"Be different. Be better."

The words of George Baxter encapsulate such a simple principle, yet they laid the foundations for our Scottish family business that has spanned four generations. It’s been a fascinating journey; one we’d love you to join us on.
Our team
There is no more competitive or fast paced market place than food. We aim to delight our customers with both the quality of our products and our outstanding customer service. To do this we know that we have to attract and retain the highest calibre of employees who also share our passion.

BRAND MANAGER & ASSISTANT BRAND MANAGER


You will support the development and execution of the marketing strategy which encompasses a wide spectrum of the marketing mix. You will be instrumental in the stimulation of brand sales growth across multiple channels and categories.

You will help manage the delivery of our commercial plans working closely with the sales team.  On top of that, you will work with our Chef and the NPD team to develop and introduce new products to market, you will also support the team through market research analysis and reporting. 

You will exhibit a proactive, self-motivated attitude as well as a strong commercial understanding. Ideally, you will bring experience of the FMCG sector (though not essential) and share the company’s values, starting from being a ‘foodie’ through ideally having an active interest in nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. 

"Integrity is paramount, as is enthusiasm for taking ownership and ability to work autonomously. You will be able to demonstrate some experience of brand development as well as experience in an environment requiring management of multiple projects."

Your energetic, positive nature combined with a can-do attitude, ability to approach your challenges head-on, adaptability and resilience will mean we definitely want to hear from you. If you add to the above excellent communication skills, your ability to engage, ability to create and maintain relationships in an effortless manner you might be our ideal candidate!

MARKETING INNOVATION MANAGER


Baxter's was established over 150 years ago; they produce some of the most loved family heritage brands found in cupboards and on tables across the UK.

Known for their superior sourced ingredients and meticulous recipes, this is packaged foods at it’s best.

They’ve now created a new exciting opening for a Marketing Innovation Manager to step change their strategic development to bring new ideas to market.

"Reporting to the Marketing Director, this role has responsibility for developing the innovation strategy for the European business unit, managing a new ideation process and driving the consumer brand offering through product and format innovation aligned to both current trends and the Group’s heritage."

To be considered, you will be a high-achieving Innovation/Brand/Marketing Manager with a proven track record in new product development – from concept to market launch. You will have strong strategic planning, consumer insights, project management and brand communication skills.

A passion for and understanding of food is essential.

 

"In 1868 George and Margaret Baxter, borrowed £100 to open a small grocery shop in Fochabers, Scotland producing jams and jellies. They started out with a mission: ‘Be different, be better’

Since then we have endeavoured to do just that, ensuring each recipe created is one of which we can be proud. All the care and attention that goes into ingredient sourcing and recipe development means you will only receive the very best from Baxters. There are now over 150 Baxters fine food products to choose from so we are sure that whatever your taste we have something for you."