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Marketing Manager/Brand Manager

Advocate Group
North West, 3 days in the office, 2 days WFH
Salary up to £55k
Closing date
5 Aug 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Marketing Manager/Brand Manager

Salary up to £55k

Location – North West, 3 days in the office, 2 days WFH

I have the pleasure of supporting a North West powerhouse in the recruitment of a Marketing Manager on a key category.

They are a leader within their Category, having invested significantly in NPD over recent year.

About the role:

  • Lead, develop and the implement the annual and strategic long term brand and NPD pipeline based on consumer and market insights.
  • Develop, execute and evaluate the agreed projects to deliver the brands’ goals, objectives, and strategic targets
  • Support volume and profitability targets by monitoring brand and competitive trade, consumer and promotion activity and creating actions to address implications.
  • Lead cross functional internal and external teams in the delivery of projects e.g. NPD/EPD, Quality KPI’s.
  • Mentor and develop junior personal, including line management responsibility.
  • Shared profit responsibility with buying department. Lead, develop and implement pricing and promotional strategy across retailers to deliver business KPIs e.g. Net Margin, Vol and Share.

About you:

  • You will be operating at Brand/Marketing Manager level.
  • You will be in a Consumer led environment, ideally FMCG, although Consumer Durable backgrounds will also be considered.
  • If you have had P&L accountability experience, this would be an advantage, role has a commercial focus.
  • NPD is a big focus, you have bought products to life through true innovation.
  • Experience in instigating consumer insight, both qualitative and quantitative (including
  • Kantar/ IRI/ ad-hoc research techniques)
  • You will be resilient, enjoy pressure and thrive in a positive culture.


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. 

Start-ups, challenger brands or market leading enterprises all require tailored positioning; our FMCG recruitment consultants fully understand the nuances of the FMCG sector and how to position each client partner in a unique but engaging way.

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. 


► 0333 772 7200


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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