Brand Manager in Seattle, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    36 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    11/2/2018
  • Job ID:
    146237
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    425/376-1726

Job Description

Brand Manager

This is an estimated 10 month temporary position, in Seattle, WA and is offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. We are among the largest staffing companies in the US for contingent/temporary and direct hire placements, and support many of the top rated Pacific Northwest companies.

Summary

We are looking for an individual to support our food services business. This job contributes to our success by leading the development of brand management, marketing and product activities. This role develops strategic assessments for brands / categories and manages the business against operating plans and budgets to achieve financial and business objectives.

Responsibilities:

Business Management:

  • Develops and manages product line business plans.
  • Creates and presents the business case for new products to support growth strategies and profitability targets. Makes recommendations regarding product objectives and strategy, positioning, pricing, packaging and product lifecycle.
  • Provide information and direction for planning, forecasting and managing inventories.

Marketing & Promotions:

  • Leads cross-functional and/or cross-channel teams to develop integrated launch programs or marketing promotions.
  • Builds strong relationships within a matrix structure to ensure marketing message consistency and adherence to brand guardrails.

Product:

  • Leads the development of new products and product-related marketing opportunities, from concept to commercialization.
  • Manages project teams and timelines to deliver products and programs. Strong leadership of cross-functional partners required to ensure successful launch.
  • Strong collaboration across regions and channels required to gain a deep understanding of their market needs from a consumer and business standpoint.
  • Assists in defining strategy reflecting competitive and consumer trends and market needs.

Requirements:

  • Progressive experience in product or brand management. 5-7 years
  • Project leadership in a cross-functional environment. 3-5 years
  • MBA strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 or more years of US military experience
  • 3 or more years of experience in a role supporting marketing, brand management or product management
  • 1 or more year(s) of experience in a role managing 2 or more budgets
  • 3 or more years of experience in a role leading the development of new or existing products or strategies from conception to implementation

Skills:

  • Strong analytical and technical skills; comfortable with syndicated data.
  • Working knowledge of financial planning, forecasting assortment planning and inventory management.
  • Strong knowledge of marketing vehicles and marketing fundamentals.
  • Ability to analyze business trends and financial metrics, including sales, return on investments, and profit and loss.
  • Must be able to work in a matrix environment, able to collaborate cross functionally, and be a strong team player.
  • Strong organizational and problem solving abilities.
  • Functions effectively with ambiguity.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is an international provider of staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and information technology infrastructure services. We offer a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details. (Conditions and restrictions apply).

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.