We are proud of our heritage and position as one of Europe’s largest specialist food companies, manufacturing and supplying authentic global foods which serve the chefs and owners of restaurants and takeaways, as well as a diverse range of consumers. With a strong portfolio of leading brands including Lucky Boat, Elephant Atta, Rajah, Green Dragon and Patak’s, our product range is as diverse as the people who chose to work here, and includes noodles, flour, rice, spices, sauces and oils. We pride ourselves on our passion for food and people, where collaboration, diversity, and inclusion are integral in everything that we do. This is underpinned with our employee resource groups where members and allies help create an inclusive environment and special events are celebrated. Westmill is a place where no one feels like the new person for long and everyone has the chance to make a real difference to the business by being their authentic selves.
We now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Trade Marketer to join the Westmill European Commercial Team.
You will support the delivery of country strategies for our European business through the development and delivery of Trade Marketing activities that deliver excellent brand experiences for customers and consumers resulting in increased brand conversion and revenue at point of purchase.
Working closely with the UK Marketing team, you will lead the development and delivery of the European commercial calendar, combining UK and tailor-made European initiatives to deliver the flawless execution of activation plans through the most effective, fit for purpose solutions.
In addition to your demonstrable functional expertise, you will also be encouraged and expected to contribute to the strategic development of this exciting and dynamic part of the Westmill business.
Who are we looking for
A passionate, commercially astute individual with trade marketing experience ideally in a branded environment, you will have a demonstrable track record of developing and executing best in class plans to drive customer and shopper engagement, whilst experience of championing and facilitating new or existing product development would also be advantageous.
With accomplished communication skills, your stakeholder management capability means that you will excel at influencing, leading and engaging peers, whilst also being equally comfortable analysing and evaluating data to drive continuous improvement in your commercial plans. Knowledge of the independent wholesale and retail routes to market is desirable, whilst a working knowledge of Dutch, German and French languages, together with previous people management experience, would be advantageous.
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