Director of Marketing

Location: UK

Reporting to: Marketing

Job Description

The Role

The Marketing Director will report to the UK country manager. The role will have a broad and hands-on remit, taking full responsibility for SodaStream’s Marketing in the UK covering areas such as category management (including produt range definition and product launches), trade marketing (including “big and bold” point-of-purchase executions and product promotions), coordination of PR and creative agencies as well as full the brand management responsibility.


The Head of Marketing will lead a team that will include a brand manager and a trade marketing manager and will closely partner with Sodastream HQ on all UK marketing strategy and execution areas.

Requirements

The Candidate

·        Marketing background and understanding of the UK consumer

·        FMCG, sales/retail experience – a must

·        Data oriented with strong commercial sense

·        Managerial maturity and ability to mentor others

·        Strategic thinker and planner

·        Drives for results with the highest sense of urgency

·        Strong communication and influencing skills (oral and written)

·        Innovative and creative thinking (need fresh, imaginative thinking)

·        Highly resourceful to make things happen


Personality Profile

·        Passion and energy for the category and the enterprise

·        A pioneer and “builder” who embraces and thrives in fast-paced, changing environments

·        Great interpersonal skills – an outstanding leader who thinks on global scale

·        Enjoys handling a multitude of activities in a hands-on, entrepreneurial business

·        A creative "doer", "risk taker" and team builder