Marketing Planning Lead - Strategy

Job Type Marketing & Communications
Region London
Location Victoria
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
This role is at Partnership Level 6 and includes entitlement to the following additional benefits:
  • Invitation to join the Bupa Private Medical Insurance scheme
  • 5 weeks holiday
Further details will be provided at interview and upon successful offer
Closing Date 25/8/2019
Vacancy Type
Salary £51,800 - £68,000
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours per week
Monday to Friday

We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees however it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

Duties & Responsibilities

As the retail world changes around us, we're continually evolving our strategy and our proposition to lead the way in meeting the needs of our customers, and to stay ahead of our competitors, because of this is it a really exciting time to be joining John Lewis & Partners,

We are currently looking to recruit for an enthusiastic Marketing Planning Lead - Strategy to join the team on a perm basis.

As the Marketing planning lead you will responsible for the development of the annual marketing plan and budget (c.£100m) across a 3 year to 11 month horizon as part of an integrated marketing and business planning cycle. Your output will provide the blueprint for the planning activation lead and c.250 Partners to plan the detail, activate and optimise in service of customer and John Lewis & Partners reinvention objectives.

You'll represent marketing best practice and future direction as part of strategic commercial proposition development across the business.

Job Requirements

You will be passionate about supporting the development of the marketing strategy: leads a matrix team in the strategic development of the customer-focused audience-led measurable annual marketing plan before handing over to the Marketing Planning Lead for Activation.
Supports in translating commercial and customer objectives into an articulate audience-led vision and blueprint.
Works with the Director, Marketing, finance business partner and other planning leads to oversee a holistic commercial view of the marketing plan.
Champions marketing as a growth lever across the business

**Full Job Description Attached**

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

Strong previous Marketing knowledge.
Successful strategic planning and process optimisation in a high profile, complex consumer brand (eg. multiple verticles or brands)
An understanding of the entire marketing mix and levers for growth.
Evidence of building and justification of an annual budget within a large multi-faceted organisation.
Success in leading and influencing cross-functional matrix teams.
Successful at communicating and influencing at a senior level within a commercially focused organisation.
Strong Google Sheets/Excel and Google Slides/PowerPoint skills Has delivered cultural change.
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