Brand Manager Job in Christchurch

You have a curious mind and enjoy looking for new ways to develop your product market. You can account manage well, but you also enjoy range building and category management. You want to work with major brands/retailers with product consumers love while developing existing relationships to further strengthen a business.

This Brand Manager will be responsible for working cross-category with one client, developing ranges, evaluating existing performance and problem solving. Project management skills will be valued in addition to a creative mindset, while always keeping an eye on the bottom line.

What you’ll be doing as Brand Manager:

  • Close account management of one of the largest accounts in the business
  • Work alongside a pre-set sales strategy to achieve account-specific budgets
  • Analyse key market trends to evaluate your competitiveness and innovation for your client.
  • Create a customer-specific sales plan and strategy while ensuring costings are pre-checked and spec, packaging and recommended retail prices are correct
  • Understand customer KPIs, and targets and review performance, with knowledge and proposals to reach category standards
  • Deliver value, gross margin & volume targets for your customers
  • Assigning, monitoring and coordinating project milestones and progress
  • Lead and plan the implementation of the project (resource, relationship, allocation)
  • Manage high volume SKU level CPA’s (over 200 SKUs in totality)

Dovetail Recruitment are looking for a Brand Manager to join our long standing client in Christchurch. You’ll be involved in NPD projects while your main focus will be getting your products into major retailers. The client already has established relationships with these clients in other departments and it’s now time to maximise their reach.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience within a new business position
  • Able to introduce new products into retailers/grocers
  • FMCG product industry experience

What’s in it for you as Brand Manager?

Exposure to the top retailers and grocers in the country, and the ability to work creatively across product ranges and be instrumental in the continued growth of the business. You’ll have a great work/life balance and work with some amazing products!

Salary & Details:

  • £35 – 45,000 per annum
  • £5,000 car allowance
  • Annual company bonus
  • 25 days holiday per annum, increasing to 27 days after 3 years’ service and 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Extensive benefits programme including buying additional holiday, medical cash plan, access to mental health support and many other benefits
  • Flexible hours and work from home available to all staff
  • Great learning and development and progression opportunities
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Pension Scheme Contribution
  • Social events run by our inhouse Social Team
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Dress down Fridays

If you are interested in this Brand Manager job in Christchurch, please click ‘apply now’, or give us a call and ask for Laura. We will discuss your experience in more detail, give you more insight into the role and company and put forward an application on your behalf. When it comes to interviews, this will be a two stage face to face process and we will of course give you help and guidance along the way.

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