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Job Description

Job Description:

This role leads the Marketing Function for F&N Europe and is a member of the European Regional Leadership Team. Partnering with Global Digital Demand and Global R&D they are accountable for the development and deployment of all portfolio functional levers in the UK, Germany and France. As a regional leadership team member they are responsible in co-creating and driving the culture, engagement and talent agenda of their function in the region.

What are we looking for?

  • Experience working in a heavy matrix organization within the Marketing function

  • Experience in Local as well as Regional or Global marketing roles. Preferably with significant multi market exposure

  • Team leadership of 5 or more people

  • Master degree, preferably in Business Administration/Management or equivalent experience

  • 10+ years Marketing/Brand experience, preferably within FMCG

  • Strong written and spoken English

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Increase overall portfolio growth and earnings objectives as measured by: NSV, category, and penetration growth, market share, operating profit, and ROI on marketing investments.

  • Actively and successfully collaborate with Global F&N digital demand team to develop a robust 5 year value creation roadmap with a clear portfolio strategy, brand building brand communication, digital communication transformation, and rennovation/innovation pipeline.

  • Develop a high-performance portfolio organization and ensure we have the relevant current and future capabilities.

  • Lead S&OP+ Step 1 (Portfolio Management Review).

  • Lead team to deliver marketing and media plan development and implementation through agency partners to deploy best in class communications planning and accelerating digital communication platform opportunities

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by the Five Principles.

  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.

  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.

  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.

Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Bank holiday swaps
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring

Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

1st – Large companies

1st – Large companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023
3rd – Large companies

3rd – Large companies

Flexa100 2023
Retail & Ecommerce

Retail & Ecommerce

Industry awards 2022

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