Director of Marketing - Innovation

Reynolds Consumer Products

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At Reynolds Consumer Products, we provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career? Then we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for a Director of Marketing - Innovation to join our Reynolds Cooking Marketing team located at our headquarters in Lake Forest, IL.

Position Details

Director of Marketing - Innovation
Northern Illinois
Lake Forest, IL

Your Role:

The Director of Marketing - Innovation is responsible for setting the overall strategy for innovation and leading new products through the stages in the development process from concept to launch, working closely with direct reports and cross functional teams to deliver on key project milestones. This position will report directly into the Business Unit Vice President, Marketing.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Responsible for setting innovation strategy, identifying the future product pipeline, and developing the roadmap to support profitable growth. 
  • Leads process to assess and track ongoing pipeline health for the BU. 
  • Responsible for the growth, development and management of direct reports. 
  • Oversees vendor management, including contracts, negotiations, RFP’s, invoicing, and partnerships. 
  • Creates the market research budgets, plans and expenditures in conjunction with Marketing and Consumer Insights functions. 
  • Prepares and effectively communicates insightful strategies, presentations and business reports to the executive team. 
  • Represents the BU on the cross BU Business Unit Innovation Leadership Team (BUILT) to promote best practices and align innovation processes across the company. 
  • Represents the BU on the ESG Products & Packaging Working Group to establish goals and maintain metrics. 
  • Leverages external organizations to bring new methodologies and processes to the BU (e.g. concept writing training).

You will love it here if…

  • You are highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as with a team 
  • You are creative and are comfortable inventing and deriving new ways of doing business 
  • You are a confident and entrepreneurial self-starter 
  • You are a strong and visionary leader who likes to help others succeed

We need you to have:

  • BA/BS degree in Marketing or related field. 
  • 10+ years of related professional and progressive Marketing experience in the CPG industry.

Icing on the cake:

  • MBA or another advanced degree 
  • Prior experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry

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