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Brand Manager - Kitkat York


Nestle York United Kingdom

3 weeks ago

Position Snapshot

Nestlé UK & Ireland

Brand Manager, KITKAT

York (Hybrid Working)

Permanent Role

Salary up to £40,000 depending on experience + excellent company wide benefits.

Championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business.

At Nestlé we are proud to support and provide equality of opportunity that supports employees to effectively blend their work life and commitments through hybrid and flexible working arrangements, so speak to us to understand what this could look like for you.

Position Summary

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Confectionery team as a Brand Manager for KITKAT 2 Finger and Biscuits, based at our York office. This really is an exciting time to join the team and could provide you with the opportunity to be at the heart of some of the world’s biggest brands.

Nestlé... Confectionery UK is home to a host of fantastic brands such as KITKAT, AERO, ROWNTREE’S, QUALITY STREET, MILKYBAR, SMARTIES and AFTER EIGHT to name but a few, and many of which have been enjoyed by consumers for generations. Here at Nestlé Confectionery UK, we strive to put the consumer at the heart of everything we do and create delicious treats responsibly for people to enjoy day after day.

A day in the life of a Brand Manager

As a Brand Manager, you will support the Senior Brand Manager and Marketing Director to develop and deliver brand and format strategy, new products, packaging, and campaigns that delight our KITKAT 2 Finger and biscuits customers & consumers, quite often with an entrepreneurial spirit and by putting our brand purpose and sustainability ambition at the heart.

You will be responsible for brand management of the KITKAT 2 Finger and biscuits portfolio, working across the full marketing mix of I&R, communications, and strategy development, whilst also supporting the wider KITKAT brand as workload dictates. You will be responsible for the regional activation of KITKAT campaigns, both above and below the line through working closely with different members of the wider team. Your role will ensure we deliver against the OMP objectives with the customer & consumer in mind.

These are some of the areas you will be involved in delivering:
• Supporting the Senior Brand Manager with strategic brand development, actively inputting and demonstrating critical and entrepreneurial thinking.
• Responsible for the successful creation and deployment of biscuits projects – innovation/renovation including branded media and in store activation
• Working cross functionally to plan and build channel and customers plans for KITKAT 2 Finger and local biscuit brands
• Use business intelligence to capture key-facts/trends to help make right business choices and report internally/to the Zone

What will make you successful?

To be successful in this role you will be passionate, enthusiastic; resilient. You’ll demonstrate great initiative and enjoy working in a highly energetic and exciting environment.

The role is suited to someone looking for the opportunity to develop a career in marketing with an ability to build strong, collaborative working relationships with stakeholders across multiple functions

You will also have:
• An understanding of, and experience in, digital & social marketing
• Strong commercial acumen
• Track record in delivering agreed performance objectives and demonstrating effective workload management and prioritisation.
• Evidence of good numeracy and analytical skills
• Experience managing multiple, complex projects
• Budget management and an understanding of key principles of P&L
• Experience in coordinating & participating in cross functional teams
• Excellent stakeholder management skills
• The ability to influence and build strong relationships
• Strong presentation skills to internal and external stakeholders

What you need to know

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.

The closing date for this role is 30th May 2023.

We will be considering applicants as they apply, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect. When we embrace diversity and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. People of all gender identities, ethnically diverse individuals, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT+ community are strongly encouraged to apply. If there is anything we can do to accommodate you to participate fully in the application process, please let us know. We take pride in championing inclusion and diversity, our people make up a number of Colleague Networks who represent different experiences and communities who hold us accountable in creating a sense of belonging for all, and our values create the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution you bring. Find out more about our Colleague Networks here: Diversity, equity and inclusion | Nestlé (

We are committed to equal opportunity for all, and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process. Be yourself, everyone else is taken
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