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Head of Marketing

£60,000 – £65,000 yearly

Brand Recruitment

Brand Recruitment

Last Updated: 7/18/22

Job Description

Head of Marketing, Milton Keynes -

The Company – Head of Marketing

Brand Recruitment have partnered with an award-winning Consumer goods company to find a Head of Marketing to join their hugely successful team based in Buckinghamshire. Home to a huge portfolio of iconic brands and products, this global, award-winning company is a destination employer for brand specialists.

The Role – Head of Marketing

This is an amazing opportunity for a driven, visionary and creative senior marketing professional, with proven experience heading up the marketing strategy for consumer brand. Candidates must have experience across the full marketing mix, as this role will encompass trade marketing, brand partnerships, marketing activation, market research, PR, ecommerce, CRM, digital incl. social media and product development, ecommerce, and events management. Prior line management and agency management is essential, as you will have a small team working underneath you.

As Head of Marketing, you will have full management accountability for a market leading brand across both traditional and digital marketing activity. You will be expected to work across the full marketing mix to deliver a successful marketing strategy that drives the brand performance, brand awareness and increases sales both through their direct ecommerce site and through retail channels.

Offering you the chance to shape and drive the UK marketing strategy for an iconic and instantly recognisable brand, this is an exciting and rare opportunity to join an award-winning and internationally renowned business who continue to go from strength to strength. Viewed as pioneers within their industry with a portfolio of iconic brands and products, they offer a collaborative and fun team culture with excellent opportunities for personal development.

Key Requirements – Head of Marketing

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in brand management, ideally having worked within the toy industry specifically - but experience within consumer goods/consumer durables is also highly advantageous, with experience developing and implementing annual marketing plans. This is a strategic role which will see you leading on marketing and brand strategy, we’re looking for candidates with the authority to drive and deliver whilst managing the expectations of stakeholders.

  • A minimum of 8 years in a senior brand marketing role within a consumer goods business
  • Demonstratable history across the full-mix - full marketing mix - strategy, planning, trade marketing, brand partnerships, events, market research, PR, ecommerce, CRM, digital incl. social media and product development.
  • Experience in strategic planning across all media/ retail touch points to drive demand
  • Product line and pricing management experience.
  • External agency and team management experience
  • Vision, drive and passion for consumer brands and retail

If this sounds like it could be the role for you, we would love to hear from you!

Due to the location of this Buckinghamshire office, this role could be of interest to those living in London, Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Bletchley, Banbury, Bedford, St Neots, Luton, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Aylesbury, Hitchin, Banbury, Buckingham and Bicester.

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Company Details

Cambridge, United Kingdom
As the best-known name for marketing recruitment in the Central and Eastern region, Brand Recruitment work on more quality PR and marketing jobs than any other marketing specialist. Brand’s reputation is reflected in their recent success at the Marketing and Digital Recruitment Awards 2016 where they were crowned ‘Best SME Marketing Recruitment Agency’. Headquarte...