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Marketing and Product Manager

  • Location

    Telford

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Scott McIntee

  • Contact email:

    scott.mcintee@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    45059

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-02-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Our client specialises in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing. They currently have the following exciting opportunity available for a Marketing & Product Manager;

Position: Marketing & Product Manager

Reporting To: European Sales & Marketing Director

Hours of work: Full Time

Employment Status: Permanent

Remuneration: Highly competitive salary and benefits package disclosed on application

Qualifications +Experience Required:

  • Degree in Marketing or Commercial/Business discipline desirable
  • Marketing and/or Product Management experience
  • French or German language skills desirable but not essential

Job Specification: Marketing Element

  • Manage a small team to plan and implement marketing campaigns, using the full promotional mix for the company Industrial brands within Europe to agreed plans, budgets, sales volumes, values, product mix and timescales.
  • Develop ideas and create sales promotions for the distribution market segment, either for a single brand or multi-brands to encourage customers to buy now, buy more, up and/or cross purchase.
  • Manage the lead process for all brands
  • Carry out market research, competitor and customer surveys.
  • Liaise and attend meetings with other company functions (notably the sales team) to support sales activities
  • Manage external marketing agency activities
  • Produce, analyse and report on brand and company sales on a weekly and monthly basis

Product Management

  • Develop strong understanding of both business and customer requirements
  • Define pricing policy in agreement with key stakeholders
  • Develop and implement the product strategy depending on current market positioning (life cycle, market evolution, functionality)
  • Prepare the annual budget in coordination with stakeholders
  • Control and monitor the results and performance of the plan and adapt the plan when needed (2 to 3 years' product policy action plan)
  • Ensure appropriate interface between Sales & Marketing organisation and Engineering team for topics related to new products or existing product technical evolution
  • Support sales force at strategic customers when required

Competencies Required:

  • Effective communicator, able to effectively work across different countries/cultures
  • Creative but logical thinker
  • Highly numerate with the ability to analyse large quantities of data
  • Confident presenter
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage a broad range of activities
  • Company advocate with a passion for their work
  • Approachable style, with strong interpersonal skills & a collaborative approach, creating an open & trusting work environment
  • Able to travel and must hold driving license

You are likely to be currently working as a Marketing Manager or Product Manager or combination of the two roles currently within an engineering and manufacturing organisation.

If you are interested in being considered for the Marketing & Product Manager position, please apply as soon as possible