Customer Experience, Sales, Marketing & Communications

Assistant Brand Manager - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Job Title: Assistant Brand Manager - 6 Month Fixed Term Contract
Contract Type: Fixed Term
REF: 127164
Contact Details: Carren Walker-Raos
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Job Published: about 1 month ago
Assistant Brand Manager
1-2 years’ experience
City based with carpark.

Come and join a well- established New Zealand distribution company. You will be working alongside the Brand Manager of the Health and Beauty Team as their right-hand person. This is a 6-month parental leave cover and really requires you to be able to hit the ground running and look after this role.  A passionate and experienced team working on local and international market leading FMCG and Pharmacy brands. The business is passionate about growing well regarded brands across the supermarket, department store and pharmacy channels.

To be considered for this Role it will be essential that you have a recent Marketing Degree and possibly 1-2 years’ work experience as this is an entry level salary. Key criteria that we are looking for will be:
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Proficient using Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Deliver work that is understood, explainable and reusable
  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and manage time
  • Create and deliver projects from end to end
  • A team player
  • Positive attitude, and self-motivated
  • Sharing our values – Honesty and Respect, Customer Centric, Competitive, Collaboration and Ownership

What will you be doing?
You will be working alongside the Senior Brand manager in:
  • Assisting with the marketing plans, budgets, and sales forecasts.
  • Supporting the implementation of effective consumer and trade promotions.
  • Provide sales tools and support to the sales team to achieve brand and sales objectives.
  • Working on some small brands under the Senior Brand Managers direction.
  • Meeting necessary administrative duties including monthly reporting.
  • Supporting across a variety of activities including trade fairs and sales conferences.
  • Writing and producing content, social media activity etc.
  • A variety of administrative tasks including monthly forecasting and reporting
  • Developing relationships with Brand Principals to ensure plan, reviews and progress reports are followed.
  • Managing and supporting brand marketing activity including NPD launches, advertising, promotional, digital, retailer websites, sampling and pr activities within set budgets.

In return you will learn so much about the FMCG space. You will gain channel experience, market knowledge as well as the opportunity to support a small range of brands.
This is a chance to step in and learn some great skills and get the chance to work on some fun areas before you take on another challenge in the market.

This is a fantastic organisation where everybody works towards the same goals, and they have fun along the way.

If you are keen to demonstrate your skills, energy and commitment then please apply to including your CV cover letter to job number 127164

You must be an NZ Citizen or PR to apply for this role.