Brand Manager - New Product Developer

Brand Manager - New Product Developer

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Vacancy Type
Watford Support Centre
Salary
Up to £40,000
Published Location
Watford, Hertfordshire
Job Description

 

Do you have experience developing, launching and marketing brands?
Do you have FMCG experience OR knowledge of the wine market?
Would you like to be the driving force behind the success of Majestic Wine's new and exclusive wine brands?

If you have answered yes to these questions, Majestic Wine would be delighted to hear from you!

We are looking to grow our own and exclusive wine range and are seeking to recruit a dynamic brand manager with broad product development experience to drive  the growth of Majestic's own wine portfolio 

Who We Are 

Majestic Wine plc is the UK’s leading specialist wine retailer. The group is comprised of four operating companies which include Majestic Wine Warehouses, Naked Wine, Lay and Wheeler and Majestic Commercial.

Following the merger between Naked Wines and Majestic, Rowan Gormley (Founder of Naked Wines and Chief Executive of the enlarged group), has set the wheels in motion of transforming the business into a new kind of retailer – a retailer that is loved by customers, loved by suppliers and loved by shareholders.

We pride ourselves on our enthusiastic, knowledgeable and friendly people, who, working as part of a close-knit team deliver exceptional customer service in a vibrant and fast-paced retail environment.

More information can be found at www.careers.majestic.co.uk

Key Responsibilities:

New own brand development. Working alongside the buying team to:

  • Develop the brand concept and name
  • Create the design brief for new own/tertiary label projects
  • Project manage label creation (either internal designer or external agencies), including supplier liaison

Developing the product marketing journey for own brand & exclusive products:

  • Every brand has a marketing plan
  • Work closely with the trading team to ensure the right space is allocated

Ongoing management of the marketing schedule for own brand & exclusive products:

  • Budget management for award submission
  • Sampling and other promotional activity
  • Managing marketing support aligned with stock availability

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Brand development experience
  • Knowledge of the wine market
  • Creative thinking: ability to develop product and work alongside marketing to showcase product in commercial way
  • Excellent communication skills cross-department
  • Ability to use initiative to drive plan through

Benefits:

  • 20% staff discount
  • Free lunch provided each day
  • Free parking on site
  • Life assurance x 3 salary
  • Free shares/LTIP
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free wine
  • Contributory pension

No agencies please.

Closing Date
03/08/2018

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.