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Brand Manager- OTC

Up to £40k | Hertfordshire, East of England/Home Counties |  Product Manager | Brand Manager  |  Permanent  | Ref:ER01

The Role

Our client is looking for a talented marketeer to take responsibility for all brand activity for 3 well established, market leading OTC pharmaceutical products. The client is a medium-sized family company which will provide a fully supportive environment for the right candidate to grow in a company with fantastic progression opportunities.


The Company

The company specialises in marketing and selling OTC pharmaceuticals and toiletry branded products through all trade channels. The company offers:

  • Impressive range of products, including iconic market leading brands.

  • Medium sized family company with great progression opportunities.

  • A fully supportive environment which supports autonomy and rapid decision making.

  • Opportunity to take full ownership and responsibility for all aspects of the brands' activity.

  • Competitive benefits and a car allowance.


The Role

It is the Brand Manager who formulates strategy as well as translating that strategy into achievable objectives and tactics, which then need to be driven through to successful fruition. The role will involve the following responsibilities:

  • Plan and achieve budgeted sales and profitability targets, inline with agreed expenditure and consumer and trade strategies.

  • Be the central point of contact for each brand throughout the business.

  • Maintain exceptional business relationships with brand principles through faultless account management and communication.

  • To develop, recommend and execute marketing plans for all products in the portfolio and manage the effective deployment of the marketing budget.

  • Project manage the introduction of brand range extensions and new product launches.



To apply for this role as OTC Brand Manager our client is hoping for someone with the following skills and experience:

  • Degree level qualification or CIM equivalent.

  • Strong all round relevant FMGC marketing experience, exposure to all of the marketing mix.

  • Experience of brand planning and strategic thinking and evidence of successful implementation.

  • Results oriented and capability of working autonomously.

  • Ability to demonstrate strong project management skills, delivering high profile projects on time and in budget.

  • Passionate and enthusiastic with the ability to make a quick impact.


What should you do next?

This OTC Brand Manger role is one not to be missed; it encompasses the opportunity to autonomously take responsibility for all aspects of the brands' activity whilst working in a fully supportive environment. To discuss further, please submit your current CV.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there. Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Emma Reynolds

Which team do you work in?

Sales and Marketing.

Which area do you specialise in?

I specialise in Marketing roles at all levels, such as Marketing Executives, Brand Leads, Brand Managers and Product Managers.

How do you keep up-to-date with the issues in your sector?

The main way in which I keep up-to-date with issues is through constantly speaking with my client and candidate network and through industry relevant news and articles. 

What's your favourite film and why?

I'm definitely much more of a boxset type of person. I have a very low attention span for films - I'm currently going through the Vikings series and I love it! 

If you could invent one thing what would it be?

A teleporting device where I could be in any country in the world within as short a time as possible. Love to travel but dislike the actual travelling element! 

What makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

My focus on providing a straightforward and honest approach to recruiting