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Are you an experienced Marketing Manager – join an award winning marketing team!

Burtons Biscuits
St Albans
Closing date
8 Jun 2021

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Are you an experienced Marketing Manager – join an award winning marketing team!

That’s right, we have an amazing opportunity to join our incredible Burton’s Biscuit family. We are looking for a Marketing Manager or Marketing Controller, to help take us on the next part of our journey, reporting directly to the Marketing Director.

And what a journey it has been...

- #3 branded player in a growing £3.3 billion category
- 20% Market share including own label
- Consistent EBITDA growth since 2016
- Strong investment plans in our bakeries
- Plus we’ve a great culture – 4.7 on Glassdoor (not to brag but google is 4.6…)
- And we have many award winning products including our Maltesers biscuits made in Edinburgh and Florentines from Dorset

Managing a small team of 5 you will be responsible for a portfolio worth over £50m RSV in the UK and for overseeing our International branded business in markets as diverse as Nigeria, Scandinavia, Australia and Russia. Some of the amazing brands your team will be managing are:

Wagon Wheels – One of the Nation’s most iconic biscuits
Paterson’s Shortbread – the UK’s No.1 Shortbread brand
Thomas Fudge’s – made in our small Dorset bakery using over 100 years baking experience, this is a super-premium sweet and savoury brand and home of our famous Florentine
Lyons – containing some household favourites including Viscount, ToffyPops, Fig Rolls and Jam Teacakes

We are looking for someone to inspire, lead, educate and motivate this team of talented and aspiring marketers, driving day to day business decisions as well as driving the commercial strategy for this portfolio. You’ll get plenty of access at Board Level, meaning you’ll be able to influence and drive changes quickly.

If you like getting stuck into the detail, get a kick out of driving the growth and profitability of your portfolio, and have an entrepreneurial approach to generating excitement about your brands, then this is the role for you.

Another exciting part of your role will be managing our Social Media and Online Content team. This team will look after our social media channels as well as our corporate Burtons Biscuits Website. In this role you’ll help them to agree the right online strategy for each brand and ensure our corporate website is kept up to date and drives the right brand messages to our consumers and customers.

If you’re ready to get stuck into this fantastic role, then don’t delay, let us know you’re interested and submit an application.

Location: Roughly split 60/40 between our Head Office, St Albans and working from home. Great flexibility offered.

Salary: Great package offered including, car allowance, healthcare, company performance related bonus (paid out for the last 4 year), holiday buying scheme - allowing you to buy up to an extra 5 days holiday a year, plus many more great benefits and high street discounts.

Ref: 99118


Burtons Biscuits

Who Are Burtons Biscuits?

We are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Paterson Shortbread, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!

‘We are a more successful and fun place to work when people feel free to be themselves’.

At Burton’s we believe in the power of being authentic, being entrepreneurial and being supportive to each other to meet our common goals…oh and did we mention having fun?!

Understanding our customers is crucial to our success, so having a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers is vital.

As a business we are committed to the continuous improvement of diversity and equality in the workplace and we welcome talented individuals from all backgrounds who share our Pride and Passion for Baking Great Biscuits and snacks.

Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture a number of sweet & savoury snacks across Mars, Cathedral City & Marmite branded products. We also have several key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector and our proud of the amazing biscuits we bake for our customers and consumers.

Within our Burton’s group, we have 6 bakery sites across the UK, located in Blackpool, Livingston, Edinburgh, Dorset, Isle of Arran and Llantarnam, with our head office in St Albans.   In total we employ circa 2,100 people around across our locations.

Burton’s Biscuits is owned by Ferrero and we are proud to be part of such a fantastic and successful business.  The Ferrero Group operates in more than 50 Countries and their products are sold in over 170 Countries.  We are delighted to be part of the Ferrero group which represents over 377,000 employees across the world and has a consolidated turnover of €12.3 billion (2020).

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