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Shopper Activation Manager in Ronkonkoma, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    12/5/2018

Job Description


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  

Exciting new position on our Shopper Activation team.  The Shopper Activation Manager is responsible for developing and executing shopper marketing plans for key customers for our portfolio of brands. They will support the Sales team with development and execution of shopper marketing programs that drive sales and build loyalty among shoppers & our brands. The Shopper Activation Manager will work across channels and with key customers to develop and align on plans and implement the creative and tactical elements of those plans. This person must demonstrate strong creative and analytical skills, the ability to influence others, a passion for the consumer, and a drive to deliver desirable results.

Specific responsibilities for the role include:

  • Understand company and retailer strategies/ objectives to define insight-based shopper marketing programs that achieve customer, brand and company goals within the specified class of trade 
  • Work internally with Brand Marketing, Sales, Insights, Category Development and other teams, as necessary, to align objectives across all key stakeholders and to help identify shopper marketing programs that can be implemented at key accounts
  • Develop and manage creative process for assets across customers including circulars, PFPs, in store signage, digital marketing campaigns 
  • Draft briefs for 3rd party agencies for creative and/or campaign development  
  • Manage thought leadership projects to promote our brands, portfolio, and innovations in a unique and compelling way with our key customers
  • Perform post-analytics on programs to understand ROI and improve efficiency and effectiveness in order to make recommendations for future plans
  • Actively participate in annual planning to help build sales driving marketing programs for key retails in the Grocery channel.
  • Work collaboratively with other Shopper Activation associates to share best practices and establish KPIs by retailer and channel.

Qualifications  

  • 3+ years of experience within the CPG industry (relative experience in Shopper Marketing, Sales, Marketing (brand or customer), Shopper insights, Analytics, Brand Management, Category Development or relevant agency)
  • Experience within the Vitamin or Diet/Nutrition categories a plus 
  • Knowledge of digital marketing and conversion tactics a plus (may not need this)
  • Experience w Grocery category customers a plus
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills to influence and secure cross functional support
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Driven self-starter w/ ability to take on and lead multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to develop strong relationships across many functions and external partners 
  • Works well in a team environment 
  • BS/BA required 
  • Willingness to travel 10%-20%


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.