Associate Brand Manager

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Job Code: 62315133
Last Updated: 6/11/2018
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Location: Mount Prospect, Illinois
Category: Brand Manager
Job Type: Direct Hire

Our client, a leading supplier of professional beauty products in the Northwest Chicago Suburbs, is seeking an Associate Brand Manager to join their marketing team. This is a rare opportunity to join a team that is continually developing and launching new products within a growing category. You will have the chance to get your hand in all aspects of launches: performing market/competitive/gap analysis, assisting with new product development, and leading many aspects of the brand activation. If your goal is to eventually become a Brand Manager at a CPG company, this would be the ideal job for you.
We’re looking for someone who is creative, but not afraid of data. This role requires a combination of market data analysis, new product development, and integrated marketing activation. You will play a key role in managing start-to-finish project timelines for both activations and go-to-market product launch deliverables. The ideal candidate is extremely detail oriented, and a positive attitude is an absolute must-have!
Title: Associate Brand Manager
Job Type: Direct-Hire
Location: Dependent on your location; 3 days per week working from the company's Bucktown (Chicago) location, 2 days from the headquarters near Arlington Heights. The NW suburban location is NOT near public transportation.
Salary: Competitive Base, Commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, life insurance, PTO, and holidays.
Travel: This role will include 10% travel with occasional weekends. Travel will include customer visits, events, tradeshows, etc.
What You’ll Need:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in brand management, preferably in CPG.
  • Experience in and/or aptitude for data analysis and measurement – specifically market and trend analysis. This should be something that you are interested in and excited about.
  • The ability to coordinate and execute brand activations.
  • An interest in the beauty industry is a must!

To apply for the Associate Brand Manager role, please send the following to

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  • Brief overview as to how your experience relates to this role. Provide specific examples, please!  
  • Target Salary

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