Marketing Controller

Recruiter
Seven
Location
Warwickshire
Posted
04 Aug 2017
Closes
16 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Marketing Controller (x4 reports)

Global FMCG business with category leading brands looking for a Brand Marketing Controller to lead a critical business unit.

A truly unique Brand Marketing Controller opportunity has arisen within a globally recognised FMCG blue-chip organisation. With category leading brands, they’re now searching for an experienced marketer with a background working with leading brands on their ATL campaigns.

  • The role will be accountable for leading and executing the local marketing strategy across the brand portfolio. This means owning the development and execution of a detailed annual marketing plan and budget including ATL, BTL, Digital, Media/PR and guidelines for POS activity for your brand portfolio.
  • The budget size is £multi-million and in keeping with the highly strategic nature of this well recognised international FMCG brand.
  • This is a strategic leadership role which will therefore require exceptional leadership skills in order to motivate and manage the internal team of 4 direct reports (SBMs, BMs & ABMs), as well as to manage external agencies as and when required
  • You will also require a high level of organisation and impact in order to manage multiple stakeholders, both internally and externally. Excellent relationship building skills will also be necessary to work cross-functionally with different areas of the business as well as exceptional commercial ability.

Required Capabilities:

  • Exceptional leadership abilities, in order to bring together variety of local and international stakeholders.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cross-functionally with different areas of the business. Eg. Sales, Demand Planning, Category, Finance etc
  • High level of creative thinking and commercial understanding.
  • Experience of advertising development as well as experience of working with marketing agencies.
  • Ambition to work internationally within a multi-national FMCG blue-chip organisation.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to inspire others.