Senior Manager, Insights in Orrville OH

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The J.M. Smucker Company
Title: 
Senior Manager, Insights
Date: 
06/28/2020
Job ID: 
105395
Location: 
Orrville OH
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Communications, Marketing Management, Product/Brand Management
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The J.M. Smucker Company has a unique culture rooted in our Basic Beliefs, strengthened by Our Commitment to Each Other and perpetuated by the creation of an environment that leads to the continued growth of our employees.
Inspired by more than 120 years of business success and five generations of family leadership, The J. M. Smucker Company makes food that people and pets love. The Company&##39;s portfolio of 40+ brands, which are found in 90 percent of U.S. homes and countless restaurants, includes iconic products consumers have always loved such as Folgers, Jif and Milk-Bone plus new favorites like Caf Bustelo, Smucker&##39;s Uncrustables and Rachael Ray Nutrish. Over the past two decades, the Company has grown rapidly by thoughtfully acquiring leading and emerging brands, while ensuring the business has a positive impact on its 7,000+ employees, the communities it is a part of and the planet. For more information about The J. M. Smucker Company, visit .

TITLE
Senior Manager, Insights

LOCATION
Orrville, OH

REPORTS TO
VP, Insights

JOB SUMMARY
In this role, you will provide strategic insights and council to senior leaders within the J.M. Smucker Coffee SBA. You will lead a team of consumer/shopper insights and analytics professionals to provide holistic perspective on the brands in your area of responsibility. Key areas of focus will include brand strategy, marketing communications, innovation strategy and activation, strategic portfolio management, and customer/category thought leadership. The successful candidate will have strong understanding of insights and analytics tools and how they can be leveraged to drive business action, an orientation to driving business results with a collaborative approach, and an ability to mentor and bring out the best in direct reports.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide strategic council to senior marketing and cross-functional partners
    • Craft learning plans that will address critical business needs
    • Synthesize existing and new custom research, analytics, and secondary research to provide holistic analyses and viewpoints to the business
    • Proactively identify opportunities to provide insights and analytics-based brand and business understanding and perspective
    • Play an active role in brand and communications strategy processes
    • Provide ongoing council to business partners that leverages insights work and business-oriented point of view

  • Mentor a team of insights and analytics professionals
    • Provide guidance on the design, implementation, management, and analysis of consumer/shopper insights and analytics projects
    • Help direct reports connect the dots across new and existing insights work to impact business strategy
    • Continue to leverage and evolve insights capabilities and deliverables with an eye toward forward-looking, strategic, and timely action-oriented approaches
    • Identify opportunities to leverage insights from across the company to the team&##39;s area of responsibility

SELECTION CRITERIA
Education

  • A Bachelor&##39;s Degree is required; an MBA/advanced degree preferred

Experience

  • At least 12 years of experience in consumer/shopper insights is required
  • Professional experience ideally with a CPG company

Other

  • Deep knowledge of primary marketing research methodologies and techniques
  • Solid experience in syndicated data and analytics
  • Strategic mindset and ability to effectively communicate actionable insights
  • Ability to integrate multiple data sources to develop comprehensive analyses
  • Sense of curiosity to deepen our understanding of consumers and the competitive marketplace
  • High collaborative mindset to help the company take insights-inspired business action
  • Travel approximately 10-20%

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