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Marketing Manager

Location: CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE Salary: 35000 - 35000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Marketing & Creative Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3067447
Category Marketing Manager – responsible for one the main product streams for this Cambridge based wholesalers. Fixed Term Contract (9 Months), £35,000.

A busy, hands-on opportunity that would suit a highly energetic marketer that is capable of managing a high number of projects simultaneously.

Based on location, this role is commutable within 40 minutes from: Cambridge, Bury St Edmunds, Milton, Ely, Huntingdon, Newmarket, Mildenhall, Chatteris, St Neots & Saffron Walden 

Key activity in this role centres on the delivery of strategic marketing objectives and managing core team & stakeholder relationships. Delivery involves:

Working with Suppliers: create strategic supplier marketing plans to grow supplier base and improve product availability in line with company objectives.

Working with Vendors: develop marketing plans which mutually benefit the strategic objectives of both this business and the resellers.

Working with Teams: regular liaising with multiple internal teams including;
    - Finance (management of budgets/funds and to monitor supplier invoicing)
    - Purchasing (drive strategy for category development from a marketing perspective)
    - Trade Marketing (who will deliver collateral and materials to support strategic plans outlined for the category, develop collaterals for promotional activity and develop materials for product marketing activity)
    - Reseller Sales and End User Sales Teams (briefing and liaising with these teams regarding promotional activity and strategic marketing objectives and receiving feedback from resellers/end users on products)

Propose and Implement Improvements: Propose product assortments for e-communication, review past promotional performance and make recommendations for future promotional activities, review ROI on marketing activities to suggest suitable adaptations.

Reporting on Activity: to senior Board (budget tracking, monthly updates, forecasted accruals, areas of risk and plans to mitigate) Internal Teams (marketing activation, trade marketing, sales) and External partners (vendors & suppliers)

We’re looking for a candidate who has worked in a similar role before, ideally having managed a category or product line within a retail/wholesale context. You’ll have a proven track record of managing multiple projects and stakeholders, and delivering success within a strict schedule.

Minimum 3 years’ experience within a similar role, of 5 years’ experience in a transferrable marketing context.

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft platforms. Knowledge of Adobe design packages desirable.

Occasional UK travel may be required throughout the contract.

Please get in touch with Jennifer Davies or Heather Lloyd-Payne at Reed Marketing and Creative to supply your application with your most up to date CV: / 01603 616190.

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