TRADE MARKETING SPECIALIST, LONDON

TRADE MARKETING SPECIALIST, LONDON

Overview

Principal Connections has been retained to recruit for this key role of Trade Marketing Specialist, UK for a high profile consumer goods focused organisation.  This position will be based in London.

Reporting to the General Manager Marketing, the Trade Marketing Specialist will maximise the returns from the British retail market for the Irish consumer foods and drinks sector.  This will be acheived through establishing and managing relationships with leading UK retail businesses to build awareness of the Irish supply base.    

Principal responsibilities inherent within this tremendous client facing role will include: the development, execution and evaluation of the annual retail plan including financial targets; assist in the implementation of business strategy for the UK retail market; build awareness and reputation of the Irish market with relevant UK retail businesses; develop business opportunities with the UK retail channel; manage key accounts, develop market knowledge and provide strategic insight.

The role requires the capacity to identify and develop new retail opportunities as well as the ability to give experienced direction to deliver on key strategic and commercial objectives. The Trade Marketing Specialist will be responsible for empowering and developing the inherent experience that exists within the division and operate as a key member of an ambitious Marketing and Business Development Team.

Suitably qualified and interested candidates will have two to five years’ experience operating in a Trade Marketing or Marketing Specialist role in Ireland or the UK.  Candidates will have an excellent working knowledge of the Irish or UK consumer food and drinks sector.  Educated to Degree level in Business Marketing, International Marketing or similar discipline.  In addition, candidates will be able to communicate effectively with senior management, and have strong stakeholder management and relationship management skills.  

The Trade Marketing Specialist will be a results orientated individual who possesses excellent Marketing experience, as well as excellent communication, strategic, organizational and interpersonal skills.

The Trade Marketing Specialist is London based but with travel to Ireland as required.

To Apply

Candidates should write via e-mail, in strict confidence to Principal Connections, stating how they meet the above requirements, quoting reference ‘Trade Marketing Specialist’ and enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae for the immediate attention of:

Darren McCabe | Associate Director

Principal Connections – Search & Advisory

95 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

E: apply(@)principalconnections(.)ie

T: +353 (0)1 703 88 88

W: www(.)principalconnections(.)ie

 

Our client is an equal opportunities employer.

Applicants must want and be eligible to live and work in the Republic of Ireland without restriction.

A detailed job and person specification is available to suitably qualified and interested candidates.

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