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Junior Brand Manager, Kotex

Kimberly Clark Corporation
South Africa Bryanston Office ZA, South Africa
Closing date
Oct 7, 2022

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Junior Brand Manager, Kotex

Main Purpose of Job

Developing, managing & sustaining a profitable brand/brand portfolio.

Support SBM to execute key strategic portfolio performance and growth. Delivered through ATL programs, sampling, digital and guidance on BTL execution.

Main Responsibilities
  • Provide input into the brand strategy review (situational analysis) - Working closely with EMEA team
  • Responsible for developing annual brand plans taking category, brand, consumer and customer priorities and objectives into consideration
  • Responsible for Integrated Marketing Plan (IMP), briefing and guiding the agencies to deliver effective marketing campaigns
  • Support the team in the creative development process for all "Above the line" communication together with the advertising agency. Give input into media planning and spend
  • Work closely with Digital Marketing specialist to ensure First Party Data, consumer engagement and other digital campaigns deliver on desired key performance indicators
  • Partner with Shopper marketing & Category team to manage all the "Below the line" activity, including sampling and activations, Point of Sale, and launches for specific brand portfolios
  • Develop appropriate consumer & shopper insights, ensuring insights, channel & POP opportunities are incorporated into all strategies and plans - working closely with Category team
  • Track, analyze and evaluate all brand and trade initiatives to ensure business results are achieved and brand equity is maintained - Delivers agreed brand, channel targets and sector profitability targets
  • New product development & introduction (NPI - Project Management, from concept to launch)
  • Ensures communication to all relevant stakeholders during projects
  • Ensures that all business management standards, processes and procedures are applied and adhered to in all activities and adhere to the CFI's and KC corporate compliance
  • Managing cross functional relationships to deliver marketing objectives including Global & EMEA regional teams, R&D, Commercial, Finance, Production, and Supply Chain as well as agencies
  • Evaluate data, marketing and competitor information from various sources; including sales performance, promotion performance, and market analyses - Nielsen

Skills Required
  • 3 yr Bachelor Degree/IMM Diploma
  • Post-graduate degree beneficial
  • 1-3 years continuous job experience as Marketing Grad/Marketing Assist/Junior Brand Manager; preferably in FMCG
  • Exposure to and understanding of P&L and ROI is critical.
  • Proven ability to develop strong working relationships, and of delivering business results.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to developing a diverse workforce. Preference will be given to candidates who promote representation within Kimberly-Clark in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

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Bryanston Office

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