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Senior Brand Manager

Senior Brand Manager

 

Nestlé Professional is committed to providing the finest ingredients, operational knowledge, and uncompromised support to foodservice operations across the US. Our team of culinary experts and skilled product developers partner closely with foodservice professionals to generate creative, branded food and beverage solutions that address a wide variety of needs. As a business serving other businesses, we’re focused on performing with speed, service, and precision to cook up delicious ideas for our clients both small and large. Satisfy your appetite for an exciting career at Nestlé Professional.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

The Out of Home (OOH) Division at Nestlé USA leverages its position as the world's largest food and beverage company to bring brands that you enjoy in your home, to other areas of your life such as the workplace, restaurants, hotels, and your neighborhood College or University. Our portfolio of products and solutions includes beloved brands such as Stouffer's, Coffee mate, Nescafé, and Starbucks. With our extensive networks and industry knowledge, we offer unparalleled support and guidance to foodservice operators, ensuring their success in a competitive market. We strive to contribute to a healthier future by providing the finest ingredients and operational knowledge to every type of foodservice operation. The strength of our trusted brands is supported by a team of skilled professionals who are dedicated to deepening their industry experience. Our team of culinary experts and skilled product developers partner closely with foodservice professionals to generate creative, branded food and beverage solutions that address a wide variety of needs. Our employees thrive on opportunities to grow and develop within the foodservice industry, ensuring that we are always at the forefront of industry trends and innovations.

 

The Senior Brand Manager, will lead a team of strategic brand professionals driving comprehensive management of the P&L.  This role will drive the development and planning of consumer, customer & market led brand strategies and marketing plans for the Starbucks portfolio of brands generating sales to deliver annual operating goals exceeding $700M.  Responsibilities include portfolio management and analysis, B2B & B2C marketing plan development including brand & promotional planning, innovation pipeline development, commercialization and portfolio optimization.

 

  • Ability to develop and lead robust business case development, effectively articulating insight led rationale, measurable KPIs laddering to broader business goals.
  • Improve and enhance capabilities in data-led assessment, leading the development of strategic plans grounded in customer/consumer insights.
  • Represent the organization to establish the plan roadmap, critical strategies to win and best practices to optimize ways of working.
  • Establish and lead implementation of marketing learnings and insights that aid continuous improvement, driving prioritization and/or course corrections to existing strategies as needed.
  • Lead development and performance culture building functional capability, foster collaboration, team work and performance excellence.
  • Serve as primary lead maintaining critical external partnership and vendor relationshiops including Starbucks and creative agency relationships with Nestle business strategies.
  • Planning and Leadership - Developing strategic and operational plans for the work group, managing execution and measuring results:
  • Collaborates with cross-functional brand team, channel development, operations, sales and other critical business partners to build, deliver and drive results of planned programs.
  • Drive and manage team delivery of flawless end to end project management via close collaboration with a wide range of cross-functional teams
  • Effectively tracks, analyzes and communicates plan on a regular basis to inform current and future plan efforts
  • Identifies and communicates best practices and leading process improvement where needed.
  • Owns and responsible for effective program budget management.

 

Summary of Experience

  • 6-8+ years product and business/marketing management strategy experience in B2B environments. 
  • Min 6 or more years of managing complex large-scale business, product or marketing projects
  • 6 or more years managing and developing direct reports
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.  MBA preferred

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience driving and inspiring insight-led plans to deliver strong, impactful creative product meeting consumer and business objectives. 
  • Strong analytic abilities centered on consumer and customer intelligence and data.  Ability to synthesize insights and demonstrate strong presentation and storytelling in a clear and concise narrative.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams, driving organizational and planning clarity and applying strong problem-solving principles.  Drive decision-making favoring compromise and alignment over consensus
  • Functions effectively with ambiguity and able to work in a highly matrix environment.
  • Strong communication skills with keen ability to balance multiple priorities and deliver timely results.
  • Ability to set expectations and hold individuals and team members accountable.
  • Seeks and provides honest, transparent feedback
  • Excellent facilitation, written and verbal communication skills with adaptable approach

 

The approximate pay range for this position is $170,000 to $190,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.

 

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits.  Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Making an Impact | Nestle Careers (nestlejobs.com).

