Marketing Manager

Advocate Group
Home based with some travel to Greater Manchester
Closing date
6 May 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Job Details

Title - Marketing Manager

Location - Home based with some travel to Greater Manchester.

Salary - Competitive

Role details

A leading Consumer Goods organisation is looking to develop their Marketing Team– and now you have an opportunity to further develop your career and play a key part in the development of the function.

With an array of leading, household brands under their remit, this role will really give you the opportunity to enhance and grow both the existing and future pipeline.

About the role

You will manage the overall strategic planning of the Category, own the P&L and the Category plan and its commercial success. The role is end-to-end, starting with strategic category planning and developing a successful commercial strategy.

A key aspect of the role is to ensure effective ranging, management of the life cycle of the products in the category whilst monitoring performance and propose corrective actions to reach strategic and financial commitments.

Internal stakeholder relationships will include Innovation, Design, Market Activation, Sales, Supply Chain & Finance in addition to the external client interaction.

Key Accountabilities

Develop and own the Category Plan

P&L responsibility

Define innovation roadmap based on consumer insights

Define the Consumer Decision Journey

Own the Global Go-to-Market strategy and coordinate execution in the markets

About you

You will have operated in either a Brand/Category/Marketing role

FMCG or Consumer Durable experience is a must

You will be brand-oriented

Data  Insights driven

Excellent communication skills is a must


You're experts in your industry, so you need a recruitment partner with the same level of understanding. With The Advocate Group, you can feel safe in the knowledge that our recruiters are expertly equipped to help you fill business roles across all areas of your organisation.

As your recruitment partner, we operate as an extension of your brand to provide a clear, consistent and positive candidate journey to elevate your business as an employer of choice. Partner with The Advocate Group to ensure the very best in industry representation and gain access to exclusive career opportunities.

In the FMCG industry’s talent-short market, finding the right talent with not only the right skillset and FMCG industry experience, but also a fit with your brand values and culture is not always the easiest task. 

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Whether you are looking to recruit FMCG talent within Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain / Procurement, Technical / NPD, HR, Engineering or IT; we can assist you with recruitment projects up to executive level. 


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Find Us
0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
The Advocate Group
1 St Peter's Square,
Greater Manchester
M2 3DE
United Kingdom
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