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Marketing Director – Foodservice Sector

Marketing Director – Foodservice Sector

MARKETING DIRECTOR  — FOODSERVICE SECTOR

Highly attractive basic + bonus + car allowance + benefits

Location – M25/M40/M4 Corridor

 

THE COMPANY

An excellent career-shaping opportunity to join a well-known, international FMCG branded business with a strong consumer and trade reputation for product quality and customer service. This appointment will be a key member of the UK board leadership team, reporting directly to the Managing Director. The business has developed a new trading strategy focusing on both their own in-house brands and a portfolio of well-known customer brands. The new Marketing Director will be responsible for shaping an effective and highly creative marketing strategy to make this happen.

 

THE ROLE

You will lead and inspire the UK marketing team, having the platform here to shape the future strategic pathway, to strongly drive sales growth across a high quality, branded portfolio. Your key focus will be on the foodservice sector, including both B2B and consumer-led marketing activities and communications. Using all of your creative skills and FMCG brand-led, 360-marketing experience you will direct both their own in-house brands and customer brands which form part of the portfolio offering.

 

THE CANDIDATE

You are an experienced FMCG food or drink brand-led marketeer with a sharp consumer trend and behaviour mindset. You have shaped and implemented brand strategies and can demonstrate a detailed track record of their profitable market share and sales growth success. This could have been achieved in any of the UK trade channels with market-leading or challenger brands, with experience of Foodservice channel marketing being a distinct advantage. Having successfully developed your marketing career up to ‘Head of’ or Controller level you are now confident in your ability to step up to Marketing Director, which will require you to influence and lead at UK board level.

If you feel that you have the balance of skills, experience and capability to succeed in this role, coupled with the gravitas and a highly personal style, please email mark@smithcarey.co.uk quoting reference number MS/2091, including your latest CV and benefits package details. Alternatively call Mark Smith for an initial confidential discussion on 07747 847214.

Function

Marketing

Hours

Full time

Contract

Permanent

Salary 

Highly attractive basic + bonus + car allowance + benefits

Location

M25/M40/M4 Corridor

Closing Date
21 September 2019

Contact
Mark Smith

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