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Head of Innovation
Head of Innovation Based in London Working on a famous portfolio of hair and personal care brands, this role is responsible for generating and identifying powerful consumer insights and new product concepts. The role will have one direct report and work collaboratively with Marketing, R&D, Procurement, Manufacturing Key remit: Use consumer insights to determine pipeline and agenda for region Responsible for determining what to launch, size of the prize Responsible for the commercialisation of NPD Working closely with Marketing and R&D to create winning new product concepts Plan and execute any development and validation research (qual and quant) Looking for: Innovation experience and Brand Management experience- including managing P&L Blue chip business experience with an entrepreneurial mindset Significant experience in NPD in a global or regional role and business Experienced marketer and innovation manager within hair/ beauty or other relevant sectors Delivery of NPD with measurable success Collaborative approach Self motivated and ability to think strategically and use initiative
London & South East
Marketing Executive Finchley / N. London Financial Services £28k + bens A Wealth Management firm based in North London seeks a Marketing Executive to join their ever evolving marketing team. Ideally coming from a BACKGROUND IN PROFESSIONAL OR FINANCIAL SERVICES, the successful candidate will be creative, collaborative and have experience of planning and implementing strategic marketing activities across the firm. Responsibilities will include: Using the full Adobe Creative Suite (knowledge of using this is a MUST) to support the Head of Marketing in delivering agreed activities Producing creative content Managing multiple websites Writing and proofreading marketing copy for both online and print items Maintaining and updating databases Managing relationships with key internal stakeholders This is an excellent opportunity for a driven and self motivated marketer who is looking to gain some good experience within the Financial Services industry.
Content Marketing Manager
London & South East
Content Marketing Manager B2B Publishing £30-40k London A leading legal publishing firm seeks a Content Marketing Manager who LOVES content and creating engaging marketing campaigns. Responsible for developing and executing the content marketing strategy, placing emphasis on digital channels, you will be a creative and analytical thinker who has worked extensively with B2B products. With a proven track record of creating content that can be delivered across all digital platforms, the successful candidate will: Be able to utilise data and analytics to identify trends and content ideas whilst driving traffic and engagement Measure results of campaigns in line with KPIs and OKRs Create and own the content calendar Leverage SEO, UX/UI within content so marketing is optimised for delivery Write, edit and proof read content to grow and engage social audiences Have experience of working with marketing automation, CMS and social platforms This is a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to take the next step into managing the content marketing strategy for a fast-growing, intellectually stimulating company with superb products that already has a significant following in the market.
Brand Manager to £45,000 Fantastic opportunity for an experienced foodie brand marketer! You will work closely with snr marketing lead to create annual brand plans, creating exciting new brand and comms opportunities for this healthy snacking brand. About the role: Financial accountability- manage A&P, contribute to P&L management and look at ways to improve profitability Identify comms activations to best leverage the 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 a 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
London & South East
Brand Manager £45,000 A fantastic opportunity to work with a pioneering company within the healthcare sector, in a mixed marketing role. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in the OTC healthcare/personal care sector, as well as a B2B and B2C background. Key Responsibilities: - Develop and implement activation plans for each brand. - Be responsible and accountable for each allocated brand P & L. - Maximise marketing opportunities for the brands with an omnichannel approach - Manage brand budgets and produce monthly summaries. - Complete market analysis and gather market competitive information. - Be a brand ambassador, internally, externally and with all stakeholders. - Work with the Head of Marketing and Head of Innovation, to identify new product innovation ideas. Requirements: - Significant OTC Marketing/Brand Manager experience - Proven consumer brand building skills. - Ability to demonstrable product launch capability within UK consumer health/care markets or pharmacy retail. - Experience of reporting, tracking, and analysing market/consumer data. - A thorough understanding of profit and loss accounts, as well as experience product costing. -Ideally has the PAGB code of practice If this appeals to you please contact Joanna@ballandhoolan.co.uk for more information or to apply
Senior Brand Manager
London & South East
Senior Brand Manager- HAIR/ SKINCARE/ BEAUTY LONDON This is a full mix SBM role and will suit someone who enjoys everything from brand development, insights, analytics, NPD, brand planning and comms development and execution. 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. 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 Strong content creation- not reliant on agencies 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
German Market - Content Project Manager
Content Project Manager- GERMAN 12 month mat cover (potential to get extended) Lets get the holidays started!! Very exciting that holidays are picking up and people are starting to get excited about the prospect of a trip away! Following lock down it seems like holiday bookings have peaked and this travel company is thriving as a result. ROLE REQUIREMENTS: Native German speaker Based in either Frankfurt or London Key remit: PR - offline and working with digital team across online e-crm - working with designers on newsletters/ emails Grow data base of Consumers through relevant engaging comms and campaigns Determine what stories need to be promoted via website Manage promotions- work with Head quarters to adapt/ localise/ translate global campaigns to a German audience Create local market campaigns and content specifically - from scratch and execute across relevant comms channels Run campaigns/ promotions (e.g sales openings, last minute deals etc) Support trade marketing Culture: Supportive Entrepreneurial Dare to try new things
North of England
Brand Manager East Cheshire £40,000 - £45,000 DOE A fantastic opportunity to work with a pioneering company within the healthcare sector, in a mixed marketing role. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in the OTC healthcare/personal care sector, as well as a B2B and B2C background. Key Responsibilities: - Develop and implement activation plans for each brand. - Be responsible and accountable for each allocated brand P & L. - Maximise marketing opportunities for the brands with an omnichannel approach - Manage brand budgets and produce monthly summaries. - Complete market analysis and gather market competitive information. - Be a brand ambassador, internally, externally and with all stakeholders. - Work with the Head of Marketing and Head of Innovation, to identify new product innovation ideas. Requirements: - Significant OTC Marketing/Brand Manager experience - Proven consumer brand building skills. - Ability to demonstrable product launch capability within UK consumer health/care markets or pharmacy retail. - Experience of reporting, tracking, and analysing market/consumer data. - A thorough understanding of profit and loss accounts, as well as experience product costing. -Ideally has the PAGB code of practice If this appeals to you please contact Joanna@ballandhoolan.co.uk for more information or to apply
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. This is a full mix SBM role and 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 AMERSHAM 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
Account Manager- online retailers
Account Manager - Online Retailers Our client is a fast growing niche hair/beauty brand with a successful D2C approach. We are seeking a skilled Key account manager who has a proven success building and managing online key accounts ideally within the beauty/ skincare/ haircare/ personal care sector. You will have a strong track record in developing relationships and working with online retailers - ideally pureplay e-commerce retailers with a UK and US audience base. This is not purely a sales account management role. You will also enjoy the creative and strategic side of marketing and be able to input into co-branded marketing campaigns and initiatives. This is a newly created role so would suit somebody who is comfortable building and developing the co-branded marketing/ sales initiatives and has an entrepreneurial mindset to drive the business forward. If you have experience managing accounts such as Feelunique.com, Lookfantastic.com, Ulta.com on behalf of a brand then this could be the role for you.
