Brand Management Associate
Company: Albertsons Companies
Posted on: May 14, 2022
This position is open to remote/virtual work and can be located
in Pleasanton, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Plano, TX, Boise, ID, Philadelphia,
Denver, Portland, Seattle, Boston, Los Angeles, Dallas.
What you will be doing
The Product Management Associate in the Own Brands business
supports the Product Management teams. The responsibilities of this
position primarily include supporting the unit through making
recommendations based on in-depth analysis, project management as
well as assisting in managing the Own Brands business to deliver
annual sales growth and profit targets.
Category Analysis Includes identifying driving factors behind
trends (in own brands, competing brands, and rest of market),
recommending opportunities for assortment gains, and analyzing base
business to discover and resolve issues early on.
Supporting Product Management in managing all aspects related to
achieving its performance goals. Includes business reviews, making
new item presentations, managing timelines for new product
development and leading any other day-to-day priorities. Managing
complete and accurate timelines, trackers, and forms.
Manage maintenance projects and select new items to ensure
milestones are met.
Reporting and analytics behind new item metrics determining
feasibility of a new item within a category, estimating annual
volume, and providing cost and retail targets.
Category & Product Optimization - Taking part in all relevant
category reviews and providing analysis to support Own Brands
(pricing, assortment, schematics, promotion, etc.)
Inventory Management - Monitoring new item ramp up and estimating
run out time of discontinued items.
Product Management - work with cross functional teams including
Product Development, Regulatory, Sourcing, Package Design and
Finance in new product development process.
Influence cross functional teams and task completion.
Ability to bend, lift up to 20 lbs., and stand for long periods of
times to create mockup displays or image projects.
What we are searching for
Bachelor's Degree preferred in Business Marketing, Economics, or
1 or more years of related experience.
1+ year in a CPG marketing or analysis role preferred.
Strong analytical skills): category management analytics PC skills
in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access).
Attention to detail.
Ability to analyze large amounts of data and identify key
trends/results and present to management.
Excellent problem solving, oral and written communication
Able to independently analyze promotions to determine its
effectiveness and/or evaluate best options. Uses this knowledge to
make recommendations on promotion programs.
Knowledge of syndicated data (IRI, ACNielsen, Shopper card
analysis). Able to independently complete analysis of category,
brand, competitive and promotional activity to identify key trends
and business implications.
Consumer Information Synthesis: Consistently accesses and analyzes
a broad range of consumer data to develop robust recommendations
based on a convergence of evidence. Able to identify key insights
and indicated actions based on the data. Able to separate "nice to
know" from "need to know" information.
Understands basic principles of label and packaging design and able
to, with guidance, create design briefs for minor projects and line
Excellent team and interpersonal skills.
Can plan and organize analysis and small project plans.
Strong desire to learn new technologies/tools/skill sets.
Understands project management and can manage timelines.
What it is like at Albertsons?
Albertsons Culture Principles
Compassion : We always treat each other with kindness and
Team : We always support and recognize each other
Inclusive : We always value everyone's perspective
Learning : We always strive to grow and develop ourselves and
Competitive : We always act with integrity to win over the
Ownership : We always take actions to drive our success
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