Brand Marketing Executive / Graduate – Home of the Jammie Dodger

Job Description

Competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus the option to buy an extra 5 days a year), company pension, plenty of career opportunities.

Due to an internal promotion of our current Marketing Executive, to Assistant Brand Manager. We now have a great opportunity for a talent individual to join and us start their career in Brand Marketing

So, who Are Burton’s Biscuits?

We are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Paterson Shortbread, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!

‘We are a more successful and fun place to work when people feel free to be themselves’

At Burton’s we believe in the power of being authentic and being able to ‘Be Yourself’.

Understanding our customers is crucial to our success, so having a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers is vital.

As a business we are committed to the continuous improvement of diversity and equality in the workplace and we welcome talented individuals from all backgrounds who share our Pride and Passion for Baking Great Biscuits and snacks.

Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture a number of sweet & savoury snacks across Mars, Cathedral City & Marmite branded products. We also have several key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector and our proud of the amazing biscuits we bake for our customers and consumers.

Burton’s Biscuits are owned by a Private Equity Owned business Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP or Teachers for short) and form part of their c.$200 B Net Assets portfolio. Working in partnership with Teachers, has allowed Burtons Biscuits to become a forward thinking and progressive business.

In order to ensure we can continue to make fantastic biscuits, and to help us on this amazing journey, we are proud to announce that in 2019 we completed the acquisition of a premium sweet and savoury biscuit manufacturer Thomas Fudge’s, also in 2019 we acquired Scottish bakers Paterson Arran. This increases our baking capabilities across a number of new sweet and savoury categories.

As a result, we now have 6 bakery sites across the UK, located in Blackpool, Livingston, Edinburgh, Dorset, Isle of Arran and Llantarnam, with our head office in St Albans. In total we employ circa 2,000 people around across our locations.

We don’t want to bore you with just a Job description about the role we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us?

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What are we all about?

Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.

We don’t want to bore you with just a Job description about the role we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us?

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Why work as part of our Brand team?

So, if you are looking for a role that sets you apart from the rest and will give you a great foundation to a career in brand, a role where you get to work alongside Brand Managers driving NPD from conception to launch, making sure our retail customers receive great tasting samples, creating fantastic stories through brand decks and working closely with category, project and sales teams.

What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

You will need to have a marketing related degree (2:1 or above) or similar subject and ideally some experience either post graduate or as part of a placement year, within the food or Drink FMCG sector

Final part of the mix.

Food Manufacturing in a fast paced environment, so you’ll need to be proactive, have great communication skills, be happy to roll your sleeves up.

When you apply make sure you make you application stand out and show us why you’d really like to work for us.

If you are ready to begin a career with real bite we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.