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International Marketing Manager

Employer
OV Group
Location
Flexible location UK and Europe
Salary
Highly Competitive DoE
Closing date
3 Dec 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Marketing
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Highly Competitive Salary DoE

Flexible location: UK and Europe

Do you have the drive and ambition to play a lead role in the development of an emerging marketing function supporting a diverse portfolio of food products in a highly ambitious business seeking to become the global market leader?

About us…

OV are a highly acquisitive and diverse Group that sources, manufactures and supplies the highest quality confectionery, inclusions and decorations, dairy supplies and ingredients to the global industrial food manufacturing sectors and leading Grocery Retailers.  Dedicated to making the difference to our customers and consumers, our specialist and technical knowledge enables us to solve complex challenges and create inspiring solutions. 

With nine sites across the world including manufacturing facilities in Glasgow, St Ives, Tenbury Wells, Harrogate, Sweden, and Switzerland, and sales offices in the UK, Germany and Australia, OV Group sits within the Orkla Food Ingredients (OFI) business area of Orkla ASA, a leading supplier of branded consumer goods to the grocery, out-of-home, specialised retail, pharmacy, and bakery sectors, with a strong footprint in the Nordics but also continually growing within Europe, India and beyond.

About the role…

In this truly hands on role, as International Marketing Manager, you will have responsibility for developing and leading the marketing function across the group, identifying and driving growth opportunities across our core product platforms within target UK and international markets through market insight, range optimisation, innovation and customer specific initiatives to deliver increased market share and profit contribution thereby supporting our strategic vision to become the global market leader.  With ownership of the marketing agenda and associated budgets, you will be liaising with internal stakeholders and external agencies, monitoring and evaluating plans and activities to ensure optimum ROI.

About you…

You will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in B2B or B2C marketing across the full marketing mix, ideally gained within a ‘blue chip’ food manufacturing or food sales and distribution environment.  Highly flexible and hands on with a positive mindset, you will be a strong people person and relationship builder with the ability to influence key stakeholders at all levels.  Commercially astute and structured in your approach, previous experience of a similar brand growth journey would be advantageous. 

What we offer…

We believe that for an ambitious and driven individual keen to make their mark, this position will provide great opportunities for personal and professional development. You’ll become part of an inspiring culture that focuses on people.  We are incredibly proud of where we have come from and where we are going.  It’s the sum of our parts and interwoven ways of working that stand us apart.  We acknowledge and reward talented, hardworking individuals by providing them with fully supported opportunities for growth and development.  Come be part of our ‘home to grow’ and see what opportunities await and help us, make the difference!

With various sites across the UK and Europe, the location for this role is flexible to accommodate the calibre individual we are seeking.  Excellence in business English is a given; fluency in other languages is a bonus.  Please provide an indication of your salary expectations.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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