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Head of Trade Marketing

Job Title: Head of Trade Marketing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £45 - £50K Per Annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q87396
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 01, 2012 09:44

Job Description

This well-known retail business in the Midlands is currently recruiting for a Head of Trade Marketing to be responsible for all trade planning, pricing and promotional activity. As Head of Trade Marketing, you will also be responsible for managing the POS and Commercial support teams to ensure the trade plan is correctly executed, pricing policies are developed while communicating the overall business vision and strategy. Other key responsibilities include: •Ensuring the business meets sales budgets. •Delivering best-in-class promotions and pricing within the customer tracker. •Gathering and analysing information from a variety of sources. •Identifying cause and effect relationships, patterns and trends. •Managing team performance and delivering change effectively. •Working closely with Buying, Category Managers, Merchandisers and senior Commercial teams. •Innovation while championing customer requirements when developing the trade plan. In order to be successful in this role, you will have a strong marketing and customer insights background gained within FMCG / Retail, and ideally have gained experience within Buying/Commercial departments prior to a move into marketing. You will also have some experience managing people. This is an excellent opportunity for an analytical yet commercial person to develop a long term career within a fast-paced retail environment. If this sounds like you, please apply now.