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Date:  Apr 2, 2024
Job Req ID:  18011
Category:  Marketing/ Innovation
Country/Region:  CA
State:  ON
City:  Mississauga
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Assistant Brand Manager - Contract


Are you a creative and passionate marketer? Do you want the opportunity to play a key role in building iconic brands? In this Assistant Brand Manager (18 Month Contract) role, you will be responsible for helping to support our Omni and Brand Experience team in Canada. You will contribute to strategy and plans development, execution of shopper strategies and activations, and ensure initiatives are on-brand, on-time, and on-budget. This is a hybrid role based out of Canada HQ in Mississauga.


At Kellanova Canada, we love our people and they love our company culture and opportunities. We value work/life balance, diversity & inclusion, and of course, great food. Whats not to love? Now is the time to take your career further.  


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Retail Team Support: Consult with Retail teams to identify priority POS and merchandising tools to maximize display and offtake, then steer creative development, print, and distribution for generic and national POS programs.
  • Leadership of Day-to-Day Operations: Including budget management, retail flyer creative and coordination; maintenance of key activation calendars, leadership of consumer email program (calendar, content strategy, deployment).
  • Customer Support & Brand Consultancy: Lead development, execution, and post-analyses of unique customer programs aligned to brand and retailer strategies; deploy best practices for key shopper activations (e.g. shelf blades, coupons); coordinate in-store sampling activations with agencies.
  • In-Store Partnerships and Promotions: You will lead execution of national partner programs and promotions, including development of in-store creative, coupons and communication materials; collaborate across many functions at Kellanova (inclusive of but not limited to Sales, Innovation, Finance, Brand).


Your Recipe for Success


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or related field and/or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in Marketing with cross-functional experience in account management, omni-channel/shopper marketing, and/or trade marketing in a Tier 1 CPG company considered an asset.
  • Proven project management skills with a strong bias for action and high proficiency for multi-tasking.
  • Demonstrated capability in budget management.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, working with internal and external stakeholders (cross-functional, agencies, retail customers)
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Advanced skill in MS Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel.


What’s Next


After you apply, your application will be reviewed by a real recruiter, so it may take us a few weeks to get back with you by email or phone. Visit our How We Hire page to get insights into our hiring process and more about what we offer.


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If you join our team, you’ll be rewarded for the difference you make. Our comprehensive benefits offer you the support you need through your life events, big or small. Visit our benefits page & be sure to ask your recruiter for more specific information. 


Get to Know Us


At Kellanova, we are driven by our vision to be the world’s best-performing snacks-led powerhouse, unleashing the full potential of our differentiated brands and our passionate people. Our portfolio of iconic, world-class brands include Pringles, Cheez-It, Pop-Tarts, MorningStar Farms, Special K, Krave, Zucaritas, Crunchy Nut, among others.


Kellanova’s Culture of Best means we bring our best to all that we do in pursuit of our vision to be the world’s best performing snacks-led powerhouse. Our culture celebrates boldness and empowers our people to challenge the status quo, achieve results, and win together.


Our focus on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (ED&I) enables us to build a culture of belonging where all employees have a place at the table and are inspired to share their passion, talents and ideas to work.


The best brands. The best people. The best you.


Kellanova Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants.

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