Michael Page International Inc. Seasonal Innovation Manager in Manhattan, New York
Manage all seasonal initiatives across multiple trade channels including product development / commercialization and the creation of fact-based presentations supporting the four major holiday events: Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween, and Christmas.
Ensure the successful introduction of new products from a Sales execution standpoint including:
Establishment of packaging, merchandising, pricing, and launch timing parameters consistent with channel / customer requirements
Development of a compelling, fact-based selling story and associated collateral selling materials to generate strong customer "calls-to-action"
Own value - added leadership initiatives geared toward exploiting growth opportunity
MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.
· Experience with new product development and commercialization -prior seasonal development preferred
· Project management
· Cross functional collaboration to commercialize projects on time and within budget
· Lead post seasonal analysis to determine trends and white space opportunities for future innovation
· Sales - related experience with customer / buyer interaction and strong Marketing collaboration
· Broad channel exposure - with a focus on Mass, Drug, and Value
· Exceptional analytical skills
· Strong interpersonal and presentation (oral and written) skills
· High attention to detail
· Entrepreneurial spirit/mindset
· Exceptional computer skills - particularly in Excel and PowerPoint
· Highly organized and able to work autonomously within a fast paced environment
· Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business, Marketing, or related field
American Confections Brand
Great company culture
Opportunity to build out a company division
High visibility role
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