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Junior Product Manager

Michael Page Sales
England, London, South London
£30000 - £31000 per annum
Closing date
16 Feb 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
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Job Details

The individual will be assist the implementation of product category and brand marketing strategies for the Personal Care portfolios under this exciting consumer goods brand!

Client Details

Leading, global consumer goods business with a varied portfolio of some very impressive lifestyle products!


Key responsibilities will include:
  • Assist development product category strategies for the next two/three years on a rolling basis in conjunction with Product Manager
  • Project manage delivery of the NPD roadmap, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders ensuring timely launch of new products
  • Ordering and distribution of product samples
  • Assist Product Manager with pricing to agreed margin requirements
  • Assist implementation of marketing strategic plans in conjunction with local country marketing teams and ROW distributors, providing support and tactical direction
  • Assist in supporting sales teams with customer presentations and attend customer meetings as and when required
  • Produce and maintain literature e.g. presentations, catalogues and sales sheets, data sheets and technical specifications
  • Develop marketing tools, including, but not limited to: POS, digital product assets in partnership with the Graphics, Digital and Trade Marketing teams in line with activity and budget, liaising with third party suppliers as necessary
  • Monitor market movements/trends and maintain market intelligence reports
  • Ordering and distribution of product samples
  • Actively seek new opportunities from a product or communications perspective to grow the Personal Care categories


Key Requirements for the role are:
  • Marketing / Business degree (or equivalent product marketing experience)
  • Commercial experience in an international marketing environment
  • Good analytical skills
  • Experienced and confident communicator with proven presentation skills
  • Organised with excellent time management
  • Creative intellect and ambition to achieve growth
  • IT Microsoft Office literate (Excel and PPT in particular)
  • Positive attitude with ability to adapt quickly to change and manage priorities in a high paced challenging commercial environment.

Job Offer

There is a competitive package of up to £30k on offer


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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