SR CATEGORY MARKETING MANAGER

Sales & Marketing Greeley, Colorado


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

Purpose and Scope/General Summary: We are looking for a Senior Marketing Manager to join our Pilgrim’s Prepared foods marketing team! The ideal candidate will have a passion for data analytics and a desire to make a positive impact on the organization from within the marketing function.

Responsibilities:

  • P&L ownership for the assigned Brands/Categories sold in Foodservice and Retail Deli Channels
  • Assist with the Strategic Planning process and the development/execution of Growth Strategies and the Annual Marketing Plan for the assigned Brands/Categories
  • Lead Quantitative and Qualitative Brand / Category performance analysis in support of the weekly and monthly Business Review for the assigned Categories; provide detailed analyses using business intelligence resources to provide insight into category performance; work with the Sales team and Finance to provide commentary on key drivers of performance
  • Build and execute pricing strategy for assigned Brands/Categories
  • Support the development and execution of the Innovation Strategy for the assigned Categories
  • Collaborate with and leverage the Market Intel team
  • Lead Cross Functional Team projects (Insights, Finance, Operations, Demand Planning, Sales, and Consumer Marketing) in support of Category objectives; lead cross functional team projects (as assigned)
  • Provide inputs to S&OP relative to product and category trends – non-customer specific
  • Support the development of Marketing Tactics to support the Brand Strategy
  • Develop and maintain Competitive Intelligence documents
  • Manage the process of identifying industry trends; serve as the Category liaison with corporate Consumer Insights; manage proprietary research projects; mine and analyze secondary data to spot trends and insights in support of defined strategies and to uncover new opportunities
  • Work closely with quality complaint team to understand drivers behind customer complaint trends and operational issues.
  • Seek opportunities for personal development and proactively identify ways to add value to Business Unit teams
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or similar field preferred.
  • 9-10 years of experience in business management, marketing, supply chain, or analysis.
  • 3-5 years of experience in the food industry specifically in protein preferred, foodservice or deli experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of interdepartmental functions and experience in interacting closely with the sales team as well as other teams cross functionally.
  • Excellent organizational skills and acute attention to detail.
  • Strong financial and quantitative analytical skills.
  • Strong PC capabilities with emphasis on Excel Spreadsheets, PowerPoint and Word software required.
  • Excellent project management skills, ability to work cross-functionally across departments.
  • Ability to participate in strategic and annual planning.
  • Strong communication skills including written and verbal presentation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
  • As a salaried position with the company, you may be required to travel at some point to other facilities, to attend Company events, or as a representative of the Company in other situations. Unless otherwise specified in this posting, the amount of travel may vary and the most qualified candidate must be willing and able to travel as business needs dictate.

The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:

  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment;
  • Paid Time Off: sick leave, vacation, and 6 company observed holidays;
  • 401(k): eligible after 90 days of employment including company match which begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule
  • Base salary range of $135,000 - $150,000 annually; and
  • Incentive Pay: This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s annual bonus plan, the amount of bonus varies and is subject to the standard terms and conditions of the incentive program;

For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Colorado, JBS and Pilgrim’s is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of Colorado and takes into account various factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to a candidate’s relevant experience, qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiencies for the role.

The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Those who have, at minimum, the first of a two-dose vaccine in advance of their first date of employment will be required as a condition of continuing employment to receive the second dose within the manufacturers recommend timeframe and submit proof of their final vaccination dose once obtained. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

About us: Pilgrim’s is the second largest chicken producer in the world, with operations in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Mexico and the U.K. Pilgrim’s processes, prepares, packages and delivers fresh, further-processed and value-added poultry products for sale to customers in more than 100 countries, employs more than 50,000 people and contracts with more than 5,200 family farmers. Pilgrim’s is headquartered in beautiful Greeley, Colorado, at the JBS USA corporate office where our 1,200 employees enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year.

Our mission: To be the best in all that we do, completely focused on our business, ensuring the best products and services to our customers, a relationship of trust with our suppliers, profitability for our shareholders and the opportunity of a better future for all of our team members.

Our core values are: Availability, Determination, Discipline, Humility, Ownership, Simplicity, Sincerity

 

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