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Scottish Leather Group is the largest manufacturer of leather in the United Kingdom employing 600 employees globally, across 7 locations including Scotland, China, Germany, Mexico and the USA. We are proud of our heritage as a long-standing Scottish manufacturer, which is steeped in tradition, and we have prospered through the years by continuously looking forward by adopting best in class manufacturing principles.

Partnering with hundreds of prestigious brands in more than 60 countries, our vision is to be the most successful and respected group of leather manufacturing brands - Bridge of Weir, W.J & W Lang and Muirhead - in the world and we are passionate about leading sustainable manufacturing practices, driving continuous innovation and providing outstanding service to our customers.

Our Clients

The Scottish Leather Group is long established with combined experience in tanning and finishing leather of over 500 years. Our specialist leathers are produced for a wide range of industries including automotive, aviation, bus and coach, rail, furniture and custom projects. Our customers include Aston Martin, Ford, Jaguar Land Rover, Volvo Cars, Boeing, Emirates Airlines and Philips.
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Our Philospohy

The philosophy of Scottish Leather Group is a desire to establish the highest industry standards for quality, innovation, value, service and care for the environment whilst upholding our Company values; Integrity, Honesty, Fairness and Respect.

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Latest Opportunities

The Brand Manager will be responsible for the management of the Bridge of Weir brand, working closely with the Sales, Marketing and Account Management teams to collectively support and deliver the brand’s commercial objectives.

Reporting to the Head of Marketing, core responsibilities will include:

  • Brand Strategy: Work with the Head of Marketing and agency partners to develop and deliver the Bridge of Weir global brand strategy, creating and communicating a brand position which delivers competitive advantages for the market and resonates with key stakeholders
  • Brand Insights: In partnership with the Marketing & Insight Manager, establish a brand performance framework to monitor, measure and evaluate the Bridge of Weir brand, its markets and its key customers
  • Brand Campaigns: Support the development and delivery of a program of long-term brand campaigns and short-term sales activations across all marketing and communications channels
  • Brand Advocacy: Engage and inform Bridge of Weir colleagues, and the wider audience of Scottish Leather Group employees, to provide a clear understanding of the Bridge of Weir brand and, in turn, empower colleagues to act as brand advocates and champions
  • Brand Governance: Responsible for implementing brand guidelines and maintaining brand standards for all brand usage and activation, both with internal stakeholders and external partners including agencies and customers
  • Agency Management: Manage agency partners (Brand & Marketing, PR, Digital) to ensure successful delivery of all campaigns. Focus on implementing and improving the briefing process, creative & content development, campaign execution and performance evaluation
  • Budget Management: Responsible for managing the annual marketing budget, working with key stakeholders including Sales, Account Management and Finance to prepare forecasts and monthly reports

You will have a proven track record in a brand management role(s) working with international premium brands and:

  • Will exude a passion for working with premium and luxury brands from any number of sectors including, but not limited to, automotive, premium spirits, luxury goods and consumer electronics / technology
  • Will possess significant B2B and / or B2C brand and marketing experience
  • Will be actively seeking an exciting opportunity to join a successful global business and have the scope and responsibility to develop and enhance a world-class brand to support and deliver the Scottish Leather Group’s Strategy 2025 ambitions
  • Demonstrable ability to understand what makes our business successful with awareness of internal and external developments
  • Strong track record of delivering against targets, in a way which is fast, agile and in line with our company values
  • Have the capacity to achieve results by prioritising workload, effective time management and showing efficiency with resources available and monitoring progress
  • Be experienced – and passionate – in creating new and improved products / ways of getting the job done
  • Display ability to communicate in a style that is clear, concise, consistent and relevant for individual situations and understands, manages, and clarifies expectations

The benefits we offer at Scottish Leather Group:

• 32 days’ holiday entitlement
• Health insurance
• Life assurance
• 5% employer pension contributions
• Discounted gym membership
• Cycle to work scheme

Contact us today to find out more.

Please contact Steph Halliday on stephh@denholmassociates.com or 07539 694 053 for more information about the Scottish Leather Group.

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Coming from an agency or consultancy environment, at Account Director level, you’ll report directly to the Managing Director and be responsible for a small and busy multi-disciplinary team. You’ll have first-class project management skills, be solutions-driven and excellent commercial acumen too. Alongside the senior team, you’ll work to drive the strategic growth of Aspect.

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  • Working with the MD to develop and deliver growth strategies
  • Attracting and retaining profitable clients across a range of sectors
  • Leading the creation and execution of strategic communication programmes
  • Inspiring, leading and developing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Developing strong relationships with clients, colleagues and associates
  • Producing high quality pitches and proposals to secure new business
  • Curating, nurturing and managing a team of talented associates

You’ll be a skilled communicator, interested and knowledgeable about the key issues shaping the external environment. In addition, to be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • 7+ years of senior leadership experience within an agency or consultancy
  • Outstanding writing skills and the ability to engage and excite an audience
  • An impressive track record of client attraction, retention and growth
  • The ability to thrive fast-paced environment managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong influencing and leadership skills to motivate and inspire those around you
  • Excellent planning, evaluation and project management skills
  • To develop new processes, systems and ways of working to drive performance

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We’re a passionate and professional team who thrive in issue-rich environment and we’re looking for several Communication Advisors to join our fast-growing team. You’ll have previous agency experience at Account Manager level and be passionate about delivering excellent results for clients.

You might be a specialist in PR and media relations who produces compelling editorial content across a range of topics and sectors. Your expertise might lie in marketing, creative projects and digital content, turning bright ideas into impactful campaigns. Or you might be a public affairs expert who understands the policy landscape and helps clients build influential relationships.

Whatever your specialism, you’ll be an excellent writer, full of creative ideas, with proven client management experience and the ability to provide expert advice our clients.

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  • Developing and delivering a wide range of project and campaigns
  • Creating compelling content that engages audiences and influences behaviour
  • Managing the delivery of creative, design and digital projects
  • Retaining and growing activity with existing clients by delivering exceptional results
  • Producing winning proposals and pitches to secure new business
  • Creating strong relationships with our clients, colleagues and associates
  • Delivering high-quality work on time and on budget and with passion
  • Actively measuring, evaluating and reporting performance

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  • An ability to work at pace across numerous clients and projects
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  • That you’re a strong team player, who can inspire colleagues to deliver great results
  • Excellent planning, prioritisation and project management skills
  • A delivery-focussed attitude
  • A desire to learn, develop and grow

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