Ball and Hoolahan is a marketing recruitment consultancy filled with marketing industry experts who are uniquely placed to help you grow the very best marketing team for your business. We work in an efficient and transparent way to get the best results every time. Our heritage and reputation attract a strong talent pipeline of the best candidates. We have been known for growing great brands with great people for over 30 years and will continue to be the go-to recruitment consultancy for marketers and clients alike.
We are brand builders - Whether you are just starting out or about to take the next big step, we love helping people and brands grow. We support brands of all sizes in their goals by listening to our clients and understanding our candidates. From blue chip to start-up, FMCG to B2B, global to local, we have the expertise to match your ambition.
We are human - We love meeting people and they love meeting us. Our approach is inquisitive, respectful and - we've been told - refreshingly honest. We believe that everyone deserves equal attention regardless of the size of your business or where you are at in your career. From start-ups to established brands, budding marketers to seasoned experts.
We are marketers - Set up by marketers for marketers, Ball and Hoolahan has its roots in growing great brands with great people for over 3 decades. With such strong marketing DNA, we are dedicated to matching the right people with the right brands. Our deep understanding of your world means we are rigorous in our methods and relentless in finding the perfect match for you.
We are partners - Continuing to work with marketing people we placed in their first marketing job and throughout their career, is not only something we are incredibly proud of, but something that we love doing. It matters as much to us as it does to you that your next career move or hire is the right fit. We actively coach both clients and candidates on how to best approach their search in a collaborative way.
We have an inherent intuition and curiosity to make sure we only provide the best matches for both clients and candidates in a way that has you at the centre of everything. We are transparent and uncompromising in our approach because we know that every and any contact is important, so managing everybody's expectations is second nature to us, ensuring you always know where you stand at any point. We deliver what you need by focusing on 4 key elements:
- Brand Advocacy - We commit fully to your brand and to building long-term relationships.
- Cultural Fit - Crucial to the success of matching the right candidates with you.
- Marketing Expertise - Our unique team of industry experts fully understand your needs.
- Quality over Quantity - We will never bombard you with irrelevant or unqualified candidates.
Contact us today to discover more about our solutions and start building the marketing team you need to achieve your business goals.
Marketing Coordinator - Spanish/German speaking
North of England
Marketing Coordinator – Spanish or German speaking Manchester based recruitment group £neg, dependent on experience We are working with a specialist staffing group with brands all over the globe who are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive marketing professional with experience of working across multiple brands. This is an exciting role with the opportunity to work across a number of sectors including Technical, Industrial, IT, Retail, Professional Services, Marketing and Aviation. Reporting to the Group Director of Marketing and working closely with international teams, you will be managing the day to day marketing activity across all UK and European brands. Responsibilities will include: Content writing Social media and website management Pitch and presentation support Delivering e-shot campaigns The ability to speak fluent Spanish or German and experience of working within recruitment or professional services would be ideal and an understanding of working with both B2B and B2C is a must.
Senior Brand Manager
SBM £50-£60K based on experience Based in Uxbridge Fantastic role to lead and deliver the brand strategy across 2 key health and fitness brands in the portfolio. With an EMEA remit, you will be responsible for developing brand strategies and tool kits that are fed out to local markets for local execution. This is a really exciting time to join the business as the brands are in their infancy and this person will drive the marketing agenda and ensure the right platforms are used, the right audiences reached, whilst maximising presence, rate of sale and share of market. Key remit: Ownership of the brand products from analysis and development of the marketing mix through to implementation Insight building- identify consumer insights to influence brand strategy Track brand performance against agreed key marketing success metrics Develop brand guidelines to ensure POS, sales tools and communications reflect the positioning roll them out across the business. Lead short and long-term brand planning and calendars Brand comms- development and execution Cross functional team working- including compelling selling stories and in store look of success. Please only apply if you have significant brand management experience, you must have demonstrated success within lifestyle marketing (sport, health, fitness). FMCG/ drinks experience on top of this would be a bonus.
Post COVID-19 Change & Communications Specialist
Post COVID-19 - Change & Communications Specialist PART TIME ROLE: 2-3 days per week for 6 month initial contract Based in London £300-£350 per day This leading UK retail and commercial bank is looking for a Communications specialist to drive and deliver the post COVID-19 internal and external Comms agenda. You will oversee the communication landscape (internal, external) for a range of regulatory and transformational change programmes. You will be responsible for creating and implementing communication strategies, planning, messaging, content and delivery of programme communication, including channel management. Requirements Key remit: Communication in a regulatory environment, preferably in financial services Proven track record in delivering positive change in unprecedented circumstances Excellent written and verbal communications skills Excellent stakeholder management and ability to build and nurture relationships quickly Attention to detail, hands-on approach in getting tasks done Proactive mind-set and “can-do” attitude Excellent personal organisation with the ability to prioritise work across multiple programmes
Business Integration Change & Communications Specialist
Business Integration - Change & Communications Specialist PART TIME ROLE: 2-3 days per week for 6 month initial contract Based in London £300-£350 per day Our client is a well known UK retail and commercial bank has recently acquired a popular peer-to-peer lender. This role has been created to support the integration of these two organisations and lead a cultural change programme for colleagues. The role: Responsible for creating and implementing communication strategies to deliver effective organisation and cultural integration, including planning, messaging, content and delivery of programme communication. Create a change communication framework for use across change programmes Liaise with the Digital and Brand and Marketing teams to ensure consistent communications across BAU and change activity Highlight and identify system, people and process improvement opportunities while documenting solutions and change requests About you: Have a good understanding of other changes across the bank and banking industry Proven success in delivering a business integration programme Excellent written and verbal communications skills Attention to detail, hands-on approach in getting tasks done Proactive mind-set and “can-do” attitude Excellent personal organisation with the ability to prioritise work across multiple programmes
Trade Marketing Manager
London & South East
Trade Marketing Manager Greater London - flexible working (min 2 days per week in office) to £40,000 max Our client is a leader in beauty and dermo-cosmetics and has a strong portfolio of brands both here in the UK and abroad. The trade marketing manager will be responsible for developing and executing shopper marketing plans for key customers for the portfolio of brands. Supporting the Marketing and Commercial team, you will be instrumental in the development and execution of shopper marketing activations that drive sales and build loyalty amongst shoppers. We are looking for an experienced trade marketing or shopper marketing executive who has relevant experience within the category and an understanding of the relevant retail channels for the key brands- including having had experience with Boots, Superdrug and smaller independent pharma channels. As well as bricks and mortar you will be highly skilled in e-retail and ideally will have worked with relevant partners in the beauty space. You will have strong creative and analytical skills, a true passion of the consumer and a proven ability in delivering results. Key remit: Understand brand and retailer objectives to define insight driven shopper marketing plans Contribute to annual planning to build sales driving marketing programmes for key retailer Oversee end to end multi-channel shopper marketing campaigns Manage trade budgets and maximising return on investment Manage the eMerchandising of eRetailers and product/brand execution (including SEO Collaborate with eKAM's to maximize go-to-market opportunities (eCRM, Digital Media with eRetailers) Develop and manage creative process for assets across customers POS material and digital marketing campaigns Draft briefs for 3rd party agencies for creative and campaign development Track and report results of in-store and online marketing campaigns Post analysis campaign reporting
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