Trade Marketing Manager – Foodservice
Foodservice Trade Marketing Manager – Innovative Confectionery Company
Steeped in heritage with some impressive brands their success has been down to simply having a different outlook on things. They’ve achieved unprecedented growth whilst creating a culture that’s second to none; a sense of belonging if you will. Belonging to a vision to create one of the most perfected brands in the industry and challenging the status quo of the confectionery world.
Sitting separately to their global business and reporting directly to the MD is a team of tearaways creating truly innovative, exciting products for a small but extremely profitable foodservice channel. Having achieved £6M revenue, from a standing start, over a 4 year period, their foodservice business is certainly small but definitely mighty currently achieving 30% YOY growth! They are fast paced, creative and truly determined to deliver the most desirable products within the market.
As Trade Marketing Manager you will be responsible for being the internal face of the foodservice team, influencing senior stakeholders across multiple functions to drive foodservice priority. You will work as the creative lead for a portfolio of nostalgic brands within the foodservice channel, managing PR, B2B marketing and the world’s first direct to customer ecommerce site. You will manage a small budget to create engaging selling stories within the foodservice channel and work hand in hand with global marketing and NPD teams to deliver truly creative products. You will be responsible for drawing data to create brand selling stories and drive brand awareness. You will have a strong commercial acumen and be able to work collaboratively with sales teams to identify new opportunities and continually develop their go to market strategy.
To succeed in this role you must be highly passionate, creative and FUN! You will have a flair for marketing and a passion for the foodservice channel. You will possess experience within the channel, from a marketing or sales background and be able to demonstrate examples of delivering success through innovative POS, B2B marketing or identifying opportunities for new products or channels.
Their journey has been exciting so far but shows no sign of running out of road as they continue to disrupt an already disruptive and innovative category, leaving the big guys shaking in their boots. They’re a truly empowering business with a really entrepreneurial culture that offers tons of opportunity for anyone looking for something new. If you want to be a part of this exciting journey then please send your CV, quoting 13/14388/7 to RECRUITMENT@WORKWITHSEVEN.COM for a further chat.
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