Job type full-time
Full job description
Here at scotts miracle-gro there is no such thing as a typical dayOur culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid paceEvery associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operationsIn our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growingRegardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence changeFamily, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we doCome grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders.
We are looking for an assistant brand manager who will join our brand marketing team in a remote capacity with some travel to our corporate office in marysville, oh as needed.
Our assistant brand manager is the leader that executes their business unit strategy on a day-to-day basis to drive growth and profitabilityAs the leader of the business, you are integrated into the daily operations of your business unit to make decisions and drive action to deliver on the needs of the consumerIn this role, you are responsible for managing cross-functional teams and influencing outcomes to develop and implement strategic projects.
Everyday you will:
Analyze data, including sales results, customer insights, market research, and category trends, to identify business insights that inform strategies to grow your business and unlock new opportunities
Manage your portfolio of products through various states of the product lifecycle including new product innovation from ideation to commercialization and product management from go to market strategies to product maturity
Lead your brand team and cross-functional partners through the development and implementation of strategic initiatives to deliver against business unit objectives
To thrive in this role you must:
Possess passion and curiosity to continuously seek out opportunities and ideas to strengthen your brand(s) and grow your business
Have a bias for action to quickly adapt and execute on the needs of the business while being comfortable challenging the status quo
Leverage first party and third party consumer research to understand and articulate the voice of the consumer within the organization to deliver on strategies to satisfy their needs
Be the expert on your portfolio of products and projects with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with cross-functional partners within sales, supply chain, research and development, communications, finance and market research
Understand the ins and outs of a p&l in order to evaluate and manipulate it to align strategies within the marketing mix to deliver profitable results
Analyze and manipulate data within excel and tableau to uncover insights and provide opinions on marketplace dynamics, competitive analysis, promotion and pricing evaluation
What makes this role unique from others:
Entrepreneurial spirit, you’ll have the ability to define ideas and champion those ideas to management
Rotation opportunities to get a broader perspective on the scotts miracle-gro business to develop as a well-rounded leader
Enterprise-wide development experiences to help shape the future of the organization such as macro trend discovery and ideation and blue ocean innovation forums
The perfect person will have:
Bachelor`s degree in marketing.
1-3 years of experience in brand management at a consumer goods company.
Extensive project management experience and proven ability to multitask.
Experience in media planning, advertising, creative and concept development.
Some other nice to haves:
Mba with a concentration in marketing.
1-3 years with a combination of sales/marketing/brand management experience.
What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones) :
Offer extremely competitive benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage.
Onsite wellness center which includes: 24,000 sqFtFitness center, walgreens pharmacy and doctor’s office.
Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)
Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice!
First day of hire, 401k match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: scotts women’s network, scotts black employee network, scotts veterans network, gropride network, scotts associates for a greener earth (sage), andscotts young professionals.
13 smg paid holiday days and generous vacation policy.
Our commitment to live total health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priorityThroughout the covid-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at scottsWith the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safeAs such, we are requiring certain associates to get a covid vaccine*This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communitiesWe recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.