Trade Marketing Manager

Location
Surrey
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 May 2017
Closes
22 Jun 2017
Ref
VAC-23275
Function
Marketing
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Trade Marketing Manager   
 
Are you looking for the next step in your career and to be part of a rapidly growing organisation? Somewhere you will lead the commercial launch plans strategy across Europe, as well as the growth within the UK market? If so, please read on! 

This company is a leading consumer products company and are looking for a trade marketing manager to join the team. The main purpose of the role is to design and deliver the commercial strategy by category and channel. 

Primary responsibilities: 

  • Developing the pan-European pricing, promotion, merchandising and mix strategies delivering against value growth and profit objectives. 
  • Creating the pan-European trade marketing plans and effective commercial toolboxes incl. in-store and sell-in materials to be deployed to the local country trade marketing teams. e.g.  POS materials, videos, trade catalogues, concept sells, range review presentations, trade shows and promotional calendar. 
  • Leads the commercial strategy to win in un-tapped channel/white spaces.
  • Leverage superior customer and shopper understanding to create competitive advantage at shelf/instore. 
  • Understand shopper trends/needs and translate shopper data into strong customer selling points. 
  • Deliver scalable solutions and sharing of best practices across the region.

The successful candidate:

  • Currently working in an equivalent level of role
  • Min. 4 years proven experience in trade marketing or shopper marketing
  • Grocery experience is essential
  • European experience is preferred 
  • Knowledge of the UK Market environment is a plus
  • Strong influencing and negotiations skills
  • Experience managing P&L & a robust understanding of budgets

To apply directly please send a copy of your CV and cover letter through to eliza.byrne@advocate-group.co.uk or alternatively please apply via the link below.

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role. 

Please note The Advocate Group is acting as an employment agency & business.