Marketing & Insight Graduate (Food Manufacturing / FMCG)

St Albans, Hertfordshire
Competitive Salary plus Company Performance Bonus, 25 days holiday
17 Jul 2019
23 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Marketing & Insight Graduate (Food Manufacturing / FMCG)

Position: Marketing & Insight Graduate x2 – (Food Manufacturing / FMCG)
Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Company Performance Bonus, 25 days holiday (option to buy up to 5 extra days a year), Company Pension Scheme, Single Healthcare Cover, Free Fruit, Free Fitness Clubs such as running, yoga and boot camp, and a flexible working policy
Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Key Dates for your diaries

Closing Date for applications: Tuesday 23rd July

Assessment Recruit Day: We are hoping to run an assessment centre on Monday 29th July, please aim to keep this date free.

Start Date: We are looking for successful candidates to join us in September

Who Are We?

At Burton’s Biscuit we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies, Wagon Wheels and Thomas Fudge’s to name just a few of our brands. We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!

We are the UK’s third largest – and fastest-growing – biscuit manufacturer, and our vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking great biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. Our Head Office is in St Albans but the majority of out 1800 employees are based in our four bakeries in Llantarnam, Blackpool, Edinburgh and Dorset.

Alongside some of the nation’s most loved snack brands, such as Maryland, Jammie Dodgers and Wagon Wheels, we have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacture a number of Mars branded biscuit products, Marmite biscuits and Cathedral City savoury snacks. We are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector.

What are we all about?

Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals, by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.

So let’s start with more about our two graduate openings….…

Category Executive

Our Category & Insights team is one of our key functions within our business, you’ll get to work with some truly talented individuals not only within our Category & Insights team, but also across our Brand Marketing, Sales & NPD teams. We are always looking for new ideas, so this is a role where you have the ability to work both strategically and also think outside the box.

This role would suit someone who is analytical and likes to understand the data & insights behind consumer behaviour, you’ll then be able to use this knowledge to influence key commercial decisions.

Assistant Brand Manager

Our Brand Marketing team also work very cross functionally and you will help drive and grow the core brands for the business through a range of tools, retailer channels & events. Innovation is a key part of the role and you’ll get to see idea’s come to life through working with the NPD & R&D teams.

This role would suit someone who is interested in creating new products, seeing projects through to completion and is enthusiastic at the thought of creating exciting brand messages both internally and externally to consumers & retailers.

Key Criteria

We are looking for graduates who have a 2:1 or above in a Marketing, Business or Commercial related degree.
Ideally you will also have had some experience gained within a marketing role or experience in a commercial retail / FMCG head office role which can be a marketing function or another head office function. This can be through an internship, placement or recent experience gained outside of university.
Can demonstrate and articulate a clear passion for a career in Marketing.

How to Apply

Please apply online along with your CV, during this process you’ll be asked to complete a number of short questions as part of the application form. When completing these questions please be conscious that they will form part of the review process.

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