Associate Marketing Manager

Minneapolis, MN
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Margie Franco

Job Description:

Aquent has a contract opportunity for an Associate Marketing Manager. The ideal candidate will drive strategy development for brands in portfolio and new product development. Partner with and lead cross-functional teams to execute brand strategies. Scope of role may include leadership of portfolio management, holistic margin management, SKU rationalization, pipeline development, advertising and promotions approval / development, developing / executing marketing research or insight development, and business analysis. Accountabilities: Develop a brand strategy, analyze business and consumer trends, identify key issues facing your business and build and execute innovative marketing plans. Lead a Team: Lead cross-functional teams in the development and execution of strategies, including advertising, product development, packaging, trade and consumer promotions, and business operation of your brand. Build Brands: Identify new, innovative ideas to drive brand growth. Develop new product ideas and strategies. Create high-impact promotions, advertising, packaging, sales or operational innovation. Run a business: Set annual volume, profit and share objectives and manage your business to deliver them. Required Skills: • Passion for management of our brands and putting consumers first • Capability to work with very high levels of ambiguity • Distinguished leadership • Understanding of marketing concepts • Ability to work collaboratively with and inspire cross-functional teams • Creativity of ideas and implementation Competencies Competencies/Behaviors: • Innovation/Creativity • Business/Industry knowledge • Communication and interpersonal effectiveness • Excellent influencing skills • General Management perspective • Critical thinking/strategic reasoning/problem-solving • Commitment to results/ Personal initiative. Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree in Business Administration preferred. Experience: 3 years Marketing Management/General Management experience, 5 years preferred