Associate Brand Manager

Title: Associate Brand Manager (8086934)
 
Duration: 6 months
 
Location: Chicago IL
 
Job Description:
The Associate Brand Manager (ABM) is a key contributor to the overall brand team, responsible for leading cross functional teams in planning, execution and analysis of various business initiatives. The ABM role is a general management role with P&L responsibility and includes development of strategic business and marketing plans to achieve corporate and brand volume, profit and share objectives. 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Develop business objectives and marketing plans for assigned brand/categories, reflecting overall corporate goals. 
·         Seamlessly execute marketing plans to deliver against brand, financial and share objectives. 
·         Monitor performance measurements to ensure brand is tracking against goals. 
·         Recommends and implements corrective actions. 
·         Analyze data to identify insights and translate into business initiatives and/or actionable tasks to drive results. 
·         Lead/participate in development and execution of marketing strategies including brand positioning, communication strategies, advertising and consumer promotion initiatives. 
·         Direct agency partners as required to ensure effective and efficient translation of marketing strategies into activation plans. 
·         Lead/participate in development and execution of product and packaging innovation plans including concept development, feasibility validation, product and packaging R&D, business proposal and approval, project execution, customer sell in and tracking of in-market performance. 
·         Partner with short term and long term innovation, channels and customer business teams to develop and execute innovation plans including concept development, feasibility validation, product and packaging R&D, business proposal and approval, project execution, customer sell in and tracking of in-market performance. 
·         Work hand-in- hand with the sales organization to understand and integrate customer strategies in business and brand plans. 
·         Proactively work with Sales Strategy and Planning partners to ensure forecast accuracy, maximization of opportunities and development of plans to deliver against JBP objectives. 
·         Manage monthly volume forecast for assigned brand/categories, coordinating between demand and supply planning to deliver best-in-class forecast accuracy. 
·         Manages brand budget including MAP spending for assigned product responsibility. 
 
Requirements:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA strongly preferred. 
 
Experience: 
·         A minimum 2 years of relevant marketing experience is required. 
·         Demonstrated strong analytical and strategic thinking skills are required. 
·         Strong communication and presentation skills are required. 
·         Strong collaborator with a demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams. 
·         Proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a dynamic environment is required. 
·         Experience with Nielsen and/or IRI is preferred
 
Best,
Kushal Shah
APN Software Service INC
kushal@apninc.com

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