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Brand Manager (New Product Strategic 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:

Leads new product innovation projects for selected early stage transformational projects on an accelerated timeline.

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 you’ll do:

  • Plan and execute selected accelerated development of high priority new products – exploring and testing new methodologies, new processes, and in-market testing of Minimally Viable Product (MVP).
  • 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
  • Execute with digital testing methodologies to accelerate learning, where possible
  • Leverage new tools to gain deep understanding of target consumer
  • Align opportunities with Brand strategy and Sales goals
  • Lead new product initiatives in collaboration with cross-functional teams
  • Act as a liaison to the FutureWorks R&D team to help shape transformational innovation, 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, digital, P&L analysis, and forecasting
  • Familiarity with common consumer marketing research tools and techniques

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COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT*: To support the health and safety of our team members, successful candidates for employment in this role must (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to have submitted proof of vaccination status, or (2) request and receive an approved accommodation based on medical circumstances or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances.

*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ

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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