Brand Mktg Manager in Ridgefield Park, NJ at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

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Company Description  

For more than 70 years, The Nature’s Bounty Co. has enriched the lives of consumers around the world and stood as the leader in health and wellness by introducing innovative products and solutions to the marketplace. Putting science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business, the brands of The Nature’s Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world. Always motivated by nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health, our vision for health and wellness has inspired leading brands such as Nature’s Bounty®, Sundown Naturals®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Ester-C®, MET-Rx®, Pure Protein®, Balance®, Body Fortress®, Puritan’s Pride® and Organic Dr.®, among others. As a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition and ethical beauty products, The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms.


Job Description  

We are currently seeking a dynamic individual to join our ongoing journey as one of the strongest and most established global brands in the natural products industry. Solgar® has been manufacturing fine quality nutritional supplements for over 70 years in an industry that is constantly evolving. Throughout these changes, we have never lost sight of our original mission - to provide consumers with the highest quality nutritional products and information to help promote optimal health. Our attention to detail from manufacturing through distribution has enabled us to set, maintain, and continually raise the Gold Standard™ for quality nutritional supplements, education, and service. Please check out our website (www.solgar.com) to find out more about our 70+ years of history! 

As Solgar's next Brand Marketing Manager, you will assume a leadership role in driving the day-to-day management, growth and profitability of the domestic business while partnering with management to ensure the long-term strategic development of the assigned franchise.  This role reports directly to the Vice President of Marketing and General Manager of Solgar® US.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Understanding consumer needs and desires and leveraging them to create the actionable brand plans
  • Working on the development of new innovation platforms including new products, spearheading with Sales and Trade Marketing to create winning customer/account strategies
  • Work with various cross-functional teams to effectively manage the P&L and deliver outstanding results
  • Spearhead initiatives, such as the appearance, placement, positioning, pricing, advertising strategy
  • Leads execution of marketing plans to deliver financial results 
  • Proactively manages P&L to ensure business goals are met 
  • Develops and manages brand equity (vision and positioning) 
  • Plan and execute ongoing market research and analysis 
  • Works with Innovation and Advertising team to develop new items, packaging and launch campaigns 
  • Works with Advertising team to execute creative brand plans 
  • Works with sales team to optimize retailer promotional strategies and identify new opportunities 
  • Works with sales managers to develop account-specific strategies 
  • Works with consumer insights to seek out new growth opportunities
  • Works with inventory/supply management team to plan accordingly for new item launches, deletions, consumer trends, etc.
  • Analyzes business performance to develop volume forecasts and to anticipate future business needs

Qualifications  
  • Bachelors Degree (MBA preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience (Natural Products Industry experience preferred)
  • Working knowledge of digital and modern technology that includes social media
  • Experience in digital marketing
  • Experience in managing creative teams
  • Experience in planning, execution, and analysis of marketing programs
  • Significant experience in production, vendor management, media analysis
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams
  • Must exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Excellent ability to provide creative direction and feedback
  • Strong leadership capabilities; ability to manage, motivate, and collaborate
  • Strong management and organizational skills
  • Computer Proficiency Skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 


Additional Information  

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job postings.