Shimano Brand Manager

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Position: Shimano Brand Manager
Employer: Madison
Category: Brand Manager
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: Dependent on relevant experience
Date posted: Monday, October 2nd 2017
Description:

Madison is the UK’s leading distributor of branded cycle components, bikes and accessories.  As part of our continuous development we wish to recruit a Brand Manager to join our Shimano team.

Working closely with Madison’s senior management team and Shimano the role covers a broad spectrum of responsibility, including.

  • Product ranging & pricing strategy
  • Budget responsibility
  • Work closely with the marketing team and Shimano to deliver a cohesive marketing agenda
  • Work closely with the sales team to help drive sales performance and the promotional agenda
  • Assist stock control with strategic buying plans, advise on product and market trends
  • Overall responsibility for the Shimano team within Madison
  • Present to the sales team, dealers and the cycle industry as a whole
  • Attend both domestic and international trade shows
  • Dealer visits

Reporting to the Shimano Brand Director and working as part of a close-knit team, the successful applicant must be PC literate and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft office applications.  This role demands a high level of commercial awareness and business strategy.  All applicants must hold a full driving license and be willing to travel on a frequent basis to Shimano’s European office. Product knowledge is desirable but not essential.  Previous experience of working within the cycle industry would be advantageous.

This is a great opportunity to join a successful business and to work with the worlds leading cycle component manufacturer.

Salary will be dependent on relevant experience.

To apply please send a full CV and covering letter including your salary requirements to our careers@madison.co.uk.  Please quote ‘Brand Manager’ in the subject header.

Closing date : Monday 23rd October 2017

Please note that we may not be able to respond to all applicants individually as we usually have a very high response to our vacancy adverts

To find out more about Madison and our holding company please visit www.hyoung.co.uk

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