Navitas+Organics
Job Title: Associate Brand Manager
Industry Sector: Natural/Organic Food & Beverage
Job Categories: Marketing

 Contact Information
 
Company Name: Navitas Organics
  Address: 15 Pamaron Way Suite A
Novato, CA 94949
United States
  Company Phone: 415-883-8116
Web Site: http://www.navitasnaturals.com


Job Description
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The Position: Associate Brand Manager

Who we are:

Navitas (Nah-V'-tas) is Latin for energy, and it certainly describes how we operate. We're a fast moving, hard-working, friendly crew who care about our team just as much as we care about the superfood plants that feed and sustain us. Fast growth means hard work and the need for lots of superfoods. Our blenders are always mixing up superfood concoctions to keep us going and we take every opportunity to tell you about the benefits of our many products. We cultivate an environment where we each get a chance to be ourselves and do the work we enjoy. We like to eat superfoods and practice yoga at the office just as much as we love a good sports game and happy hour. Most importantly, we are all aligned around the premium, organic superfoods we create and making them available to more people. Our team of over 100 is based in Marin County, California, just 20 minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Our 50+ products are now sold at more than 5,000 stores in the US, Canada and abroad.

Position Summary:

The Associate Brand Manager acts as the point person for business analysis and product management for the day-to-day business at the SKU and macro level. This role reports to the Brand Manager with strong interaction with the sales, finance, operations and creative teams. This role is responsible for tracking consistency and trends in the brand performance, overall business performance and SKU performance, pulling reports and sharing out findings and analysis regarding business health and consumer-facing programs to drive growth.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as business analyst, project manager, grassroots marketer and product champion.
  • Business Analysis – Monitor business health by analyzing trends and developing insights to drive strategy and direction. Pull regular sales and consumption data on NetSuite and Spins. Track competitive performance, pricing and trends and be able to confidently present findings to the cross-functional team on a monthly basis
  • Project Manager—Track key marketing projects, including, but not limited to:
  • Coupons—Manage coupon program under strategic collaborative direction of the Brand Manager, track effectiveness, report findings and track against budget.
  • Packaging—Track packaging changes and brand story for consistency across the line and manage process according to packaging production timelines.
  • Ambassador Program—Manage strategy, program details, logistics and communication for
  • Ambassador Program. Act as the day-to-day contact for members.
  • Sampling Programs—Manage the strategy, program details and logistics
  • Retail and Sales Support—Manage strategy, creative, logistics, communication and vendor management of POS needs; general sales tools and sales presentation support
  • General Marketing Support—Assist in development and execution of the annual marketing plans to increase sales, product awareness, velocity and profitability.
  • Special projects as assigned.

 

Job Qualifications
  • Passionate about our brand, consumers and superfoods!
  • Bachelor's degree required, recent MBA grad is a plus
  • 1-3 years consumer packaged goods or food industry experience
  • Experience working with SPINS or Nielsen market research data
  • Strong sense of job ownership
  • Good problem-solver and trouble-shooter
  • Ability to manage projects across departments to ensure strategies and communications are consistent and integrated
  • Inspired by Navitas Organics brand look/feel. Good eye for aesthetics and design. Thrives in an entrepreneurial environment, can be scrappy, creative & resourceful while also building structure and process.
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Give and receive feedback easily
  • Ability to direct a team that includes executive management
  • Must be able to meet coummunicated schedules and deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable working in a productive environment as a hands-on team player who can also operate independently
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Must be highly organized and have a high level of attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office required, specifically Outlook, Word, Excel &PowerPoint; Experience with web-based programs and NetSuite or other similar ERP systems
  • Self-confident, collaborative, knowledgeble and an analytical thinker. Must demonstrate good judgement and the ability to take action as appropriate. Ability to handle daily work details accurately, and dive-in and learn the business.
  • Align with our core values, in word and deed.


Job Location: SF Bay Area, CA
Country: United States
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job seekers must live within: 50+ miles
Required to Relocate: No
Required to Travel: Yes
Minimum Experience Required: 1-3 years

Job Application Web Site: https://www.navitasorganics.com/careers?gnk=job&gni=8a7887a8655a8a17016568ba84d71cbd&gns=Other

 



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