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Associate Trade Marketing Manager (Hybrid)

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Associate Trade Marketing Manager on a CPD Sales Team. This new hire will work a hybrid schedual and be based out of our Headquarters, located in Hunt Valley, MD. The Associate Trade Marketing Manager will report to a Trade Marketing Director.

McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. With over $6 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail,food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."

As a company recognized for its exceptional commitment to employees, McCormick offers a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services. Benefits include, but are not limited to, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, paid holidays, and vacations.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This Associate Trade Marketing Manager is responsible for providing support in the development and execution of our go-to-market strategy for brand, shopper and category initiatives.  This position will provide thought leadership to internal and external stakeholders, including our sales and marketing teams and functional leadership.  In addition, this role will work directly with customer-facing representatives and cross-functional peers in the analysis of opportunities and related forecasts.     

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Translating brand and market trends into actionable business observations and recommendations to achieve both McCormick and customer goals and objectives.
  • Providing analysis and shopper insight driven recommendations supporting our annual business plans include all key business drivers: merchandising, assortment, pricing, and shelving (MAPS).
  • Leveraging all available analytic tools to develop trade strategies maximizing McCormick performance metrics.
  • Provide insight and direction into the development of new item business plans and support the Commercial Review process by participating in the forecast development to ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Developing collaborative cross functional relationships with internal and customer-facing stakeholders. 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, Marketing, Management Finance, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in sales, finance, marketing, or business management
  • Minimum of 2 years analytical experience building fact-based presentations or direct selling experience to retailers
  • Proven capability of working in a team environment
  • Strong analytic skills, and demonstrated ability to translate insights pulled from large amounts of data into actionable business recommendations that deliver positive results
  • Excellent verbal and written presentation skills, with the ability to analyze and understand the data and then effectively communicate those insights to both internal and external audiences
  • Ability to react quickly and complete tasks in a timely manner to meet deadlines 
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams, self-motivated and team oriented

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 2 years of Category Management experience strongly preferred
  • Direct experience selling to retailers or distributors
  • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Office

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McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 

 

 

 

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.


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