Equestrian Brand Manager - East Midlands - JH255

De Lacy Executive

Location: East Midlands
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Closing Date: Friday, May 6th 2022

Job Type: Business Development / Management / Marketing / Merchandising / Publishing / Sales / Social Media

Job Description

Wanted - an experienced brand manager that has the ability to oversee multiple product lines with outstanding reputations. Our client owns several of the UK Equestrian's most prominent brands that are longstanding, trusted brands that have been producing leading products for both horse and rider since the 1980's. The brands keep growing from strength to strength, combining outstanding quality with excellent value.

These products range from horse and rider apparel to your tack room essentials in horse care, grooming and husbandry earning the trust and confidence of horse owners all over the world; from grassroots through to top level competition.

Due to growth and expansion, the role of brand manager has become available and will over see not only the marketing and social media of the brands, but also sales, account management, show stand design and management.

  • The successful candidate will have equestrian experience and understand what interests the target market.
  • This will prominently be an office-based role alongside travel to visit customers directly.
  • You'll also be responsible for web sales, B2B contact and attendance at shows whilst overseeing the brand as whole and reaching the forecast growth targets.

To be considered for this role you will have at least 2 years in a similar position with demonstrable examples of achievements.

Day To Day Responsibilities includes but is not limited to:

  • Preparation and implementation of an annual marketing strategy, with the inclusion of budget management, both online and offline for B2B and B2C.
  • Social Media management (content planning and creation, posting/scheduling, responding to messages/comments where applicable).
  • Writing and circulating press releases around new product launches, sponsorship etc. in relation to the Brand.
  • New product design and development.
  • Trade stand/sponsorship management to include staffing and full logistics.
  • Working on trade stands will be required (to include some weekends).

What you'll need to be considered:

  • Highly organised and motivated.
  • Good time management and the ability to prioritise work.
  • Excellent written and oral skills.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Be able to work independently and within a team.
  • Excellent co-ordination and communication skills.
  • Sound equestrian knowledge.

Why Move?

  • Established, stable, financially secure business.
  • Plenty of progression to be had.
  • You will be listened to and have a free creative rein.
  • You'll have support from colleagues and management for ideas and decisions.
  • Flexible working conditions.
  • Great company to have on your CV - a real eyebrow raiser.

The Offer: A competitive salary depending on experience is on offer for the right candidate plus incredible career development opportunities and flexible working options.

Intrigued?

For more information and an informal confidential discussion please call Jadine Huxtable on 01885 485525 or email your CV to jadinehuxtable@delacyexecutive.co.uk

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Please be assured that all contact is treated in complete confidence and your details will not be passed to a third party without your prior permission. Please note that this advertisement is not a job description and you should satisfy yourself about the full details at interview. De Lacy Executive is an Approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which promotes high standards in recruitment practice, and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office. De Lacy Executive complies with all relevant data protection legislation.

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