worldwide. We are looking for an experienced category executive from FMCG background, ideally with a familiarity with working with UK grocery channel. Key remit: Design and deliver a short to medium term category activation plans within designated customers across range, merchandising and promotions. Use the full suite of insight sources to identify the key drivers of category performance and highlight the risks and opportunities to customers Work with the Brand, Insight and Sales teams to create compelling category selling stories Build strong relationships on a day-to-day basis and be proactive at managing the needs and expectations of immediate internal and external customers About you: Able to collect and shape insight into compelling customer centred category selling stories. Build customer relationships - demonstrate deep understanding of the needs of customers and be able to implement engaging long term and tactical campaigns Work as part of a team to achieve shared team and company goals Develop clear project briefs and manage agencies Commercial acumen and accountability – have a clear understanding of the impact of actions on revenue and profit Creative problem solver, with an openness to new ideas and others perspective or views specifically from broader business and peers IT and digital skills – competent in Microsoft Office plus other agency or retailer specific software (e.g. Nielsen, Dunnhumby, Kantar)
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