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Kellogg Director, Brand Marketing - RXBAR in Illinois

Our Natural and Insurgent (N&I) Category is one of the largest of its kind in the industry, with brands that have a shared mission to promote health, wellness, and nutrition. We create real foods from great ingredients made by incredible people. If you believe that food should do more, that it has the power to create positive change in ourselves and the world around us, and if you possess an entrepreneurial spirit, servant mindset, and like to win…we want to hear from you!

As Marketing Director, you’ll be leading our RXBAR brand and responsible for driving brand performance and market share by developing commercial plans that deliver results. In this role, you’ll create the future with us by contributing to longer-term brand and category strategy creation while owning and implementing annual plans. Additionally, this role will be a critical leader in developing the consumer communications strategy to drive brand awareness and support product launches, and partner with sales, category strategy, and finance to generate demand in the market and profitable long-term growth.

This role reports to the Vice President of Marketing for our Natural and Insurgent category.

HERE’S A TASTE OF WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • Deliver the Results - Developing brand strategies based on strong consumer, customer, and market landscape insights. Setting a compelling vision for the future of RXBAR via core health and white space expansion to drive accelerated growth. Enrolling the organization and rallying multi-functional resources to deliver the plans

  • Strengthen the Organization - Develop the marketing talent on the RXBAR team through Talent Management and enable the team day-to-day through coaching and breaking down barriers. Coach & Develop direct reports and cross-functional team members to effectively execute category and brand strategies

  • Be Strategic and Analytical – Insights and data-driven capable of contributing at the strategic level and also able to help build at the tactical level. We need this established marketing leader to be consumer-centric and naturally curious with a sense for solving problems that others may not realize exist and to push beyond the status quo.

  • Create the Future – Shape a growth portfolio for the next 3 plus years and ensure the long-term health of our brands; strong Team Leadership in developing the game plan to grow.

    YOUR RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

    Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Preferably in Marketing or related field

  • Strong knowledge of CPG marketing vehicles and marketing fundamentals, particularly high-impact consumer promotions, advertising, and packaging

  • Strong leadership & communication skills, both written and verbal plus the ability to perceive and present information both analytically and creatively, to all levels of the organization, including executive

  • Nielsen/IRI/SPINs or similar market analysis database to drive business decisions and generate insights to understand consumer behavior

  • Experience partnering with cross-functional teams and agency partners

  • Belief in the power of food to make a positive change in people and the world around us

  • Demonstrated excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, communication, presentation, coaching, leadership, and people management, and development skills

  • A strong strategic mindset that translates to business results

  • A track record of creative drive and a passion for nurturing great ideas that cut through the clutter to bring a fresh take to the market

  • Proven ability to work in a matrix organization to deliver results

  • Significant FMCG marketing experience in brand and/or innovation

  • Strong knowledge of insights, ROI, RGM, P&L

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, humility, a servant mindset, and a passion for winning

    Bonus Points:

  • Are you a strong team player who loves to solve complex business problems We need you!

  • Significant CPG related experience

  • Intrinsic enthusiasm for natural foods, natural/organic lifestyle, and nutrition

    WHAT’S NEXT

    It’s best to apply today because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on the link below:

  • Kellogg's K-Values (https://www.kelloggcareers.com/global/our-company.html#values)

  • New Hire Benefits Guide

    THE FINER PRINT

    The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf) for English or this Link (http://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf) for Spanish.

    Kellogg’s Natural and Insurgent Category is a collection of delicious, and wholesome brands, and our belief is that business can be a positive force for good. We incubate and scale wellness trends and our dream is to make it possible for people everywhere to embrace natural healthy living Our dynamic portfolio of brands includes Kashi, Bear Naked, Pure Organic, RXBAR, joybol, and Leaf Jerky . Behind these brands, we have products in ten grocery categories. We love ingredients, taste and the undeniable fact that good food makes you feel, well, good. And that fuels our relentless desire to make a difference in everything we do.

    Let’s create the future of food

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