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Current Job Vacancy for Brand Manager in an FMCG Company

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Prisdav Consulting – Our client, a leading FMCG company in Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Brand Manager

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are seeking to recruit a Brand Manager to look after and expand key brands of the product portfolios.
  • The ideal candidate will in addition to brand management, be responsible for new product development (NPDs).

Job Summary

  • To investigate, design, and assess new and existing company products. Coordinate all stages of product development, from initial concept art, to finalization and distribution.
  • Assess gaps in the marketplace and find niches to market new products to.
  • Work with market researchers to identify how to reflect a brand’s attributes in a new product, ensuring customer value and satisfaction with that product.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out market research in order to keep up to date with customer trends, as well as trying to predict future trends
  • Develop strategies and managing marketing campaigns across print, broadcast and online platforms to ensure that products and services meet customers’ expectations and to build the credibility of brands
  • Analyse the success of marketing campaigns and creating reports
  • Supervise, advertise, product design and other forms of marketing to maintain consistency in branding
  • Meeting with clients and work with colleagues across multiple departments such as marketing and sales.
  • Manage budgets and a team of junior assistants
  • Organise events such as product launches, exhibitions and photo shoots.
  • Work with sales/ trade marketing teams/agencies
  • Understand trends and able to respond to customers’ wishes
  • Any other assigned duty.

Requirements
Required Qualifications:

  • BSc/HND in any Business related field
  • Master’s degree or an additional qualification is an added advantage

Required Experience:

  • 6-8 years cognate work experience
  • FMCG experience; Understand market research
  • Strong knowledge of social media and digital marketing
  • Strong campaign activation and Trade marketing activations
  • Data management using data to inform strategy
  • Ability to leverage brands through social media, PR
  • Experience working with other markets/ distributors

Required Skills:

  • Analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Creativity and an ability to produce innovative and original ideas
  • Team working skills
  • The ability to manage and allocate budgets
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Time and project management skills, including the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • An ability to think strategically and come up with campaigns.

Deadline: 13th June, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: pdc@prisdavconsulting.com with the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Please do not apply if you do not qualify as only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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