Sr. Brand Manager - SOLO Cup

Dart Container

As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Position Details

Sr. Brand Manager - SOLO Cup
Northern Illinois
Lincolnshire, IL

What You'll Do:

Lead the Solo brand’s strategic development and execution for our Consumer Products (CP) Business Team. In this newly created leadership role, you will uncover the consumer’s needs and wants and leveraget hem to create winning consumer marketing/advertising strategies and initiatives that will result in long term brand loyalty and accelerated share growth for our CP Business, ultimately resulting in maximized profitability for the long term. Serve as the Solo 'brand guardian' working with Corporate Marketing to establish and maintain brand integrity across all marketing initiatives, communications, and sales channels. You will be a key contributor in high profile innovation projects in the development and execution of strategic go to market launch plans.

Where You'll Do It:

You will work out of our satellite office in Lincolnshire, Illinois. This office sits on 41 acres with ponds, picnic areas, and jogging trails where employees also enjoy an onsite deli and fitness center. If you are willing to consider relocation to Lincolnshire for this opportunity, we offer a generous relocation program to help take the stress out of moving.

What You'll Need:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Business, Marketing, or Communications 
  • Seven (7) years of CPG brand management experience including strong digital marketing and/or eCommerce experience 
  • Experience using retailer scan data analysis programs such as Nielsen or IRI 
  • Experience working with Mass, Club and Grocery channels 
  • Ability to translate insights into action plans 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary in order to persuade and influence decision making of individuals, groups, or work teams, and to explain difficult issues 
  • Ability to streamline processes, integrate, and associate pieces of information gathered from multiple sources and apply to projects 
  • Ability to collaborate with team members 
  • Ability to think strategically and see how parts interact with the big picture 
  • Ability to utilize business sense and creativity to develop new ideas and solutions 
  • Ability to effectively present to an audience 
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time domestically 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and favorable motor vehicle report upon hire

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree

Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

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