Brand Manager | Hemel Hempstead | £40k - £45k

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Brand Manager to join a successful and dynamic company based in Hemel Hempstead!

The successful candidate will be working alongside a fast-paced and lively team of 5, where you will be solely responsible for managing the awareness of a haircare brand, creating strategy and marketing plans to ensure all aspects of the product and activities are aligned with the goals of the brand.

You will ideally have at least 4-5 years’ experience within a similar role, from within a beauty, hair, perfume, toiletries, or fashion retail background. You must also hold a degree in Marketing or Business with a concentration on marketing, to be considered for this role.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing all aspects of the brand through the supply chain, both tangible and intangible

  • Analysing the brand and current strategy, and highlighting areas of weaknesses or conflicting messages

  • Sourcing suppliers and products that fit with the context of the brand

  • Creating an enduring brand message that results in increased sales, brand loyalty and improving market share

  • Championing the brand internally, making sure all elements of the company understand the brand and goals

  • Working closely with all teams of the company to ensure commercial goals of the brand are met

  • Developing and sustaining strong working relationships with all suppliers and strategic partners

  • Playing a key part in sourcing, quoting and developing new products by season

  • Developing high quality and effective marketing materials

  • Accurate follow-up of sales and volume for the brand

  • Presenting the brand strategy to directors and sales and marketing teams at internal meetings and coordinating the presentation / launching events for the main customers

  • Working closely with Ecom team with responsibility for digital marketing strategy and execution

  • Managing external agencies and ensuring marketing budgets are met

  • Seek out new marketing opportunities that fit with the brand and maximising all opportunities

What the employer is looking for:

  • At least 4-5 years’ experience in a marketing role, covering all marketing disciplines ideally within a retail environment

  • Degree in Marketing, or Business with a concentration on marketing

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong research and analytical skills

  • Planning and development skills, well organised

  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively

  • Budget-management skills and proficiency

  • Ability to speak other languages would be advantageous

Salary: £40k - £45k plus bonus

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:30pm

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Posted: 06/03/2019

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