Jobs - November 2020

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Agency Account Manager

Location: Balgowlah, Sydney

Position: Full time / permanent

About the company & role

April5 Agency is an independent brand activation, events and marketing services agency. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Account Manager to join our growing team.

So you can hit the ground running, we need you to have a minimum 5 years’ experience – ideally from a full-service marketing agency, with an emphasis on account/client relationship management and comprehensive knowledge of the brand & event activation landscape.

As an Account Manager, you will naturally have great attention to detail and interpersonal skills, be confident and able to jump right in and make an immediate impact across the business and junior staff. You will be reporting to the Head of Client Service.

For a full job description and application details, click here.


Agency Senior Account Manager

Location: Artarmon, Sydney

Position: Full time / permanent

About the company

XPO is a retail impact agency. We get out of bed each day to drive impact for brands where it matters the most – at store. We work mostly with FMCG, Liquor and Lifestyle brands creating meaningful activations that span all BTL disciplines including Experiential Events, Digital Experiences, Sampling and Demonstrations, Shopper Strategy and Creative, POS Design and Consumer Promotions.

About the role

2021 is going to be a great year at XPO, with so many of our clients planning ahead with more exciting and challenging briefs (just the way we like it); so we are on the hunt for a new Senior Account Manager to lead integrated projects across all BTL services including Brand Experience, Events, Sampling, and Shopper/Promotional Activations.  

For a full job description and application details, click here.


Account Director

Location: Port Melbourne, VIC

Position: Full time / permanent

About the company

XPO is a retail impact agency. We get out of bed each day to drive impact for brands where it matters the most – at store. We work mostly with FMCG, Liquor and Lifestyle brands creating meaningful activations that span all BTL disciplines including Experiential Events, Digital Experiences, Sampling and Demonstrations, Shopper Strategy and Creative, POS Design and Consumer Promotions.

About the role

After nearly 7 years in the Melbourne market, XPO is re-launching our office with a new premise in Port Melbourne; supported by fresh faces in Account Service. We are looking for an Account Director with a particular strength in proposal writing to manage a team of 2 people across a few core accounts, and upcoming new business projects.

Projects for this team are integrated across all BTL services including Brand Experience, Events, Sampling, and Shopper/Promotional Activations. 

For a full job description and application details, click here.


Product Manager Consumer Goods

Location: South Eastern Suburbs, Melbourne

Position: Full time / permanent

About the company

Our client is a market leader in the electronic space selling into both commercial and retail channels nationally. They are on the forefront of innovation and due to continued growth into new segments, they are looking to recruit a Product Manager for a newly created role within the business.

About the role

In this role you will be responsible for owning overall portfolio management and work closely with international suppliers to source and develop products for the local market, with a focus identifying global trends to update existing SKUs within the portfolio and continue to develop new and exciting products in the electronic space. You will own the development of packaging, launch plans and training materials, budgets and forecasting and partner with marketing to develop consumer facing content, campaigns and assets.

For a full job description and application details, click here.


Account Manager - Coles

Location: Melbourne

Position: Full time / permanent

About our client

This Australian success story within the FMCG industry is home to one of the most disruptive and innovative brands within the Better For You category. Playing in the food & beverages categories, the business has positioned itself for successful growth due to the investment and focus on emerging trends and demand from their consumers. With an impressive leadership team and strong financial backing, there has never been a better time to join!

About the role

Reporting to the General Manager, this role will be responsible for managing the Coles account. This will involve working on the development of range reviews, as well as promotional program development, pricing initiatives and NPD projects. You will also be actively involved in managing launch & in-store activation programs, whilst also identifying new opportunities for through via category insights & research.

For a full job description and application details, click here.


National Account Manager - Coles

Location: Melbourne

Position: Full time / permanent

About the business

Our client is a renowned FMCG business who have an envious portfolio of successful beverage brands, recognised locally & globally. As a business they have flourished through COVID, and they pride themselves on their continued investment in innovation and new product development, with new delicious ranges soon to be launched. As a result of growth, there is now a newly created opportunity for a National Account Manager in Melbourne.

