Interim Marketing Innovation Manager

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
21 Jan 2019
Closes
18 Feb 2019
Ref
VA002907
Contact
Taz Vaid
Function
Marketing
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract


One of the UK's best loved manufacturers is currently looking for a Marketing Innovation Manager to help cover a period of maternity leave.

The role

One of the UK's best loved manufacturers is currently looking for a Marketing Innovation Manager to help cover a period of maternity leave. This is a relatively unique role that sits within the innovation team as the marketing lead for new brand extensions and NPD.

You will be reporting to the Head of Innovation to help drive the marketing processes behind the innovation pipeline, working with the team to help deliver the marketing for the brand launches. You will have an important say in identifying opportunities within the category as well as helping to lead the development and optimisation of the innovation funnel.

The proposals for each project will be delivered using sound consumer insights and building together robust plans. You will also be working with the broader marketing teams and use their expertise to pull together robust marketing innovation plans.

The brands that this manufacturer owns are some of the most iconic, but they are always at looking at innovating and they do not stand still. This is a pivotal role for the organisation that will allow them to succeed with ever changing consumer tastes in a tough category.

The organisation

This iconic British institution is an innovative market leader that strives to be outstanding in its category. They are going from strength to strength and have recently been growing at a very healthy rate.

The person

To be successful in this role it is essential that you have the following skills:
  • Strong brand management experience from with a food or drink manufacturer
  • Experience of the innovation and product process including stage gate processes
  • A background in brand launches and NPD is essential
  • Strong stakeholder experience
  • Good project management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects at anyone time
  • A strategic thinker and a real hands on attitude.


If you are interested in this role please click on the link below.

Vertical Advantage Interim specialise in interim Sales and Marketing, Marketing Communications and Marketing insight roles. If this role is not right for you but you are interested in interim roles please forward your CV or visit our website at www.vertical-advantage.com



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