Assistant Brand Manager - Remote in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 4/28/2022

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for an Assistant Brand Manager who will join our Brand Marketing team in a remote capacity with some travel to our corporate office in Marysville, OH as needed.

Our Assistant Brand Manager is the leader that executes their business unit strategy on a day-to-day basis to drive growth and profitability. As the leader of the business, you are integrated into the daily operations of your business unit to make decisions and drive action to deliver on the needs of the consumer. In this role, you are responsible for managing cross-functional teams and influencing outcomes to develop and implement strategic projects. 

Everyday you will: 

  • Analyze data, including sales results, customer insights, market research, and category trends, to identify business insights that inform strategies to grow your business and unlock new opportunities

  • Manage your portfolio of products through various states of the product lifecycle including new product innovation from ideation to commercialization and product management from go to market strategies to product maturity

  • Lead your brand team and cross-functional partners through the development and implementation of strategic initiatives to deliver against business unit objectives

To thrive in this role you must:

  • Possess passion and curiosity to continuously seek out opportunities and ideas to strengthen your brand(s) and grow your business

  • Have a bias for action to quickly adapt and execute on the needs of the business while being comfortable challenging the status quo 

  • Leverage first party and third party consumer research to understand and articulate the voice of the consumer within the organization to deliver on strategies to satisfy their needs

  • Be the expert on your portfolio of products and projects with the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with cross-functional partners within sales, supply chain, research and development, communications, finance and market research

  • Understand the ins and outs of a P&L in order to evaluate and manipulate it to align strategies within the marketing mix to deliver profitable results

  • Analyze and manipulate data within Excel and Tableau to uncover insights and provide opinions on marketplace dynamics, competitive analysis, promotion and pricing evaluation 

What makes this role unique from others:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, you’ll have the ability to define ideas and champion those ideas to management

  • Rotation opportunities to get a broader perspective on the Scotts Miracle-Gro business to develop as a well-rounded leader

  • Enterprise-wide development experiences to help shape the future of the organization such as macro trend discovery and ideation and blue ocean innovation forums

The perfect person will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing.

  • 1-3 years of experience in brand management at a consumer goods company.

  • Extensive project management experience and proven ability to multitask.

  • Experience in media planning, advertising, creative and concept development.

Some other nice to haves:

  • MBA with a concentration in Marketing.

  • 1-3 years with a combination of Sales/Marketing/Brand Management experience.

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 24,000 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef run cafe and the best crushed ice! 

  • First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network, GroPride Network, Scotts Associates for a Greener Earth (SAGE), andScotts Young Professionals.

  • 13 SMG paid holiday days and generous vacation policy.

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law