Marketing & New Product Development Coordinator

Location: Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time

About the client

Our client is an Australian owned FMCG business with an enviable portfolio of iconic and much-loved brands. Based in the outer Eastern suburbs, they manufacture, market and distribute a range of snacking items across a number of channels. An exciting opportunity has now become available within the Marketing team to become involved across many facets of the business

About the role

  • Champion the stage to gate process for all NPD Projects
  • Coordinate actions arising from NPD meetings
  • Assist the Brand Manager across the development and execution of marketing plans - ATL and BTL
  • Perform tasks across NPD and Techncial including monitoring stock, samples, filing invoices and updating the A & P tracker
  • Ordering trade marketing materials and managing the process from order to delivery including sampling activity for roadshows
  • Organise all photography, product renders, recipe shots and artwork files
  • Obtaining quotes (ie design agencies, media agencies, photographers)
  • Keep track of market trends, recommending insights for the NPD pipeline
  • Customer liaising and assisting the NPD department with product development
  • Manage trade category review timing and process

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant Tertiary business qualifications, preferably in Marketing and/or R&D
  • 2+ years' experience within a food manufacturing environment
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal, and the ability to confidently present to senior leadership
  • Proactive attitude- we are looking for someone who is self-motivated, energetic and flexible to work with the fast pace of the business!
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Highly organised with strong administrative skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail