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Senior Brand Manager - Storytelling/ATL

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

The Senior Brand Manager - Global Marketing will be responsible for overseeing Brand Storytelling and Integrated Marketing Campaigns at the Global level, while providing support to Region Marketing teams to enable local market Above-the-Line activtations.  ey areas of responsibility include evoloving consumer messaging consistent with Brand Positioning, leading Creative breifings, overseeing production of primary Marketing assets and management of direct reports.


Essential Functions:

  • Drive Brand growth through development of breakthrough Storytelling to reach consumer target groups, in line with OPTIMUM NUTRITION brand role and voice.
  • Own creative brief writing with collaboration from Regional Marketing leads, tailored to address specific objectives within the purchase funnel and target audience(s).
  • Ensure creative asset development milestones and campaign launch dates are successfully met on time.
  • Manage cross-functional teams including Regional Marketing leadership and internal/external creative agency partners.
  • Partner with Region Marketing and Commercial leadership teams to drive marketing objectives (awareness, consideration, trial, and loyalty) for aligned with overall strategic brand growth initiatives.
  • Execute initiatives with agencies and in-house creative team to create/improve advertising copy, media plans, and integrated marketing programs.
  • Manage and develop junior marketers supporting Optimum Nutrition.
  • Must have a strong understanding and passion for compelling Storytelling and Equity-building campaign development.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Thorough understanding of Brand Positioning elements, development process, and guideline criteria.
  • Ability to comprehensively understand and convert consumer, category, competitor, and channel/customer insights into brand strategy & communication plans.
  • Successful track record of developing creative methods of growing brands through storytelling.
  • Knowledge of advertising process and creative asset evaluation.
  • Strong leadership skills in managing/influencing teams including agency partners.
  • Established background of creative brief development, delivery and production.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.
  • Ability to navigate from the strategic level to the tactical/executional level fluidly.



  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA is a plus.
  • 6+ years experience developing consumer communication campaigns and integrated marketing programs.
  • B2C experience with CPG brands preferred.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago