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Michael Page International Inc. Innovation Manager - Seasonal/Holiday Products in Queens, New York

USD115,000-USD125,000

  • 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"

  • Tracking results

· Own value - added leadership initiatives geared toward exploiting growth opportunities

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.

Must be fully vaccinated. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5-7 years business experience with the following skillset:

Necessary

· 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 Desirable

· Experience working with direct sales and brokers at all levels

· CPG experience- specifically in confections, food or snacks, premium, HBA

· Syndicated data experience IRI or Nielsen

· Consumer research experience

· Agency partnership experience

· Kid - targeted consumables

· NYC/NJ/CT are

Leading, American Confections Brand - Over 80 years

  • Annual Salary -$115-$125k + Bonus

  • Location: NYC HQ (hybrid)

  • Full time

  • Fun work environment

  • Opportunity to own and develop your space in the company

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