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Date:  Apr 13, 2024
Job Req ID:  17838
Category:  Marketing/ Innovation
Country/Region:  CA
State:  ON
City:  Mississauga
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  Assistant Brand Manager


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 role, you will be responsible for helping to build our Salty Snack portfolio in Canada, aid in the development of long-term strategies, brand plans and bring the plan to life for the consumer and shopper with executional excellence.


At Kellanova Canada, we love our people and they love our company culture and opportunities. Our Kellanova K-Values are at the core of who we are, what we believe, and what brings us together.  We value work/life balance, diversity & inclusion, and of course, great food. What’s not to love? Now is the time to take your career further.  Come join us!


This is a hybrid role based out of Canada HQ in Mississauga.


A Taste of What You’ll Be Doing


  • Planning and Project Management - You will participate in the development of brand plans that span innovation, communication strategies and in-store programs and will have the opportunity to lead projects in these areas, ensuring effective and efficient delivery, on-time and within budget.   
  • Media and Agency Relationships - You will work closely with our agency partners to plan and execute Canadian led integrated consumer programs across multiple media touch points.
  • Innovation Support: You will develop and execute commercial plans for new products in collaboration with innovation and sales.
  • Promotions & Partnerships - You will lead activation of planned promotions and partnerships.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: You will collaborate across many functions at Kellanova (inclusive of but not limited to Sales, Innovation, Finance, Shopper Marketing and EComm) to identify consumer, shopper, and customer insights and execute commercial plans for new products and shopper activation plans, that will grow your brand profitably.
  • Consumer Insights & Analytics - You will leverage consumer insights and lead analysis of in-market performance to ensure our brand programs are relevant and impactful.


Your Recipe for Success


  • University undergraduate degree with a focus on business or marketing.
  • Experience in a marketing role preferred.
  • Related experience in a Consumer-Packaged Goods company e.g. Sales, Category Management, Promotions, Innovation is an asset.
  • Advanced skill in MS Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Excellent communication and persuasion skills combined with strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Desire for AC Nielsen experience.

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 future is full of flavor at Kellanova.


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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