Shopper Marketing Manager

Shopper Marketing Manager

  • Post Date:26th June 2024
  • Apply Before: 26th July 2024
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Job Description

About the job

The role of Shopper Marketing Manager works to create and execute Shopper Marketing programs across all our brands (including Valspar, Ronseal, Purdy and more) within all business channels and customers. Working closely with brand and product marketing functions and the sales teams within the Consumer Brands Group within Sherwin-Williams across Europe. The shopper team is responsible for delivering commercially led seasonal POS as well as permanent/semi-permanent retail executions, training and selling materials and impactful trade shows. This role will manage multiple projects from start to finish, from scoping requirements and creating briefs, timelines and budget plans to final instore executions.

This role is perfect for a Shopper Marketing Manager with previous experience and desire to manage up to 50 projects at any one time with the support of a small team.

A more detailed description of the role and the skills and experienced required follows:

Project management

Highly organized, this role manages multiple projects at one time across all brands & channels. This role is the go-to person for instore creative updates in-line with business communication needs.

Timelines and budgets to be scoped and kept to, to ensure print and delivery deadlines as well as internal and retail partners communication needs.

Working closely with sales, Brand, Product and finance to assess ad-hoc in-store activity and leads the decision making around promotional opportunities, planning and delivering against agreed activities.

Creative briefing and management

Writes excellent creative briefs for design agencies to ensure category leading, innovative creative output across POS, MA’s, trade shows and training kits that are fit for purpose and meet brand playbook guidelines and can be created within budget. Must develop excellent relationships with agency vendors in order to ensure on time delivery of creative design, logistics, approvals and leading implementation. Manages the internal and external sign off process across stakeholders.

POS expertise and understanding

Actively builds knowledge of POS executions – types, materials, in store equipment etc. to be able to act as an internal consultant around the feasibility of ideas and innovations. Uses available consumer insights and gathers insights firsthand to drive creative innovation and ensure category leading innovation and ideas. Using close relationships with vendors is efficiently able to get guidelines quotes to contribute to innovative thinking and projects.

Customer Focus

Gathers information and insight from channels, retailers and general shopper insights to support Senior Shopper Marketing Manager and wider team in delivering first class POS, MA and training kit solutions to retail customers to drive business across all channels of our business. Develops contacts and partnerships/relationships within key customers to aid acceptance and implementation of our activity and plans.

Insights and analytics

Supports Senior Shopper Marketing Manager with consumer and retail insights briefs, managing ad-hoc insights projects and reporting findings to wider marketing and sales team.

Tradeshow Delivery

Supports or manages the planning and delivery of tradeshows (currently 4 per year) ensuring our brands are represented professionally and innovatively. Liaising with relevant sales team and agencies to ensure plans are fit for purpose and meets show objectives all within budget.

Creative review

Responsible for creating a review timeline for all existing POS, MA’s and training kits and ensuring they meet brand guidelines and are flagged for update to Senior Shopper Marketing Manager to prioritise renewal projects – coordinating on suitable stock levels for replacement with Shopper Marketing Assistant.

Position requirements…

  • Degree in Marketing or relevant experience
  • Experience working in a marketing or visual merchandising environment
  • Experience working with or for agencies
  • Experience managing multiple projects, organised with excellent time management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Shopper, Trade Marketing or Brand Marketing Experience (DIY experience desirable but not essential)

Our offer..

  • Competitive salary
  • Company bonus
  • Hybrid working (3 days in the office, 2 from home if you wish)
  • Career growth opportunities in a truly international environment
  • Innovation leaders in the protective coatings industry
  • Sherwin Academy offers continuous training programmes for all seniority levels
  • Attractive wellbeing, mental health, women & inclusion and ID&E programmes

Please note this role is based in Wokingham, Berkshire for 3 days a week and requires occasional travel to support Trade Shows, Customer and store visits for which a driving license is required.

Please note that Sherwin Williams is unable to respond to any enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies**

About Us

Here, we believe there’s not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there’s a place for you at Sherwin-Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We’ll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you to show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive!

Eligibility to Work

You will need to provide proof of right to work. It is a condition of any offer of employment we make to you that you have the permission to work in the country for the role for which you are applying for.

Equal Opportunity Employer

An equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, colour, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, disability, age pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, or any other protected characteristic prohibited by law.


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