Head of Marketing

Watson Evans Associates

job description

Are you an experienced marketeer with a passion for great food? Are you capable of working at both ends of the scale; creating and implementing marketing strategies but also taking care of the daily basics? Do you wish to work for a growing business as part of a knowledgeable senior management team? Do you crave the challenge of growing your own team as you, the business and your role evolve and develop?


Watson Evans Associates are working in partnership with St Ewe Free Range Eggs to help them find the right person to be their Head of Marketing. This is a full time, permanent opportunity which will be accompanied by a salary likely to be between £35,000 and £40,000.


St Ewe Free Range Eggs is a family owned and run food commodity business who farm sustainably, employ locally, are environmentally conscious, and work to make sure they have a minimum impact on the world’s resources while simultaneously providing produce that has a maximum impact on taste. They have enjoyed incredible success in recent years and this is genuinely an exciting time to join in the fun. Through their vision and innovation, they are continuing to grow, develop new product lines and expand their operations. Your success will have a strong reflection on the future plans and direction of the business.


As the Head of Marketing, you will be key to delivering the brand message to St Ewe’s customers. Your natural enthusiasm and ability to enhance the brand will be essential in driving greater connection between St Ewe and their customers in the UK and internationally.


Your role will grow and develop as the company continues to do so. St Ewe have a proven track record in developing, training and supporting their team, something that can be offered to you to help prepare you for the future. In the first instance your remit as the Head of Marketing will be wide and varied, encompassing the creation and implementation of marketing strategies through to taking care of the daily basics. As your plans and strategies take shape you can expect to create and develop a team of marketing professionals. From the start, you can expect to work closely with the MD and wider management team learning the products, systems, processes, trends and customer buying journey. Your key responsibilities will include:


  • Design, develop and implement marketing plans in line with overall commercial strategy

  • Liaise with Management Team to create target customer profiles and undertake research to understand how best to reach them

  • Create trade marketing materials, liaise with trade shows and attend when appropriate (UK and international travel will be required)

  • Create content for specific campaigns, email marketing, advertising, website and manage social media efficiently

  • Act as point of contact for press and other enquiries while managing media contact placing key messages and raising brand profile and awareness

  • Support the sales process and understand market trends and competitor activity


With your previous experience of brand marketing techniques, tools and platforms you will be well equipped to become St Ewe’s marketing expert and will swiftly put your communication, project management and budgeting skills to good use. If you have a food or farming orientated background then this could be an advantage, although it is not essential.


For further information on this opportunity, please send a copy of your CV or contact Oliver Watson from Watson Evans Associates by email at oliver@watsonevans.co.uk or by calling 01872 306111.


Watson Evans Associates are leading the search on behalf of St Ewe Free Range Eggs and all direct applications will be referred to them in the first instance.


contact information

business: Watson Evans Associates
contact: Oliver Watson
address: Unit 5, Chenoweth Business Park
Truro, Cornwall TR2 5JT
phone: 01872306111 (Call Now)
website: http://www.watsonevans.co.uk