Category & Trade Marketeer - FMCG Sector

Brussels City Permanent

Updated on 05/02/2024

  • Trade Marketing
  • FMCG

About Our Client

The company is an international broker that acts as an independent sales & marketing organization for "fast moving" consumer products (FMCG).

On behalf of their clients (international A-brand manufacturers) and through excellent contacts with both Retail and Out of Home, they take care of the supply chain, marketing and commercialization of various brands.

The group manages about 100 brands in Food and Non food and has a turnover of €300 million and a total of 250 employees.

Their group has experienced strong growth year after year and in this context they want to further professionalize the organization in order to develop our "Family Business" in a future-proof way.

Job Description

The Category & Trade Marketeer - FMCG Sector will be in charge of the following responsibilities :

  • You will be working out brand, communication and category plans for the Belgian market
  • You execute these within the agreed framework, make analyses and reports and use your creativity for the development of POS materials and social media
  • You will be responsible for developing the category & trade marketing approach and the commercial approach of a sustainable strong A brand
  • You coordinate commercial activities in addition to marketing activities and are in close contact with customers, sales colleagues, customer service and logistics
  • You make analyses based on Nielsen and GFK figures
  • You independently financially manage a number of brands down to profit and loss levels
  • You are responsible for the development of POS material
  • You manage the social media and align communication with e-commerce
  • You will be in contact with the brand suppliers and work closely with the Sales team, Financial department and other internal departments

The Successful Applicant

  • You have a master's degree in economics/marketing
  • You have relevant marketing experience, including trade marketing and category management of at least 2 - 3 years in FMCG / Retail
  • You are well-organised and plan-driven, allowing you to prioritise within a multitude of tasks, keeping several balls in the air
  • You are strong in administrative follow-up and processing of marketing data
  • You have analytical insight and enjoy working with figures
  • You have a strong interest in digital marketing and e-commerce
  • You have a distinct "can do" mentality
  • Sense of responsibility, customer orientation, creativity, enthusiasm, contact skills and the ability to work as part of a team are pluses
  • You are well trilingual (N/F/E)
  • You are fluent in MS Office applications such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint

What's on Offer

  • An attractive salary package including a company car and other extra legal advantages
  • A stable and challenging work environment
  • Flexibility in term of home office
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Job summary

Marketing & Agency
Sub Sector
Trade Marketing
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Brussels City
Contract Type
Consultant name
Colienne Cornet
Job Reference

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