Marketing Manager

Organisation
Frugi
Reference
VAC-4909
Sector
Business & Management, Creative Arts, Design, Culture & Humanities, Marketing, PR, Media & Communications
Location
Helston, Cornwall
Salary Details
We’ll invest in you with a competitive salary, up to £35,000 dependent on skills
Hours of work
Full time, Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00
Job Type
Permanent
Closing Date
31/01/2021
We are looking for an experienced Marketing Manager to join our team in Helston, Cornwall, with a key focus on our TotsBots and Bloom & Nora brands.

Job Description

With a background in FMCG brand marketing you’ll be highly experienced in developing marketing strategy and be able to deliver a best in class integrated communications plan. You’ll be brimming with ideas to increase brand awareness and drive new customer acquisition, and have the energy and expertise to this. You’ll be computer literate, used to managing a team, and super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.

Your Role in a Nutshell

You are the Champion of both the TotsBots and Bloom & Nora brands, ensuring that we are the real sustainable option by challenging the norm with people & planet at the forefront. You will work tirelessly and committed to ensure every detail of the product, brand story and ethics are captured in engaging strong communication campaigns. Whatever you are working on you bring fresh inspiration and a creative flair to each project, inspiring and developing your team to reach the business and brand goals.

Your Key Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the full offline and online marketing mix of both the Bloom & Nora and TotsBots brands and will manage the supporting team to:

  • Create and implement amazing marketing campaigns and support all marketing strategies, promotional campaigns and products in the marketing calendar.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the core Bloom & Nora and TotsBots customers as well as any new target consumers. Conduct research to analyse customer behaviour, preferences, and trends in the market.
  • Work with the Head of Marketing to develop the overall marketing strategy and the annual marketing budget to drive profitable growth across the portfolio and maximises return on investment.
  • Work on the development of any new brand / product launches or brand refreshes supporting the Brand, Operations, Merchandising and Sales teams in the execution to market, playing a key supporting role in the critical path planning for NPD and product launches.
  • Inspire the team, showing positive productivity in work whilst training them in marketing strategies and helping them implement unique exciting ideas.
  • Work with the Frugi Group PR Manager on implementing the PR strategy, communications campaigns and each piece of activity as required.
  • Provide weekly reporting on PR activity for both brands.
  • Develop and execute marketing campaigns in order to raise awareness of the brands.
  • Manage all social media channels with daily content for the brands. Work to develop and support the Content Creator in creating all social media communication.
  • Help us grow our social media community by planning, briefing and scheduling content as part of the integral marketing strategy.
  • Work with the team to manage and nurture online communities for both brands in order to create dialogue with existing customers and provide a forum where they can engage more deeply with the brand and become brand advocates.
  • Develop a network of bloggers and influencers to help produce content and raise awareness of the brands.
  • Craft clear, engaging product & brand content, including live video and physical events that are true to each brand.
  • Work alongside the Digital Marketing Assistant to ensure all brand activity and campaigns are executed seamlessly and to the highest standard across all media.
  • Work alongside the Digital Marketing Assistant to ensure the offline and online customer journey is on brand and consistent across all channels.
  • Develop any necessary print material for Trade and for consumer. Work with Head of Marketing so that it sits in the overall marketing campaign and fits with brand aesthetics and tone of voice.
  • Support the cross functional team on the development of packaging and NPD. Conduct any necessary research (e.g. consumer research, transit trials) to ensure new developments are executed successfully. Seek input and support from Head of Marketing.
  • Complete the weekly marketing update and monthly board report, looking at key offline and online activities past (and forward), results, analysis and future recommendations.
  • Keep a close eye on key competitors (new and current), report back to the marketing team about noteworthy campaigns and events each month.

 

Essential skills

  • Highly experienced in brand marketing, ideally from a FMCG background, with proven and demonstrable experience in marketing.
  • Educated to degree level or above in a relevant subject.
  • Proven experience creating brand engagement through PR, email, social media, brand content and other communication channels.
  • Proven track record in manging rebranding projects and driving new customer acquisition.
  • Experience in working in ecommerce as well as with 3rd party retailers.
  • Great knowledge and understanding of digital marketing and the ability to analyse campaigns using various data sources.
  • Creative and innovative thinker and ‘out of the box’ problem solver.
  • Excellent communicator in the spoken and written word, with accuracy and great attention to detail.
  • Able to manage and motivate a small team.
  • Super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Solid IT skills, with good working knowledge of MS Office programs and the ability to learn in-house systems quickly. Good working knowledge of Google Analytics.
  • An interest in the environment and sustainability.

 

What’s in it for you?

  • We’re offering a full time permanent contract.
  • We’ll invest in you with a competitive salary, circa £30,000-£35,000, depending on your skills.
  • We’ll support your ongoing professional development with bespoke learning initiatives and training opportunities.
  • We offer fabulous career progression - as we grow, you’ll grow too!
  • If we have a good year, we’ll share our profits with the team.
  • To help save for your future you can join our company pension scheme.
  • We’ll give you a whopping 60% discount across our fantastic range.
  • We’ll invite you to take part in our award-winning health & wellbeing activities.
  • We hold regular team events organised by our very own Frugi Fun Committee.
  • We offer a dynamic, innovative and exciting environment to work in.

Company Description

About Frugi

Frugi is the UK’s bestselling organic childrenswear brand, proving that ethical and organic clothing can be bright, beautiful and successful! The company was born in 2004 and continues to grow at 25% every year, selling through a rapidly expanding network of over 500 stockists in more than 25 countries worldwide.

We strive to be ethical in everything we do, each year donating 1% of our turnover to our Little Clothes BIG Change charity project which includes a children’s charity, the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and an orphanage in India.

In 2019 we partnered with TotsBots with whom we share the same values and principles around ethics and sustainability. Through this partnership we are able to bring the Frugi, TotsBots and Bloom & Nora brands together, expanding our product offering and our team.

We have been awarded 3 Queens Awards, been earmarked by both the Best Companies 'Ones to Watch' list and The Sunday Times Fast Track 'Ones to Watch' list, received GOLD in the Healthy Workplace Awards for 3 consecutive years, expanded to more than 100 permanent team members with even more joining us for our busy seasons, accelerated our turnover year after year, donated over £720k to charity, and eaten a lot of pasties (and cake!).

We strive to be the most fun, desirable and trusted clothing brand on the planet, but this is only the start of it…

Other Application Details

How to Apply

Send your CV and a covering letter stating why you are exactly the right person to join our team to jobs@welovefrugi.com. Your covering letter is the perfect opportunity to showcase your personality and understanding of all things Frugi – so go for it!!

Closing date: 31st January 2021. We’ll be interviewing as we go along, so the role may close earlier than advertised. The early bird catches the worm!

Important: All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK at the time of submitting your application; unfortunately, Frugi are not licensed to sponsor overseas workers.

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