Newell Brands Manager - Trade Marketing UK & Modern Distribution - Fine Writing in London, United Kingdom

Position Title: Manager - Trade Marketing UK & Modern Distribution – Fine Writing

Locations: London (Hammersmith), UK

Reports to: Trade & Activation Marketing Director

Contract type: Permanent, full-time

Job summary

As a Manager, Trade Marketing UK & Modern Distribution you will be responsible for delivering compelling category growth solutions for the assigned region and channels with initiatives derived from brand business priorities. You will be accountable to help maximize the distribution of existing products (Grow The Core) and deliver perfect launches of New Product Innovation (Expand for More), and drive commercialization innovation through distribution, pricing, shelf and merchandising initiatives across all product categories so that our brands/products are “Always On” at shelf and in store with focus on the UK and Modern Distribution channels.

Key responsibilities:

  • Works with manager and direct report to serve as the performance expert for customer within responsibility including POS trends (Syndicated and Customer), post promotion analysis (ROI), optimal assortment (Category Growth), seasonal/promotional guidance (Key Drive Periods)

  • Executes Trade Strategy priorities, set by Segment Leadership in service to the corporate strategy

  • Creates category selling solutions for assigned region and global channel

  • Works with sales team to complete forecast tools.

  • Participates in the development of new item launch and training materials

  • Supports the annual trade management planning process relative to area of responsibility

  • Leverages growth driving capabilities including category management, in-store visibility and shopper marketing to deliver comprehensive category growth plans for customers

  • Commercially oriented, develops and executes gap closing activities to ensure budget delivery.

  • Leads and strategically influences the UK sales team to deliver Division targets in a matrixed structure

  • Collects and analyzes channel / regional promotional pricing and pricing activity in line with programming requirements and cost-to-serve, to ensure they are within Division pricing guardrails

  • Responsible for leading the Distribution Expansion agenda (new customers/channels) in the UK and Modern Distribution

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A four-year college or university degree

  • 4+ years’ work experience in trade management or channel management or brand management, preferably within a consumer goods company of significant size and complexity

  • Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to partner with cross-functional teams in a matrixed environment

  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively generates options, build consensus, and execute

  • Comfort dealing with ambiguity and a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment

  • Business level for French would be an asset

  • Experience working within a complex, global business and graduate degree is preferred.

What we can offer you!

Newell Brands has a strong footprint in EMEA region, with over 60 locations of offices, manufacturing sites and over 5000 employees. Wide portfolio of brands is firmly represented across the region including Parker, Waterman, Rotring, PaperMate, Sharpie, DYMO, Yankee Candle, Graco, Coleman, Bubba, Contigo, Mr.Coffee, CrockPot, Marmot.

We grow the brands that sit in every aspect of people’s daily lives. We stay passionate and curious about our consumers. We know that nothing great can be accomplished without courage. That’s why we don’t just dare to dream - we dare to act.

Join us, help us become industry leaders and be part of:

  • Global company with a lot of opportunities, both internationally and locally. We encourage development on a professional and personal level.

  • Our friendly and competent team, who can support you to achieve the goals you are aiming for.

  • Sustainability Strategy – environmentally sustainable and socially sensitive business practices.

  • Newell Gives - charity activities dedicated for local communities.

Are you interested?

If so, please apply by uploading your resume via our online application tool by clicking on the application link on this site.

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