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Brand Manager

Bimbo Bakeries USA | Horsham PA 19044 USA | Full Time | Posted: 11/20/2019

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Posted On: 08/08/2019

Brand Manager

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Employment Type: Regular

Location: HORSHAM,PA

Have you ever enjoyed Arnold ®, Brownberry ® or Oroweat ® bread? A Thomas ® English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee ®, Entenmann s ® or Marinela ® cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world s largest baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA ( œBBUSA ) includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking, East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.

Description:

Under general direction, the Brand Manager directs and coordinates marketing programs and strategic Marketing activities for a single, mid-size brand or a few smaller related/aligned brands and/or the attainment of brand sales and profitability goals. The purpose of this position is to drive growth, volume, share and income for the Business.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Support the values and policies of the organization.
  • Develop work policies and procedures, monitor procedures for opportunities to improve.
  • Conduct regular and ongoing analysis of brand performance.
  • Coordinate the activities of market research, production, sales, finance, new products, exports and advertising.
  • Execute marketing initiatives and activities.
  • Manage the profitability of a brand.
  • Negotiate and work with Corporate Office in Mexico.
  • Negotiate and work with internal and external research and advertising agencies.
  • Work very close with Marketing Department in Mexico in order to classify activities and initiatives that could be adapted for the US Market.
  • Works closely with US and Mexico Sales and Trade Departments to communicate the Marketing strategies and tactics.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Brand Strategies

  • Gather and analyze data for the design of short, medium and long term strategies.
  • Proactively scan the marketplace and industry for areas of competitive (within or outside industry) packaging innovation, health trends and excellence for potential brand application.
  • Determine overall marketing objectives and recommend strategies including advertising, packaging, pricing, expense budgets, profit plans and future development of a specific product.

Product

  • Manage and analyze performance results for each of the products (current and new) through consumer research, Call center complaints, sales, returns, product rating, VCM, ACV% and market overview to identify product opportunities.
  • Research, develop and execute new product launches into the market place including plant feasibilities.
  • Weekly follow up for new products, pre-during-post the launch dates (26 Weeks Market tests).
  • Develop the Go To Market document under PS-Imports guidelines for new items.
  • Responsible for product coding in BBU data warehouse following current coding protocols across all elements in the brand hierarchy (PL4,PL3,PL2,BL4,BL3,BL2,product name structure, weight, product count, product dimensions and product cost)
  • Responsible for Managing and maintaining the product gallery for PS-Imports up to date.
  • Coordinate forecast production for new items amongst sales regions and validate those numbers against current trends/averages per route/averages per customer in a timely and accurate manner to ensure a flawless and sufficient offering execution.
  • Produce forecast for new items in planning periods.

Promotions

  • Propose promotions that go in accordance with the strategy and the identified opportunities.
  • Co-brand and promote the Brand with category leaders.
  • Weekly follow up for consumer promotions, pre-during-post the launch dates.
  • Analyze the result and the impact on sales. Identify if the expected sales lift and profit was achieved.
  • Coordinate forecast production for consumer promos amongst sales regions and validate those numbers against current trends/averages per route/averages per customer in a timely and accurate manner to ensure a flawless and sufficient offering execution

Placement

  • Carry out marketing activities (new product launches, advertising, promotions, events, etc) in accordance with the Strategy.
  • Supervise the correct execution of the Marketing Strategies in the market.
  • Analyze the result and the impact of the activities.

Price

  • Gather and interpret market information.
  • Recommend pricing and costing strategies.
  • Request financial information about profitability and elasticity.

Advertising

  • Design advertising activities aligned with the strategy.
  • Create and develop an efficient and effective communication plan.
  • Lead the client side of Agency relationship to shape a clear and relevant brand consumer message through the creation of world-class advertising.
  • Supervise and analyze the approved advertising plan pre-during-post the implementation.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing plus 3-5 years of experience. MBA is a plus
  • Excellent organizational and communication (written and oral) skills.
  • The ability to develop and complete a series of goals and tactics.
  • Maintenance of the confidentiality of any personal or company information encountered.
  • Computer skills and proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish
  • Responsible for ensuring and maintaining a safe environment through compliance of all Company, Local, State and Federal mandates or programs.
  • Create a Continuous Improvement environment by improving products, service, and processes with the objective to reduce waste within the Region while striving for efficiency and profitability.

Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.

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Location Horsham, PA, 19044, United States
Categories Marketing/PR
Experience Years 3 yrs
Pref Degree Bachelors

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