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General information

All posting locations: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada

Job Function: 05 - Marketing

Department: 05 - 06 - Product / Brand Management

Date Published: 17-Jun-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Sr. Brand Manager – Beverage- Desert and Infant  

The Sr. Brand Manager will help with creating customer demand for the Kraft Heinz- Beverage- Desert and Infant brand business and help with formulating the brand's long-term strategy and developing and executing marketing plans. They define the brand's pricing- packaging- trade merchandising- advertising and promotion strategies and allocate the budget accordingly. They work in collaboration with other stakeholders on marketing initiatives in support of long-term strategies with help from the business unit team. Accountable for delivering the brand's profit- volume and market share goals. This position assists the business unit team on assigned brands in all aspects of the P&L.

Key Components of the role 

  • Create consumer demand for assigned brands/categories and formulate the brand's long-term strategy
  • Define the brand's pricing- packaging- trade merchandising- advertising and promotion strategies and allocate the budget accordingly
  • Partner on marketing initiatives in support of long-term strategies through leadership of the cross-functional team
  • Collaborate with Brand Activation Team to drive excitement and win at point of purchase
  • Own the P&L for respective brands and categories and accountability for delivering profit- volume- and market share objectives
  • Steer cross-functional commercialization team to deliver product and packaging changes- including quality improvements- cost reductions and new item launches
  • Lead negotiations on new product opportunities or developments within set time-scales and budgets
  • Provide field sales tools- materials- and training on brand/product introductions or enhancements- as well as new marketing/sales campaigns- to achieve sales goals
  • Responsible for Demand Review and inputs to IR/MBR- including Risk and Ops
  • Oversee analysis and reporting of performance across various key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Coach- develop- and motivate direct reports to own specific processes- targets- and deliverables

Qualifications:

  • 7 to 10 years’ experience in marketing for an established or startup CPG company or experience supporting on the agency side (advertising- consulting- media)
  • Bachelor’s degree required- MBA preferred
  • Operates with a sense of urgency
  • Strong leadership and drive for results
  • Strong communication 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

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