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Brand Manager – Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements Innovation

Job Description

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.

Overview:

Manages new product innovation projects for the Vitamins, Minerals & Supplements businesses, including iconic brands like Vitafusion and L’il Critters.

This highly visible position located at our Global Headquarters in Ewing, NJ will assist and independently lead Global New Product Innovation initiatives to help achieve annual growth targets.

What we’re about:

·       Innovation: We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.

·       Collaboration: We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.

·       Focus: We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.

·       Entrepreneurialism: We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.

What you’ll do:

  • Identify, assess and champion new product growth opportunities, including: developing a compelling innovation strategy and pipeline, conducting category/competitive analysis to validate size of opportunities; consumer validation of innovation ideas; R&D validation of the technical pathways; Operations validation of the manufacturing strategy; Finance validation of Gross Margin
  • Leverage new tools to gain deep understanding of target consumer
  • Initiate consumer research to define unmet consumer needs and to identify white space opportunities
  • Commercialize products and guide go-to-market strategy
  • Align opportunities with Brand strategy and Sales goals
  • Lead new product initiatives in collaboration with cross-functional teams
  • Partner with International Marketing team to drive global synergies, as appropriate
     

What you’ll need:

  • BA/BS required; MBA preferred
  • 5-8 years in Marketing/NPD (CPG, OTC, VMS, Cosmetics)
  • Prior innovation / new product development experience, new product launches and/or major repositioning of a Brand
  • Experience in category analysis, digital marketing & analytics, P&L analysis, and forecasting
  • Familiarity with common consumer marketing research tools and techniques

What we’ll offer:

  • Competitive salary including annual bonus & Stock Incentive Program
  • Comprehensive benefits package along with generous 401K
  • Career ownership & development
  • Diversity & Sustainability

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/


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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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Equal Employment Opportunity for the Disabled At Church & Dwight

As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to jobs@churchdwight.com. Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to jobs@churchdwight.com or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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