Circa GBP30,000 + Bonus + Benefits + Travel
Are you a recent Marketing graduate looking for an exciting position offering genuine career progression to management level? Are you excited by the prospect of joining a fast growing, international team that places environmental sustainability at the heart of everything they do?
In order to develop the European and African markets a dynamic, energetic and highly driven Marketing graduate is required to play a key role in the design and delivery of a comprehensive, through the line marketing programme.
With a firm belief that sustainability and profitability are not mutually exclusive, our client has grown rapidly to become a leading global player in the strategically important agricultural sector. For the candidate who shares a passion and drive to make a difference, this is an exciting, newly created role providing the opportunity to join a small, highly functional UK based business with a global footprint. The successful candidate will report directly to the managing director for Europe & Africa and into Global Marketing in the US to ensure consistent brand messaging and full leveraging of global marketing tools and capabilities.
Communicate the current and future product portfolio value to the market by enhancing present product positioning, brand image and benefits to existing and potential customer base
Guiding products through their lifecycle with consistent marketing direction and vision along the way
Assist management in developing product positioning strategies, sales materials and market analysis by working closely with the team, external stakeholders and organisations
Actively participate within the challenge process to build the product portfolio development per country
Prepare, seek approval and deliver annual marketing budget and objectives within agreed timelines
Develop product messaging that differentiates existing and future products from others in the market
Use available market research and product performance data to determine competitive product positioning and pricing
Through travel within Europe and Africa, meet and gain insight into current customer (currently 29 distribution partners) use of products and identify any untapped opportunities
Liaise with external website design team to ensure relevant and fresh design /content on web site along with tracking/reporting of analytics data
Create product content and marketing collateral such as sales/technical based brochures, case studies, videos, website copy and blogs
Skills & Experience:
Graduate with passion and drive ideally holding a first-class degree in marketing with an MBA preferred but not essential
Ability to effectively communicate problems and provide solutions to management and team members
Ability to multi-task several projects, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work comfortably within a technical/scientific sector, knowledge of agriculture would be a plus
Proven ability to analyse, build and execute go to market approaches, value propositions and business cases
Proficient in using networking tools and productivity applications such as Microsoft Office and Project
Strong Cultural Awareness for European & African Countries; language skills a plus
A strong customer focussed team player with integrity and a willingness to travel throughout Europe and Africa
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Graduate Marketing Executive with a diverse portfolio of digital and traditional marketing skills to build a career with a dynamic, fast growing organisation with exciting development plans. A competitive salary, bonus and benefits package is on offer. Apply now