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The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

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As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

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

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Department: 05 - 06 - Product / Brand Management

Date Published: 31-Aug-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Senior Analyst- Strategy & Development

This role will sit on the Strategy & Development team in the Meal Foundations & Coffee division and be responsible for supporting both the brand and platform strategy teams- reporting directly into the Brand Manager of Platform Strategy & Innovation. These teams are directly responsible for leveraging consumer insights to build breakthrough brand strategies inclusive of innovation- renovation- brand foundations & communications. This role will play a strong role in creating consumer trend & inspiration reports & developing an insights dashboard to inform innovation- platform & brand strategies. They will also support the teams in developing the insight base around what fast- fresh meals means to our consumers.

Key Components of the role 

  • Support both brand and platform strategy teams within Strategy & Development
  • Create trend & inspiration reports around brand strategy- innovation strategy- renovation strategy & other case studies from different companies to push teams to think differently
  • Create interactive trend dashboard for teams to leverage after presentations are over
  • Work with CIS to identify and prioritize platform-specific consumer need
  • Assist with consumer research around what fast- fresh meals mean to consumers
  • Lead development of whitespace innovation opportunities for the platform based on consumer insights from Ideation

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2 to 4 years of experience in marketing for an established or startup CPG company
  • Demonstrated ability to influence teams and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding verbal- written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Strategic capability and experience in marketing plan development; situation assessment- strategy and tactical plan development
  • Experience in cross-functional team management
  • Ability to handle simultaneous projects and deliver in agreed upon timelines
  • Strong data analysis skills

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity