Manager, Brand Management (Food)

About Us
Beanstalk is a leading global brand licensing agency. We help famous food & beverage, corporate brands and digital games launch new products and services. We do this by identifying brand extension opportunities, and subsequently finding and securing specialist manufacturers under a license agreement. We then manage the licensees to help them launch the products to market. These brand extensions help our clients enhance their brand awareness, increase consumer touchpoints, and generate new revenue streams. Current Beanstalk clients include Stanley Black & Decker, Diageo (incl. Guinness and Baileys brands), TGI Friday’s, Procter & Gamble, Shell, Activision (Call of Duty) and Microsoft (Xbox and Halo) among others. Find out more at www.beanstalk.com

 

About You
We are seeking a highly organised, proactive self-starter with experience in the Food segment who has an entrepreneurial spirit, strong work ethic with sales and/or brand management experience to work primarily on our food business. The candidate should have strong commercial experience and proven sales ability ideally in a licensing, retail or client facing role with a passion for brands.

 

The Role
You will be working within a fast-paced environment, as part of the Brand Licensing team, with a focus on generating new business for a global brand portfolio. This varied role will involve travel from time to time within Europe with duties and responsibilities including:

  • Sales and client management and eventually licensee management
  • Responsibilities include researching product categories, developing and pitching prospects, negotiating commercial terms and finalising legal contracts
  • Leading the development of all business plans as well as supporting clients’ strategic licensing plans
  • Responsible for annual budgeting and forecasting
  • Working closely with licensees to expand product and territory opportunities and develop retail opportunities

 

What You Need

  • A minimum of three years’ experience in either the brand licensing industry or manufacturing or distribution, ideally working in food categories
  • Proven sales experience: prospecting, pitching and contract negotiation
  • Adept at handling financial data
  • Fluency in English; multi language skills highly desirable
  • A University degree is advantageous

 

What We Will Be Offering
Competitive Salary / Pension / Summer Hours / Quarterly Social Events / Work from Home policy / Corporate Group Employee Discounts / Currently home based, but normally based in a buzzing area of Central London, a stone’s throw from Tate Modern and Borough Market / Bankside Buzz Card offering local discounts across food, fashion and entertainment retailers in SE1

 

Beanstalk is actively seeking candidates from diverse backgrounds. The more diversity we have in our team, the more unique perspectives and bright ideas we share.  At Beanstalk we believe everyone deserves the best opportunities regardless of their race, colour, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical abilities, age or sexual orientation. We embrace employees and candidates from these underrepresented groups to help make this vision a reality.

 

Please submit applications via the link https://beanstalk.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=10  

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