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Associate Brand Manager - Stamford, CT

1800029M, Stamford, CT

Henkel holds leading market positions worldwide and its brand-name product business is continuously expanding. In this fastmoving sector, success depends on constant innovation and high-quality products. Are you ready to work in a challenging, but also glamorous and dynamic environment? If you share a passion for hair and beauty, this is the place to start your career.

Please note that this is a Pipeline opening.  At Henkel, we are always searching for great talent.  While we might not have a specific opening for you today, we want to know about you for when we do.  As actual openings become available, you may be contacted to discuss a potential opening. 

The role of the Associate Brand Manager Associate is to provide support with brand direction, development and execution of brand marketing programs. Assists with review of market research to anticipate competition and market trends and translate consumer attitudes into new branding directions. Assists with communication of brand strategies to Marketing Services, Sales, R&D and other departments. Ensures alignment of brand strategy with corporate marketing plan. Works with other departments to help develop advertising and promotional programs, pricing, positioning, and packaging. Assists in planning and coordination of product launch. Work is performed under direct supervision.

What we offer

  • Lead cross-functional teams in the development and execution of innovation projects from
    the ideation stage through launch
  • Participate in the development of the mid and long-term innovation strategy
  • Work in close partnership with the Sales teams to translate consumer, retailer and shopper
    understanding into innovative and effective innovation concepts and new brand ideas
  • Build strong relationships with our Central teams in Germany to communicate the North
  • American agenda in regards to Innovation
  • Collaborate & drive cross-functional Innovation initiatives internally within North America
  • Execute every step of the innovation process from ideation to activation
  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly and annual operating plan reviews
  • Assist with the development and execution of major consumer promotions and trade
    programs designed to gain volume, market share and profits
  • Participate in advertising agency meetings with brand's advertising agency to include any
    necessary preliminary and follow-up work

Who we are looking for

  • BS/BA (Business, Social Sciences - Psychology, Sociology, Economics), MBA preferred
  • 2 - 5 years’ experience in consumer products marketing and/or sales
  • 2 - 5 years' experience in Brand Management
  • Track record of leading new products from concept development to shelf, managing multiple
    aspects of product commercialization process
  • Prior experience leveraging consumer and market insights to develop innovative and
    effective marketing programs and campaigns
  • Knowledge of category (major competitors, target users, industry trends) preferred
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Proficiency with PC applications MS Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Apply online if this sounds like your next challenge. Refer to the job ID mentioned above and get one step closer to starting your new job at Henkel.

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