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Group Marketing Manager, Condiments & Sauces

MISSISSAUGA, ON, CA, L5S 1S7

McCormick Canada continues its long track record of growth and is a respected leader in the spice, seasoning, flavouring and specialty food industry.  Our consumer products division serves retail grocery customers and emerging channels with Club House, Billy Bee and McCormick products, while our Custom Flavour Solutions division serves food service distributors and other respected food manufacturers across Canada.  McCormick Canada is part of the world leader in spice and seasonings, McCormick & Company Inc.

 

The Power of People is one of our five pillars.  It has been the foundation for McCormick's success for decades.  There is something inspiring about working at McCormick.  We have created an unusually dedicated workforce by fostering a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.  Without our employees, our success is not possible.  Our commitment to our customers, our consumers and our employees is unsurpassed. 

 

McCormick Canada is currently looking to hire a Group Marketing Manager to join our team. This position can be based out of either our London, ON or Mississauga, ON offices. 

 

Description of Position:

Responsibilities include direction, development and execution of strategic plans for product groups to achieve sales goals. Overall accountability for volume/profitability, creative, advertising, consumer & trade promotion, merchandising, packaging, new products and pricing.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for overall P&L, pricing strategy and budgets of business/product portfolio.
  • Provides direction to key cross-functional partners such as research, sales, product development, manufacturing, quality, finance, legal & advertising agencies.
  • Guides brand team in developing comprehensive annual brand plans for presentation and alignment to divisional leadership
  • Monitors execution and performance of annual plans and makes course correction as needed.
  • Develops and leads transformational business change within Regional and Global Growth Initiatives
  • Key strategic and tactical role in acquisitions and divestures, product quality improvements, new products and line extension development, testing, cost reduction, promotions, advertising and public relations.
  • Liaison with global and North American consumer commercial teams to leverage efficiencies and learning across geographies.
  • Development, engagement & management of direct reports; mentoring of others

 

Qualifications Required:

  • University degree in Marketing or Business Management; MBA is preferred
  • Demonstrated relevant skills & results in consumer packaged goods marketing, forecasting, advertising, market research, consumer & trade promotion, P&L management and business planning required
  • Demonstrated success building brands in consumer packaged goods marketing (8 years)
  • Proven team leadership and employee management and development skills (5 years)
  • Expertise in syndicated databases, market research, business planning, media planning, finance, promotional activities and consumer communications
  • Expert level understanding of concepts, principles and practices in Marketing and a sound understanding in other areas including Sales, Finance and Supply Chain
  • In-depth understanding of how own area integrates with cross-functional teams such as Sales.
  • Understanding of the industry sector and competitive landscape
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and developed diplomacy skills required to guide, influence & convince others; strong relationship with Sales and external customers and agencies
  • Financially savvy, with ability to manage cost centers, negotiate services and associated fees
  • Experience leading cross-functinoal team is preferred

 

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Throughout the selection process, accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request.  Please notify H.R. if required.

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.