 

Referral Incentive: $5,000

Requisition ID: 282270 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

Nestlé Professional is committed to providing the finest ingredients, operational knowledge, and uncompromised support to foodservice operations across the US. Our team of culinary experts and skilled product developers partner closely with foodservice professionals to generate creative, branded food and beverage solutions that address a wide variety of needs. As a business serving other businesses, we’re focused on performing with speed, service, and precision to cook up delicious ideas for our clients both small and large. Satisfy your appetite for an exciting career at Nestlé Professional.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

The Out of Home (OOH) Division at Nestlé USA leverages its position as the world's largest food and beverage company to bring brands that you enjoy in your home, to other areas of your life such as the workplace, restaurants, hotels, and your neighborhood College or University. Our portfolio of products and solutions includes beloved brands such as Stouffer's, Coffee mate, Nescafé, and Starbucks. With our extensive networks and industry knowledge, we offer unparalleled support and guidance to foodservice operators, ensuring their success in a competitive market. We strive to contribute to a healthier future by providing the finest ingredients and operational knowledge to every type of foodservice operation. The strength of our trusted brands is supported by a team of skilled professionals who are dedicated to deepening their industry experience. Our team of culinary experts and skilled product developers partner closely with foodservice professionals to generate creative, branded food and beverage solutions that address a wide variety of needs. Our employees thrive on opportunities to grow and develop within the foodservice industry, ensuring that we are always at the forefront of industry trends and innovations.

 

The Senior Brand Manager, will lead a team of strategic brand professionals driving comprehensive management of the P&L.  This role will drive the development and planning of consumer, customer & market led brand strategies and marketing plans for the Starbucks portfolio of brands generating sales to deliver annual operating goals exceeding $700M.  Responsibilities include portfolio management and analysis, B2B & B2C marketing plan development including brand & promotional planning, innovation pipeline development, commercialization and portfolio optimization.

 

  • Ability to develop and lead robust business case development, effectively articulating insight led rationale, measurable KPIs laddering to broader business goals.
  • Improve and enhance capabilities in data-led assessment, leading the development of strategic plans grounded in customer/consumer insights.
  • Represent the organization to establish the plan roadmap, critical strategies to win and best practices to optimize ways of working.
  • Establish and lead implementation of marketing learnings and insights that aid continuous improvement, driving prioritization and/or course corrections to existing strategies as needed.
  • Lead development and performance culture building functional capability, foster collaboration, team work and performance excellence.
  • Serve as primary lead maintaining critical external partnership and vendor relationshiops including Starbucks and creative agency relationships with Nestle business strategies.
  • Planning and Leadership - Developing strategic and operational plans for the work group, managing execution and measuring results:
  • Collaborates with cross-functional brand team, channel development, operations, sales and other critical business partners to build, deliver and drive results of planned programs.
  • Drive and manage team delivery of flawless end to end project management via close collaboration with a wide range of cross-functional teams
  • Effectively tracks, analyzes and communicates plan on a regular basis to inform current and future plan efforts
  • Identifies and communicates best practices and leading process improvement where needed.
  • Owns and responsible for effective program budget management.

 

Summary of Experience

  • 6-8+ years product and business/marketing management strategy experience in B2B environments. 
  • Min 6 or more years of managing complex large-scale business, product or marketing projects
  • 6 or more years managing and developing direct reports
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.  MBA preferred

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience driving and inspiring insight-led plans to deliver strong, impactful creative product meeting consumer and business objectives. 
  • Strong analytic abilities centered on consumer and customer intelligence and data.  Ability to synthesize insights and demonstrate strong presentation and storytelling in a clear and concise narrative.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams, driving organizational and planning clarity and applying strong problem-solving principles.  Drive decision-making favoring compromise and alignment over consensus
  • Functions effectively with ambiguity and able to work in a highly matrix environment.
  • Strong communication skills with keen ability to balance multiple priorities and deliver timely results.
  • Ability to set expectations and hold individuals and team members accountable.
  • Seeks and provides honest, transparent feedback
  • Excellent facilitation, written and verbal communication skills with adaptable approach

 

The approximate pay range for this position is $170,000 to $190,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.

 

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits.  Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Making an Impact | Nestle Careers (nestlejobs.com).

 

Referral Incentive: $5,000

Requisition ID: 282270 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

Seattle, WA, US, 98134 Arlington, VA, US, 22209 Solon, OH, US, 44139

Seattle, WA, US, 98134 Arlington, VA, US, 22209 Solon, OH, US, 44139


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