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Assoc Manager Brand
Conagra Foods | Naperville, Illinois
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Job Description

Build your career at ConAgra Foods.  At ConAgra Foods, we make great food - everyday food - in extraordinary ways, which is why we're creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you're a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-paced workplace.

 

 

 

Job Title:  Associate Brand Manager

Build your career at ConAgra Foods.  At ConAgra Foods, we make great food - everyday food - in extraordinary ways, which is why we're creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you're a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-paced workplace.


Job Summary:

You start with a rich understanding of the consumer and then work collaboratively with the brand team and business partners to translate these insights into business and brand building plans and execution.  You will be part of a business team (sales, finance, product supply, product development) and lead development of business fundamental plans (i.e. pricing proposals, business forecasting, product assortment, distribution, merchandising, packaging, sales coordination), identify opportunities for and execute of line extensions and brand renovations, and create and lead the execution of marketing plans for your initiatives.  Strong project leadership and communication skills are needed as this position is responsible for coordinating and leading our key initiatives from start to finish across many business functions, aligning the business leadership to those initiatives, and interacting with customers and customer sales teams.  A strong analytic foundation is required to identify and evaluate key business issues and drivers from your analysis and interpretation of market and shipment data to aid in brand growth and P&L management.  MBA is required.

 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Business Leader:  you are a leader of your business and will align the organization and our leaders to your thinking and recommendations.  You will lead a variety of cross-functional teams for the business in order to deliver your strategies and short and long term goals.
  • P&L Owner:  you will play a meaningful role in the delivery of your brand's P&L goals and the creation and delivery of the financials of your initiatives
  • Strategic Thinking:  To beat the competition, you will leverage consumer insights and trends and customer needs to refine/create strategies and initiatives that create a competitive advantage for your business.
  • Integrator:  You will integrate the activities of numerous internal and external partners (business functions, agencies) in the creation and delivery of your business and marketing plans.
  • Analysis:  Marketplace analytics of assigned brand; maintains competitive surveillance

 

Job Qualifications:

  • MBA required
  • Knowledge of consumer packaged goods techniques.

 

Req ID:  52683

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ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

About Conagra Foods

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (ConAgra Foods) is a food company, supplying frozen potato and sweet potato products, as well as other vegetable, spice, and grain products to a variety of restaurants, foodservice operators and commercial customers. The Company operates in two segments: Consumer Foods and Commercial Foods. On April 12, 2010, the Company acquired Elan Nutrition, Inc. (Elan), a privately held formulator and manufacturer of snack and nutrition bars. In June 2010, it acquired the assets of American Pie, LLC, a manufacturer of frozen fruit pies, thaw and serve pies, fruit cobblers and pie crusts under the licensed Marie Callender?s and Claim Jumper trade names, as well as frozen dinners, pot pies, and appetizers under the Claim Jumper trade name. In July 2010, it completed the sale of substantially all of the assets of Gilroy Foods & Flavors dehydrated garlic, onion, capsicum and Controlled Moisture, GardenFrost, Redi-Made, and fresh vegetable operations.

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