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Strategic Marketing Manager-Poultry MicroNutrition

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Job ID 153849 Date posted 10/05/2021 Location : Montreal, Canada | Olathe, Kansas | Wayzata, Minnesota | Lewisburg, Ohio | Schiphol, Netherlands

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Strategic Marketing Manager – Poultry and MicroNutrition will design and implement a comprehensive product marketing cycle for the North American Poultry industry. We seek a professional who will identify market potential, establish pricing and market strategies, estimate potential sales, define promotional activities and handle product through phase-out. The major responsibilities will be to support key initiatives to enable product line strategy including supporting the development of marketing strategy, managing partnerships, contributing to identifying and initiating new product/technology opportunities, supporting the development of brand portfolio and communications planning, helping to guide product/technology positioning, assessing portfolio needs and developing sales activation tools and plans.

Key Accountabilities

  • Prepare and coordinate product introductions and create marking plan in collaboration with marketing communications within the U.S. and Canada by interacting across all the NA species innovation and technical teams.

  • Collaborate across functions to support and execute the portfolio strategy and drive growth with partnerships and through projects.

  • Contribute to short- and long-term strategy building for the North American poultry and micronutrition portfolio.

  • Plan, organize and coordinate promotional programs to accomplish financial and budgetary goals in cooperation with the poultry sales teams.

  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Rigorously monitor and gather deep customer insights, competitive activities and market insights to help fuel strategy, portfolio and growth.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or agriculture business

  • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) or similar educational degree

  • Five years of experience in Strategic Marketing or related discipline within the poultry industry

  • Four years of strategic marketing, product management or related poultry, animal nutrition or food manufacturing work experience Demonstrated ability to influence and lead cross-functional teams

  • Experience in pricing and account management

  • Experience in developing and launching new products

  • Experience in developing marketing plans and brand management

  • Must be results oriented, innovative and creative

  • Strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Bilingual (French)


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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