The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Marketing Executive for Histon. In Histon, we manufacture a host of ambient sweetspreads and jellies for our grocery brands. These includes Hartley'sjams and jellies, Gale's honey, Rose's and Robertsons marmalade's.

Our portfolio strategy is the help Change the Way the World Eats, it is a key tenet to creating a better future for generations to come. To deliver on this promise you will be responsible for implementing the defined growth strategy for one of the UK’s most iconic and best loved plant based brands Linda McCartney’s with the UK and European Territories.

Linda McCartney’s continues to drive the plant based movement with a strong category enhancing innovation pipeline, successful ATL marketing investment and strong distribution growth.  However, there still remains significant headroom for growth by continuing to drive awareness and relevance within the fastest growing category in Grocery retail.

This role will be responsible for delivering UK and European growth on through effective Marketing execution, both internally with key stakeholders across relevant departments in Europe and the UK and externally with agencies, customers and consumers. Working closely with the Marketing Manager, the job holder will provide brand management support and adaptation for relevant markets leading, through executing the set strategy that drives Turbocharged share, penetration and brand growth for the UK & European retail and food service market

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Marketing Manager Plant Based to deliver the 3-5 year strategic plan for the UK & European LMF Frozen branded meat free portfolio, including a stretching and comprehensive growth levers plan.
  • Manage stakeholder Interactions effectively – show resilience and ability to resolve issue
  • Build relationships and leverage external partners (agencies (advertising, digital, events, PR), freelancers, partnerships) to achieve your goals/results.
  • To manage & coordinate artwork (NPD and EPD) via SmartFlow

What you will need for the role / what it will take:

  • Essential: Must be a German speaker to business proficiency
  • Educated to A Level qualification is desirable 
  • 1+ year’s relevant work experience
  • Marketing assistant experience is desirable 

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holiday  days
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • A day off work to support our charity partners
  • Flexible working options
  • Pension
  • Medical benefit
  • And access to a HUB that offers many discounts from a range of suppliers and retailers

About Us

The Hain Daniels Group is one of the UK's leading food companies. We create food and drink products with natural goodness at their core. We're the business behind a host of household brands - Hartley's jams and jellies, Sun-Pat peanut butters, New Covent Garden Soup Co., Linda McCartney's meat free food, and Yorkshire Provender to name a few. Nearly half of our business is private label - we create quality freshly prepared desserts, soups, sweet spreads and meat free products for our retail partners.

Our Vision

To make it easier for everyone to lead a healthier, balanced lifestyle. Without our great team of people, this vision couldn't be our reality.

Top Talent across the UK

Over our 6 sites up and down the UK, we employ circa 1,300 people in roles within Production, Supply Chain, Product Development, Sales and Marketing, and through to our Finance, HR, IT and beyond. Each of our colleagues is vital to our continued success. That's why we target the best talent, and help to develop them through the ranks. In fact, almost a third of our vacancies were internal promotions and transfers last year.

Our Business behaviours

As a business we strive to promote from within and our underlying business behaviours really enable us to drive this strategic objective. We believe we can provide an opportunity for all individuals to grow and achieve with Hain Daniels through demonstrating core behaviours such as ambition & energy, collaborative working, honest communication, innovation, delivering excellent quality, embracing versatility and equality

If Hain Daniels sounds like the company you'd like to contribute your energy and enthusiasm towards, and come on an exciting journey with us, then we can't wait to hear from you!