Do you love food and are interested in working with strong local brands? Do you want to be part of a positive team? Then we can offer you an exciting role as Local Brand Manager for our well known and loved brands like Blå Band, Lämmin Kuppi and Bong Touch of Taste within the categories of meal solutions, sauces, soups, and desserts. www.thegbfoods.fi
Brand Manager Finland
As a Local Brand Manager, you will be responsible for the local marketing and media activation, and local product development. You will support the Nordic Brand Managers and have a total responsibility of your product portfolio including budget (Raguletto). You will be part of our Nordic Marketing team and will report to our Nordic Marketing Director. The position will be located at our office in Vantaa, Finland.
Your tasks will be for example to coordinate the local media relations, product information (GS1/ Synkka), product development, innovations, tastings, and Finnish recipes. You will be translating different contents from Swedish to Finnish and you also create the contents yourself. You prepare presentations to the sales representatives.
You will be executing the strategic plans into action and coordinate the projects, as new product innovations, from idea to launch. Analysing the local business, market data and trends is an important key to exploit growth opportunities.
We are looking for a person who takes initiative and is result oriented. You are self-initiated but at the same time a team player with positive energy. You are structured, analytical and you have great social skills. You can handle different projects simultaneously. Also, you can build and maintain working relations with internal and external partners such as advertising and media agency, product development, procurement, and other functions at European level. We appreciate good skills in digital marketing and digital media channels.
You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Business Administration, and minimum 3 – 5 years of experience, preferably from product and/or brand management in FMCG, or at media agency or digital/ content agency. You are fluent in Finnish and English. Since our Nordic marketing department is situated in Finland and Sweden, Swedish knowledge is a plus.
How to apply
For further information please contact HRS Advisors consultant Seija Raesola, +358 40 775 6150 best reached on October 11th at 10 – 11 and October 18th at 15 – 17. Submit your application in English with salary expectation at latest 21 of October 2021.