Shopper Marketing Specialist

Date: Apr 3, 2024

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

Shopper Marketing Specialist




Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey 


The Opportunity 


Bring CPG brands to life at retail, at that very moment of truth when a consumer decides to buy or not to buy is what excites you then we have a great opportunity for you. Building brand awareness and reinforcing that mental and physical availability where it matters, at the point of purchase is what this role is all about. We have a portfolio of growing brands and strong distribution growth so there are lots of opportunities to do new things in new places. This position will report to the Shopper Marketing Manager.  


  • Work collaboratively with Shopper Marketing Managers on the execution of programs, facilitating workflow for projects in development, ensuring timely approvals and production delivery.
  • Support Shopper Marketing Managers & Experiential Marketing Managers in tracking, pulling, and organizing data from internal and external sources across multiple sales channels & brands.
  • Assist Shopper Marketing & Experiential Marketing Managers with securing PO’s, tracking invoices, and performing monthly reconciliation of customer programming accruals in collaboration with the brand team.
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies with the Finance department and external vendors.
  • Spend time in retail environments documenting and reporting current trends across merchandising solutions, shelf solutions, and marketing solutions.
  • Work with shopper marketing managers to build out a monthly shopper marketing newsletter showcasing trends and noting the implications of those trends for our brands.  
  • manage an inventory of evergreen/ templated merchandising tools, always available for customer and experiential teams to use for tactical and ad-hoc needs
  • Pull redemption monthly across all brands to share with finance and shopper managers.



The Skills you will bring to the team

  • A bachelor's degree and 2 years experience of relevant CPG Marketing experience
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills and can foster internal/external relationships and develop trust/respect of others.
  • Some experience executing CPG shopper marketing programs preferred
  • Some knowledge of current marketing vehicles including In-store signage, displays, demos, e-commerce, digital displays, social media, etc. preferred.
  • Some knowledge of and willingness to learn about retailer-specific media partners (WMC, Roundel, AMC, etc) and the ever-changing approved retailer tactics
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel; knowledge of business systems such as SAP preferred


If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply!


Where and how you will work  

The opportunity will be based in Downers Grove, Illinois withhybrid working arrangements available through ourSmart working modelwhich allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.  


What we would like to offer you!  

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package including staff discounts, generous family leave policy, health & dental plan, competitive salary, and 401K.  


About Glanbia  

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritionals, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, 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 celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.  


Nearest Major Market: Chicago