Head of Marketing

High Wycombe
07 Feb 2012
06 Mar 2012
Kate Tazewell
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Marketing
High Wycombe

As our Head of Marketing you will need to have the willingness and the ability to roll up your sleeves and "get things done". In addition you will be responsible for the management and coaching of every function within the department, and as you will be working across our product categories we would prefer it of you had previous experience in a consumer electronics or FMCG environment. If you possess a passion for great design, high levels of commercial awareness, excellent analytical and strong team and people management skills then we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate that can perform a pivotal role in the business during its next phase of growth. The role will involve oversight and management of:

• Web development / management:
• Product marketing:
• In store marketing:
• Marketing communications:
• Events:
• Market Research:
• Brand Management:
• Managing and overseeing our internal design studio
• Ensuring budgets and deadlines are met

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

• Strong people management, motivational and change management skills
• A high level of commercial awareness and possess very good analytical skills
• Cross-culturally sensitive for multi market marketing campaigns
• Self sufficient / self starter/ Leadership and charisma
• In depth knowledge of retail/consumer sector and how PR, media and digital agencies work
• Analytical skills in evaluation effectiveness of strategy and in identifying areas for improvement
• Ability to handle high workload and continuous deadlines. Track record of leading, developing and managing team
• Ability to become a real GEAR4 product champion
• Good awareness of the competitive market place (and appetite to constantly learn)
• Tech savvy and interested in consumer electronics

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GEAR4 is owned and managed by Disruptive Limited. Established in 2004, Disruptive Limited is independently owned and was one of the first companies in the world to launch a dedicated brand of iPod accessories. The Product Development and Marketing teams, are based in the UK, and are committed to all things iPod and iPhone. GEAR4 is the only major iPod accessory brand with both strong speaker and accessory ranges. 2012 will see Disruptive continue its rapid growth by launching into new product categories and markets and as well as developing existing ones. The pinnacle of this new territory development is the USA which is our fastest growing market.