Market Manager - Direct Customers UK & Ireland


Bristol, GB

An introduction to Etex

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. By joining Etex, you won’t just be joining an international leader, you will inspire people around the world to build living spaces that are ever safer, more sustainable, smarter and beautiful. You’ll be joining a company who wants to inspire change.

We are committed to making a positive human impact on the world. In return, we’ll reward you by investing in your development and your personal well-being. Whilst our core values help us develop those effective and sustainable lightweight solutions we’re known for, it’s our people that matter most!

Our diverse and inclusive workforce always strives for excellence. We have over 100 years of experience manufacturing high-performance building solutions. Etex is a company that is committed to success - and when you join us, we’ll be committed to you.


Etex are looking for a Market Manager to look after our direct accounts for Siniat and Promat Brands.

Unlike marketing manager positions, this role will not only be focused on marketing, it drives commercial excellence; looking at customer needs, sales analysis, product promotions, and links to our growth ambitions.

So if you are a marketer with commercial skills this may be just the perfect opportunity for you!


Location: Bristol Head Office (Hybrid Working) with regular UK Travel

Competitive Salary and Bonus Depending on Experience + Car Allowance

What you’ll do:

Reporting into the Head of Marketing (UK), the Market Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing commercial strategies targeting specific attractive market segments in the UK.

Key Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to:

  • Effectively contributing to the overall Marketing strategy through successfully collecting and analysing direct customer trends and getting the true voice of the customer
  • Maintaining an in-depth knowledge of the markets in which the UK business operates – sectors, customer types, routes to market, competitors, and key market trends
  • Working with other marketing colleagues, develops and implements product and service offers, and communications and promotional plans, to fulfil the value propositions for the target segments
  • Establishing action plans and targets and gains commitment to them across marketing and commercial functions. Track progress and ensure corrective actions are put in place where necessary
  • Understanding the commercial levers available to maximise opportunities and / or negate competitive threats and realise UK’s financial and business objectives
  •  Working hand in hand with Sales Management to drive the commercial agenda and ensure that the Sales segment strategies are communicated clearly and are well understood
  • Working closely with other Marketing colleagues and technical teams both in the region and in divisional and Group R&D centers to develop solutions which meet the needs of target segments
  • Participating in experience and best practice sharing with other marketing and commercial colleagues from other Etex businesses across the world


What you’ll bring

Critical and Important:

  • You will have demonstrable experience in creation, delivery and implementation of value propositions
  • Extensive experience and successful track record in B2B Marketing / Business Development
  • You can demonstrate the ability to work closely with customers / decision makers and gain insight using sophisticated interview techniques
  • You will be tenacious - seeing projects through from beginning to end with analytical thinking
  • You will be articulate – strong and confident communicator
  • You will be a strong team-worker – able to work effectively alone or within a team, and comfortable within a matrix organization
  • You will possess strong commercial acumen to understand the needs and drivers of the merchant and commercial distribution customers
  • You will hold a Bachelors Degree in Marketing or a business-related discipline; or in a construction-related discipline with demonstrably successful marketing experience


It would be an advantage, but is not essential, if you also have:

  • Some experience of, or exposure to, working in an international group
  • Post-graduate degree in a Marketing / Business related discipline


Who you’ll work with:

At Etex we believe that it’s not about who I report to, or who reports to me. It’s about who I can help and who can help me. As the Market Manager, your expertise means that you will be a valued member of the Marketing Team.  In addition to your direct team, you will have regular connections with Key Stakeholders across the business.


Why work with Etex?

At Etex, we might be leaders in modern, sustainable construction, but our people are our priority. We care about our teammates and they feel it. We are driven by a core set of values that permeates through everything we do. A passion for excellence drives us. Through dedication, innovation and adherence to the highest standards, we deliver the very best quality to our partners and customers. 

We connect and care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people. When we combine these two elements, we are able to pioneer to lead. We actively seek to outperform and act as a leader in our ever-changing sector. We harness the power of sustainable construction and take responsibility for the impact our people, our operations and our legacy make on the world.

We make a positive human impact – motivated by changing people’s lives, improving the future of our planet and over-delivering for our customers.

Etex is a place for people who want to inspire change and build inspiring ways of living.


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary & Benefits.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), includes free legal and financial advice as well as quick access to private counselling services and more…
  • 9% total pension (3% input from you, 6% input from us) from day one (increases with service)
  • Up to 10% annual bonus based on personal and company performance
  • Performance annual salary reviews
  • Free and confidential employee assistance program
  • Physio
  • Online discount scheme
  • Cycle scheme
  • Free secure parking
  • Wellbeing events run throughout the year

And many more…



Our Social Responsibilities  

Etex has a clear commitment to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and working on innovative solutions for the building industry. 

Our ambition is to reduce negative effects and scale up positive impacts. We prioritise decarbonisation, including the use of renewable energy, as well as circularity, with a first focus on waste management.

We engage in a wide range of voluntary initiatives which offer support to local communities through partnerships and social projects. Our teammates know their local communities best, we are proud of the numerous projects and actions initiated around the world that are based on the awareness of their communities’ needs.


Commitment to diversity 

We’re incredibly proud of the community we’ve created at Etex. We form a global team of over 11,000 individuals from an enormous variety of backgrounds, races, faiths, and genders. Our diversity is our strength, and we are committed to ensuring that all of our teammates feel included and happy at work. 

If you require any additional support with your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch so that we can make arrangements for you.

Good luck with your application 

As you have seen, our Teammates mean the world to us, they enable us to Inspire Ways of Living. If this role appeals to you, click apply now and discover how a career at Etex will help you learn, grow and lead. We look forward to hearing from you.