London & South East
Marketing Executive St. Pauls £33-37k + bens One of the UK's largest and most well established accountancy firms seeks a Marketing Executive to join their dynamic marketing team. Ideally with a background in financial or professional services, the successful candidate will be creative, collaborative and have experience of planning and implementing strategic marketing activities across the firm. Working with the firm’s specialist teams, responsibilities will include: Supporting the marketing team in delivering agreed activities Producing creative content including collateral and digital assets Managing websites making sure content is up-to-date and accurate Writing and proofreading marketing copy for both online and print items Supporting the organisation of internal events Arranging the effective distribution of marketing materials. Maintaining and updating databases Making sure all marketing materials are produced according to brand guidelines Developing relationships with key stakeholders both internal and external If you are looking for a new and exciting role in a well-established company that offers a huge amount of opportunity to progress, this is the one for you!
Interim Digital Marketing Manager
Interim Digital Marketing Manager A newly created role due to an expanding marketing team in this leading toys/ games business. TEMP ROLE- WITH POTENTIAL TO GO PERM About the role: Ensure all products are listed correctly an presented in the best way possible Deliver marketing activation with Amazon and other key market places- e.g Ebay Monitor and analyse performance and make recommendations to improve and maximise Develop creative solutions for brining to life the listings and maximising key products and optimise sell through If you have experience managing Amazon marketing accounts (note this is not a sales role- but will work closely with sales team) for a consumer goods business and are excited about the opportunity to work with toys/ games then apply today!
Senior Brand Manager
Senior Brand Manager This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing company and to put your entrepreneurial skills to the test. You’ll have exposure to all aspects of the marketing mix. Ideally you will bring solid experience from a bigger food FMCG company with entrepreneurial business expertise and mindset. Key areas of focus for the role are: Brand Performance, Planning & Campaign Innovation & portfolio management experience in launching brands Develop and manage 18-month innovation & renovation pipeline Proposition development for new products and packaging innovation from concept to launch Work cross-functionally, manage internal and external stakeholders About you: Proven track record as a BM/ SBM in FMCG Able to think both commercially and creatively Proven success in developing and delivering a long-term innovation pipeline as well as launching new propositions Experience with data analysis and using these insights to inform brand and comms plans (inc. use of Nielsen, Dunnhumby, Nectar etc) A real foodie with a passion for uncovering new consumer trends
Marketing Manager Office and wfh (Herts) Competitive salary The ideal candidate will be responsible for all things marketing - creating and executing marketing strategies across the full marketing mix, with a focus on digital. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced marketer who wants full autonomy of a role and a creative flair to make a difference. Responsibilities: Develop and execute marketing and brand strategy for the UK Work closely with PR/Marketing Agencies to develop plans You will have complete control over the budget and responsibility for UK product portfolio Define and execute the marketing and communication activities according to marketing plan Coordinate all marketing activities to generate leads Collaborate with other teams to promote offerings Inform clients and prospects of products and services through creative marketing strategies Track performance of all marketing campaigns You'll be looking at: Assortment and pricing strategy (develop and coordinate the ultimate UK range, setting pricing and taking into account competition and profitability) Ensure that agreed projects and activities are planned and implemented Understanding customer needs and trends in UK Ensure that all measures taken for the brand are in line with the brand strategy and desired positioning. Competitor overview total market (who/what/prices) and monitoring of market position. Develop digital channels such as website, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube etc (incl. customer database, videos of installation and product benetifts etc) Develop Media Plan Develop Promotions and POS Develop brochures and sales material (attend customer meetings for support when needed)
Head of Marketing and BD
London & South East
Head of Marketing and BD/Marketing and BD Manager Legal/Professional Services c£60k London A progressive, disruptive and rapidly growing law firm seeks an experienced, commercially minded Marketing and BD lead to join their team. Ideally from a legal or professional services background, you will take on all responsibility around the marketing function – especially digital marketing, and will be working closely with the MD to develop the company growth strategy. Responsibilities will include: Maintaining existing and introducing new digital marketing channels, ensuring targeted spend and effective ROI including but not limited to Google Ads, Microsoft Bing, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter Maintaining and updating the company website Creating content, weekly blog posts and thought leadership pieces for the website and social media channels Increasing organic growth of the brand Developing traditional marketing strategies including but not limited to press, PR, radio, TV Overseeing the sales team and working with them to generate and convert leads Introducing and maintaining new and existing product lines This is a fantastic opportunity for a hungry and motivated Marketer to thrive within this fast paced, tech driven environment.
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