Head of Marketing / Marketing Manager - West London

West London (W3)
£60-100k (DOE) + Benefits
07 Feb 2013
07 Mar 2013
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
FMCG, Luxury, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time


We are seeking a Head of Marketing / Marketing Manager to join a luxury furniture brand based in West London. Heading up the marketing function you will utilise a £1m+ budget to drive sales and increase brand recognition.  Read on...

Founded in 2002, this privately owned leading retailer specialises in the design, manufacture and sale of luxury, high quality upholstered products.  Working on projects across the UK, and internationally, they are a high performing, dynamic company who have achieved 50% sales growth year on year since their inception.  We have a unique opportunity for a Marketing pro to join an exciting and disruptive brand.

As the Head of Marketing / Marketing Manager, you will develop and grow a marketing team, lead marketing initiatives and champion the development and execution of marketing strategies across this exciting retail business.   You will play an instrumental role in developing and implementing long term marketing strategies, business plans and marketing forecasts with full responsibility over the £1million+ budget and marketing mix (Web, TV, Radio, Press, DM, Viral, Social, Events), it is your call.

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

  • A hands-on approach to developing a brand and delivering targeted marketing activity.
  • Natural leadership skills, you should be able to organise, mentor and lead a team.
  • A strong marketing background ideally gained from the luxury fashion, furniture or interiors sectors.
  •  Excellent initiative, creativity and analytical skills.
  • Excellent digital marketing experience.
  • Proven planning and organisational ability with outstanding communication skills.

With ambitions to become an iconic British furniture brand which will be as synonymous with luxury as leading fashion brands like Burberry, 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, dynamic organisation offering an excellent salary, great commercial benefits and unrivalled career potential.  Get in touch...

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