Junior Product Manager - FMCG

Location
England,Greater Manchester,Manchester
Salary
£28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
17 June 2019
Closes
16 July 2019
Ref
X3-99571
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client, a European consumer brand based in Manchester is recruiting a Junior Product Manager to join their fast paced, dynamic marketing team. If you are currently working in a marketing/product development role and looking to move into a sole product development role then please get in touch! Key Responsibilities: Analysing market trends and sales performance in order to make informed recommendations for both branded and private label product ranges. Understand distribution channels, customers and consumers intimately to deliver insights to fuel brand growth. Provide quarterly competitor insight reporting and analysis and present findings to the brand team Analyse competitor activity in order to propose EPD and NPD product opportunities with a competitive edge over competition and works alongside the product development team to determine the product vision, positioning, and direction Support brand managers channel marketing strategies in developing product/brand stories and manage point of sale for the product through various channels Support brand managers in management of the product life cycle and rationalisation programmes. Work alongside the Brand Managers to identify new opportunities, service improvements, and cost reductions within entry and exit product strategies Manage internal product set up process and procedures Provide supporting materials for product launch i.e competitor analysis, market analysis, business performance analysis, and pre sell documents Presenting compelling sales arguments to customers alongside the Brand Managers and sales to share objectives and harmonise customer promotion plans Support A&P budget management and ROI delivery Skills Required: Educated to degree level, ideally in a marketing-related environment Experience of working in a marketing role with some npd/product development, product marketing exposure Experience of analysing Understands and loves brands Good presentation skills Excel, PowerPoint, Word competence Completer finisher Can manage multiple projects at any one time Full UK driving licence and access to car at all times Analytical with great attention to detail. Salary up to £30k Flexible working hours, 36.5 hour week, finish at 1.30pm on Friday's 24 days holiday + bank holidays Pension Car park

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