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Position Title: Commercial & Data Marketing Specialist, Appetizers

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Position Location: Oakbrook Terrace 

Grade: Grade 04 

Requisition ID: 19588 



We know the importance of food in people's lives and its power to bring people, families, and communities together. That’s why our purpose at McCain is to bring enjoyment to people’s lives through great-tasting planet-friendly food.


If you are an organizational guru, love marketing and all things food, and thrive in a fast-paced dynamic team – this could be the job for you! We’re looking for a Marketing Specialiast to join our team who will be responsible for supporting the Appetizer Portfolio Marketing team.

This role provides a unique experience and exposure with the opportunity to work across a variety of plans, portfolios, and teams.


Key Responsibilities:


Budget Process/Tracking Owner

  • Coordinates budget management, including raising purchase orders, goods receipt, invoice coding/processing, IDMS coding/corrections and record management.
  • Vendor setups with DNA’s
  • Reconciliation of general marketing budgets and managing A&P tracker, alerting of risk.


Innovation Support

  • Line extension projects, working with the ABM or BM on tracking, packaging graphics approvals, etc.


Product Data Management/Master Data

  • Data Steward of the PIM tool for both existing and innovation items
  • Change Deployment Lead – managing and shepherding data through the process
  • Finished Good Form Entry & Tracking:  C&F, MCAs, MMRFs – for VE and key projects

Share Tracking/ Monthly reporting

  • Assistance in pulling together monthly report decks
  • Collates input for meeting decks and ensures distribution of all materials prior


Customer requests

  • Data Portal Updates
  • Photo requests
  • Product spec requests
  • CFIA and other regulatory agency related requests



Marketing Team Support

  • Trademark Legal Renewals
  • Data Portal Updates: P360, GS1
  • Product Sample Order Requests
  • Photo Shoot for all new SKUs (arrangements of products, MDM uploads into system)
  • Library management
  • Assist with coordination of marketing huddles and quarterly meetings
  • Portfolio review action follow up
  • AOC/planning calendar management





  • Team player, with the ability to operate collaboratively, at times across geographies, varying time-zones and functions
  • Quick learner, with exceptional attention to detail
  • Highly organized, with excellent time-management and project management skills
  • Results focused, with agility to adapt within a high transactional environment, often toggling between multiple deadlines
  • Critical thinker, with the ability to anticipate team needs
  • Problem solver, exercising sound administrative judgement and proactive about impending work in absence of supervision
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office desktop/web-based applications essential
  • Curious, with willingness to/adept at learning new software programs


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: NA Appetizers 
Department: ​Marketing NA Appetizers ​
Location(s): US - United States of America : Illinois : Oakbrook Terrace 

Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc. 

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