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Brand Manager – Unlock your full potential with us

St Albans
Contract Type
Full time
Salary
£Competitive Salary plus benefits
Job Type
Full time
Start Date
Nov 12 2020 12:00AM

Are you looking for your next / 2nd role within Brand Management?

 

Wouldn’t it be great fun to lead on a number of well known and historic sweet & savoury brands that allow you plenty of room for creativity? 

 

Do you enjoy working in a fast paced environment, where you can influence key decisions and be able to see products come to life?

 

If you’ve answered yes to the above, plus want an environment that will help you to grow & develop a career in Brand Management, helping you become the best marketer possible, then we have the perfect role for you.

 

You’ll get to work in an experienced team, helping drive a number of key brands for Burton’s Biscuits. One Brand you will get to own is Thomas Fudges, as a premium brand across both Sweet & Savoury and like our all our products, are super tasty. What’s more, they have only been part of the Burtons Biscuits family for just over 12 months. Due to Thomas Fudges brand uniqueness, you’ll soon see that there is bags of potential to be unlocked and at times it will feel like running your own business, as you will build the brand strategy for the next 2-3 years. 

 

Innovation is a key part of the role and you’ll get to see idea’s come to life through working with the NPD & R&D teams. This is a really exciting time to be joining a Brand Marketing team and is a fantastic role for some looking to develop their career. 

 

So if you’re motivated, have great communication skills and a willing to get hands on, as well as a good foundation in the basic principles of marketing, either through education or commercial work experience.

 

You’ll have a great and talented family around you at Burton’s Biscuits, who will equally share your ‘Passion & Pride in Baking Great Tasting Biscuits’. With over 100 years of baking history and some of the UK’s most iconic biscuit brands, such as Maryland Cookies, Jammie Dodgers & Wagon Wheels you’ll be in good company. We’ll help you become the best in class when it comes to Brand Marketing. 

 

Interest? Fantastic, then let’s get an application submitted.

 

We’d love to see something creative with your CV – this is your chance to give us that wow factor from day one. 

 

Location: Office Based, from our fantastic Head Office in St Albans, Hertfordshire (great location to commute by train, only a 5 minute walk from St Albans City Station) – currently home working due to covid, but we expect be able to continue to offer flexible working.

 

Salary: £Competitive Salary plus benefits to include 25 days holiday, company pension, private healthcare, company bonus scheme and of course Free Biscuits.

 

So, who Are Burton’s Biscuits?

We are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Paterson Shortbread, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!

 

‘We are a more successful and fun place to work when people feel free to be themselves’

 

At Burton’s we believe in the power of being authentic and being able to ‘Be Yourself’.

 

Understanding our customers is crucial to our success, so having a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers is vital.

 

As a business we are committed to the continuous improvement of diversity and equality in the workplace and we welcome talented individuals from all backgrounds who share our Pride and Passion for Baking Great Biscuits and snacks.

 

Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture a number of sweet & savoury snacks across Mars, Cathedral City & Marmite branded products. We also have several key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector and our proud of the amazing biscuits we bake for our customers and consumers.

 

Burton’s Biscuits are owned by a Private Equity Owned business Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP or Teachers for short) and form part of their c.$200 B Net Assets portfolio.   Working in partnership with Teachers, has allowed Burtons Biscuits to become a forward thinking and progressive business.

 

In order to ensure we can continue to make fantastic biscuits, and to help us on this amazing journey, we are proud to announce that in 2019 we completed the acquisition of a premium sweet and savoury biscuit manufacturer Thomas Fudge’s, also in 2019 we acquired Scottish bakers Paterson Arran. This increases our baking capabilities across a number of new sweet and savoury categories.

 

As a result, we now have 6 bakery sites across the UK, located in Blackpool, Livingston, Edinburgh, Dorset, Isle of Arran and Llantarnam, with our head office in St Albans.   In total we employ circa 2,000 people around across our locations.