Associate Marketing Manager in Oak Brook IL

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Associate Marketing Manager
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Oak Brook IL
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Job Types:
Category Manager, Marketing Management, Product/Brand Management
Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

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Job Posting Title:

Associate Marketing Manager

Job Description:

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

Position Responsibilities:
  • Execute business objectives, strategy and tactics for the Meal Preparations portfolio. Support the development of the annual business plan 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; act as the key cross-functional go-to person for project decisions, guidance, communication and management
  • Provides effective project management support for key business growth and customer driven initiatives
  • Serve as subject matter expert on assigned category: Provide ongoing reporting and analysis of category and competitive data and segments to identify product and competitive strengths and weaknesses, identify growth opportunities and defense strategies as needed; Leverage consumer insights, IRI and other available data to provide selling stories for key initiatives
  • Use multiple data sources to identify new product opportunities and support development of the product pipeline
  • Examines the competitive landscape looking for opportunities and identifies likely scenarios of competitive activities
  • Maintain and communicate product knowledge library for respective categories
  • Lead in the development and delivery of category and product presentations. Work closely with Sales to ensure proper and timely customer communication.
  • Manage the product launches from concept through commercialization - including positioning, product and package development, pricing strategy, go-to-market tactics and performance tracking
  • 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 Level/Degree: Bachelor's degree required

Education: Bachelor's Degree Required

Master's Degree highly preferred

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Job Location Information
City: Oak Brook
County: DuPage
Public Transit: Pace Bus Services
Cost of Living: Average rent cost of a 1-bedroom apartment is approximately $2,000
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