Sr. Marketing Manager (12 month contract)
A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.
We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.
Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.
United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.
Sound strategic thinking, detailed analytical, and strong leadership skills will be expected as the candidate will be pivotal in developing and executing an aggressive commercial plan for the long-term expansion of this portfolio.
The candidate will lead cross-functional teams, working closely with Customer Strategic Planning, Category Management, Sales, Regulatory/Legal Affairs, Finance and Demand planning, as well as, our International and US brand teams. He or she will also work closely with our agency partners on the portfolio’s Creative, Media, Shopper Marketing, and PR. Your solid background in leading CPG companies will help you build winning strategies while leveraging US and international successes and key learnings. This position will report to the Brand Director – Personal Care.
Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities
- Lead C&D Canada’s fastest growing and most profitable portfolio, delivering against aggressive commercial targets (both top and bottom line). This portfolio consists of one of our top GROW brand (Batiste) and two key SEED brands (Viviscal, Toppik).
- Develop and execute brand strategy across an integrated commercial plan.
- Develop advertising assets as required to localize in Canada. Lead the briefing process and projects across an integrated agency team and be accountable for the execution across multiple touch points.
- Develop and evaluate new product innovation from Global and identify Canadian innovation needs where required including: category/competitive analysis to validate size of opportunity; consumer and trade validation of product idea; financial metrics.
- Run day-to-day operational activities, including P&L management, budgeting, and brand volume forecasting.
- Become an expert in the market – the business & regulatory environments in which the brand competes to support strategic brand decisions (including pricing, sizing, distribution, product development, category reviews and more).
- Act as voice of the consumer. Leverage custom research, Nielsen data and internal data to identify unmet needs, upcoming trends and growth or defensive strategies.
- Coach and develop 1 report.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor of Business and/or MBA required.
- 8 years minimum of marketing experience in brand management. Consumer packaged goods experience required. Experience in beauty and/or personal care is an asset.
- 2 years minimum of direct supervisory experience.
- Proven ability to develop people with a view to improving employee engagement.
- Prior innovation/ new product development experience, new product launches and/or major repositioning of a Brand.
- Demonstrated ability to generate big new ideas and lead complex, strategic projects through to commercialization; possess powerful analytical skills to quickly identify risks and opportunities
- Ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional partners and to influence senior leadership across functions.
- Positively drive cross-functional teams to exceed goals across the portfolio. Demonstrated understanding and experience of a robust marketing mix.
- Can-do positive attitude, results driven. Motivated to foster team spirit and make an impact to the organization.
Skills and Competencies
- Must possess highly developed supervisory, project management, communication and problem-solving skills.
- Fully accountable and possesses pride in contributing to share, margin, top line sales growth. Strong skills in financial metrics, pricing and forecasting and able to translate data and research into meaningful insights.
- Literacy in Microsoft Office and ACNielsen
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