Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Marketing Job in Focus: Marketing Director of KBB Manufacturer - £90k

Our new Marketing Job in Focus is a fantastic position as a Marketing Director a manufacturer of KBB products. You would be responsible for leading the marketing direction and sales growth for EMEA countries, You would have four direct reports.

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Job Title: Marketing Director
Job Ref: J7926
Product: KBB
Location: National
Salary: £90k
Sector: Marketing


PACKAGE: On offer is a basic salary of up to £90,000 plus bonus, car, mobile phone and laptop. 

EMPLOYER: A true market leader in the KBB sector offering a superb portfolio of mid to premium level products on a global basis. 

JOB DESCRIPTION: Marketing Director: This is a senior level role with the successful candidate acting as a strategic leader to the company's marketing team. This person will contribute to the net sales and market share growth of the brand by helping to create and execute highly focused marketing plans across a number of important market channels including high end retail showrooms, consumers as well as ensuring they are the brand of choice for architects and designers for the kitchen and bathroom products market. The growth plan is fundamental across Europe, Middle East and Africa but most notably so in London and Duabi.

This person will have 4 direct reports from the marketing functions in the UK, Germany, Middle East and France with other key tasks including serving as advisor to the MD and being the recognised authority on the company's brand product selection and brand strategies. This person will be expected to create clear short, medium and long term brand strategies, plans and goals and have the confidence and gravitas to present their vision and take responsibility for delivery.

There will also be a need to proactively manage all marketing activities to strengthen the brand and ensure consistency across multiple offices and countries, lead and develop a first class marketing team across geographical borders and take leadership in the creation, approval and execution of the strategic planning and financial planning process and forecasting and budgeting and liaise with external agencies and analysis and interpret market trends and data. This person will need to demonstrate not only expertise in both product marketing through multi channels but also assume leadership for all aspects of the brand communications strategy across a variety of channels and media, both in the UK and across the EMEA wider region. 

LOCATION: Office based in the South West with frequent UK and international travel - candidates could live in North Somerset, Somerset, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, South Wales, Herefordshire and Worcestershire 

CANDIDATE: The successful applicant will have a proven track record working as a Marketing Manager or Marketing Director. They need to have had meaningful experience in developing, launching and executing new products and new categories whilst being able to demonstrate experience of having developed and delivered successful brand strategies. Ideally come from the consumer durables market and with products that span mid to high end markets. Experience of managing P&L and budgets is essential. KBB experience would be an advantage but is not essential as it is more important that they have worked with premium products. Previous international marketing and people management would be desirable. Must have strong leadership skills, analytical and commercial focus. Essential, is the ability to quickly build rapport and respect across a team and have credibility for their actions. This post could prove to be a stepping stone to a general management role for the right person. 

For further information or to discuss your career options contact Natalie Matthews on 01480 405225 or apply online.

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