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Marketing Brand Manager

Work Level:
Work Level 4
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
27 Jan 2021
About The Role

Interested in driving Graphic Design forward with a forward thinking UK company creating industry leading store formats and food brands?. 

Be part of driving the Morrisons customer journey, bringing our stories to life across our stores, brands, Market Kitchen and upcoming new store propositions.

You’ll create compelling visuals, copy and imagery, leading a team of Graphic Designers using a combination of design and creative skills and experience. 

This is a key role helping build and manage the design team that will develop and improve our brand, ensuring it’s executed cohesively and consistently across all brand touch points from the Morrisons logo, tone of voice, visual design ranging from our core brand through category and new business identities and assets across all channels and that communications are compelling for the customer

This is a permanent role. The working pattern is 4 days per week of 9 hours per day based in our Bradford Head Office. There is a requirement to work 1 in 4 Saturdays (6 hours) from Head Office. 

You'll be responsible for things like this in the role;

  • Lead and manage the team ensuring collaborative working, teamwork and ensuring one team with one vision

  • Manage and develop a team of in-house Graphic Designers

  • Design and manage design projects ensuring we deliver inspiring, clear and understandable communications that articulate the business’ brand narrative, compelling stories and aspirations

  • Ensure all design solutions are fully researched and designed to deliver an improved customer shopping experience in our stores; put the customer at the heart of everything you do

  • Collaborate with the implementation teams to guide and ensure our communications and design language is accurately reflected in the built environment

  • Clearly articulate visual aspects of our brand ensuring there is a clear understanding of the messages required by all stakeholders

  • Creatively direct and effectively manage internal and external resources to deliver company expectations

  • Provide clear briefing on all projects, with clear expectations and timelines for completion

  • Development and ownership of creative guidelines and store design standards for stores, and digital/marketing channels that are fit for purpose and appropriate to our brand ambitions

  • Development and ownership of creative guidelines and store design standards for stores, and digital/marketing channels that are fit for purpose and appropriate to our brand ambitions

About You

You'll need skills and experience like this;

  • Graduate level design qualifications

  • Advanced Design training on graphic software packages e.g. Adobe Creative Suite

  • Significant Creative strengths demonstrable via portfolio of work

  • Ability to lead and manage design teams and stakeholders through projects, demonstrating ability to take briefs from concept to artwork

  • Experience of managing design teams across Environment Design and Communication design

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced design environment with tight deadlines

  • Resilience to keep the core brief intact and create the right answer for the business when dealing with multiple stakeholders, opinions and requests.

About The Company

Marketing is a fast-paced, high energy function that drives sales by putting the customer at the heart of everything we do. The marketing team are our brand champions, making sure we give customers what they want, at prices they like, and delivering an experience that's always unmistakably Morrisons. The team pioneers and delivers industry-leading work in a collaborative and friendly environment with a forward-thinking, people-focused culture. Work is always challenging, frequently fun, and the career prospects are exciting.

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you plus two more for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.