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Assistant Innovation Manager

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Up to £25000 per annum + Bonus per year

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: CPG
  • Contact: Leah Ross
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 03 June 2023
  • Job Ref: 52077_1683214760

Better Placed are pleased to be working with a food production company in Manchester and they are looking for an Assistant Innovation Manager to join their team!

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working

The Role:

As the Assistant Innovation Manager, you will support product development within the innovation team. You will help translate strategy into product concepts, ideas and follow product development from start to finish.

  • Artwork and label design for relevant projects. You will create briefs onto the artwork system and act as an approver
  • Factory packaging and artwork approval requests
  • Develop factory new product briefing forms
  • Develop and prepare photography briefing documents
  • Conduct competitor and market analysis and develop maps for use in the NPD process
  • Support the planning of new and existing product development
  • Support innovation delivery from start to end

The Person:

  • Degree Educated or 2 years' experience in a similar role
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office - PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook and Teams
  • Product Management experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communicator
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively and using insight to drive activity
  • An understanding of product development processes from the FMCG industry

If you are interested and would like to hear more, please apply now or email!