Nissin Foods (USA) Co., Inc.

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Assistant Brand Manager

Assistant Brand Manager

Job ID 
2017-1052
Job Locations 
US-CA-Gardena
Category 
Marketing
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

The Assistant Brand Manager is responsible for partnering with Marketing Director in the planning, development and implementation of marketing strategy, communications, innovation and renovation for a Nissin USA brand. Supports Marketing Director in the development and implementation of commercial planning, consumer communications and new products. Supports marketing’s cross-functional role working with sales, manufacturing, operations, purchasing, distribution, finance and outside agency partners, suppliers and brokers in brand projects that deliver annual and long-term sales and profit objectives.

 

Responsibilities

The following duties are considered essential to the job. Qualified individuals must have the ability - with or without reasonable accommodation - to perform the following duties but not limited to:

 

Marketing Strategy & Communications

  • Conducts insight gathering and consumer trend analyses using syndicated data, research and secondary data to support marketing plan development and commercial planning including competitive and category review, customer situation analyses and consumer trends.
  • Manages brand analytics including consumer, category and business data and trends to recommend actions to achieve brand’s annual and long-term sales and profit objectives.
  • Supports brand team in development of communications strategy and plan including data and trend analysis, budget management and agency relations.
  • Supports brand team in management of consumer and customer marketing programs that drive consumer engagement and profitable growth with key retailers.
  • Executes communications plan tactics to deliver on-budget, growth-driving tactics in packaging, promotions, advertising, digital and social engagement.

 

Innovation

  • Supports brand team in brand’s 5-year pipeline including ideation, concept development, testing, technical assessments, financial assessments and project management.
  • Executes innovation and renovation project tactics to deliver key milestones from scope development through commercialization.

 

Team Leadership & Development

  • Supports the marketing team’s cross-functional leadership role in order to build a high performance cross-functional environment with sales, manufacturing, operations, purchasing, distribution, finance and outside agency partners, suppliers and brokers.
  • Demonstrates solid business acumen in project management, financials, forecasting, building a business case, customer relations and presentation skills.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing or Business or related fields and 2-4 years of relevant business experience preferably within the CPG food manufacturing industry; or equivalent combination of education, experience and training.
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access)

Nissin Foods (USA) Co., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.