Director - Marketing - Heinz

The Kraft Heinz Company

About Us:

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration:

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Position Details

Director - Marketing - Heinz
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

The Director of Marketing for Heinz is responsible for defining the destination of the business and brand strategy of Heinz in the United States. As a leader of the global Heinz community at Kraft Heinz - the Director will write the recipe for making Heinz the most irresistible food brand in the world.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Future Planning and Vision Casting – 30%
  • Executing Business Strategy – 25%
  • People Development and Team Building – 20%
  • External Perspective and Application – 10%
  • Analyzing and Adjusting Business Performance – 5%
  • Special Projects and Engagements – 5%
  • Fostering Relationships with Global Stakeholders– 5%

Expected Experience & Required Skills:

  • Experience building iconic brands with a clear strategy - brand purpose and consumer experience 
  • Track record of defining the destination for a brand and mobilizing resources to enable the vision 
  • Track record of delivering results in dynamic fast-paced environments 
  • Ability to grow market share profitably in a matrixed organization 
  • Ability to influence and build advocacy at all levels through a culture of collaboration 
  • Experience leading high performing teams and fostering inclusive team culture 
  • Drive big- global thinking from ideation through execution with accountability 
  • Passion for understanding consumer behaviors 
  • Willingness to take risk and explore new ways to engage and drive relevancy with consumers 
  • Approach complex global challenges with an entrepreneurial mindset 
  • Embraces change and thrives in ambiguity

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