Assistant Brand Manager,Lagos,Promasidor Nigeria
Promasidor Nigeria has achieved tremendous growth since 1993 when it commenced operations, and presently employs about 1015 people across the country. Today, Promasidor holds a leading position in the Nigerian powdered milk market with its COWBELL MILK brand, which has found its way into the hearts and homes of thousands of consumers.
Promasidor Nigeria also sells its products in many neighbouring countries, including Benin, Niger, Chad and the Central African Republic.
To support the Manager, Brands Group in executing annual activity plans for the brand which delivers annual brand performance goals (awareness, equity, volume, market share, etc.) amongst its target audiences, on budget and on time.
Brand plans: Ensure the proper and effective field execution of approved marketing activities for the brand, particularly below-the-line and sampling programmes. Evaluate performance against activity objectives as directed by the Manager, Brands Group. Work closely with the Trade/Customer Marketing unit within the Sales function on the development, implementation and evaluation of trade promotions for The brand.
Marketing insight: Provide regular reports on brand performance and health through: Collating consumer research; carrying out regular trade visits to gather market information; and tracking competitor activities in the category. Assist the Manager, Brands Group, in developing response strategies to protect the position of the brand.
Budget: Monitor expenditure against agreed activities and provide regular reports to the Manager, Brands Group.
Results: Timely execution of below-the-line activities for the brand; production of activity evaluations to capture learnings.
Financial scope: Responsible for managing expenditure allocated to BTL activities for the brand.
Minimum second-class (Upper Division) Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university, either in Nigeria or abroad.
1-2 years’ work experience in the Marketing or Sales functions of a reputable company, or in an advertising or promotions agency with multinational clients will be an added advantage.
Understands the role of different elements of the marketing mix
Development and execution of trade/ customer promotions and POS material
Numerate and able to manage expenditure against pre-agreed budgets
Able to manage workload to meet specified deadlines
Collation of relevant data and information from a range of sources for brand reports and activity evaluations
Working in teams
Microsoft Office suite (Word and Excel; PowerPoint would be an advantage) or Open Office
Articulate – verbal and written
Able to interact with a range of different people and functions
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