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Position Title: Associate Manager Brand 

Position Type: Temporary - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Oakbrook Terrace 

Requisition ID: 6732 

 

 

Associate Brand Manager (Fully Remote Contract Role)

Food for thought: If you start with fresh, quality ingredients blend them with care and attention to detail, prepare them with the same level of passion and standards that you would for your own family, then you will create delicious and healthy food time and again. That is what we strive for at McCain Foods, and that is what has earned the trust and loyalty of our customers around the globe. We value that trust and are currently seeking highly qualified, dedicated and responsible individuals that share our vision and passion for excellence. If that describes you, then there is a place for you at our table.

If you’re a creative and passionate individual who is interested in honing your marketing and general management skills come join us at McCain Foods.

 

Reporting directly to the Brand Manager, the Associate Brand Manager supports the team in delivering volume, profit/share objectives and has specific ownership and accountability for projects within the brand team.  This position is based out of our Oakbrook Office; the team is working from home currently.  This position is specific to the Retail Appetizers business.


This role is responsible for:

•    Using IRI and multiple data sources (IRI, financial, consumer, customer), be comfortable analyzing and drawing conclusions (volume, distribution, velocity, share, panel) 
•    Create and Present Monthly Performance Report to Senior Leaders
•    Serve as main point of contact for Sales Managers on day to day operations and questions
•    Support Sales Managers Bids by following McCain processes to secure timing, costing and pricing
•    Manage and execute multiple projects (new launches, research, cost savings, consumer promotions, etc) to deliver upon agreed metrics
•    Building a sound knowledge of the retail food market and taking initiative on being informed of the latest developments.
•    Contributing to and building team & functional culture 


What will make you successful in this role:

•    Undergraduate Degree. Major in marketing preferred and an MBA is strong plus.
•    Marketing experience in consumer packaged goods  
•    Working knowledge of IRI, understands retail performance metrics (volume, share, distribution, velocity, etc), performing analysis and drawing conclusions
•    Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstance
•    High degree of accountability with the ability to hold self and others accountable to meet commitments
•    Ability lead cross functional projects and teams and handle multiple projects and priorities on time with excellence
•    Ability to build and maintain partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
•    Strong communication and interpersonal skills to function effectively as a leader and in a team and matrixed environment
•    A strong understanding of the CPG retail environment with the ability to deliver solutions that benefit the company and customer
•    Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills (gathers critical data, translates analysis of an opportunity to resulting volume and financial goals, develops POV and recommendation) 
•    Ability to be resilient in the face of adversity 
•    Has the courage to step up and address difficult issues
•    Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

 

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
 
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Job Family: Marketing      
Division: US 
Department: ​Marketing Retail Appetizers ​
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Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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