Unilever Associate Brand Manager – Hellmann’s Core Innovations in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Background & Purpose of the Job
With more than 100 years of experience, Hellmann’s is the leading condiments brand in the US with enormous brand equity and strong margins. Currently, Hellmann’s is a $1 billion business with a huge growth agenda to make it a condiments powerhouse.
The Hellmann’s Innovations marketing team is looking for an outstanding candidate to drive the brand development agenda – its communication strategy and innovation roadmap – with a consumer centric, robust innovations pipeline.
The role requires a real foodie, someone who is passionate about food, market trends and sustainability. The ideal candidate will have strong project management skills, a passion for consumer trends, and a mix of both analytical and creative thinking skills. Experiences working in leading cross-functional teams, project management, market analysis and budget management will be valued. The team is fun and has a glass half full attitude. The ideal candidate will also exhibit that positive attitude.
Who You Are & What You’ll Do
You will partner with the Hellmann’s Marketing (global and operational) and numerous cross-functional teams (Research & Development, Consumer Market Insights, Finance, Supply Chain and Customer Development, among others)
Own the Core Mayo and Flavor Exploration Platform by developing and launching robust innovations for Hellmann’s in 2020 - 2025
Lead innovation project management/supply chain strategy
Translate consumer and shopper insights into product and channel strategies
Create persuasive and relevant communication platforms to support the innovations
Work closely with customer and channel development teams to successfully deliver new innovations in store with channel differentiation strategy (pack/price architecture)
Ownership of Condiments Sustainability Roadmap (ambition/purpose/communications)
You love to win, and have fun doing it: You demonstrate a strong growth and competitive mindset, along with willingness to roll up your sleeves
You’re a paradox navigator: You possess the ability to think strategically and drive results in a fast-changing business environment
You’re a strategy guru: You build winning plans and project manage across multiple timelines and priorities
You’re a culture & change champion: You are a self-starter who brings a collaborative approach to teamwork with experience in working with cross-functional groups
What You’ll Need To Succeed
Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field required; Master’s degree preferred
A minimum of 2-3 years marketing experience in consumer products industry preferred
Consumer insights experience is valued
Understanding of digital and ecommerce landscape
Clear demonstration of project management and leadership skills
Strong bias for action and accountability both for self and others
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