Medline has an exciting new opportunity for a Consumer Marketing Manager in our Retail division based in our Northfield, IL headquarters.
Under general direction from VP of
Marketing, develop and implement business strategies, marketing plans, market
research, advertising, promotions, as well as strategy for new product
development. Lead and develop one direct
report to develop and execute marketing strategies for the Gloves Category and the Venom Steel brand.
What will you do?
Develop and implement growth strategies for the Gloves
category including portfolio prioritization and innovation strategy for branded
and Private Label gloves. Create the strategic and annual business plans and
product priorities for the private label and branded portfolio. Serve as category expert for the gloves category, using
category and consumer insights and trends to inform business plans,
marketing strategies, and customer presentations. Spearhead innovation, development and launch,
encompassing product, packaging, and communications for all gloves
products. Serve as "brand owner" for the Venom Steel brand,
advising and consulting cross-divisionally on the positioning, product
domain, and architecture for the brand. Lead the development of the innovation pipeline for the
Venom Steel brand, both within gloves and cross-category. Manage cross-functional teams (internal and external
including marketing agencies, packaging, and product management) in the
development and execution of gloves initiatives to ensure proper and
timely customer communication.
Why Medline? We'll let the numbers speak for us . 45+ years of consecutive growth (double-digit for the past 20) 20+ product divisions and counting 350,000+ products and counting 15,000 employees spanning the globe 100+ years in the industry, we know healthcare Ranked number 32 on Forbes 2017 list of largest privately held companies in the U.S. Conducting business in 90+ countries. What can you expect once you're on board? Medical, dental, vision & Rx plan 401k with company match! Impress friends & family with tours of our 679,000 square foot headquarters Indoor basketball court & fitness center open 24/7 and free to employees Subsidized cafeteria: eat healthy, spend less Break up the day with a quick game of ping pong or shuffle board Collaborate to innovate! Get away from your cube and team up with coworkers at the fireplace or at one of our many meeting spaces Worried about the drive? Check out our commuter options! Job Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or a related field. Relevant Work Experience
At least 3 years of marketing experience, brand
management experience is a plus
Retail or CPG experience preferred Additional
Strong Presentation Skills
Demonstrated ability to manage and lead in a matrix organization
Strong interpersonal, communications, influencing, and analytical skills
Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast paced - environment
Advanced level experience - PowerPoint, MS Office