Senior Brand Manager- Dulux Trade
- Post Date:29th November 2021
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You have experience of marketing in high performing businesses and managing multiple categories and/or brands. Now you are ready to develop your career in a business that will make the most of your talents and develop your skills. That business is AkzoNobel. Home to world class products including Dulux, Sikkens and Cuprinol, we are recognised the world over for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering market leading products. We are a company that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them. We are now recruiting a Senior Brand Manager to take responsibility for product development and portfolio management for our Dulux Trade brand sold in domestic and commercial sectors.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to use their commercial acumen to balance brand and customer objectives. This is a unique opportunity to take ownership, drive change and make a difference to high profile brands. This role will expose you to mix of strategy and planning, innovation, product and portfolio as well as communications.
As Senior Brand Manager you will develop annual brand plans for your specific portfolio as well as collaborate with colleagues to implement them successfully. This will involve spending time with customers and building an in-depth understanding of their business and marketing guidelines. And to use this market-led insight to collaborate with R&D colleagues and support the Marketing Manager to develop an innovation pipeline. You will also help create marketing communication plans that deliver a seamless online and offline consumer journey as well as monitor and assess performance against KPI’s. You will take responsibility for overseeing budgets too.
Of graduate calibre you will have experience of brand planning in a high performing business in the FMCG, Retail or DIY industries, and ideally, a relevant marketing qualification. Used to working on brand and product strategy, you will be happy managing P&L and able to develop work across multiple channels. Important will be the ability to thinks creatively and work with stakeholders to overcome challenging situations. Comfortable operating within a matrix organisation structure, you will possess excellent project management and interpersonal skills. Results driven, you will be a champion of the consumer and an effective communicator who excels at multi-tasking.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.