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Assistant Brand Manager

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Want to power forward a powerbrand? As an Assistant Brand Manager at RB, you’ll have the freedom to make a big name even bigger.

 

Assistant Brand Manager

Mississauga, Ontario

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 

 

Focusing on a dedicated market, you’ll make your mark by making sure we do the same. You’ll:

  • Support the setting and execution of an ambitious country commercial strategy
  • Work with Supply, Sales, Area and Finance to hit and exceed our every target
  • Put commercial plans into action
  • Help develop consumer and shopper communications
  • Contribute to new business development initiatives
  • Deliver excellence in execution for equity, activation and innovation projects.

You’ll succeed because…

…you’re every bit as entrepreneurial as we are. You:

  • Have a solid background in sales or marketing, ideally gained in an FMCG setting
  • Have a keen commercial and financial mind
  • Are creative and resilient problem-solver
  • Are a natural team player
  • Are comfortable wrestling with data to draw conclusions and suggest new strategic approaches.

You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 

What You'll Be Doing
  • Support in developing and delivering the vision, Canadian in-market activation excellence and gross profit for the brand
  • Champion pipeline and secure incremental funding for launches
  • Manage the day-to-day interface and key business activities of the portfolio
  • Assume accountability and autonomy to lead cross-functional teams in the development and execuion of strategies for advertising, packaging, promotions and operations.
  • Manage marketing budget. Coordinate with key stakeholders to ensure optimal spending. 
  • Assist the Brand Manager to manage a brand within the context of the agreed strategies to maximize long term sales and profitability 
  • Develop and analyze the effectiveness of promotion programs
  • Initiate and manage market research projects to deliver powerful consumer and customer insights as the basis for long term brand growth. Develop these insights into achieveable plans. 
  • Be a savvy digital marketer able to quickly understand and leverage the dynamic technology to maximize the business
Is This You?
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of classical marketing experience, must be able to demonstrate outstanding marketing skills and potential, developed within a CPG environment
  • Prior experience in related fields (Sales, Marketing, Finance, Advertising) is a plus
  • Strong sense of urgency and achievement, resilient and able to respond under pressure
  • Strong analytical skills, financial skills and P&L understanding
  • Capable of analyzing data to draw conclusions from the data. 
Equality

RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform kimberly.brine@rb.com of any accommodations that you require. RB will work with you in an effort to ensure that you are able to participate.

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