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Energizer Director, Marketing (Modern Markets) in High Wycombe, United Kingdom

This is Energizer Holdings, Inc.

Energizer Holdings is a US-headquartered market-leader in consumer goods. After 120 years, we're still proud to be growing, innovating, and winning.


Position Summary

As a result of internal promotion, we are hiring a Marketing Director.

In this role, you'll lead and inspire a team of 25+ colleagues across our MODERN MARKETS business, which spans Europe, South Africa, South Korea, and Australia/New Zealand. It's a unique opportunity to lead and collaborate across multiple geographies, developing the strategic marketing plan across Modern Markets for our Batteries, Lights and Auto Care businesses to ensure achievement of profit, sales, brand and share goals.

A few recent facts about our business:

Last year, we set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Longest-lasting AA battery, Energizer Ultimate Lithium™

In 2019, we acquired 2 new battery brands to strengthen our core business and transformed our existing Auto Care business unit, led by the addition of the leading auto care brand, Armor All, to our Energizer portfolio (now 15 brands)

Leading with innovation is key to our success. We're effectively executing on R&D, category fundamentals and bringing updated looks to our battery and auto appearance brands and launching new product lines for fragrance

We've delivered 3 consecutive years of organic revenue growth and global battery market share gains and we're well positioned to continue benefiting from the favorable trends in the battery category – miniaturization, Internet of Things, premiumization



  • Development of the strategic marketing plan (4Ps) for Modern Markets based on Global and International brand/product strategies

  • Development of strategic priorities across batteries, lights and auto care that maximize results across like markets

  • Collaborate with Modern Markets leadership team (MMLT) to develop the annual business plan

  • Ensure activation of global and international cycle plans across all markets and customers

  • Oversee media planning and market intelligence

  • Responsible for talent development, retention and acquisition of marketing colleagues

  • A mindset to “standardize, simplify and elevate” activities to continuously drive efficiency



Required Skills and Experience

  • Significant brand marketing experience specifically including brand development, media and creative strategy and implementation, planning, 4P (pricing strategy, distribution, product and visibility) development

  • Diverse marketing experience across multiple countries and cultures

  • FMCG experience preferred, ideally from Marketing, Sales and/or Category Management functions

  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills in English language. Any additional language capabilities would be advantageous

  • Outstanding track record of hiring, coaching and people leadership capabilities

  • Demonstrated experience of collaborating and influencing at senior executive level

  • Strong commercial acumen, strategic thinking, a drive for results

  • Educated to degree level, ideally in Marketing / Business Administration, with an MBA highly regarded


An Offer to Grow On

This role is an active member of the International & global Marketing Leadership Teams and reports directly to our St Louis, MO headquarters. It's also a critical member of the integrated Modern Markets Leadership Team (MMLT). The role is ideally based out of our High Wycombe, UK office, although we may consider other European locations for an exceptional candidate. 40% international travel is required.

We're a high energy organization that values teamwork, passion and a sense of urgency to deliver winning results.

Learn more about us at www.energizerholdings.com and on Linked In Energizer Holdings