Associate Manager Brand - Development
Chicago, IL 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description

Reporting to the Brand Manager - Development, you will identify and evaluate key business issues and drivers, interpret market data to take advantage of opportunities, design solution to address consumer demand and minimize adverse trends and use evidence-based approach to define 3-5 year growth strategies. You will guide brand development projects from idea to execution through stage gate process and be the project integrator, leading cross-functional teams to drive business growth.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead a variety of cross-functional teams for the business in order to deliver your strategies and short and long-term goals. Leverages data driven demand signals to generate business growth opportunities

  • Support the Strat Plan Cycle

  • Lead brand restage opportunities

  • Develop margin accretive innovation pipeline for the customer. Leads innovation initiatives, line extensions, and innovation sizing

  • Support shopper marketing initiatives

  • Assess the competitive landscape and translate implications to the business

What You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 3 years of work / intern experience in brand marketing or related field. Background in Consumer Goods (CPG) strongly preferred

  • Experience identifying, building and delivering growth initiatives in the fast-moving consumer packaged goods industry

  • Experience in company asset base for innovation

  • Proven ability to deliver initiatives that have been realized and contributed significant gains in the capture of market share, revenue and volume growth, and operational efficiencies

  • Experience anticipating future business opportunities or problems and developing strategies that address them proactively

  • Strong understanding of the competitive landscape with the ability to translate the implications to the business

  • Experience working in a matrix environment or Center of Excellence business models and can demonstrate aptitude for building productive, cross-functional teams that drive to specific medium- and long-range goals

Our Modern Workplace:

Conagra's culture of collaboration enhances our ability to meet critical business goals, deliver value to customers and consumers and provide you with the flexibility you need to achieve a better work-life balance. We carefully consider each role and how often each team member needs to collaborate in-person. This position requires you work from our Chicago Merchandise Mart 4 days a week.

At this time, we require applicants for this role to be legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring employer sponsorship either now or in the future.



Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:

  • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
  • Wealth: great pay, incentive opportunity, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
  • Balance: paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one ofNorth America'sleading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye,Marie Callender's, Banquet, Healthy Choice, Slim Jim, Reddi-wip, and Vlasic, and emerging brands, including Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein, and Frontera.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

Conagra Brands, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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