Associate Brand Manager
Oak Brook, IL 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:


Job Posting Title:

Associate Brand Manager

Job Description:

Lead the planning and execution of volume and profit driving initiatives for assigned product lines and channels with support of Manager, field sales and the cross-functional team. Gain broad exposure to all functional activities including sales and customers, operations, product development and finance, which results in the development of strong marketing and general management skills.

Job Description

  • Execute business objectives, strategy and tactics for the Meal Preparations portfolio. Help develop annual business review and assist in the development of mid and long-term strategic business planning.
  • Ability to assemble and motivate cross-functional teams including channel marketing, R&D, sales, and finance to accomplish new product plans, renovation projects, and simplification efforts.
  • Provides effective project management support for key business growth and customer driven initiatives
  • Maintain a solid understanding of business objectives, strategies and key consumer/shopper insights for assigned businesses. Maintain and communicate product knowledge library for respective categories.
  • Build true business partnerships with General Manager and relevant business teams to deliver plans and ensure consistent high value for the Division. Serve as subject matter expert on assigned category.
  • Leverage both quantitative and qualitative inputs to develop a deep understanding of competitive, market, and category dynamics
  • Lead in the development and delivery of category and product presentations. Work closely with Sales to ensure proper and timely customer communication.
  • Examines the competitive landscape looking for opportunities and identifies likely scenarios of competitive activity.
  • The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list of all tasks. Additional tasks and duties may be assigned from time to time as necessitated by business needs

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 2-4 years relevant experience - brand/product management, insights, project management, retail or marketing communications

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams to include sales, insights, R&D, technical applications and effectively influence an extended organization
  • Experience in project management
  • Some experience with consumer research and familiar with Consumer, Shopper & Market Insights (IRI and/or Nielsen preferred)
  • Financial & Analytic Acumen, attention to detail is critical
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision once objectives are clear and keep the team posted regularly on relevant detail
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Food CPG experience preferred

Education: Bachelor's Degree Required - Type: Marketing, Business or other related.

Master's Degree a plus

Branded Experience a plus

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 4 years
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