Assistant Brand Manager - FMCG // 6 Month Contract

Location: Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Contract or Temp
Contact: Natalie Rogers

About the company

Our client is an Australian FMCG company who encompass a portfolio of iconic everyday household and pantry brands. They aim to bring the best of both innovation and taste to homes across Australia; in most supermarket isles you will find a product that they proudly represent! Their portfolio includes several of the world's specialist food brands, coupled with a range of company own brands which draw on local produce and flavours of the region.

About the Role

Reporting into the Marketing Manager, the Assistant Brand Manager will have the opportunity to manage NPD development for a new brand launching to market as well as a packaging refresh and TTL communications campaign.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop & execute communication campaigns, POS development and digital content with agency partners.
  • Manage NPD development and manage the product lifecycle for the existing portfolio
  • Manage A+P budget (cost control), reconciliation and purchase order management
  • Data analysis and reporting via IRI / Aztec

Skills & Experience

  • Prior NPD experience within an FMCG business, with local manufacturing
  • Experience developing and executing communication campaigns including both ABL and BTL
  • Understanding of P&L including COGS, margins, componentry and marketing budgets
  • Strong project management skills and ability to juggle multiple priorities


The business has a collaborative and flexible culture internally within a tight knit team environment.

You will be a strong project manager with well-developed stakeholder management, time management and organisational skills. You will enjoy managing multiple projects and working within a fast paced environment, working cross functionally within a team environment thanks to your outgoing, enthusiastic and passionate nature.

How to Apply

Click "Apply" or call Natalie Rogers on 03 8613 3577 for more information. If this role doesn't sound quite right for you, but you are in the market for new opportunities within FMCG / Consumer goods Marketing, Sales or Category - feel free to get in touch!