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Marketing Director

Marketing Director


Up to £130k, plus bonus, car allowance & benefits

Location: South West, Midlands


The company

Our client is a highly successful division of a major FMCG food and drinks company operating across a number of diverse categories. The company have a significant presence in the premium Soft Drinks Category with their market leading brands.

The business has some really exciting future growth plans for both existing and new brands, supported by significant marketing investment.


The role

As a result of continued growth, they are looking for a Marketing Director to drive their portfolio of brands, set the future strategic direction and coach and inspire the Marketing team.

Reporting in to the Managing Director, with 5 direct reports, your remit will be to lead the end to end marketing function with responsibility for Brand Marketing, R&D, Project Management and Brand & Shopper Activation. You will be tasked with the strategic commercial direction for all of the brands within the business, delivering fully integrated marketing plans.

You will have overall charge of the brand P & L’s to Operating Income level and you will be responsible for the delivery of the annual business plans and process for the brands. You will also have overall responsibility of a marketing budget. Your challenge would be to develop growth – identifying insights and category growth drivers, managing a challenging innovation pipeline, delivering new packaging and product formats and driving brand activation and promotional initiatives in conjunction with the company’s major customers and markets.

About you

You will have a track record of driving market beating growth in a branded FMCG environment, with broad experience across above the line advertising, product innovation and commercial management. You are a clear strategic thinker, possess board level marketing experience and are an inspirational leader. You have an excellent understanding of the grocery retail and on trade channels.

How to apply

If you feel you have the experience, drive and determination to succeed in this challenging role, please apply online, providing details of your current salary package.

Alternatively, email your CV, together with details of your current salary package, to Maria Murphy at, quoting reference number MM/2046.





Full time




Up to £130k, plus bonus, car allowance & benefits

Closing Date
1 April 2019

Maria Murphy

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