Integrated Marketing Manager in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 1/18/2020

Job Snapshot

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 Integrated Marketing Manager who will join our Marketing Services Team in Marysville, OH.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

The Integrated Marketing Manager will be one of the leads in the Internal Marketing Services Studio Team. The position will also partner with our external agencies. The main objective of the role is to develop and execute strategic marketing and communications plans for a group of Scotts Miracle-Gro Brands. This position will have one to two analysts and will be responsible for their growth and development.

What you’ll do in this role:

Leads studio to ensure creative and communication plan is on strategy and delivers on business objectives: 
  • Leads cross functional discussions & kickoffs on new projects
  • Determines proper resources and knowledge experts to engage
  • Manages creative brief process and alignment
  • Partner across the studio and marketing services organization to translate marketing strategies into marketing executions  
  • Actively work with Brand and Strategy to develop objectives, briefs and communication documents. Align senior management and stakeholders on strategic marketing objectives. Actively facilitate and participate in briefing internal and external partners.

Collaborates across internal and external studios, primary liaison for Marketing Services and Brand, manages relationship with outside agencies, vendors and partners:
  • Main point of contact for all agencies – leads any agency meetings, kickoffs or status updates; captures feedback
  • First point of contact for all media driven marketing projects
  • Build relationships across functions and agencies to foster trust and transparency. Serve as primary point of contact for Brand Directors. 
  • Work with and assesses agency relationships and processes. Manage issues and escalates appropriately.  
  • Provide thorough communication within the internal studio, across Marketing Services functions, external agencies and Brand team.
  • Assist in prioritizing projects  
Strong understanding of all marketing services capabilities and overall brand/business strategy and launches:
  • Integrates creative across all touch points
  • Utilizes/engages all MS knowledge experts to continue to innovate and bring new ideas to the table
  • Creates and maintains brand standards and voice/tone
  • Partner with the analytics team to develop and report on campaign metrics. Support test and learn strategies.
  • Maintain deep understanding across Marketing Services capabilities - media, sponsorship, PR, traffic, creative services, packaging, digital marketing (search marketing, website, content, social media, email, mobile app, video), eComm, finance, consumer services, insights and research, analytics, shopper marketing, etc.
  • Actively seek out and understand new trends in marketing - digital, media, social, content, spons
  • Develop and maintain a strong working knowledge of key brand products associated with the internal studio and marketing priorities
Oversee execution of all studio activity, manage priorities and deliverables, connects dots to ensure all touch points are cohesive and deliver against plan:
  • Ensure marketing assets are delivered by deadlines.   
  • Ultimately responsible for marketing project completion on time and on budget 
  • Initiates and gains approval on all SOWs and RFPs
  • Maintain overview of working Marketing Services budget. Identify opportunities for efficiencies. Working knowledge of brand unit financial goals and deliver against goals.  
What you’ll need to be successful:
  • 6-8 years of comparable experience in marketing management or other relevant work experience; agency account management experience a plus
  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to influence and lead across the organization - across, up and down
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively across functions and personality types
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
  • Proven project management skills with experience balancing multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Must know how to navigate a complex, cross-functional environment and add value
  • Exceptional organization skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Possess a strong work ethic with the ability to anticipate needs, work independently and take initiative
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; other creative platforms a plus

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: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office. 

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

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous holiday and vacation days.

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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.