Junior Brand Manager

Location: Hadleigh, Suffolk, UK

Hours: 35 hours per week with core hours between 10am and 2.30pm

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Overview

Joining a friendly and supportive team your main duties and responsibilities will be:

Innovation and Project management:

  • In conjunction with the Brand Manager to deliver Brand led NPD/EPD projects, under-pinned by insight through internal approval processes.
  • To assist in the development of the Brand Strategy and implementation of the in-year marketing plan & developing course-correction in year.
  • Assist in the Day to day brand and product management.
  • Ambassador for the brand portfolio and key day to day contact with all stakeholders. 

Financials and business analysis:

  • In conjunction with the Brand Manager to manage brand P&L, including monthly performance reporting, identification of key performance drivers, pricing & promotion recommendations.
  • Monitor, analyse & report on external performance and competitor activity to identify risks and opportunities.

Brand communications:

  • Support the Brand Manager to develop all BTL activity such as shopper marketing, sampling & digital activation, co-ordinating brand communication materials such as in-store POS, website & images for external customers.
  • Support development of ATL communications. 
  • Supporting the Sales Team for Brand Sell-In presentations taking lead to creating and delivering outstanding experiences for buyers.

Skills, Experience & Attributes

  • Passionate about marketing and brands
  • Commercially competent and able to interpret data to provide assessments and recommendations
  • Understand key drivers within a brand P&L
  • Strong project management skills and ability to prioritise
  • Prepared to roll sleeves up & learn on the job
  • Build strong connections with internal teams (e.g. Innovation, Sales, Factories, & other key stakeholders)
  • Communicate effectively with external agencies & internal stakeholders
  • Focus on customers and consumers
  • Understand the competitive environment
  • Balance operational efficiency with consumers needs

Challs International Group Ltd is a very successful British family business which has been trading for over 30 years. We have built a reputation for developing market leading consumer cleaning brands that literally change the way people clean, these include Buster, Bin Buddy and ALKIMI, amongst others. In the UK we are category leaders in two markets and supply all the major supermarkets as well as the leading on-line platforms. We also have operations in Southeast Asia, Europe, and Australasia. However, whilst we are very passionate about our brands, our people remain our biggest asset and we are proud of the family values that operate across the business. Continuous Improvement and development are key for our products and employees, ensuring everyone works to the best of their ability and supports their career with us.

Hours and Benefits

This is a full-time position based from the head office in Hadleigh

Holidays – minimum of 24 days including Christmas shutdown and a day off for your birthday plus the usual bank holidays

Additional Paid Leave for emergencies and sickness

Pension – 5% employer and 5% employee  (subject to employee contribution)

35 hours per week with core hours between 10am and 2.30pm

Free parking

Regular company and charity events

If you want to be part of a very friendly and successful team and have what it takes, we’d love to hear from you.

Please contact our HR department at HR@challs.com or through our website: www.challs.com or call +44 1473 828700

  Closing date 22.03.2024

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