Head of Marketing / Marketing Manager - (FMCG) - London

Notting Hill, West London (W10)
£40-60k (DOE)
02 Jan 2013
02 Feb 2013
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
B2B, FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time


We are seeking a Head of Marketing / Marketing Manager to join a leading retailer who sells stonkingly nice furniture online, by brochure and from a Notting Hill showroom.  Heading up the marketing function you will utilise a £2m+ budget to drive sales and increase brand recognition.  Read on...

Privately owned and employing over 30 people, this leading retailer was founded in 2009 with the view to provide a simple, hassle free way of buying stylish furniture at affordable prices.  Now one of the UK’s fastest growing companies, we have a unique opportunity for a Marketing pro to join an exciting and disruptive FMCG brand.

Joining as Head of Marketing / Marketing Manager you will need a cool head as you both oversee all marketing activity and manage an in-house team of like-minded spirits.  With a £2m+ budget and full responsibility over the marketing mix (Digital, TV, Radio, Press, DM, Viral, Social, Events... it is your call), you will be instrumental in brainstorming creative marketing initiatives, implementing clear marketing strategies and getting the best from your team and outside agencies.

To qualify...  You will need to be an effective, organised and commercially savvy Head of Marketing / Marketing Manager or similar who can demonstrate:

  • Strong creative marketing experience (ideally gained within an agency or client side FMCG).
  • An organised approach to figures and managing budgets (although we are not looking for a genius).
  • A creative mind with the ability to come up with interesting initiatives.
  • An understanding of how to build and enhance a sexy brand.
  • The ability to develop and implement a clear marketing strategy.
  • Excellent communication skills with a natural ability to connect with people at all levels.
  • Strong management & leadership skills with a natural ability to get the best from others.

With ambitions to increase turnover 10 fold over the next 5 years, this opening offers an exciting opportunity that will see you have substantial input into marketing strategies and the future success of the business.  Expect a forward thinking, friendly organisation committed to building a great company with great personnel all within a dynamic work environment.  Get in touch...

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