Director of Marketing
Location: Flexible: Head office Park Royal London, York or Crewe Offices
Salary: Competitive + bonus, £8k Car allowance, healthcare, pension scheme
Bestway Wholesale Trading Team is Recruiting!
Established in 1976, Bestway Wholesale has grown to become the UK’s largest independent food and drink wholesaler. Our mission is to be the ‘Best Way to Grow your Food and Drinks Business’. With 58 depots spanning the length and breadth of the UK, Bestway Wholesale is a supply partner to over 70,000 independent retailers and 40,000 catering and foodservice operators. We have scale and purchasing power to help our customers compete in an ever-changing market. In addition to supplying to thousands of convenience stores, Bestway wholesale also operates the award-winning Best-one symbol group which has 1,400 members across the country and over 3,500 independent retailers have chosen our depot-run promotion club, Xtra Local, as their retail club of choice.
Bestway have recently acquired the Costcutter retail group, moving our annual wholesale turnover to £3b per year. This acquisition has created some exciting roles that we are looking to recruit talented, dynamic and driven individuals with a passion for the ever-changing world of retail and wholesale
About the role
A senior role with accountability for the marketing function of Bestway Group. You will lead the Wholesale and Retail Marketing teams in all activities across our wholesale, convenience and licensed offers using both analogue and digital techniques to drive sales and give our customers the best experience possible. You will work with our suppliers supporting category initiatives and negotiating investment in our marketing platforms. You will have line manager responsibilities for the Marketing teams of Wholesale based in London, Convenience based in York and Licensed based in Crewe.
You will currently be operating as a Director of Marketing or a senior Marketing manager from a smaller business who is able to demonstrate you are ready for the next step in your career.