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Assistant Brand Manager

Date: Oct 10, 2021

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

The Assistant Brand Manager role supporting our Weight Managment brand is responsible for execution and optimization of the marketing plans for new and existing products within product lines and groups.  This person will collaborate with integrated marketing, creative to ensure plans are executed well and adapt to changing needs of the plans, based on new information.  It will report into the Sr. Brand Manager.


Essential Functions:

  • Key contributor to Brand team and responsible for execution and on-going optimization of marketing plan
  • Lead cross-functional teams in the development and delivery of strategies to meet short and long term goals
  • Supports development and implementation of marketing mix including pricing strategy, active sku management, category management and assortment optimization
  • Understands Insights & Analytics data and recommends changes/ optimization to support marketing and product strategies (Nielsen and IRI)
  • Owns the execution of activation plans for existing and new product lines within assigned product groups, working with Integrated Marketing to maximize effectiveness
  • Supports delivery of brand’s P&L goals and the creation and delivery of the financials of assigned product groups
  •  Assists with internal/external creative team to brief and develop creative to execute against media marketing plan and social media plans
  • Assists in development of content strategies and themes for assigned product groups
  • Collaborate with sales to support sales presentations, demos, materials development
  • Leads the product development process and develops business cases to assess market potential
  • Responsible for management of brand budget
  • Performs day-to-day business management activities and executes other projects or activities as requested
  • Manages volume forecast
  • Measures business performance, develops recommendations to address performance vs. plan


Education & Experience:

  • Minimum 3-4 years of CPG relevant experience
  • OR Minimum 1-2 years of CPG relevant experience and advanced degree (MBA)


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago