Director / Sr Marketing Manager

Plymouth, Massachusetts | Permanent | Job ID #56308 |
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Our client is looking to hire a Director / Sr Marketing Manager with excellent Retail and Food Services experience.


  • This will be located in the convenient South Shore location of Plymouth, MA!
  • This position will require a Retail & Food Service experience!
  • Candidate needs to be hands-on with experience being involved in creating strategies and programs!
  • The position is comprised of approximately 60% travel. Travel is primarily within the geographic area of stores located in MA, NH, and RI during the business day. The candidate will get a Car Allowance & Gas card will be provided!

Job Description

  • Develop and implement a range of long and short-term corporate marketing strategies and tactics to build sales and gross profits for both retail and foodservice products and deliver on our commitment to customer satisfaction.
  • Participate in the development of retail solutions and support sales organizational strategies through integrated marketing plans that include demand creation and customer education.
  • Identify, solicit, and reinforce positive business relationships with suppliers and vendors to ensure that we obtain optimum products, costs, and promotional opportunities. Work with suppliers to correct any product and/or distribution problems.
  • Work with the Director of Operations and Merchandising Specialist to establish profitable pricing strategies and policies.
  • Communicate merchandising principles to store managers to provide customers with a consistent shopping experience. Merchandising principles include; front counters, first impression, store layout, secondary displays, and perimeter.
  • Create and/or contribute to the creation of new foodservice menu items.
  • Analyze and report on the results of implemented marketing campaigns and initiatives. Adjust tactics as needed.
  • Resolve merchandising related problems at stores by responding to communications from field management. Solicit feedback from operations personnel to improve the design and implementation of marketing activities and respond to local marketing opportunities.
  • Coordinate quarterly price comparisons in the operating market to monitor pricing strategies.
  • Monitor competition to understand their merchandising and marketing strategies to be proactive in competing from a position of strength.
  • Maintain standard plan-o-gram sets for all categories. Revise as needed, a minimum of once-per-year.
  • Coordinate the efforts of plan-o-gram implementation including communication, scheduling, compliance, and new item introductions.
  • Establish and manage accruals for rebate dollars which are applied to stores.
  • Working with the price book team, coordinate and maintain company price book to approve and add new items and ensuring that price book data is current and accurate.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or Five or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 10+ years of marketing management or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years of foodservice marketing experience preferred.
  • Proven abilities in developing and executing channel business plans, based on sales, product, pricing, promotion, advertising and brand strategies that produced measurable results.
  • A track record of successfully managing multiple projects under time-sensitive conditions.
  • Ability to interface effectively with marketing team resources and a wide range of key functional groups to achieve objectives.
  • Working knowledge of effective retail marketing media channels including online, offline, and alternative media.

Apply today to be considered for this great opportunity!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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