Junior Product Marketing Manager

The Workshop
03 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Junior Product Marketing Manager Portsmouth Competitive Salary Permanent For 70 years my client has proudly designed and manufactured cutting edge, stylish, high quality industry leading products. They currently seek a Junior Product Manager to support the Marketing Manager in the delivery of projects and to provide high level marketing and communications support for NPD team. Job Duties: To work independently to manage NPD and offers new perspective to maximize lifecycle maintenance projects as assigned by the Marketing Manager To work with other members of the New Product Development (NPD) project team in UK and HK to ensure projects are delivered on time, to cost and specification, following the check-point (CP) process To champion the voice of the consumer during the product development phase To maintain an in-depth knowledge of company products, key competitors and end user needs within each product category managed Works independently to define and lead ancillary projects within the category Provides solutions to complex problems using various data sources To analyse GFK, markets/trends and sales performance in the category to understand the consumer requirements To review sales performance and forecast to ensure the product specification is valid Create, monitor and maintain competitor and benchmarking intelligence To support the creation of product stories and ensure agencies are briefed appropriately in order to communicate effectively the key consumer messages on packaging/POS etc To support the Marketing Manager/Product Manager with project requests (pack applications, new colour variants, ranges etc) Provide support, training and guidance to APMs Qualifications & Experience: 2 years' experience in marketing Relevant Marketing/Industry experience ideally degree educated in business or marketing A Levels/NVQ/ Marketing Qualification GCSE English and Maths Can-do? attitude Ability to work unsupervised when necessary Driving Licence Numerate, articulate in English Attention to detail Competent in Microsoft applications (eg Powerpoint/Excel) Committed to providing high levels of customer service Forward thinker Resilient Problem solving skills Comfortable working in a team environment This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66777880