Alex Hooper

Assistant Brand/Product Manager


South West



Assistant Brand/Product Manager

Assistant Brand/Product Manager

Consumer Brands - OTC and Self-Care

South West England

To £35,000 plus benefits


Are you an ambitious junior marketer, looking for more responsibility and scope to develop your skills? This fantastic role with a leading healthcare business offers an exceptional opportunity to learn and grow, working as part of a friendly and supportive team.  

Due to internal promotion, there is a new vacancy for an Assistant Product/Brand Manager who will work across a portfolio of well-known OTC and self-care brands. With no two days the same, this role will suit someone who thrives in a fast-paced and collaborative team environment, with the skills, initiative and confidence to lead their own projects.    

Key responsibilities will include;

• Assisting with brand strategy and planning across the portfolio

• Supporting the team with consumer and trade marketing plans

• Acting as brand champion within the business, motivating and inspiring colleagues to achieve shared goals

• Monitoring market and competitor activity, making recommendations for opportunities

• Tracking and reporting on the effectiveness of marketing campaigns

• Analysing, interpreting, reporting and presenting market data

• Working cross functionally with sales teams to prepare trade plans

• Leading digital account management, website and social media initiatives

• Briefing and managing agencies

• Tracking and managing the marketing budget

About you

• You have around 2 years’ brand management experience, in self-care (OTC) or FMCG.

• You’re a great project manager, able to plan your time well to meet deadlines.

• You have experience analysing and interpreting market data, and have a good understanding of commercial levers.

• You’re proficient in social media and website management.

• You have led cross-functional initiatives, and have experience of managing external agencies and suppliers.

• You can demonstrate your experience of managing projects from concept to launch.

• You’re a positive and proactive person; a strong communicator and problem-solver with the capacity to negotiate and influence at all levels.

• You love to be part of a collaborative team, making a strong contribution towards achieving targets.

** NB You must hold permanent right to work in the UK for the role. Sponsorship is not available **

Client profile

Family owned healthcare business with a portfolio of strong heritage brands as well as new innovations.