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Jack Link's Beef Jerky Trade Marketing Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Trade Marketing Manager 600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA Full-time Department: Sales Site Location: Minneapolis Company Description Come run with Sasquatch as a Trade Marketing Manager! As a Jack Link's team member, Running with Sasquatch means we roll up our buffalo plaid sleeves and do the hard work first. We don't shy away from challenges. In fact, we push hard and take risks. True to our North Woods roots, we're a bunch of ordinary people who accomplish extraordinary things by driving results with innovation, creativity and a clear sense of urgency. Like our awesome protein products, we have an unwavering passion for quality, and you won't find anything artificial here. What you see is what you get... authentic, humble and fun people who Run with Sasquatch! Running with Sasquatch takes a team. We invite you to run with us, succeed with us, and celebrate with us. Most importantly, Feed Your Wild Side with us on our journey to be the dominant global leader of branded protein snacks! Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack manufacturer worldwide. Still family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link's also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, and operates a total of 11 manufacturing and distribution facilities in four countries. Jack Link's produces high-quality, great-tasting protein snacks that feed the wild sides of consumers around the world. Jack Link's Protein Snacks family of brands includes Jack Link's, Lorissa's Kitchen, World Kitchens Jerky, Bifi and Pepperami. Job Description As a key role of the Sales Strategy team, the Trade Marketing Manager position is instrumental in the development and communication of sales strategy for the Jack Link's portfolio and will be responsible for the profitable growth of their assigned channels. The Trade Marketing Manager will be responsible for customer marketing, trade fund management, pricing strategy, product positioning strategy, and competitive analysis. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The duties and responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to, the following: Leads business team in the development of customer strategic plans and customer trade strategy Develops channel trade plans and product promotion strategies Participates as a core member of a sales .and. marketing focused business team, including the development and communication of all corporate and channel objectives Develops customer led new product innovation recommendations as well as changes, improvements or deletions in existing products. Utilizes data to analyze market trends through the use of industry statistics, market research and customer interaction to identify and solve for market opportunities. Lead liaison in new product planning from sales Supports field sales in the development of sales programs, sales tools, and deployment of marketing programming Acts as the corporate representative of field sales organization to deliver best in class sales growth National marketing event support Undertakes specific company market projects, as assigned Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary. Qualifications REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Required Education: Bachelor's degree Required Experience: 7+ years of related experience in sales/marketing/trade marketing P.and.L management capabilities Excellent analytical skills Ability to work in a fast paced environment Excellent communication skills Preferred Experience AC Nielsen .and. Consumer Insights experience Trade Marketing or Customer Marketing experience Consumer Packaged Goods experience REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and ABILITIES: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must work effectively with all levels of management and employees Must demonstrate effective leadership, problem solving, presentation, and employee motivational skills. Proficient in Internet na