Associate Marketing Manager
World Finer Foods
World Finer Foods, located in Bloomfield, New Jersey, is a full service sales, marketing and distribution company for food, health and personal care brands. With more than $200 million in annual sales, World Finer Foods sells over 60 brands and over 1,000 products from around the world.
As the pioneer specialty food company in the U.S., World Finer Foods’ origin dates back to 1947 when Max Reis (pronounced Reese) founded Reese Finer Foods after returning from the second World War and deciding to import foods from Europe, Southeast Asia and North Africa. In 1994, the company became known as World Finer Foods and has grown organically and by acquisition ever since.
Among World Finer Foods’ brands are well known household names including: Reese specialty foods, DaVinci pasta and olive oil, Bonne Maman preserves, Colman’s English mustard, Familia Swiss cereals, McCann’s steel cut oats, Jules Destrooper biscuits, London Pub malt vinegar, and Wellington crackers.
The Associate Marketing Manager is a junior level role that offers the opportunity to begin a career in consumer packaged goods (CPG).The Associate Marketing Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of brands including planning/forecasting, budgeting, and execution of the plans in market to deliver against agreed goals. The successful candidate will be mentored by senior members of the marketing department to effectively learn systems, processes and the CPG industry.
The Associate Marketing Manager is responsible for managing brands including but not limited to the following functions:
-Developing and executing profitable trade sales and marketing programs
-Creating and implementing action plans by analyzing:
o Channel strategy
o Consumer and customer sales data
o Market/category trends
o Syndicated data
-Managing expenses against budget
-Building retail presentations to support sales team calls
-Providing regular reporting and analysis to brand owners to show progress against plan
-Partnering with sales and purchasing teams to deliver accurate demand forecasts Other duties may be assigned by management as needed.
Skills and Experience:
Individual should be able to work both autonomously and in a team environment. Strong written and verbal communication abilities, attention to detail, problem solving skills, and analytic skills are necessary. The successful candidate will be comfortable working in an ever-evolving environment and will bring a positive attitude to the team.
Exceptional time management, project management, and organizational skills
Strong computer (Microsoft Office Suite) and analytic skills
Comfortable interpreting, manipulating and analyzing data from a variety of sources
Ability to influence without direct authority
Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
Ability to travel up to 5%
1-3 years of experience
Knowledge of the food or consumer packaged goods industry in marketing or sales a plus
Bachelor’s Degree is required (Business Administration, Marketing, or Finance are preferred)
Company offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401 (k), life insurance and more.
Position reports to the VP of Marketing. The position is full time, exempt, located in Bloomfield, New Jersey, and is available immediately.