Kellogg Brand Manager in BATTLE CREEK, Michigan

We are always interested in hearing from talented Brand Managers. Are you looking to use your creativity and innovation to play a key role in advancing one of our market-leading brands? Grow with us as your goals will be achieved in an environment that cares about career development. Lead with us as you keep our marketing cutting edge and our consumers excited. The passion and dedication our people put into the marketing of our brands is one of the things that makes Kellogg Company great. Enrich yourself as you work for a company that delights the world through foods and brands that matter.

Are you energized to show how you can use and develop your marketing and commercial leadership skills to build strong brands at a leading US food company? Join the Kellogg Company and play a leadership role on exciting and beloved snack, cereal, and frozen food brands like Cheez-It, Pringles, Keebler,Special K, Frosted Flakes, Rice Krispies, and Eggo.

As a member of the Kellogg team, you will:

  • Grow with us as your goals will be achieved in an environment that cares about career development

  • Lead with us as you keep our marketing cutting edge and our consumers excited

  • Experience the passion and dedication our people put into the marketing of our brands is one of the things that makes Kellogg Company great

  • Enrich yourself as you work for a company that delights the world through foods and brands that matter

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

We are currently seeking candidates for Brand Manager roles in both Brand Marketing and Marketing Innovation:

Brand Marketing accountabilities include:

  • Aiding in the development of brand strategies and leading commercialization of brand plans with internal and external partners, including advertising and promotions agencies

  • Reporting and analyses of sales consumption (Nielsen/ WM Source), demand trends, and key brand initiatives

  • Delivering and management of social media, mobile, paid search and KRM strategy; oversee and optimize implementation and execution with cross functional partners

  • Partnering with key functional leads in finance, supply chain, promotions, sales, experience planning, and marketing research/insights

Marketing Innovation accountabilities include:

  • Leading transforming and breakthrough innovation projects, from insight development to launch

  • Working with brand and leadership teams to develop innovation strategies and innovation pipeline

  • Leading cross-functional teams on innovation, renovation and packaging optimization projects

  • Leading internal initiatives to drive continuous improvement in innovation processes and capabilities

  • Partnering with key functional leads in R&D, finance, supply chain, sales and marketing research/insights

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

As well as a hunger to learn and succeed in Marketing, to be considered for this position you must be able to meet the following requirements:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field

  • Previous project management work experience

  • Understanding of marketing and business functions with a CPG Company

  • Ability to work in conditions which include multiple priorities, extended work schedules, and specific time constraints

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Demonstrated strength in written and oral communication

Preferred:

  • MBA or Master’s Degree in Marketing or related field

  • Experience in Consumer Packaged Goods strongly preferred

  • Brand Marketing combined with Marketing Innovation experience

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

· Multiple roles may be available; candidates will be matched to specific roles based on individual candidate skill sets and interests;

· These roles are be based in Battle Creek, MI

· Potential for travel of up to 20%

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf for English or this Link at http://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf for Spanish.

Title: Brand Manager

Location: USA-MI-Battle Creek - Corporate Headquarters

Requisition ID: MAR001441

Job Function: Marketing

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Sep 6, 2017, 10:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: Yes