Associate Brand Manager

Cause: Other

Location: South Burlington, VM

Role: Marketing, Branding

About the Company

Ben & Jerry's Homemade Inc., started in 1978 in a renovated gas station in Burlington, Vermont, USA, founded by childhood friends and dedicated activists Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield. In 2000 Ben & Jerry’s became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever while maintaining an independent Board of Directors to provide leadership focused on preserving and expanding Ben & Jerry's social mission, brand integrity, and product quality. Nowadays our products are distributed in 35 countries in supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, franchise Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops and other venues.

At Ben & Jerry’s we have an inspiring ambition. We aim to pioneer our ‘linked prosperity business model’ to advance the global movement for social and economic justice while growing our sales to one billion € by 2020. This translates into a high-paced growth environment where we bring our grassroots and activist spirit every day. That is how we remain a true values-led organisation with a connected 3-part mission, which you will find reflected in your goals and aspirations:

  1. Social mission: to initiate innovative ways to improve the quality of life locally, nationally and internationally

  2. Product mission: to make and distribute the finest quality all natural and super premium ice-cream and euphoric concoctions

  3. Economic mission: to operate the Company on a sustainable financial basis of profitable growth

About the Job

This role includes the following duties and responsibilities, but additional requirements may be assigned as needed.

Working with the Head of Marketing Operations- Americas, in collaboration with the Customer Development, CMI, Global Brand Development and Global/US Integrated Marketing teams, create programs that build brand awareness, drive trial, demonstrate leadership in progressive values and deliver the fun and irreverence that define Ben & Jerry’s:

  • Own the development and execution of Brand Marketing Plans and Innovation Launch Plans for the US Dairy Pints business that fulfill marketing strategies, support the company's social mission and meet financial objectives for sales, gross margin and profitability.
    Own in the delivery of the brand P&L across the Dairy Pints segment of the business including any opportunities to drive top and bottom line improvements.
    Lead the Demand Review process for the US Dairy Pints businesses, working cross functionally while leveraging current consumption and shipment data to provide improved forecasting abilities.

Experience: 4+

Salary: NA