Assistant Brand Manager, Leeds

Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Feb 2017
Closes
01 Mar 2017
Ref
24761
Contact
Arla Foods Limited
Function
Marketing
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

At Arla, we do so much more than make some of the world's favourite dairy products. We make healthy taste delicious, mornings worth getting up for and family dinners unforgettable. Cravendale®, Anchor®, Lurpak® and Tickler® - names like these make us a vital, natural part of modern life in over 100 countries around the world. We are 4,000 UK and 19,000 global employees at the heart of it. Every single one of us plays an important role and together we build on our 10bn Euros turnover and establish our position as one of the largest dairy companies in the world.


We are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Brand Manager to join our marketing team at our head office in Leeds. We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate a genuine passion for brands, a can do attitude with a real desire to deliver and the enthusiasm to be part of one of the most successful marketing departments in FMCG. As an Assistant Brand Manager you will manage and co-ordinate brand activities to support the delivery of key brand business goals.



The main purpose of the role is to support the Brand Managers by taking responsibility for key areas of the marketing mix - likely to be digital and/or shopper marketing related with specific responsibility for part of a brand portfolio. This is a great development role to get broad exposure to branded marketing and will also involve budget tracking while also managing internal communication with a particular focus on cross functional stakeholders. There will be broad interaction with agencies; collaboration internally and externally is a key part of this role.


With a degree in either a marketing or business related discipline you will have previous marketing experience working within an FMCG environment.


Good communication skills are essential for this position along with the ability to work well with others as part of a team. You will be self-motivated, confident and outgoing with a genuine desire to succeed and go the extra mile.


In return you can expect a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work for a forward thinking, progressive organisation that recognises and rewards talent.