PIE Recruitment

Senior Marketing Executive - Artisan Food

£35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
31 May 2017
28 Jun 2017
JN -052017-1574
Nathan Sasso
Industry Sector
FMCG, Food / Drink
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Senior Marketing Executive - Artisan Food



  • £35,000 - £45,000 Basic Salary
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Healthcare


About our Client: 

This is an amazing and rare chance to join one of the most loved heritage food brands in the FMCG industry. This is a business steeped in history, respected by retailers and loved by consumers. Our client has been around for over a hundred years; specialising in providing premium ambient product to both UK retail sectors in Grocery and they're a massive contributor to the Foodservice sector too! They also manufacture own label, premium, chilled products not to mention the huge importing and export business they have supplying some of the UK's most loved brands. 

As well as being a family run food manufacturer our client is in acquisition phase and they are looking to add to their portfolio over the next 12 months, as well as having growth plans to double the company turnover in the next 4 years. These guys do not mess around! 

This is a family run business who promote absolute honesty and best in class practice in order to sustainably and organically grow ahead of market trends. Boasting a modest but hugely talented team that are passionate about the brands and the business. They are a big asset to the business and this is what makes the company a really fantastic place to work. 


About the Role: 

Our client is looking to hire a Senior Marketing Executive to add to head count in their already growing marketing team. You will be reporting directly into the Head of Marketing and will have full budget responsibility for 2 of our clients most popular brands. 

Due to our clients' current structure, this will be a much broader role to begin with and you will be covering a vast array of avenues to help with the overall 12 month strategy that has been created with the MD and Head of Marketing. 

As the Senior Marketing Executive, you will be running campaigns, analysing data, spotting trends and making recommendations to the marketing and sales team about how to best implement new marketing initiatives to help grow the brands. You'll be involved in validating NPD, technical product development, approving new artwork for packaging and having full control over PR agencies. 

The main focus will also be creating and posting regular content onto our client's social media platforms, to help generate more followers and create a real brand presence online with new mediums. 


About You: 

We're looking for an Assistant Brand Manager/Brand Manager from an FMCG food background. The right candidate will want to join a truly family feel culture and completely buy in to the businesses sustainable growth ethos.

  • 1-2 years FMCG marketing/brand management experience.
  • Category data exposure.
  • Previous experience in a large FMCG food manufacturer is preferable.
  • Branded and Own Label experience is preferable.
  • Examples of prioritisation of trade spend.
  • Significant Analysis and input to NPD examples.
  • Self-motivated and disciplined.
  • Strong personal values and a passion for quality, natural, organic premium food & drinks.

Above all else we need somebody who wants to build their career and take that next step on the road to senior management. These guys will progress you fast and with the right mind-set, this could significantly reward you and accelerate your career. 


About Us: 

PIE Recruitment gets straight to the point - we don't just find great individuals - we build great teams. With specialist delivery across the Sales & Marketing spectrum we offer insight and expertise into the Consumer, Retail, Technology, Automotive and Business to Business Markets. 

For our candidates we are in a position to offer genuine insight and advice, having supported the career progression of thousands of candidates across the UK and Europe. For us, you are not just another applicant but someone who we will guide and represent in an engaging fashion, each and every time. 

Contact us for more information on 01494 590404 / info@pie-recruitment.com

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