Brand Manager (Maternity Cover)

Aardman | Competitive | Bristol | Closes: 2nd April
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Full Time: 37.5 hours per week, 9.30am – 6pm per day (some flexibility – see advert below)
Salary: depending on experience
Contract: 10 months fixed term initially (Some flexibility maybe required, as this a Maternity Cover Contract)
Start Date: Mid-May 2018

The Opportunity:
This maternity cover contract is a great opportunity to manage and work with our beloved Aardman characters, within the Aardman Rights and Brand Development department. To see some of our campaigns, please visit:

The Role:
Part of the brand team, The Brand Manager works closely with several members of the department, including Studio Publicist, Community Managers, Licensing, Sales and Attractions and Live Experiences teams to implement local and international strategies in the form of brand plans and maximising on all activity surrounding the properties.

This role will be responsible for the daily management of key Aardman brands as well as longer term brand development and strategy to meet brand and business objectives, with a direct responsibility for certain key marketing areas.

The Person:
Candidates will need experience in planning and implementing global marketing and brand plans, ideally with hands on character and/or licensing experience. You will be no stranger to managing various projects at any one time. We’re looking for a creative thinker with proven experience in managing promotional campaigns. Applicants will need excellent organisational skills and strong experience of planning expenditure and tracking budgets.

For this maternity cover contract, we’re happy to discuss flexible working patterns, worked Mondays to Fridays. Please could you confirm your proposed working pattern within your application?

For a full role profile and details on how to apply for this position, please visit the Aardman website:

The closing date for applications is: 5pm, Monday 2nd April 2018


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