Brand Strategy Manager

  • Job Reference: Req0986568
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Employer: Santander
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  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join our community.

As part of the Brand & Marketing Strategy team, you'll drive change at Santander in support of its transformation agenda in a way that is both customer-centric and purpose-led. In this high-profile role, you'll support the delivery of the longer-term strategy across the value chain, working with innovation, product management, HR, customer channels - both digital and face-to-face and marketing functions to build a banking brand consumers will love.

The difference you'll make.

  • Managing the definition of the brand and marketing strategy

  • Working with partner agencies and marketing planning to ensure alignment to brand and marketing strategy

  • Helping to develop and embed unique Santander brand experiences throughout the customer journey.

  • Understanding how activity delivered can support business objectives and proactively looks to build learning into future activity

  • Contributing in the Marketing and wider Customer Engagement & Innovation Division to the organisation to achieve its business and supporting the Sustainability programs that deliver on Santander's brand purpose.

What you'll bring.

  • Working experience of identifying key customer insights and apply them to a business setting to influence operating model or working

  • Inquisitive mindset- finds new approaches and bring them into the business

It would also be nice for you to have.

  • An understanding and passion for brand and/or marketing strategy, ideally applied in complex services businesses.

  • Communication and influencing skills

  • Problem solving and data analysis

What else you need to know.

Interviews will be conducted via teams

The location will be Milton Keynes, though applications will be considered from other locations

We offer a Hybrid approach

This is a permanent position

How we'll reward you.

As well as a salary, we offer a wide range of benefits that you can choose from and tailor to your needs.

  • Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us

  • 30 days' holiday plus bank holidays, which increases to 31 days after 5yrs service, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year

  • £6,000 car allowance per year (remove for SLB roles)

  • Company funded individual private medical insurance

  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance for your family, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments

  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover

  • Share in Santander's success by investing in our share plans

Learn more about our benefits and family friendly policies

#ThePlaceToBeYourself - Everyday Inclusion at Santander

We are committed to making sure all our colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people, so we welcome applications from across society.

You can find out more about how we're embedding an inclusive culture that encourages our people to bring their full and authentic selves to work on our Inclusion and Belonging page.

A bit more about Santander

At Santander we're driven by our purpose - to help people and businesses prosper. This means we help customers to create change for themselves and those around them, and we champion businesses to grow sustainably. We do this by always living our values of Simple, Personal and Fair.

At Santander, we each take personal responsibility for managing risk by embracing the I AM Risk framework - to Identify, Assess, Manage and Report risks, and to continuously build a deeper understanding of the risks we face. It is an important part of our culture at Santander and we will provide you with knowledge to help you manage risks in your role.

What to do next:-

If this sounds like a role you're interested in, then please apply.

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