Assistant Brand Manager- FMCG

Job Reference: DMSRK9628

Salary: €35000 - €45000 per annum

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AMICUS RECRUITMENT has one of the best marketing opportunities in the FMCG sector – Why? It is the company! as simple as that really! the brands; their success within the market and their success- quite simply; it is unrivalled and due to their continued success, they are looking to recruit an Assistant Brand Manager to join the team to work on their “Crown Jewel” – this brand is iconic; market leader and is known worldwide.

Why this role and the opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity for a pro- active Assistant Brand Manager/ Marketing Executive who has worked in the FMCG sector. You will gain invaluable exposure to the Business- you will acquire become commercial; work on NPD and get to work with sales; category; Field sales and Finance. Being able to work at pace and come up with ideas/ critical thinking is key to success.

Another real sell is the team- it is very much collaborative; they all help each other out and you will lead a highly driven team who all get on. Also is the exposure to the European market and what is happening in their marketplace but in many ways, due to some crazy and innovative activations and campaigns they look to Ireland as to go- to- country for ideas and success!! (The Irish Business has the 4th highest Business per capita worldwide- yes that is NOT a typo !! globally)

** For this role, you must have 1-3 years’ experience in the FMCG sector; be commercial; be ambitious; be extremely flexible; take stress and pressure in your stride and run with it!!!

**Quite simply; this is a golden opportunity with a great manager; team and Business!! **in fact the Marketing Director started off as an ABM before moving up the ladder and people constantly move around the Business- this is a golden opportunity for an ABM/ Marketing Executive in the FMCG sector !!!


  • Work with the Marketing Manager to coordinate ATL and BTL communication for the brands in Ireland within corporate guidelines as agreed with European HQ.
  • Assist in the preparation of the marketing investment plan for the brand portfolio with specific responsibility for your own portfolio.
  • Responsible for developing the Annual Brand Planning and Budget process.
  • Responsible for the effective and efficient management of the marketing budgets, ensuring all PO’s are raised and goods receipted in a timely manner on SAP and costs are tracked on the budget tracker.
  • Working closely with them on portfolio management and NPD to ensure issues and opportunities are heard and acted on in a timely manner.
  • Lead the monthly Action meeting, co-ordinating the agenda, chairing the meeting and ensuring the minutes are captured and sent out in a timely manner.
  • Develop and manage a strong working relationship with advertising, media, and BTL agencies.
  • Work closely with National Account Management, Field Sales and Category Management teams to ensure effective execution of activities in-store.


  • 1-3 years Marketing experience either as a Commercial Graduate; Marketing Executive or Assistant Brand within the FMCG sector.
  • Willingness to learn; positive attitude and ability to get buy in/ influence others
  • Ethical approach; collaborative in approach and ability to take ownership.

For more information feel free to give me a call on 087 977 2742 to discuss or email me at


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