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Associate Marketing Manager Product HQ FG b

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

Supports cross-functional category marketing plans. The Associate Product Marketing Manager assists in delivering volume and profit objectives for assigned categories. The position works closely with the Product Marketing team, indirect/direct Sales teams as well as the R&D and Manufacturing/Ops teams. Works closely with a Director or Senior Marketing Manager to learn and develop the skills to become a Marketing Manager. This is an entry level position to the Product Marketing team with 1-3 years of general marketing experience required. May be assigned to support small product categories under direction of a Senior Marketing Manager or Director. Highly analytical with strong skills in Excel and PowerPoint. Demonstrated project management experience.

Key Responsibilities

• Manage projects related to; brand consolidation, line extensions, SKU rationalization, product improvements and strategic cost-cutting.
• Participate in development of strategy and execution of product line optimization.
• The plans impact our manufacturing footprint requiring collaboration w/sales, demand planning, R&D, manufacturing and supply chain.
• Work closely with outside service providers such as advertising agencies, research providers and fulfillment companies to develop strong understanding of market and category dynamics and communicate key insights to the organization.
• Participate in quarterly market visits with Sales/Sales Agents to help drive alignment, develop understanding of the customer and assist in validating marketing program effectiveness.
• Track and provide reporting for assigned annual marketing budget for maximum return on investment.

Typical Education

• Bachelor's Degree from accredited college or university, MBA preferred.

Relevant Experience

• 1-3 years prior marketing experience.

Other Information

• Demonstrates basic knowledge of marketing principles including market research.
• Ability to understand P&L financials and understand and analyze financial data.
• Ability to manage priorities and projects.
• Capable interpersonal and written skills.

Job Requisition ID: 2759

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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