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Advertiser: Websense Recruit Ltd

Job Title: Marketing Coordinator
Rate:£20K to £25K Per Year    Benefits: Benefits
Description: Marketing Coordinator, Oldham, Food Manufacturing Company

The Company is a c160 million business which supplies cake and desserts to service the own brand of the major retailers. There are two sites in the North West at Bolton and Oldham.

The Oldham site contributes c120m of the total company, this is mainly made up of M & S product for their cakes, desserts and Food to Order range e.g. personal Birthday/Wedding/Celebration cakes.

The success of the Company has further been recognised over several years by its peers within its sector by being awarded a variety of awards including the Bakery Food Manufacturer of the year.

The Role:

An opportunity has arisen to work in their NPD Department, responsible for supporting the new product development process, by providing and analysing the relevant data associated with consumer trends and directional insight related to product categories.

Key Aspects of the Role:

* Manage benchmarking against a set schedule and performance criteria and keep within budget.
* Analyse product performance within category, identifying key development opportunities and rationale with NPD Controller and Concept Manager.
* Keeping up-to-date with key development trends both in the UK and international food industry in general, but especially within the bakery and patisserie sectors.
* Attending trade and innovation shows to develop knowledge of the sectors in which the Company operate.
* Liaising with the packaging department around new packaging formats and materials.
* Working to M & S Gold standards on trends and Insight management within the NPD process

The Ideal Candidate:

* Educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably in a food or marketing related field.
* Extensive network and knowledge of the UK and international bakery industry
* Effective presentation skills
* Organised and diligent in delivery
* Ability to develop root cause analysis
* Excellent forward planning ability
* Experience of working towards tight deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy is vital

Hours of Work: Monday to Thursday 08:30 – 17:00, Friday 08:30 – 16:00

Salary: up to 25k dependent on experience + Benefits including 25 days holiday a year and 8 statutory holidays, Pension scheme, Discount scheme on purchases from high street retailers

To Apply: Please press the ‘apply’ button

Due to the amount of applications received, only those who our client wishes to progress will be contacted. If you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for reading this advertisement.

This role may be of interest to people in the following: Marketing Administrator, Marketing Coordinator, Communications Assistant, Marketing Executive, NPD, Category, Brand
Skills Required: Marketing Coordinator
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:     Duration:
Contact: Websense Recruit Ltd Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0845 834 1001 Contact Fax:
Reference: MCT042 Added: 21-11-2017
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