Brand Manager

  • Laiko Cosmos Trading
  • Nicosia, Cyprus
  • 21/07/2021
Full time Communication - PR Executive - Management Marketing - Advertising Sales

Job Description

Laiko Cosmos Trading Ltd, a leading FMCG distributor of well – known local and international brands in the Retail and HORECA markets, is seeking to recruit the right candidate for the position of a “Brand Manager” at its Nicosia Head offices.

JOB OBJECTIVE/ROLE DEFINITION

The successful candidate will be responsible to execute and co-ordinate both the Company’s and the Principal’s strategy towards achieving profitable growth for the brands he/she is responsible for, through a creative brand plan , through an excellent market execution and always within the approved budgets.

This is a great opportunity for a passionate, self-motivated and enthusiastic professional who seeks a position in a fast paced, demanding and dynamic environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops and executes effectively the annual Marketing Plan of the brand/brands he/she is responsible for.
  • Manages efficiently the approved marketing budgets.
  • Presents to the Sales Force and co-ordinates effectively the annual Marketing Plan for the brands he/she is handling.
  • Maintains clear communication channels with the rest of the Commercial team as well as with both internal and external stakeholders.  
  • He/she is well aware of the current market trends and acts proactively for the benefit of his/her brands.
  • Profoundly represents the brand in the various activities organized by the company.
  • Develops merchandising standards for the various types of outlets and prepares proper marketing material and other relevant POS material.
  • Develops, evaluates and executes both ATL and BTL marketing campaigns.
  • Takes the initiative, and presents ideas that will help his/her brands, to the Company’s management team.
  • Ensures excellence in market execution at all times.
  • Observes and adapts his/her plans according to the market trends.
  • Maintains excellent relationship with his/her Principals, customers and suppliers.
  • Gathers and communicates information on client needs and constantly monitors competition activity.
  • Constantly monitors and achieves brand’s sales targets through the right guidance and support to the sales team.

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Undergraduate or Postgraduate University Degree in Marketing or Business Administration.
  • A 2 year minimum experience in an FMCG Company.
  • Fluent written and spoken English and Greek
  • Computer literate with advanced knowledge of MS Office.
  • Strong organization skills, ability to prioritize different tasks quickly
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Understanding of basic financial terms.
  • Mastering decision taking and problem solving.
  • Possesses leadership capabilities.
  • Has strong negotiation and communication skills.
  • Able to take initiatives and deliver results

Remuneration

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate according to qualifications and experience.

  •  13 salaries annually
  •  Bonus Scheme based on targets achievement
  •  Medical Plan
  •  Provident fund
  •  Mobile Allowance
  • 20 days annual leave, on a pro rata basis.

Applications:

Candidates who are interested in the above positions can apply by sending their detailed CV by email to info@laikocosmos.com.

The email subject must indicate the name and surname of applicant as well as the position for which he or she applies for.