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

Date Posted: 3/19/2020

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Company Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Nature’s Bounty Co.’s Brand Team is searching for a self-motivated, experienced Senior Brand Marketer with expertise in developing and marketing CPG brands. The right candidate will be passionate about health & wellness and will want to leverage that passion every day, focusing on the Osteo Bi-Flex® brand, which has been in the in the joint care supplements category for more than 20 years!  This is a true brand management role within a growth oriented, private equity backed, and category leading company in the upward trending health & wellness space.  

The poised and dynamic manager will lead and deliver the brand commercial strategy by partnering with cross-functional teams to define and execute all critical elements, including driving the forecasting, innovation execution, and the demand generation plan.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Drive strategic brand planning and program development; managing the execution of the marketing plan to ensure the efficient and effective use of the marketing budget
  • Lead the volume planning & business forecasting 
  • Partner with the Consumer Insights team to identify category trends and consumer unmet needs, and build and action learning plans from idea to opportunity sizing through consumer validation
  • Lead new products through the stage-gate process, from concept through commercialization including product design and packaging
  • Partner with Sales Strategy to develop and execute growth plan for the brand in market
  • Leading launch plans with specific marketing plan activities including media planning and creative execution, consumer promotion, shopper marketing, sampling, and displays.
  • Partnering with senior leaders for commercial plan development including brand strategy, pricing strategy, packaging, communication, pricing, claims, etc.
  • Lead the development of brand plans for the following financial year

Job Requirements

  • 7 + years of strategic brand management experience in building brands and driving the business, including financial management and P&L management
  • Passion for the health and wellness space
  • Proven success in consumer packaged goods (CPG) innovation, classically trained marketer on aspects like forecasting, analytics, etc.
  • Strong cross-functional collaboration and leadership through product development and commercialization
  • Proven ability to analyze the business and develop strategies and marketing programs that have driven business results
  • Strong leadership, analytic, planning, communication, and presentation skills
  • Brand planning & volume forecasting experience
  • Problem solver mindset, from key issue analysis, to strategic imperatives, to tactical planning
  • Consumer understanding (positioning, insights)
  • Strong presentation skills; comfortable presenting ideas & recommendations to senior leadership
  • Analytic and strategic thinking, with financial acumen (financial planning, P&L management) and Project Management skills
  • Ability to manage agency relationships, write a brief, provide creative direction and feedback
  • Team leadership; building cross-functional alignment
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in face paced environment
  • Bachelor's Degree is required, MBA is a plus

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 online job postings.

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