About the role

Reporting to the Sales Director, this role will be responsible for managing Coles. You will be required to develop key account plans to drive distribution and brand growth, accompanied with developing promotional programs, analysing market and category data to identify opportunities, as well as managing tradespend and budgets. Working with the wider business, you will also adopt key category management principles to optimize opportunity for the business, and collaborate with the wider marketing & NPD teams to deliver key projects.

For a full job description and application details, click here.


Buyers Assistant

Location: Eastern Suburbs, Melbourne

Position: Full time / permanent

About the company

Our client is a leading beauty services and retail destination, with an online presence and national store presence. This Australian owned business offers an unsurpassed range of leading brands whilst retaining an internal culture based on honesty and integrity. There is currently a rare opportunity to join the team in an Assistant category manager role.

About the role

Reporting to the Senior Category Manager, you will assist them in sourcing new and upcoming brands in line with the category strategy as well as providing administrative support to the broader category and merchandise team. You will monitor sales and provide analytical reporting to assist the category managers to determine optimal range assortments.

For a full job description and application details, click here.


Senior Category Analyst > FMCG

Location: Sydney, NSW

Position: Full time / permanent

About the company

Our client is a major global player in the FMCG Industry with a strong market leading reach and entrepreneurial culture. They have an enviable FMCG portfolio across food, beverage, and liquor. In which they partner with across best in place category management, account planning, activations, and analysis within the grocery channel. They pride themselves on their best class training and development and are currently experience significant growth nationally.

About the role

As a Senior Category Analyst you will be the key link to drive actionable insights for the independent channel. You will work closely with the Category Lead but will be the main point of contact to lead and present recommendations to Metcash. Responsible for analysing and reporting market data & offering consultative support to customers to achieve their business goals. Ensuring they receive the best in service across category / range reviews, NPD projects, product training and analysis.

You will have great exposure to varied FMCG businesses and be able to consult back to them on their needs and how you can best assist them. Partnering with sales, category & marketing teams, this is a fantastic opportunity to build your own personal brand and network and be exposed to multiple categories!

For a full job description and application details, click here.


Category Manager

Location: Inner suburbs, Melbourne

Position: Full time / permanent

About the company

Our client is an Australian owned FMCG business with suite of much brands across multiple categories. They are currently in an exciting period of growth and as a result looking to continue to grow their dynamic, entrepreneurial and consumer centric team.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Marketing and stepping into a newly created role, the Category Manage will sit in a standalone role working closely with both Sales + Marketing across all brands within the portfolio, selling into the retail channel. The role will see you partner with internal teams to develop category stories to support across innovation and range reviews, leveraging IRI / Nielsen to generate powerful insights to drive category growth.

This role will be based from home initially due to current restrictions in Victoria, moving forward the business are happy to support flexible working arrangements with a hybrid of time spent both working from home and from the office.

For a full job description and application details, click here.


Category Manager

Location: Melbourne, Victoria

Position: Full time / permanent

About the business

Boasting an incredible portfolio of brands, this FMCG business is seen as an employer of choice. With retailer relationships that are the envy of many, they are at the forefront of strategic business & category development which has resulted in incredible YOY growth, locally & globally. Their company culture is one of support and care, with a heavy focus on career development, and they are now looking to bolster their category team in Melbourne.

About the role

Reporting to the Customer Director, the primary objective of this role is to be the conduit between the sales, marketing & NPD teams in order to develop the category & activation strategies. The successful candidate will formulate this strategy by utilising shopper, consumer and market insights from multiple platforms and information sources, whilst also creating compelling customer presentations to engage key retailers and position the business a market leader in best practice category management and customer marketing.

For a full job description and application details, click here.


IRI APAC

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We are an exciting and dynamic business searching for passionate people to join us. If you want to be part of our great team, have a look at the current job opportunities below and apply today. We look forward to hearing from you.

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