Marketing Executive

A leading food producer are seeking to recruit a Customer Marketing Executive based in Preston who will be responsible for delivering customer insights in one of the leading retailer accounts in the UK.

Reporting into the site commercial team, this role will play an integral part identifying opportunities and developing strategies for future growth. This is an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant and successful business, whilst gaining unrivalled hands-on experience in a fast paced, dynamic environment where career potential is virtually unlimited.

The Role:

This role will involve working with one of the UKs biggest Grocery retailers to identify & develop opportunities for growth through the following activities: ranging, merchandising, price, promotion, NPD and marketing activities.

Deliver category insights and make recommendations for category strategies which deliver solutions & growth for our customers.

Analyse and interpret sales and market data to identify and understand consumer shopping behaviour and trends.

Continually monitor industry sources to gather consumer insights.

Work closely with all departments to understand business priorities and develop and implement campaigns to support growth.

Provide category expertise, guidance and support to the NPD, technical and commercial teams

Research competitors to benchmark and identify best practice through weekly store visits & market research, tracking retail price movements; promotional activity; and new product launches across the trade.

Build effective working relationships internally & externally to maximise existing and new business opportunities.

The Ideal Person:

Ideally, 1-2 years experience in a commercial / market insight / analytical role working within a manufacturing environment supplying a top retail customer

Experience using data provider software such as Kantar, AC Nielsen, and retailer specific EPOS data providers.

Ability to organise time and prioritise tasks to ensure that deadlines are met.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a proactive and flexible approach to work.

Experience of presenting to and working with key UK retail customers.

Good problem-solving abilities to deliver solutions

Strong team working ethic that will shape and influence NPD and Commercial teams to deliver category and account objectives.

The role requires travel and visits to the customer, various stores, and Group sites, so a full clean Driving License is essential.


Attractive salary

Pension Scheme

Flexible working schedule/ location

Professional development + growth opportunities

If you feel you have the right skills for the job, please forward your current CV at your earliest convenience.

Due to the high levels of interest we receive for our roles, we cannot always respond to each application. Therefore if you do not hear back from us within 7 days, you have not been shortlisted for this role.

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