Assistant Brand Manager

Reynolds Consumer Products

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…and Drive Your Career across a world of opportunities! We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. If you are looking to build a strong career, we have an opportunity for you! We are searching for an Assistant Brand Manager to join our team located at our headquarters in Lake Forest, IL. Local Candidates Only.

Position Details

Assistant Brand Manager
Northern Illinois
Lake Forest, IL

Your Role:

The Assistant Brand Manager plays a crucial role in supporting the development and execution of brand strategies to drive business growth through new product innovation launches and enhance brand equity across several key markets around the globe. They will project manage with cross-functional teams including marketing, sales, product development, and external agencies to execute new product development and launches. This role will report to the Director of Marketing. We embrace unique backgrounds and experiences to achieve a strong team and inclusive workplace.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with and project manage product development teams to launch new products and line extensions, ensuring alignment with brand strategy. 
  • Collaborate with and project manage commercial teams to conduct in market analysis: competitive landscape, pricing strategies, and growth opportunities. 
  • Support the creation and implementation of marketing campaigns, advertising initiatives, and promotional activities to drive brand awareness and engagement. 
  • Manage specific initiative budgets, tracking expenses, and optimizing resource allocation to maximize ROI. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external partners, agencies, and vendors to support brand initiatives and campaigns. 
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to evaluate the effectiveness of brand initiatives and make data-driven recommendations for optimization. 
  • Support brand communication efforts across various channels, including digital marketing, social media, PR, and events. 
  • Stay connected with US teams on branding and innovation trends.

Ultimately, you will improve the performance of not only the Sales and Marketing teams, but also the business as whole through project management of innovations and providing action-oriented growth opportunities. We strive to build a diverse, inclusive, and talented workforce who will contribute to the Company’s vision, mission, and goals.

You will love it here if…

  • You thrive in a fast paced and high-energy environment 
  • You are committed to excellence 
  • You pay great attention to details and are well organized 
  • You are an effective communicator 
  • You like working with people around the globe

We need you to have:

  • BA/BS degree in Marketing, Business, or related discipline. 
  • Internship, Co-op exposure, or experience within a consumer durable or consumer packaged goods company. 
  • 3 months to 2+ years’ experience within an applicable industry. 
  • Proficient in MS Office. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects or have project management experience. 
  • Self-directed with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple accountabilities and various internal customers. 
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail. 
  • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems logically and systematically. 
  • Ability to travel and work a flexible schedule to accommodate global working time zones, when necessary. 
  • Must be team oriented and able to work with highly collaborative and high-performance teams.

Icing on the cake:

  • Exposure to research and new product development. 
  • Sales, Marketing or other business-related experience. 
  • International experience.

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