Nature's Way® is one of the most recognized and trusted manufacturers of dietary supplements and vitamins. A pioneer in herbal supplements, the Nature's Way® brand is known for its expansive offerings of whole herbs, standardized extracts, vitamins & minerals, and homeopathic remedies. Beyond herbal supplements, Nature's Way® manufactures trusted brands such as Alive!® multi-vitamins, Fortify probiotics, Umcka® Cold Care, and Sambucus. Our brands are sold through retail partners in the grocery, drug, mass, health food store, eCommerce and other channels. We are experiencing rapid growth.
Employees at Nature's Way® have a passion for building trustworthy brands that help improve the health and wellness of others. This is our mission and it forms the basis of everything we do. Whether developing science-based formulas, utilizing top-quality ingredients, or diligently adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Nature's Way is known for its unwavering commitment to quality and safety. "Trust the Leaf®."
If you're looking to join a team where you'll be leading initiatives and contributing to growth every single day, Nature's Way may be the place for you. Nature's Way is in the midst of a growth-driven transformation of their marketing organization. We just opened a state of the art marketing and sales office in downtown Minneapolis where an entrepreneurial, results driven consumer marketing and sales organization is being established. We are looking for people who want to leave their mark in this high energy organization where every person we bring on board has the opportunity to shape the business from day one.
Nature's Way offers a competitive wage and benefits including:
Innovative health insurance
Basic Life and Optional Life Insurance
Long and Short Term Disability, Long Term Care insurance.
401(k) with Company Match
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid vacation and holidays
Educational assistance and on-going training
Community involvement incentives
Product Discounts for you and your family
Associate Brand Manager - MARKETING
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN Job Type: Full Time Department: MARKETING
The Associate Brand Manager (ABM) is responsible for supporting the development and execution of marketing plans and programs to achieve the short and long-term business objectives for Natures Way brands. The ABM works in close partnership with the Brand Manager and Director to define and execute the brand marketing plans. This will include ownership of brand projects, communications, innovation, and the day-to-day business activity and management of categories and brands. From day one, the ABM will be a key contributor to the brands strategic choices, product innovations, communication plans, and executions across all touchpoints. To be successful in this role, the ABM will have a strong passion for building a deep understanding of consumers, show customer, channel and marketplace understanding and have the agility to deliver creative and innovative solutions that allow us to win in the marketplace.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. The Associate Brand Manager will have the opportunity to be the day to day business owner which includes the following duties and responsibilities:
Business Analytics and P&L Management Track and analyze business performance and report on results Evaluate data and market trends impacting the business and develop actionable insights Connect relevant consumer information to feed the business planning process Be the forecast owner and drive identification and quantification of key forecast drivers Manage consumer budget for areas of P&L responsibility Recommend where to place future bets for growth Brand and Marketing Management Support Brand Manager in leading development of annual brand plans and marketing objectives Write clear creative and promotional communication briefs for agencies that support the business strategies Work cross functionally with agency partners in creative development and execution promotions and campaigns across touch points Lead cross functional innovation and renovation projects from idea through development to commercialization for brand areas of responsibility Collaborate with consumer insights team to develop insights in support of business and brand objectives
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Required: Undergraduate college degree in marketing, business or a related field. 3-5 years of relevant work experience with experience in consumer packaged goods marketing within the Food/Drug/Mass and/or Health Food Store channels a plus.
Preferred: Masters of Business Administration graduate degree. Marketing experience with a healthcare or supplements portfolio a plus.
POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED WORK HOURS This is a full time position. Monday Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Occasional evening or weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
TRAVEL This position requires up to 20% domestic travel. Some international travel may be required.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information.
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Nature’s Way is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.