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Associate Brand Manager
Saint Paul, Minnesota  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on December 7, 2022
Job Id #57478 Posted July 11, 2022

Associate Brand Managers create purpose-driven brand/channel strategies and partner with experts across the 4Ps to assess, evaluate and execute strategies.

Key Accountabilities:
• Create purpose-driven brand/channel strategies for brands that drive sustainable brand growth and deliver financial forecast (RNS & Profit)
• Lead strategy execution of brand building, innovation, and/or business model ideas to close gap to financial and volume targets in collaboration with cross-functional team
• Understand consumer and work with GCI on deep dive business analysis to identify innovative business opportunities
• Oversee demand planning to forecast by applying business insights
• Collaborate with experts across 4Ps to assess and evaluate solutions, orchestrate annual plan, and ensure execution across 4Ps is consistent with brand foundation
• Lead commercialization of product initiatives that deliver annual brand plan
• Provide tactical input and develops initial recommendation on all strategies across the 4Ps
• Partner with Sales to create compelling stories to profitably win with key customers

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of work/internship experience
• Background in:
   o CPG Brand Marketing, Finance, Sales, Consulting or other leadership development program experience (industry agnostic)
• Large, matrixed organization experience
• Skills – Financial acumen, strategy, leadership

Preferred Qualifications:
• Strong analytic ability to translate data into meaningful insights and action
• Ability to strategically choose levers to balance short-term commitments and long-term brand health
• Understand P&L mechanics and how to impact topline and bottom-line drivers
• Ability to identify and evaluate brand building ideas across 4Ps and make connections across other brands in portfolio
• Ability to determine how to use 4Ps to achieve brand strategy and goals
• Demonstrate comfort and capability with brands in all stages of growth
• Understand how Sales organization operates and role of SRM levers
• Ability to influence and inspire direct and cross-functional team

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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