Associate Marketing Manager


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Position Details

Associate Marketing Manager
Twin Cities Metro
Wayzata, MN


The Associate Marketing Manager will be responsible for crafting and executing a channel marketing strategy to drive profitable growth and customer dedication for the Foodservice channel. You will partner with our Marketingand Business team as well as our Sales Leadership team to establish marketing plans to enable an outstanding customer experience to deliver valuable offerings for customers and prospects.


  • Plan, execute, and measure marketing strategies, promotions, and annual plans for a customer or specific channel/s to implement marketing strategies and sales objectives 
  • In collaboration with the Sales and Marketing Team and Sales Leadership, align marketing initiatives with channel value propositions, plans, and goals while ensuring marketing offerings support the customer 
  • Act as a project manager ensuring magnificent and timely execution of key customer/channel initiatives based on priorities established through the business planning process 
  • Demonstrating its deep knowledge of customer priorities, this role will help identify areas where additional customer profitability and brand growth can be achieved 
  • Supervise channel performance and metrics and serve as the feedback loop from sales and customers to resolve efficiency of initiatives, including promotional efficacy to improve return on investment 
  • Evaluate and modify the promotion or advertising programs 
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff. 
  • Manage relationships with advertising agencies and external marketing partners


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sales, or Business related or equivalent experience 
  • Minimum of four years of marketing work experience 
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and deliver timely projects within budget guidelines 
  • Experience executing consumer, channel, or customer-specific campaigns and promotions 
  • Experience engaging directly with customers with a positive impact 
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally to achieve business and marketing objectives


  • Minimum 6 years of experience in marketing, advertising, or closely related field 
  • Experience managing agency and external partner relationships 
  • Strong project management skills 
  • Food or consumer products experience 
  • Foodservice channel experience

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