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Associate Manager, Customer Marketing

Arese, Italy Job ID 17360 Apply

ABOUT SC JOHNSON

SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family company built on a spirit of adventure and winning the right way. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Windex®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us. But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.

ROLE SUMMARY

Reporting to the Southern Cluster - Customer Marketing Director, the Associate Manager Customer Marketing is a key player in driving category and relative brands growth in Italy.

In this role, you will be responsible for achieving Net Sales and Market Shares targets for the assigned category. You will be also responsible for translating Regional & Country Group Category Strategies into local plans, by partnering with Sales to ensure execution of agreed plans in the local market.You will be also implementing Consumer and Trade Promotions including Special Packs.

If you are passionate about Marketing and looking for exciting challenges in a FMCG organization, then we’d like to hear from you!

In 2021, SC Johnson Italy has been recognized for the sixteenth time as Best Workplace by Great Place to Work® and was also recognized as Best Workplace for Women!

Based in Arese - Milan, we can offer you a competitive salary and profit share as well as smart working. We care about the well-being of our people and other benefits include medical cover, life insurance, subsidy canteen and SCJ Holiday programme. The facilities in Arese include swimming pool, tennis court, games room and free parking.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible to delivering Net Sales and Market Share targets for assigned categories in Italy

  • Oversees local tracking of categories, distribution, promotions performance and input relevant recommendation to achieve the business objectives

  • Input into the Corplan process (Annual Budget)

  • Translate the Regional Category Strategy into local plans

  • Manage the Equity Consumer Promotions budget

  • Manage product portfolio levers (assortment, pricing, promo and distribution)

  • Manage artwork development/local adaptation

  • Strong input to Region on business opportunities

  • Own Step 1 (local part of the MAR meeting) and provide directions for a proper monthly forecasting in collaboration with Demand Planners team

  • Actively contribute to relevant meetings of the S&OP cycle (Demand, SMR) & Sales meeting

  • Manage Consumer and Trade Promotion plans, including Special Packs/Promotional Packs

  • Manage in collaboration with Regional team both the Media Brief and the Media plan for their assigned categories

  • Develop Special Pack plans aligned with the Regional Promo Catalogue

  • Develop Trade Presentations leveraging Regional materials

  • Develop POP and other marketing & sales materials for the Categories/Segments assigned

  • Implement CTL workshops developed by the Regional team

  • Identify synergies for the SCG (Southern Cluster Group) to drive efficiencies & simplify the business

  • Work closely with the Italian country group team

  • Coach and Develop one direct report (Intern, Associate and Sr. Associate, Customer Marketing)

  • Managing the relationship with suppliers and other partners (cooperation with regional and local partners)

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or similar and a Business Master degree will be considered a competitive advantage

  • Solid Commercial background with minimum 8 years in Commercial roles (ideally a combination of Customer Marketing / Marketing and Sales experience) in a multinational FCMG company

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with managing teams

  • Fluent in Italian and English

  • Experience using market data (e.g. AC Nielsen) desirable

  • Strong communicator and team worker, able to build relationships at all levels and across function

  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Willingness & ability to drive for outstanding results with high level of initiative and speed

  • Strong analytical skills with good problem-solving skills as well as having attention to details

  • High level of autonomy by demonstrating dynamism and curiosity

  • Strong interest in an international career development path, fully mobile

  • Good skills with Excel and other MS Office applications

  • You need to be legally eligible to work in country of application.

Together, we are creating a better future – for the planet, for future generations and for every SCJ team member. Come join us and make an impact through iconic global brands. GO FURTHER WITH OUR FAMILY™

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