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Marketing Specialist (Part Time)

Marketing Specialist (Part Time)

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Marketing, Interim & Contract

  • Job Type:


  • Salary:

    £300 - £350 Per Day (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jack Pascoe

  • Contact Email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 7436 4243

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry Date:


  • Consultant:


6 Month Part-Time Interim - £300 - £350 per day (3 days a week)

- 1 day a week in London

- Travel once a month – EU


Our client who are global pioneers of food ingredients, focused on the raw materials and ingredients that are within our everyday consumption. Adding new capabilities, such as product development, Our client are known for working closely with their customers, sharing innovative ideas that inspire new concepts.

Position Summary:

A specialty cocoa business supplies premium cocoa ingredients including cocoa beans, powder, butter, mass and premixes to chefs, bakers and artisan chocolate producers around the world. The marketing specialist role will be supporting the Head of Marketing in delivering upon the strategy.

This will involve executing both online and offline marketing strategies, as well as organising events, building relationships and partnerships across the globe.

This role will appeal to individuals with an entrepreneurial mindset who are self-motivated and willing to work in a start-up environment within the support structure of a larger organization.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for supporting and implementing the omnichannel marketing strategy to be in line with the global specialty cocoa strategy.

  • Reporting to the Global Head of Marketing and working alongside marketing support globally

  • Work in partnership and create new relationships with Chefs, globally

  • Use data-driven results to reinforce successful initiatives and scale back unsuccessful ones.

  • Curate and develop targeted and relevant content to be broadcast through multiple channels.

  • Support, manage and optimise social media accounts, LinkedIn & Instagram (Essential).

  • Work alongside superiors to support the management of a global network of external chef partners and coordinate content development.

  • Organising of events (attendance of such events required

  • Support sales and business development teams within Europe, including creating PowerPoint presentations and delivering the marketing assets and strategy for distributors and suppliers.

  • Create and present reports as well as marketing assets.

  • Brief and manage agencies / third parties

Position Requirements:

  • Experience in the specialty food or food service industry. Direct cocoa or chocolate experience is very much preferred. If Experience just in food/Ingredients and/or working with Chefs - APPLY

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience with a proven track record in influencing all elements of the marketing mix. Ability is preferred over experience. A track record in launching new products would be a plus.

  • Great knowledge of Salesforce and other planning tools

  • Expert knowledge on Microsoft Office

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills.

  • Excellent English language verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and project management skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with a high degree of independence.

  • Ability to build trust at all levels.

  • Self-starter who can make take the lead, and also take instructions.

  • Willingness to work from our London office (1 day a week)

VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK,VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe,VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.