Head of Category & Customer Marketing
Head of Category & Customer Marketing – Health & Beauty – Highly Attractive Package – London/South East
Our client has an array of instantly recognisable brands across health & beauty categories and is an extremely profitable global player. They have been recognised as one of the fastest growing consumer groups in the world and, whilst little known in the UK, their continued success is a result of excellent brand acquisitions and huge financial investment. Their entrepreneurial, driven and extremely friendly culture is one that is highly admirable and has created an amazing work place. Now, due to increased growth and brand acquisitions, they are looking for a Head of Customer and Category Marketing.
Sitting in a central, influential position, within their Senior Management Team, you will:
- Be responsible for driving Category, Brand and Channel Strategy across their power brand portfolio
- Lead the direction and integration of new brand acquisitions
- Manage a team of 3 DR’s
- Be able to upskill and influence sales and marketing functions to align strategic communication in trade
- Manage a trade and category marketing spend
- Utilise continuous data sources to drive continue market insight
This person will be responsible for developing category strategy, implementing brand and customer category plans, adding value to brand planning and customer relationships as well as managing a team.
To be successful in this role the candidate will :
- Already be operating at a Strategic Leadership level (i.e. line managing)
- Developing first class customer relationships through delivering expertise
- Creating relationships based on Category Management & Ranging Advice
- Proven success of building partnerships with retailers
- Strong communication and influencing skills
- Ability to work in high pressure environment
- Ideally have some commercial and/or customer marketing experience
- Use of IRI/AC Nielsen, Dunnhumby, Kantar, Retailer EPOS
With true autonomy to develop a Category and Customer Marketing function, and even further development, hit apply!
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