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Brand Officer

LOCATION: 

Aimargues, 30, FR

JOB CATEGORY:  Marketing
REQUISITION NUMBER:  222749

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Brand Officer SPT EUKANUBA™
Royal Canin Global

Aimargues (near Montpellier)
Permanent contract

 

 

Context:
Within the Royal Canin® Divison we are continuing our journey of integration of the EUKANUBA brand. Key to the success of the brand is re-establishing the brand foundations and the development of a strong portfolio driven by innovation, activation and brand ambassadors to drive recommendation.  To continue the brand turnaround and secure EUKANUBA™ and category growth the Brand Officer will work closely with Global, Regional & Local Market stakeholders across marketing, finance, supply, activity management and design agencies. The Brand Officer is responsible for supporting the deployment of the EUKANUBA™ innovation & activation projects. He/She will work with the EUKANUBA™ Global Portfolio Manager/ team and assist and support them on operational tasks.

This role is within the global marketing & sales team based at Royal Canin® head office and report to the Global Portfolio Manager- EUKANUBA™.  This is a local role and will not be open to international mobility support. This role is considered a development role and provides opportunity to increase responsibilities and progress to other roles within the business in the future based on performance and business needs.

 

Key responsibilities:
In collaboration with Portfolio Manager and/or brand manager(s):

- The Brand Officer is responsible for planning the activation toolkits/ support materials for priority projects. Stakeholder management (global/ regional/ local) is required to ensure countries receive actionable plan. Develop & deploy activation guidelines to ensure an effective deployment in country with a global alignment.
- This activation plan should include sales activation, product support, promotion and communication together in a consistent way.
- Supports the deployment of the global activation plan, measures activation effectiveness with key KPI’s and market follow up.
- Provides inputs in sales forecasting, planning and budgeting processes.
- Leads the data business KPI collection, consolidate them, track progresses and contribute to the analyze.
- Supports the GPS to deliver actionable plan.
- Assists the Portfolio Manager in delivering the innovation roadmap.
- Responsible for supporting the organization of Project Launches (e.g. Webniars, Global Pillar Week etc).
- Responisble for the co-ordination of the Eukanuba Core Market Team Meetings each period (booking meetings, consolidation of market inputs, notes etc)

 

Profile:
Education & Professional Qualification
Fluent English
High business school education with animal and nutritional understanding or high scientific education school  with business acumen

 

Soft skills:
Marketing skills
Team work
Communication skills
Willingness to learn 

 

If the answers to the above questions are yes, then this could be the perfect job for you!

 

Apply directly on our website. If we think your profile matches this role a member of our Talent Acquisiton team will invite you to a first interview via Skype or phone.

 

At Mars we’re all united by a common goal – to build relationships with trust, dignity and mutual respect today to make the world a better place for people and pets tomorrow. We’ve been proudly family owned for over 100 years, and it’s this independence that gives us the gift of freedom to think in generations, not financial years. So we invest in the long-term future of our business, our people, and the planet, guided by our enduring Principles.

 

Mars France employs over 4 200 Associates in 9 different factories and offices from Montpellier to Strasbourg, and on the field. Our Associates work across your favorite brands like m&m’s, Freedent, Whiskas, Pedigree, Royal Canin, Uncle Ben’s or Suzi Wan.
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