Sep 11, 2019

Go-To-Market Specialist

  • Smithfield Foods
  • Smithfield, VA 23430, USA
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Job Description

Are you an ambitious and creative professional that excels in rapidly evolving environments, brainstorming new concepts, connecting with key stakeholders, and exploring opportunities to expand a business? Then join one of the country’s top 25 consumer packaged goods companies, Smithfield Foods! We have cultivated a culture that is committed to our employees, products, and environmental sustainability to make our communities better. Smithfield Foods and the Go To Market Team are continuously progressing and are seeking innovative, self-driven project management professionals!


The Go-To-Market Specialist will be responsible for the commercialization of new innovative products for the Smithfield Foods product portfolio. This position requires a high level of energy and creativity and must be able to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and manage a broad spectrum of cross functional teams.




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Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in Marketing, Business Management, Food Science, Research Analytics, or a related discipline and 1+ years’ experience with consumer-packaged goods.
  • Must have analytical skills using PC based applications (Windows, Excel, Powerpoint) with emphasis on Excel Pivot Tables to database queries required to manipulate & synthesize data from multiple resources to build actionable recommendations.
  • Demonstrated strengths in analysis and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate with enthusiasm and impact both verbally and written.
  • Ability to work effectively and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in a cross-functional environment with both internal and external team members.
  • Strong ability to clearly communicate ideas, both verbally and in writing in a fashion appropriate to various levels of the organization.
  • Self Starter and driven with an attention to detail. Ability to manage multiple projects is critical.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
  • Proven track record of effective project management – experience managing to deliverables and milestones
  • Ability to coordinate groups and individuals by promoting teamwork, delegating tasks, resolving conflicts, setting goals, and evaluating performance
  • Organized and efficient in work processes
  • Strong work ethic grounded in leadership, adaptation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to assess risk and proactively problem solve, minimizing total impact
  • Approximately 15% travel.

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