Associate Brand Manager

Pawtucket, RI | Freelance | Job ID #49803 |
Posted Earlier this month
 

Associate Brand Manager -We’re looking for consumer marketer and brand developer focused on consumer marketing and/or brand building. In this role, you will help manage product development and marketing processes to for a fantastic brand. On product development you will gain exposure to the cross-functional partnerships that empower the brand, working with design & development, packaging, engineering, demand planning, costing, etc. on future product lines. You will assist on marketing strategy and execution, such as launch plans, the agency concepting process and internal development of digital communications.
To be successful, you will need to be a proactive, high-energy, collaborative, a creative problem solver and responsive team member. Well-rounded candidates should have both a strong creative and digital background as well as the ability to think strategically about the business.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
 Under the general direction of your manager and team, you will:

  • Partner with cross-functional teams to assist in product development initiatives.
  • Identify product innovations and drive through the system to better meet consumer demands.
  • Assist in development of overall go-to-market product strategy and launch plans. Develop advertising briefs for advertising and other marketing communications assets.
  • Track and analyze global point-of-sales data week-over-week – track business performance, identifying trends and make recommendations to optimize product strategy and marketing plans.
  • Learn our systems and support team in the creation of product plans, wave tables, etc.
  • Assist in the creation of package briefs, product name creation, sample coordination, etc.
  • Assist in the timely and consistent communication of brand activity and key information to internal business partners.


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 year of progressive experience supporting a fully integrated marketing program.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, advertising or related field.
  • MBA preferred (additional work experience in lieu of MBA considered).
  • Understanding of the implementation of a fully integrated marketing program.


Critical Skills:

  • Passion for creating the best play experiences and a natural curiosity that leads to identification of white spaces.
  • Trend savvy with a digital-first mindset.
  • Ability to collaborate and influence cross-functionally and with senior management to advocate for business needs.
  • Ability to make informed decisions quickly to keep performance on track.
  • Strong project management abilities; capable of prioritizing multiple projects simultaneously under tight time constraints.
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Business and financial acumen and an ability to think analytically about the competitive landscape.
  • Ability to be agile and flexible in thinking and adaptable in a frequently changing environment.

 

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Disclaimer:

  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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