PRODUCT "BRAND" MANAGER I

HUNT VALLEY, MD, US, 21031

You may know McCormick as a leader in herbs, spices, seasonings, and condiments – and we’re only getting started. At McCormick, we’re always looking for new people to bring their unique flavor to our team.

McCormick employees – all 14,000 of us across the world – are what makes this company a great place to work.

 

We are looking to hire a Product "Brand" Manager I immediately in a Hybrid (50/50) capacity at our Global Headquarters in Hunt Valley, Maryland. 

 

What We Bring To The Table:

The best people deserve the best rewards. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from a global leader (401k, health insurance, paid time off, etc.) we also offer:

• Competitive compensation

• Career growth opportunities

• Flexibility and Support for Diverse Life Stages and Choices

• We prioritize our communities and the planet we share. We are proud to be awarded as a Diversity Inc. Top 50 company for Diversity and have multiple Sustainability awards (ranking #22 in the World and #1 in Food Products)

• Wellbeing programs including Physical, Mental and Financial wellness

• Tuition assistance

 

 

The Product "Brand" Manager will be responsible for the in-year delivery and development of growth strategies to meet ambitious growth and share goals for the Spice, Condiment, Sauce & Toppers segments. This role supports Club and Dollar Channels across North America focusing on Costco, Sam’s, BJs, Dollar General and Dollarama. This role will lead a cross functional team and collaboration efforts with sales to accomplish stated goals. The Product Manager is a key role in a fast paced environment, requiring ability to prioritize and influence key stakeholders across brand marketing, sales, supply chain, design and development partners.    

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of our customers in Alternate Channels to create customer level growth strategies that align with both McCormick’s growth ambitions and the needs and strategies of our customers.
  • Manage day to day customer requests and prioritize to effectively deliver goals
  • Report monthly and ad hoc as needed on business performance and identify key insights that will be the foundation for forecasting and establishing effective growth strategies for CST and the entire team.
  • Establish priorities for sales and develop compelling content to gain distribution and accomplish customer level goals
  • Lead product/packaging, communication and pricing projects through cross-functional partners to deliver growth goals.
  • Demonstrate operational expertise and understanding of McCormick ways of working and processes to effectively lead cross functional teams
  • Recommend and deliver presentations to sales, customers, and senior leadership for alignment on key strategies

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, or related field required
  • 3+ years of consumer packaged goods marketing experience 
  • Results focused individual who thrives in fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Proficiency in excel, powerpoint, and Circana or other POS/Panel systems
  • Strong analytica skills and curiosity for diagnosing performance and delivering landcape assesments
  • Demonstrated understanding of Marketing procedures and concepts (brief writing, forecasting, pricing strategy, promotion analysis)
  • Good understanding of syndicated retail data analysis (IRI, Nielsen), financial analysis, business planning, market research
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload for self against established goals

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· MBA

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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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