Junior Brand Managers enjoy an exciting role working to conceive and communicate new brand strategies, supporting international and nationwide brand and communications campaigns, researching market and competitor trends and developing creative ideas. As a Junior Brand Manager you will usually work autonomously and across departments to coordinate, implement and advise on strategy.
In this role you will be responsible for campaigns from start to finish and therefore will need to communicate with clients and provide feedback and functional ideas. A confident person who has perhaps led a small team before would do well in such a role. Key qualities would also include being a team-player, excellent communication skills and the ability to think and adapt quickly as well as a creative mindset. Practical experience in B2B and/or B2C marketing experience would be desirable as well as a strong understanding of market trends and behaviour.
Earning roughly £30,000 in London, Junior Brand Managers will usually come from a Marketing or Business background however social science backgrounds as well as international backgrounds and languages are often desirable traits. Being skilled in digital marketing is also well received as normally Junior Brand Managers will be responsible for driving consumer demand across social media, digital campaigns and PR.
London provides the perfect backdrop for a Junior Brand Manager as an exciting city which is home to international companies and Marketing and Advertising giants and which is constantly the first to set new trends. There is no better place to gain Marketing and Brand Management experience! You will be pushed to perform consistently working in a fast paced environment where you could find yourself at firms such as Proctor & Gamble or Pepsi.
With the correct development, this role can advance into Senior Brand Manager and Brand Manager positions where you will be tasked with more responsibility and be able to build on the skills gained in this Junior role.