Marketing Manager - Textiles

03 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Marketing Manager - Textiles
Excellent salary, commission and company benefits

Great opportunity for a highly motivated and ambitious candidate to join an international business within the Business Performance Team. This role will support brand customer growth, and help develop/promote technical performance fabrics.

Develop comprehensive understanding of market needs and technical fabric trends within the textile value chains supporting European Military, Workwear and Outdoor segments.

Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with key influencers and decision makers at the apparel and equipment brand level for target market segments.

Generate an understanding of technical fabrics in order to support the initiation of fabric developments as well as promote the value and differentiation at end user product level.

Support marketing and development activities through relevant industry and trade events.

Identify value creation opportunities for the brand in line with business strategy.

Identify and communicate overall market trends and insights to the business team to help enhance strategic thinking.

Skills & Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Textiles or related technical field.

Textile industry experience - particularly technical fabrics.

Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Demonstrates clear thinking skills and the ability to analyse and simplify complex situations and data and make sound judgments.

Anticipates future needs for staying ahead of competition and provides strategic direction through identification of new competitive advantages, solutions to customer problems, and new market trends and opportunities.

Prioritizes decisions and development activities based on long-term economic thinking, and utilizes technical and commercial expertise to drive creative solutions in support of brand strategy

Has demonstrated the ability to manage multiple priorities in a rapidly changing business environment.

An understanding of ingredient brand development in B2B environment

Fluency in one or more European language as well as English.

Ability to travel 30%, including overnights and occasional weekends

If your skills and experience match this role, please forward your CV in a word format
Elliott James Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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