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SmithCarey Recruitment
South East England
Attractive salary, plus bonus, car allowance & benefits
Closing date
5 Dec 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Attractive salary, plus bonus, car allowance & benefits
Location: South East England

 The company

Our client is a successful division of a major FMCG privately owned company operating across a number of diverse categories. The company specialises in natural food and drink brands sold in all major supermarkets, health food shops and independent retailers. The culture is entrepreneurial, innovative and fast paced.

Our client is now seeking to accelerate the growth of their business further by building a strong, ambitious marketing business unit. They are looking for a Senior Brand Manager to join their team and to be instrumental in assisting the Head of Marketing in delivering a long-term NPD pipeline and brand strategy.

The role

Reporting to the Head of Marketing, this is a broad and varied role and presents a real opportunity to be at the centre of this growing business. Your remit will include market insight, category and brand strategy, NPD management and BTL / consumer communications. You will have one direct report. Post COVID-19, the position will be based at the H.O in Hampshire, with some home working allowed, c. 2 days per week.

About you

To qualify for this exciting marketing opportunity, you possess excellent core marketing skills, obtained within a branded environment. You can proudly articulate your brand growth successes and achievements. You are energetic and flexible, with a curious and creative approach.

Project management skills are essential, with demonstrable experience of personally managing cross-functional teams to deliver key projects. Experience in working with Nielsen and Kantar data is desirable. Shopper Marketing experience is advantageous.

How to apply

If you feel you have the experience, passion and determination to succeed in this role, please apply here, or alternatively, email your CV together with details of your current salary package, to Maria Murphy at, quoting reference number MM/2255.

Closing Date for applications:   5th December 2021


As specialists in Sales & Marketing Recruitment and Training, SmithCarey Ltd have extensive knowledge and experience of the FMCG market and all trade channels from the recruitment and corporate perspective, which together with face-to-face contact ensures that we understand both our clients and candidates needs. We are fully committed to building long-term client and candidate relationships based on trust and results, which ensures candidates can effectively manage their ‘career road map’ and get the right job, not just any job, as well as ensuring our clients select the best talent.

We are passionate and committed to helping ambitious, commercial talent achieve their potential in some of food and drink’s most progressive and respected companies.

Our services at SmithCarey embrace retained recruitment consultancy, interim management and training, with our FMCG clients ranging from major bluechips to medium and small companies across food, drink and non-food, branded and own label.

Spanning both the corporate and the recruitment viewpoint, our Consultants have an outstanding track record of knowledge and experience in the FMCG market – specifically Sales & Marketing, including; National Account Management, Category Management, Customer Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Field Sales, International Sales Management and Brand Marketing.

We take our relationship with you, the candidate - and you, the client - very seriously. What you can expect from us is honest advice and real assistance at an individual level. We understand your concerns, we can get on your wavelength, and we can produce the results you want – be it a major career move to steer you in the right direction with your future ‘career road map’ or simply some welcome guidance and support.

The SmithCarey team are passionate in their belief that companies who want to attract top talent need to invest and take a more proactive approach, even before vacancies arise, by creating an employer branding talent attraction strategy. We have invested heavily in both resource and new technology to embrace the LinkedIn/Facebook generation, through social networking tools and other media.

Everything we do is done with passion, professionalism and integrity. We operate with strict confidentiality and never send out CVs without prior consent, recommend candidates without thorough screening or market false positions to attract response.

Our message to people who have the drive and energy to be a success is to come and talk to us. We can help by advising you what’s out there, provide support with your ‘career roadmap’ for how you might progress, together with advice on how to make it happen and, who knows, we might have the perfect position for you right now!

Take a look at our current opportunities; then email with a covering letter, stating your current remuneration package and a copy of your CV to one of our Consultants.

For Recruitment:

Mark Smith - - mobile 07747 847214

Maria Murphy – – mobile 07745 184922

For Training:

Paul Carey - – mobile 07786 745165

Or for any other general enquiries call 01488 649360 or email: or visit our website

We look forward to helping you manage your future ‘career road map’ and assisting you in building a successful Sales or Marketing career in the exciting world of FMCG.

Find Us
01488 649 360
SmithCarey Limited
PO Box 735
PE29 9PH
United Kingdom
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