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Associate Brand Manager

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Smithfield
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your OpportunityOur team members receive industry-competitive salaries and are eligible for great benefits packages:Competitive Pay: $59,500 - $88,000 annuallyAnnual Bonus Earning PotentialComprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and MoreEducation benefits available to full and part-time Smithfield team members on their first day of employment.Open to moving? We will help! Ask about our Relocation Assistance packages!As a Marketing Team member, you would assist in leveraging data metrics to develop methods to strategically maximize the profitability of a specific brand category in our business. In representing Smithfield, Eckrich, Nathan's Famous, or any of our brands, you will collaborate cross-functionally across the company from our sales team to our business management operations to deliver the best product to our customers and consumers.
Accountable for the development and implementation of marketing strategies and brand plans, including product quality, close-in and breakthrough innovation, and brand activation. Responsibilities include "Product" (quality, innovation, packaging), "Place" (channel strategies and distribution), "Price" (pricing strategy and implementation), and "Promotion" (advertising, consumer promotion, media strategy and implementation planning, PR). Responsible for category strategy, pricing strategy and analysis, and ongoing business analysis to drive the performance of the brand. Works closely with Insight, Category Management, Sales, Business Management, Operations, Legal, and external partners (advertising agencies, etc.) to develop and implement marketing and innovation plans.The position summary states the general nature of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section. Core ResponsibilitiesBrand ManagementAnalyzes market trends and recommend changes to marketing and product strategies based on analysis and feedbackDevelops category strategy and analysis and performs ongoing business analysis to drive the performance of the brandLeads a wide variety of functional areas to develop and manage marketing objectives, strategies and tacticsResponsible for brand budgetEnsures Legal approval of all documents, contracts and materials that touch external stakeholdersDevelops market and competitive analysis leveraging syndicated and propriety data - Responsible for creating customized sales presentations, executing customer marketing plans, and tracking product performance at retailAdvertising and Promotion Management Manages agency relationships and leads the preparation for internal and external brand presentationsAssists in development of an integrated brand image and message throughout all advertising, packaging and promotional effortsEnsures the most motivating messaging reaches target consumersCollaborates with sales to develop strategic partnership activities with key retail partnersInnovation ManagementParticipates in the product development process, identifying consumer insight, creating product proposition, assessing market potentialPartners with other functional areas to quickly bring viable new products to market - Identifies opportunities for growth and cost improvementCommercializes line extensions that can be launched within 12 months The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions .Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Marketing or related field and 3+ years' relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.MBA in Marketing, or related field, and consumer marketing experience with a CPG company in food, preferred.Experience acting as a lead by providing training, coaching or mentoring to less experienced staff or through managing a process or project.Experience managing a budget for a brand and working in a cross-function environment, preferred.Experience working with syndicated data. - Strong quantitative and analytical skills, required.Experience commercializing new products and line extensions, preferred. - Strong communication and interpersonal skills required.Ability to prioritize projects and produce high quality and quantity outputs that adds value to the company, required.Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Power point and Excel, required. - Up to 15% travel may be required for this positionAbility to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.EEO/AA InformationSmithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range

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