Associate Marketing Manager

Land O’Lakes

Join Land O’Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We’re a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another—not Wall Street. Land O’Lakes operates some of the most respected brands in agribusiness and food production including LAND O LAKES® Dairy Foods, Vermont Creamery, Purina® Animal Nutrition, WinField United® Crop Inputs, and TruterraTM Sustainability. Positions are hybrid at Land O’Lakes, Inc. corporate headquarters located in Arden Hills, MN.

Position Details

Associate Marketing Manager
Twin Cities Metro
Arden Hills, MN

Associate Marketing Manager could be placed in any of our three business units:

  • Dairy Foods: National dairy brand with high brand recognition across key dairy product categories, plus Kozy Shack® refrigerated desserts and Vermont Creamery 
  • Animal Nutrition: Purina® animal feed division serves lifestyle (companion) and livestock animals via high performance nutrition. Also feeds zoo animals worldwide 
  • Crop Inputs: WinField United® is a manufacturer and distributor of row crop seeds, crop protection products, and agribusiness consulting (maximizing yield with minimal inputs)

Associate Marketing Manager Position Description:

  • Rotational program – move to different assignments within marketing across the organization to learn marketing skills and general management competencies in a variety of industries and situations
  • Build Marketing and General Management skills with roles that lead P&L business management, brand and product strategy, innovation, and customer and channel engagement
  • Flexible career path development across the high-growth enterprise influenced by employee preferences and career ambitions
  • Ongoing training and marketing education – learn the essentials of B2C and B2B marketing

Competencies-Skills (Required):

  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing o rsimilar degree with strong understanding and or experience of P&L ownership
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written skills
  • Effective analytical, critical thinking and quantitative problem-solving abilities
  • Effective leadership, project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to deliver results from a cross-functional team in a positive manner
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required
  • Participated in the 2023 Land O'Lakes summer internship program


  • Background: MBA preferred 
  • Some experience in consumer-packaged goods and/or agricultural industries preferred

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