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Trade Marketing Manager

£38000 - £45000 per annum plus benefits

Job description

Trade Marketing Manager

Permanent

£38,000 - £45,000

Milton Keynes

To provide 'hands-on' support to the Head of Marketing on the management of marketing related functions including trade and brand partners. Working for an internationally renowned brand in their UK office you must ensure that all tactical trade marketing activities are delivered on time and against agreed budget.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and deliver marketing initiatives in support of our Category Management
  • Gather research data, analyse market intelligence and create 'insights'
  • Develop an understanding of the technical aspects of our products and customer dynamics to deliver customer- targeted initiatives and active support at Trade shows and events.
  • Develop sales tools, customer and end-user literature, reports, activity analysis, presentations and marketing materials (at customer level) in liaison with sales team.
  • Plan and manage the Trade Marketing budget (part of overall A&P budget)
  • Source, brief and manage third party agencies in the delivery of agreed Trade Marketing activities (on time and within budget)
  • Plan, project manage and monitor marketing initiatives
  • Evaluate campaigns to assess performance versus objectives, key learning & ROI and produce recommendations for improvement and future initiatives
  • Perform other related activities as needed to support corporate objectives

We are looking for someone with:

  • Basic understanding of brand marketing in both a trade and consumer environments
  • Basic understanding of Brand and product lines, their features, benefits and positioning including the production process.
  • Understands category management and how to apply principles in Trade sales and marketing
  • Sound knowledge of Key Trade and Retail accounts by trade channel.
  • Able to plan, prioritise and manage multiple projects (time, quality & budget)
  • Able to communicate clearly including presentations to customers and senior management.
  • Able to cooperate with European equals, in line with strategy
  • Must have computer literacy using MS Office & CRM systems
  • Degree or equivalent / CIM Cert / Diploma preferable
  • 3 years marketing experience working with brands ideally within Trade and Retail in Europe.
  • Project management, coordination and event management.

If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!

WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT

Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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