Unilever Associate Brand Manager - Suave Masterbrand in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Background & Purpose of the Job
Suave is a $900MM brand that is in one out of every two U.S. Households. Suave has massive reach across consumer groups targeting women, men and kids. The locally-run Suave Masterbrand team operates as one integrated team across categories. This will enable the team to be more agile and responsive to the market and will allow us to think and act differently, to be more entrepreneurial, in order to win.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Suave Masterbrand team. As the brand pivots into newer channels and newer consumers (poly-cultural America), this role will lead whitespace innovation, targeting new consumer segments, new channel development, and new product formats across masterbrand categories.
Who You Are & What You’ll Do
You’re a born leader:You’ll have to hit the ground running! Be comfortable leading cross-functional teams, empowering them to deliver their best work. Not afraid to take risks or navigate a lot of ambiguity.
You’re a strategy guru: You identify whitespace opportunities (new product formats, new consumer segments, new priority channels) that will help Suave achieve growth objectives.
You’re a dot connector:You are able to identify the right people to bring in at the right times to ensure projects run smoothly and maintain momentum.
You’re a storyteller:With white space ideas, you need to be able to craft a story about the opportunity for the brand and sell in the ideas to senior stakeholders.
You’re a changemaker:You seek and find opportunities to bring innovations to launch faster and relentlessly cut through the red tape to challenge the way things have always been done. You highlight areas where we can be faster, leaner and bolder as a brand.
What You’ll Need To Succeed
·Bachelor’s degree required, MBA preferred
·Minimum of 3 years of marketing experience, preferably in consumer brand marketing
·Growth mindset and a desire to win in marketplace
·Strong track record in developing mixes with successful in-market results
·Passion for trends, new products, design, beauty
·Desire to understand the Suave consumer and exceed her/his expectations
·A considered, analytical approach to working with concepts, consumers, problem solving
·Strong knowledge of the US market preferred
What We Can Offer You
Culture for Growth|Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits|Every Voice Matters|Global Reach|Life at Unilever|Careers with Purpose|World Class Career Development Programs|Check Out Our Space|Focus On Sustainability
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Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Englewood Cliffs-Englewood Cliffs -700 Sylvan
Shift: Day Job
Unposting Date: Nov-24-2018
Req ID: 18000FLJ