Shopper Marketing Manager to manage super brand

Recruiter
Catman Jobs
Location
North or South with some travel
Salary
Competitive to attract the best
Posted
01 Nov 2018
Closes
01 Dec 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

The Business

Our client has a brilliant brand with a fabulous vision of the future.  To maintain this leadership position, they are seeking to appoint a high calibre category manager that will maintain this position with a top retailer.

The Role

In this role you will:

  • Proactively manage specific accounts including presenting account and contact strategies for each account, all day to day activation and communication, trade presentations and those including buyers and customer planning teams
  • Support Online & Shopper Marketing Manager with raising the profile of the Shopper Marketing function internally, building confidence of the function internally
  • Manage the responsibilities of the Assistant Shopper Marketing Manager encouraging ownership
  • Liaise cross functionally where required to land in store shopper activity
  • Engage Retailer media agencies and creative agencies to implement initiatives based on shopper insight
  • Liaise with licensed partners to ensure budgets are being spent timely and effectively and share shopper learnings with them
  • Full ownership of ROI evaluation in accounts and present back to the commercial team
  • Understand level of investment required by customer and present back to Online & Shopper Marketing Manager
  • Understand how online and in store plans dovetail to create overall shopper campaigns
  • Regular retailer store visits to ensure activity has landed correctly, to track competitor activity and to understand shopper behaviour within the Frozen category. Feedback on a timely basis
  • Seek Leadership Team  approval for initiatives
  • Admin accuracy supported by Assistant Shopper Marketing Manager
  • Invoice Management and timely tracking of budget tracker
  • Ensure shopper activity planner is up to date with all tasks and deadlines
  • Ensure customer shopper plans are up to date with the latest activity and funding levels

The Candidate

To be a success you will:

  • Have experience of working with Multiple Retailers to execute branded shopper marketing plans
  • Have a working knowledge of Dunnhumby and Nectar, (Tesco & Sainsbury’s) loyalty card tools
  • Be a highly organised individual with good planning skills, attention to detail & the ability to manage cross functional relationships both within and outside of the company
  • Have an advanced level of written and oral communication skills are essential
  • Be analytical with good financial awareness
  • Have developed interpersonal skills and high personal credibility is required to interface between both internal functions and external customers to align both requirements and resolve issues
  • Be able to present and influence internal and external people
  • Ownership and responsibility for living by the values of the business at all times

If you are ready to take on a challenge where you will be a central player in a successful team then please apply now, attaching your CV and remuneration to Paul Nyman Consultancy, specialist in FMCG Category Recruitment.  Interviews will be held initially via the team at Paul Nyman Consultancy in November.

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