General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Date Published: 19-May-2023

Ref #: R-66762

Description & Requirements

The Director of Marketing for Heinz is responsible for defining the destination of the business and brand strategy of Heinz in the United States. As a leader of the global Heinz community at Kraft Heinz- the Director will write the recipe for making Heinz the most irresistible food brand in the world. 


Essential Functions & Responsibilities  

  • ​​Future Planning and Vision Casting – 30% 
  • Executing Business Strategy – 25% 
  • People Development and Team Building – 20% 
  • External Perspective and Application – 10% 
  • Analyzing and Adjusting Business Performance – 5% 
  • Special Projects and Engagements – 5% 
  • ​Fostering Relationships with Global Stakeholders – 5% 


Expected Experience & Required Skills 

  • ​​Experience building iconic brands with a clear strategy- brand purpose and consumer experience 
  • Track record of defining the destination for a brand and mobilizing resources to enable the vision 
  • Track record of delivering results in dynamic fast-paced environments 
  • Ability to grow market share profitably in a matrixed organization 
  • Ability to influence and build advocacy at all levels through a culture of collaboration
  • Experience leading high performing teams and fostering inclusive team culture 
  • Drive big- global thinking from ideation through execution with accountability 
  • Passion for understanding consumer behaviors
  • Willingness to take risk and explore new ways to engage and drive relevancy with consumers 
  • Approach complex global challenges with an entrepreneurial mindset 
  • Embraces change and thrives in ambiguity 


About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Office Collaboration & Hybrid Work Environment

We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today’s workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role’s responsibilities and requirements.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.