Purpose of the Job
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who can juggle multiple projects and thrives in a changing, fast-paced, commercial and creative environment.
The candidate must be customer facing, a self-starter, committed and highly motivated in delivering and implementing the commercial and brand strategy for a portfolio of clients including Gordon Ramsay and Paul Hollywood.
Along with a passion for food and restaurants, they will have the gravitas to work with key decision makers and provide brand and licensee/franchisee management. The candidate will also have proven project management skills with demonstrable results.
Strategy and Innovation
Drive long-term high revenue partnerships
Confident using multiple data sources to create compelling strategic recommendations and brand plans
Researching, developing and writing brand, retail and category strategy
Share insights on retail analysis, trend and trade performance
Operations and Results
Focus and deliver on the budget and KPI’s set
Take responsibility for specific sectors and categories and manage the Paul Hollywood licensing programme
Create 3 year projections for specified brands in line with overall forecasting processes
Responsible for the management of the whole brand extension and NPD process for specified brands
Oversee and manage existing key licensees/franchisees performance within specified categories
Customers and Relationships
Manage and build strong working relationships with licensors/licensees/franchisees
Ensure brand extension is managed effectively and efficiently
Leadership and Teams
Inspire and motivate more junior members of the UK team to achieve strategic goals
Build, nurture and manage partnerships, both new and existing for all specified brands
Work cohesively with other team members to deliver successful brand extension programmes