Feb 13, 2019

Associate Director Equity Candy (Sour Patch Kids/Swedish Fish) - 1901650

  • Mondelez International
  • East Hanover, NJ, USA
Full-Time Finance

Job Description

Mondelez International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 160 countries around the world. We're leading the future of snacking with iconic brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Our 90,000 colleagues around the world are key to the success of our business. Great people and great brands. That's who we are.

Join us on our mission to continue leading the future of snacking around the world by offering the right snack, for the right moment, made the right way.

In Marketing, you'll be the ones who first capture our consumers' imaginations, giving them a tantalizing taste of our brands. You'll work to help our brands stay relevant to consumers by developing and activating brand plans that capture their imagination, passion and loyalty.

Job Scope:

Associate Director, Equity Candy (Sour Patch Kids & Swedish Fish) will OWN and LEAD category strategy development identifying growth opportunities and resources required to realize them. The scope will also include developing and executing brands' strategies across equity, portfolio, quality, price as well as all aspects of communication and activation plans. This will require managing cross functional community and working across agencies to deliver band growth.

Key Responsibilities:

Own the comprehensive, multi-year strategic growth plan for Candy, including identifying demand spaces where to play
Own brand strategy: brand equity, portfolio architecture, brand foundations
Lead building the annual business plan to deliver P&L targets (e.g. building block, risks & opportunities, etc.)
Lead the development and execution of the integrated communication and media plans, maximizing Media ROI, working with internal and external media partners
Manage product quality and pricing strategies to ensure we are delivering customer and consumer value in line with category trends.
Cooperate with sales planning, customer teams and shopper marketing to ensure growth across channels
Manage Candy A&C budget in line with the target
Partner with integrated supply chain, research & development, quality, etc. to ensure flawless execution of the plans

Bachelor's Degree is required; Master's Degree preferred
Minimum of 8 years work experience or equivalent; brand marketing experience required
Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving capabilities
Ability to thrive in and handle ambiguity & fast paced environment
Analytic and creative thinking skills
Strong business acumen and marketing capabilities
Strong leadership / communication / collaboration skills
Demonstrated track record of sales/marketing/commercialization execution

Mondelēz Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.

Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.



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