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Assistant Brand Manager - Comfort

Job ID: R-15882 Category: Marketing Location: Leatherhead, England Date posted: 06/02/2021
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Job Title: Assistant Brand Manager - Comfort


Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 2 billion consumers a day. Unilever has more than 400 brands found in homes around the world, including Persil, Dove, Knorr, Domestos, Hellmann’s, Lipton, Wall’s, PG Tips, Ben & Jerry’s, Marmite, Magnum and Lynx. Faced with the challenge of climate change and the need for human development, we want to move towards a world where everyone can live well and within the natural limits of the planet. That’s why our purpose is ‘to make sustainable living commonplace’.

Comfort is one of the biggest brands in our UKI business, and it going through an exciting brand relaunch. We want to help consumers build a lasting love affair with their clothes. Caring for clothes and the people who wear them is in our DNA. Always ahead of the curve, we were the first to introduce fabric conditioner to the world. And to this day, we’re still leading the way. Trusted by generations of clothes-lovers, our goal is always to venture further, using our experience, expertise and authority to deliver more. Our purpose is to fight clothes waste by inspiring our consumers to get more wear out of their wardrobes and prevent clothes going to landfill. Long live clothes!

We are looking for an experienced marketer to join our team. This role is ideally suited to anyone looking for extensive experience landing a new brand position & exciting innovation at scale. If you are highly driven, comfortable working across multiple teams, have experience in deploying omni-channel brand experiences, develop strong customer team relationships, and are looking for experience on a big brand, then this could be the role for you.


  • Deliver campaigns and marketing activities by collaborating across functions, teams & agencies; bringing teams together to deliver strong digitally led, omnichannel marketing plans (including data driven marketing).

  • Lead core areas of the brand planning cycle for Comfort, with continuous performance analysis and optimisation of in-market plans

  • Manage shopper brand experiences developed in conjunction with the Shopper Marketing and Digital Hub teams

  • Support the launch of innovation in market: working with your cross-functional teams and the innovation project leads to deliver on time and in full.

  • Craft content with a digital-first mindset and work closely with the digital hub team to deliver this with excellence to consumers, tracking, monitoring and assessing performance on-going in order to optimise and adapt.

  • Representing Home Care within the business, as the key source of knowledge on brand performance and plans.

  • Presenting to Retailers, and internal or external Stakeholders.


  • Have strong communication & influencing skills

  • Be confident to work independently.

  • Display cross-functional team leadership

  • Have a strong business mindset, to drive performance on a large brand and make investment decisions to help deliver the P&L

  • Be energised by partnering, which relationships that extend from internal teams such as shopper, customer, digital hubs & e-commerce, through to external partners that help us deploy our plans at scale.

  • Display good numeracy & data analysis skills

  • Be ambitious to learn and invest in your own development.


Not only do we offer a competitive salary, but also our pension scheme, an annual bonus, a free gym, a staff shop and shares. You’ll get the opportunity to work directly with our renowned and exciting brands in a flexible and agile environment. We strive to achieve a family-friendly culture and to, above all, create possibilities for all.

Diversity at Unilever is about inclusion, embracing differences, creating possibilities and growing together for better business performance. We embrace diversity in our workforce. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants and continuing development of all employees regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

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