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General information

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

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Department: 05 - 06 - Product / Brand Management

Date Published: 23-Aug-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

The Lunchables Senior Associate Brand Manager will be responsible for leading cross-functional business teams in the planning- execution and analysis of various business initiatives related to communications- products- pricing- promotion- and packaging.   A Senior Associate Brand Manager gains broad exposure to all functional activities on the Lunchables business including Consumer Insights- New Products- Sales- Operations- and Finance- which results in strengthened marketing fundamentals and a holistic approach to driving business growth. Demonstrating excellence in these areas will lead to future progression on a general management career path.  This position directly interacts with the field- customers- cross-functional representation- and is a key member of the marketing team.
 Key Responsibilities

  • Owns the P&L and understands the key leavers to increase profit
  • Leads 360 marketing campaign development & execution with cross functional agency team for the Lunchables Brand Renovation
  • Works across multi-channels to develop pragmatic solutions for retail partners and consumers
  • Provides field sales the tools and materials they need to achieve sales objectives
  • Closely monitors and analyzes sales volumes- market share trends and competitive activity
  • Performs in-depth analysis and reporting of multi-channel marketing- promotional campaigns and programs to optimize their performance
  • Leads end to end business processes with cross functional partners
  • Coordinates product management and/or cost reduction projects with internal and external resources to achieve results (product development- production planning- trade promotion- sales- market research- consultants and advertising agencies)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business- Marketing- or related field; MBA with Marketing emphasis preferred 

    5 to 7 years of experience (2 years in marketing- product management- or brand management preferred) 

  • Strong numerical and analytical skill set with ability to interpret quantitative data and perform detailed trend analysis utilizing raw volume data.

  • Outstanding verbal- written and interpersonal communications skills with a proven ability to work collaboratively with product development and sales.

  • Ability to handle simultaneous projects and deliver within agreed upon time frames.

  • Experience in marketing plan development: situation assessment- strategy- and tactical plan development.

  • Strong organizational and project management skills.

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